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Kitchen

DIY jobs in the kitchen

Replacing kitchen doors? Or a problem with a leaking tap? On ‘DIY 4 Beginners’ you’ll find all kinds of step-by-step instructions and DIY tips for all the jobs you need to do in the kitchen. To get the right results it’s important to use the right tools. Then you’ll see that if you use the right tools and follow the step-by-step instructions in ‘DIY 4 Beginners’, you’ll be able to replace that kitchen tap easily by yourself!

Just click on one of our step-by-step instructions or DIY tips and you’ll be able to get started right away!

How to fit a false ceiling

How to fit a false ceiling

A false ceiling has a number of advantages. You can make a room or hall more attractive, or you can use it to hide roofing beams or an unfinished ceiling.

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How to fit a curtain rail

How to fit a curtain rail

The most common way to hang curtains is by using a metal or aluminium rail fixed to the wall or ceiling with brackets, do it yourself via DIY 4 beginners.

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How to install kitchen cabinets

How to install kitchen cabinets

You can easily install kitchen cabinets yourself. Depending on the available space, you could also fit a kitchen cupboard somewhere other than the kitchen.

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How to replace a kitchen tap

How to replace a kitchen tap

If you need to install a new kitchen tap because the old one is worn out or leaking, or if you just want a tap with a new look, it’s easy to replace it yourself.

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How to fit a roller blind

How to fit a roller blind

You can buy roller blinds in different sizes. It’s easy to cut a blind to the right size thanks to our step-by-step instruction.

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Drilling holes in glazed tiles

Drilling holes in glazed tiles

Avoid dangerous slipping of your drill when you're drilling holes in glazed tiles. First, stick two pieces of masking tape in a cross pattern at the location of the hole, and your drill won't slip away.

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Changing a tap washer

Changing a tap washer

To make sure that you don't damage the tap with your pliers, you can apply the pressure you need using two strips of wood which you have tied or screwed together. This will allow you to grip the tap just as securely, without damaging it.

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Tapping wooden and laminate flooring into place

Tapping wooden and laminate flooring into place

To prevent damage to the 'tongue', it's a good idea to place a tapping block with a groove between your hammer and the piece of flooring before tapping it into place.

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Drilling holes in glazed tiles

Drilling holes in glazed tiles

Avoid dangerous slipping of your drill when you're drilling holes in glazed tiles. First, stick two pieces of masking tape in a cross pattern at the location of the hole, and your drill won't slip away.

Changing a tap washer

Changing a tap washer

To make sure that you don't damage the tap with your pliers, you can apply the pressure you need using two strips of wood which you have tied or screwed together. This will allow you to grip the tap just as securely, without damaging it.

Tapping wooden and laminate flooring into place

Tapping wooden and laminate flooring into place

To prevent damage to the 'tongue', it's a good idea to place a tapping block with a groove between your hammer and the piece of flooring before tapping it into place.

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