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Over the last 25 years or so I've owned four houses which were in various states of disrepair and (with my wife) have renovated them all. As well as general painting and decorating I've fitted underfloor heating, renovated sash windows, fitted a wet zone shower, fitted two kitchens and three bathrooms as well as building cupboards, laying patios, insulating and boarding a loft and other jobs too numerous to mention.


Nov
1
revised Should we replace shingles that are curling and losing the asphalt coating before winter hits?
Edited title to be a real question as part of my ongoing CHAOS maintenance + use smaller images
Oct
30
answered Can drywall harden or become brittle over time? Or, am I dealing with plaster?
Oct
28
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How do I heat my basement using a wood stove on the ground floor?
Oct
28
comment Why is this box constantly tripping?
Re your flag. The image isn't hosted on Flickr. It's been copied to Imgur, so assuming this is your picture you took there's no licencing issues.
Oct
26
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Where can I find a Time Restricted Keypad Lock?
Oct
26
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Why do I have a cold draft from a return air vent?
Oct
26
revised What open source home automation software exists? What are the differences between them?
spelling
Oct
26
comment How do I replace an axe handle?
Do you mean metal staples in the last step?
Oct
25
reviewed Approve suggested edit on What open source home automation software exists? What are the differences between them?
Oct
25
revised Why do the radiators in my home heating system get extremely hot?
merge in new information from duplicate post
Oct
24
revised Can a Dremel Circle Cutter be used on 20mm thick wood?
more info
Oct
24
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Can a Dremel Circle Cutter be used on 20mm thick wood?
Oct
24
revised Is there any easy way to clear up paint 'dribbles'?
more infio
Oct
24
comment Is there any easy way to clear up paint 'dribbles'?
@Benjol - you might be able to get away without feathering on tiles.
Oct
24
answered Is there any easy way to clear up paint 'dribbles'?
Oct
20
reviewed Approve suggested edit on studs tag wiki
Oct
20
reviewed Approve suggested edit on studs tag wiki excerpt
Oct
20
reviewed Approve suggested edit on subfloor tag wiki
Oct
20
reviewed Approve suggested edit on subfloor tag wiki excerpt
Oct
20
revised Is there a special low temperature thermostat?
clarify that the temperatures are Fahrenheit