DIY & Tools
The removal of old wallpaper is something that we all hate to do but is essential before refreshing the room with new wallpaper or a fresh coat of paint. However, below we show you how to remove wallpaper with ease and minimal fuss.
Tiling projects not only take plenty of planning but you will also need the correct tiling tools and equipment to make the job go smoothly. Whether you are tiling a kitchen or bathroom, we have a handy tiling tools guide to help get you all setup.
Chainsaw teeth eventually become worn down after extended use but they can be easily restored using a chainsaw sharpener. They are available as a manual, electric or power tool attachment kit, which are suitable for all types and sizes.
Compared to a petrol alternative, the cordless chainsaw is easier to use, lighter, quieter and is maintenance-free. They are battery powered and the latest batteries offer improved aH ratings, which allows the chainsaws to run for far longer.
The purpose of an impact driver is to drive large fasteners and uses rotational blow to deliver extra torque. They are available as cordless or corded units with many of the premium options using a powerful brushless motor.
Mitre saws are the best tool to use for making quick but accurate crosscuts at selected angles, bevels or angled bevels. Depending upon your requirements, most are portable and can be mounted to a bench, table or leg stand.
Angle grinders are versatile power tools that are best used for cutting, grinding or sanding various materials. They are available as corded or battery powered cordless units where most use a 115mm diameter disc for operation.
Unlike the petrol equivalent, an electric chainsaw is quieter, easier to use, lightweight and best used for domestic outdoor maintenance tasks. As long as you are happy being connected to a power cable, they are the most cost effective solution.
Purchasing a quality telescopic ladder is an investment that you won’t regret because they are so versatile. They are able to expand in length of over 5 metres but also collapse down into a compact size for easy storage into a cupboard or car boot.
Screwdrivers are an essential tool for most DIY tasks but upgrading to an electric screwdriver offers multiple advantages. The main benefits include convenience, less effort to drill screws, improved efficiency, variable speeds and much more.
The best tool for precisely cutting a range of materials in a number of different cuts is a table saw. They consist of a fixed blade that protrudes out of the table and a blade that pulls the material towards it, which allows for accurate cutting.
For tackling tough dirt upon your patio, decking or car, a pressure washer is an essential tool. They are mostly powered by an electric motor but many brands offer petrol or cordless alternatives. Below we roundup the best for all types of cleaning.