RENOVATE DIY VIDEOS

Installing doors and adjusting the hinges is one of the last stages of a kitchen or laundry renovation, and is completed once the cabinets have been assembled. Attaching a cabinet door is quite simple. The first step is to attach the hinge to the cab...
When renovating a kitchen or laundry, installing a brand new laminate or timber benchtop is an affordable solution that will improve the look of the room. It's also a job that anyone with intermediate DIY skills will be able to handle. In this DIY vi...
A splashback is designed to protect the wall behind a sink from splashes by providing a waterproof barrier between the wall and the sink.   Splashbacks can be made from a variety of materials including glass, plastic or metal, but in most cases bathr...
In this DIY video, we show you how to install French doors to let in the light with glass-panels. Subscribe to Handyman on Youtube The carport at this property was recently converted into a combined guesthouse and artist’s studio. It was enclosed...
Venetian blinds can be notoriously tricky to dust, but using this simple technique, you can get them clean in no time. All you'll need is a pair of tongs, two socks, and rubber bands. Simply slide the socks over each arm of the tongs, then secure the...
In this how-to video from Porta, Ed explains how to install a picture rail.   A picture rail not only provides another decorative element to the wall, but also gives you the option to position wall hangings anywhere on the wall without having t...
In this how-to video form Porta, Ed explains how to join two piece of moulding together with a splice joint.   If you're faced with a situation where your room is longer than a standard piece of timber, then you'll need to join two pieces toget...
In this how-to video from Porta, Ed explains how to install a cornice to cover the gap between the wall and the ceiling.   A decorative way to tidy up the junction between the wall and the ceiling is using a crown moulding.   The intricate...
In this how-to video from Porta, Ed demonstrates how to install skirting.   Skirting is a decorative board that covers the gap between the floor and the wall.   To work out how much skirting is required, measure all the walls in the room an...