Outdoor maintenance

Home advice video: Autumn checklist

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Now that summer is fading away, it's a great opportunity to check to see if you have any problems around the home that will need fixing before the harsh winter months. If you get them sorted now, you will have much less to do later on.

How to build a shed

How to build a shed

Thinking of putting up a shed... here's Tommy Walsh's top tips.

Maintain your guttering

Maintain your guttering

Here's the lowdown on cleaning and maintaining gutters and downpipes.

How to build garden steps

How to build garden steps

Embrace contours in your garden by creating steps to define 'terraces' and add interest.

Craig Phillips' decking tips

Craig Phillips' decking tips

Is your decking looking past its best? Here are Craig Phillips' top revamp tips

Transform a neglected garden

Transform a neglected garden

Here's how to transform neglected scrub into a special place.

How to install an outdoor tap

How to install an outdoor tap

Get instant water in the garden with this step-by-step guide.

How to fill outdoor wall cracks

How to fill outdoor wall cracks

Fix the flakes and cracks in your garden wall in just a few minutes.

How to maintain a patio

How to maintain a patio

Craig Phillips gives his top tips for maintaining your patio