Removing Floor Coverings

When old floor coverings must be removed—as is the case with many projects—thorough and careful removal work is essential to the quality of the new flooring installation. The difficulty of flooring removal depends on the type of floor covering and the method which was used to install it. Carpet and perimeter-bond vinyl are generally quite easy to remove, and vinyl tiles…

How to Repair a Stone Foundation Wall

When discussing foundation, it generally refers to the main part supporting a building. The structural condition of the foundation of a house can easily dictate the overall soundness of the entire structure. Problems originating in the foundation will inevitably travel upward, which can lead to something as simple as cracks in a wall to something…

How To Fit Architrave and Skirting

Refreshing your Skirting boards, Architrave, Dado & Picture Rails can really transform the look & feel of your home. Whether you’re wanting to add a little character with period features or transform your room with a simple yet stylish contemporary moulding; Wickes has a style & finish to suit most preferences and budgets. Before you…

How to Regrout Ceramic Bathroom Tile

When the grout in your tile becomes discolored or stained, sometimes it’s necessary to completely remove the old grout and regrout your tile. This process is fairly simple and inexpensive. Follow the steps below and you will have your bathroom or kitchen tile looking fresh and new with little effort. Remove the Old Grout  …

How To Replace Broken Window Glass Like A Pro

Most homeowners don’t think about their windows until they break. As the old saying goes, “glass is for looking through, not looking at”. When a window breaks it may or may not be an emergency to get it repaired. If there is a security concern, the window glass should be replaced by a professional glazier…