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How to: Decorating

Fitting Coving & Moulding

Our guide will help you master the art of planning, cutting and fitting coving and mouldings to achieve the best possible finish.

Fitting Curtain Poles & Tracks

Our helpful guide will help you hang curtain poles and fit tracking. You'll find a list of tools and step by step instructions.

Fit Architrave and Skirting

We take you through the process of fitting architraves and skirting, explaining which tools you'll need and how to use them.

Fit Shelves

Our useful guide provides step by step instructions to help you safely put up twin-slot, batten, floating and bracket shelves.

Hang Pictures and Mirrors

Hang your pictures and mirrors like a pro. Everything you need to know about hooks, screws and brackets.

Hang Wallpaper

Our step by step guide to hanging wallpaper takes you right through the process from start to finish, helping you get a great finish.

Paint Exterior Walls and Wood

Achieve a fantastic finish for your exterior wood and masonry with our simple guide to preparing and painting your surfaces.

Paint Rooms

Get the most from repainting your home with our useful hints and tips for choosing the right paint types and colours.

Painting Technique

Brush, paint pad or roller? Our practical guide and useful tips will help you decide which tools to use for which painting jobs.

Strip Paint or Wallpaper

Strip paint and wallpaper like a pro with our handy guide. Find out how to get the job done safely, efficiently and with minimum mess.

Varnish, Stain, Wax and Oil

Our guide to applying varnish, stain, wax and oil will help you choose the best finish and apply it safely and effectively.