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Increasing your shower temperature

How to increase your shower temperature

We asked Ibrahim Tural (Real Boiler Servicing & Maintenance) for his top tips on how to increase your shower temperature. Read more »

In Plumbers | Bathroom fitters & suppliers

Repointing external brickwork

Repointing external brickwork

We asked Which? Local recommended building expert James P Spencer for their advice on repointing external brickwork. Read more »

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James Spencer from James P Spencer in Radcliffe-on-Trent, Nottingham

How to deal with suspected bathroom mould

We ask a recommended damp proofing expert how to tackle suspected mould in your bathroom Read more »

In Damp proofing | Bathroom fitters & suppliers | Builders

Pawel Zarski from painting and decorating firm Pol Master in London

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Photo guide: How to paint ceilings and walls

We asked an expert painter and decorator for advice on how to paint ceilings and walls for a professional finish. Read more »

In Painters & decorators | Maintenance & handy man | Builders | House & home

North London-based painters and decorators English Barrett & Gray

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How to prepare and paint interior woodwork

Skirting boards, window and door frames can all benefit from being refreshed with new paint. Read more »

In Painters & decorators | Maintenance & handy man | House & home

Painter and decorator

Protect yourself from home improvement scammers

Finances are tight and you really need that household niggle fixed. When a salesperson comes knocking, it's tempting to hire them straight away. Here's why you should be cautious. Read more »

In House & home | Double glazing | Patios & paving | Maintenance & handy man | Garden

Update your bathroom

Fast and cost effective ways to update your bathroom

It’s possible to modernise your bathroom without ripping it out and starting again. A recommended bathroom fitter explains how. Read more »

In Bathroom fitters & suppliers | Plumbers | Electricians | Maintenance & handy man

Greenhouse with flowers

Building a greenhouse

Thinking about building a flat-pack greenhouse? We asked a gardener for tips. Read more »

In Sheds, garden rooms & greenhouses | Gardeners & landscaping | Maintenance & handy man | Garden

Discolouration of plaster on a bedroom wall due to rising damp

How to identify and deal with rising damp

We asked expert Andy Barber for advice on identifying and dealing with a damp problem commonly found in period properties: rising damp. Read more »

In Damp proofing | House & home

Paint brush being used

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Cleaning and caring for paint brushes and rollers

Look after your paint brushes and rollers with this expert trader advice on how best to clean and store them. Read more »

In Painters & decorators | Maintenance & handy man | Builders | Building & DIY supplies | House & home