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Meet Craig Phillips

Meet Craig Phillips

Craig Phillips has been in the building industry for more than 20 years and became a much-loved TV personality after winning the first series of Big Brother.

Send your DIY question to Craig via our Ask the Expert section

After proving such a television success, Craig combined his loveable onscreen persona and building knowledge to become a resident DIY expert on over 850 TV shows including: 60 Minute Makeover, Trading Up and Craig’s Trade Tips. Not forgetting a memorable stint as Avid Merrion’s cupboard hostage in Bo Selecta!

In 2005 Craig set up a national construction academy with seven schools - the largest independent construction training centre in the North-West. An organisation which has since helped over 1000 young people graduate with building qualifications.

Other strings to his bow include being the brand ambassador for a building materials company and writing a DIY tip column for The Sunday Mirror. So who better to help answer you with that pressing DIY dilemma than our very own Craig Philips...