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Kitchen Tile Splashback






The heart of any home is the kitchen, so it is important to try and get it the way you want it. Some people may have a large kitchen with plenty of space and ventilation, but in many cases in … Continue reading

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Fireplace Removal






Handy David, Based in Edinburgh asked to remove an existing Fireplace and hearth to allow for installation of large wall mounted tv and recessed shelves for AV units. The fireplace took a fair bit of work to remove, intact, and … Continue reading

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Bath & Basin Silicone Replacement






Over Time, trim tiles on a bath set with grout can loosen and once this happens water will penetrate behind. Because of the movement of a bath being filled and emptied and the combination of water loosening the tiles it … Continue reading

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Feature Wall Decorating






Handy David – Edinburgh Handyman services recently completed 4 feature walls in a new property adding a whole new depth of individuality to the rooms, Nursery¬†decorated in ‘What a Hoot’ by Harlequin Dining room decorated in ‘Little Trees’ by MissPrint … Continue reading

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Ikea Kitchen Installation






Installation of Ikea Kitchen Handy David – Edinburgh Handyman installation of ikea Kitchen in Edinburgh The Ikea kitchen in this instance was designed by the client and the room had been emptied to crate a blank canvas for the installation … Continue reading

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Stairwell Plastering Repair






Repair to a tenement stairwell which had suffered water damage causing the existing plaster to crumble, blister and fall off the wall. The aim was to repair and re-instate to match the undamaged section of stairwell. The first task was … Continue reading

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Wallpapering






Wallpapered a large new town room recently with some fantastic ‘Cole & Son’ wallpaper. Really great wallpaper to work with, paste the wall on this occasion which makes cutting and trimming the paper much easier. I couldn’t help feeling this … Continue reading

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Bath Re-tiling






Bath Re-tiling. In this case the tiles were old and the grouting had failed at the shower end of the bath. As a result the board behind the existing tiles had rotted and gone mouldy. Once all the tiles had … Continue reading

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Wall Types






Lath & Plaster, Plasterboard Stud, Solid Masonry or Dot and Dab? When it comes to putting up a shelf, curtain track or a heavy mirror, knowing what the wall structure is will help determine how a safe and reliable fixing … Continue reading

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Which Wall Fixing?






Before fixing any load-bearing structures to the wall (such as shelving, wall art, paintings, etc), there are some important considerations to bear in mind first. Consider the type of wall and choose the appropriate plug. Remember that not all wall … Continue reading

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