Category Archives for Fixings

Types of Adhesive for DIY Jobs

To get the best results you have to pick the right adhesive for the materials you want to join, and then use it in the correct way. But the range available can make your choice extremely confusing. The idea of … Continue reading

09. August 2011 by admin
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Rising Butt Hinges to Raise Doors on Opening

The fitting of rising-butt hinges is a simple job of carpentry. Rising butts are fitted to doors which require raising when opened, such as doors of rooms with carpets or rugs that prevent doors fully opening when the bottom edge … Continue reading

23. July 2011 by admin
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Types of Nails and Screws and Their Uses

Most small items of workshop stores, such as hinges, door-catches and handles, bolts, etc., are only obtained when they are required for a specific job. Workshop stores which should be kept in stock are those in general use … nails … Continue reading

05. July 2011 by admin
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How to Repair Plaster Walls

You may find it necessary to repair plastered walls at times when redecorating does not follow, especially after attaching fitments of various kinds to walls, or removing them. The damaged plaster should be prepared by scraping any loose plaster from … Continue reading

05. July 2011 by admin
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Using Toggle Bolts or Hollow Wall Anchors

In the case of lath and plaster walls it may not always be desirable to screw the fitting where the stud is positioned, also the handyman may wish to attach fittings to thin-surfaced walls faced with hardboard or plasterboard, neither … Continue reading

05. July 2011 by admin
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Rawlplugs: How to Use Wall-Plugs

It is often necessary to secure a fitting to a wall with screws. A screw cannot be driven into an unprepared brick and plaster wall — at least, not with any degree of permanency — but screws may be driven … Continue reading

05. July 2011 by admin
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DIY Fixings and Adhesives

DIY Fixings and Adhesives

DIY Fixings and Adhesives To undertake even the smallest of projects in this website, you will need to obtain the correct materials in order to carry out the job properly. Although it is not possible to show everything that you … Continue reading

17. December 2010 by admin
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