Coronavirus COVID-19 Service Update

Yesterday's announcement by the government to close all non essential business has caused some confusion. Rest assured it is business as usual here at GB DIY Store. Website & Warehouse Our website and warehouse are operating as normal. So we are still maintaining a same day dispatch on orders placed…

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Everything About French Door Handles
Everything About French Door Handles

Everything About French Door Handles

In this article we will go through all the commonly asked questions for French door handles. Covering topics like how to replace, measure and tighten French door handles. How to Measure French Door Handles Measuring French door handles is really easy and no different than measuring your front and back…

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Everything You Need to Know About Patio Door Handles
Everything You Need to Know About Patio Door Handles

Everything You Need to Know About Patio Door Handles

In this article we're going to go through some frequently asked questions about patio door handles. Are Patio Door Handles Universal? Patio door handles are not universal and will require you to check some key measurements to ensure a replacement sliding patio door handle will fit correctly. Measuring a sliding…

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How to Replace a Upvc Espag Window Handle
How to Replace a Upvc Espag Window Handle

How to Replace a Upvc Espag Window Handle

Replacing a uPVC espag window handle is very easy and can be done in just a few simple steps. Before we begin lets start with a list of tools you're going to need. What tools do I need to replace a uPVC espag window handle Measuring tape or rulerUtility knifePhilips…

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Window seals – Everything You Need to Know
window seals

Window seals – Everything You Need to Know

What is a window seal? A window seal is a rubber gasket which is typically installed in uPVC windows and doors. You will find bubble gasket seals are installed around the opening of a window or door. Whereas Wedge and E-gasket are installed around the glass units. Can window seals…

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What Is a Tilt and Turn Window
What is a tilt and turn window

What Is a Tilt and Turn Window

A tilt and turn window is a window which opens inwards. They offer you two ways to open the window. Firstly, it tilts opening from the top, allowing you to ventilate your room. Secondly, you can 'turn' the window whilst hinged from the side, giving you a large opening. Are…

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How to Replace a Tilt and Turn Window Handle
How to Replace a Tilt and Turn Window Handle

How to Replace a Tilt and Turn Window Handle

In this guide I will take you through the steps of how to replace a tilt and turn window handle. It's very easy to do, so if you're not that confident of a DIYer then don't worry! How to measure a tilt and turn window handle Measuring a tilt and…

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How to Secure Your Home
How to secure your home

How to Secure Your Home

I'm sure it goes without saying that securing your home is extremely important. This article will provide you with some helpful tips so you know how to secure your home. In the UK hundreds of homes are burgled everyday. You may not be able to fully secure your home against…

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How to Fit a New Window Trickle Vent
How to Fit a New Window Trickle Vent

How to Fit a New Window Trickle Vent

This step-by-step guide will show you how to fit a new window trickle vent. Airflow is extremely important in a household because it helps remove moisture from your home, reducing condensation. We're going to start with a list of equipment you'll need to begin this process. Equipment List Window trickle…

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How to Reduce Condensation on Windows
How to Reduce Condensation on Windows

How to Reduce Condensation on Windows

We're reaching that time of year when it's cold outside and the heating gets turned up in your home. It s now that you will start to notice a build up of condensation around your uPVC windows and doors. Read on for some tips to help reduce the condensation on…

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