Friday, 23 September 2016

3 Awesome Coventry Handyman-Approved Tips for Fixing a Sticky Door

A sticky door is a very common problem in a home. As seasons change and doors age, doors can become susceptible to a lot of problems that cause them to stick. If you have a door in your home that won’t close properly, here are some tips from your Coventry handyman to help you fix it.
Tighten loose screws
Your door likely has screws in both the hinges and the door jamb. Tighten all of the screws using a screwdriver. Avoid using a hand drill, as you could end up over- tightening the screws and stripping the screw holes of their ‘teeth.’ If the screw holes are already stripped, purchase longer screws and be careful not to over-tighten them.
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Friday, 16 September 2016

Coventry Property Maintenance: DIY or Pro Wood Floor Installation?

Has your wooden floor lost the sparkle and elegance that once made it the envy of your friends and neighbours? It’s probably time to replace it. However, if you’re thinking of taking on the task yourself, it may not be as easy as you think. As any good Coventry property maintenance expert will tell you, wood floor installation requires some pretty advanced handyman skills and the use of a lot of tools, among many other considerations. Be sure to consider these key aspects of the job before you decide to go the DIY route.
Choosing the best type of flooring
Basically, you have three choices when it comes to wood flooring: traditional hardwood, engineered hardwood, and laminates. Deciding on the best flooring choice can be overwhelming, so it can be helpful to have an experienced tradesman educate you to make an informed decision.
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