If you are planning on carrying out home improvement DIY work yourself, then check out our handy DIY guide.

You can save a lot of money by doing the work yourself, but if you get it wrong, it can cost you more to put right than it would have cost you to pay a trade person in the first place.

In our complete DIY guide, you will find everything you need to know about house maintenance and repairs, decorating, carrying out minor electrical and plumbing work, working with tools, updating your home, strategically buying insurance and maintaining your outside space too.

DIY has developed over recent years and today’s DIYers put skill and thought into their work. DIY is no longer about a quick fixer up job people take time and put effort into improving their homes. DIY done properly can add value to your property and save you money too.