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Installing a radiator is not the easiest of home DIY jobs but if you prefer to do things yourself rather than call in the professionals it is something you can do. Radiators have come on in leaps and bounds in recent years and what used to be a drab grey box can now be a stylish addition to your home. They come in a variety of colours, styles and shapes, some you’d never even guess they were a radiator. Before you start the installation process, make sure you’ve got the right tools.

The Tools You Need

  • Waterproof sheeting
  • Hose
  • Spanner
  • Screwdriver
  • Drill
  • Tape measure
  • Spirit level
  • PTFE tape
  • 2 radiator valves
  • Rawl plugs
  • Corrosion inhibitor

Data Powertools can provide what you need if there’s something you haven’t got in your toolbox.

Once you’ve gathered all the necessary tools you can start by switching off the mains water at the stopcock. …

Home Improvement

Most people will find that when making home repairs and overall improvements, the process never exactly meets the planning. You may think something will only take a day and a little effort, but you’re likely to find that things get a bit more complicated. Work to streamline the improvement process by reading these tips.

Spend some time in your prospective neighborhood driving and walking through. You should have some idea about the kind of maintenance your new neighbors apply to their homes. If the area seems run down with overgrown yards and untidy homes, you will want to rethink moving into the area.

When it comes to home improvement, consider adding extra insulation to your home to assist with your cooling costs in the summer and heating costs in the winter. This will save you money as well as keep you and your family more comfortable. The two best ways …

Home Improvement