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Local Heroes Help & Advice
Check out our tips and how-to guides for home improvements, repairs and DIY.
How to hang a picture
Find out how to correctly hang your picture at the right height and how to keep it straight. Read more here.
How to measure a room
Measuring a room to a reasonable degree of accuracy can provide confidence when discussing projects - especially costs - with a tradesperson.
How to find a plasterer
Whether it's patching up a scuffed wall or completely renovating a room, plastering is a job handled best by professionals. Find out how to find a local plasterer here.
How to find a locksmith
When you need a locksmith, you need to know where to find one and how to ask the right questions. Read all you need here.
How to find a painter and decorator
If you need some decorating doing and aren't confident with DIY, or simply don't have the time, you need to find a local painter & decorator. Read all you need here.