How To Guides


A guide to Plasterboard Installation

Installation of plasterboard can be an easy task with the correct tools and materials, especially if you opt to use Soudabond Easy, a PU adhesive foam.


A Complete Guide on How to Clean Porcelain Tile - Expert Tips from Beesley & Fildes

Proper upkeep of your porcelain tiles is essential to maintain the cleanliness and appeal of your home. As a homeowner or someone interested in tile maintenance, you may have come across various blogs claiming to have the best cleaning methods. However, finding accurate and reliable information can be overwhelming. Don't worry, because we, at Beesley & Fildes, are here to provide you with a comprehensive guide on how to clean porcelain tile. Our expertise in the tile industry ensures that your tiles remain in optimum condition for years to come.


A Comprehensive Guide: How to Cut Porcelain Tile

When it comes to DIY tiling projects, cutting porcelain tiles can be one of the most crucial and challenging tasks. However, armed with the right knowledge and techniques, you can achieve professional-looking results. In this comprehensive guide, Beesly & Fildes will walk you through the step-by-step process of cutting porcelain tiles with precision. By the end of this blog, you'll be equipped with the skills to handle your tile-cutting project like a pro!


A Guide to Working with Copper Pipe.

The use of pipes and fittings is highly varied in every home, ranging in length, shape, and connectors. However, there is no need to worry as there are many solutions available to make your pipework secure and minimize the risk of leaks.


How To Install an Internal Door

Are you considering replacing an old, worn-out internal door in your home or office? Or are you planning to install an attractive new white internal door to upgrade the look of your living space?


How to fit a Velux window

VELUX roof windows are the perfect choice when updating your home. They can help let natural light into the room, increase ventilation, and increase the potential selling value. But once you’ve chosen the perfect VELUX window for your home, how do you fit it?


Standard Door Sizes

Here at Beesley and Fildes, we are here to help you with your sizing and want to give you as much guidance as possible to ensure you are getting the most appropriate door for your needs. There are many different doors sizes throughout the UK but most homes and properties will usually correspond with standard door sizes, most of our standard doors whether it is internal or external are stock items, therefore it is a quick turnaround time.


How to Lay Porcelain Paving

How to Lay Porcelain Paving - Want to give your garden the wow-factor? If you’re keen to impress nosy neighbours just as much as visiting guests, a practical and attractive porcelain paving patio could be just what you need.


How To Lay Paving Slabs For Your Patio

Laying paving slabs by yourself is easy, isn’t it? You just dig a little, buy a bit of mortar and stick down your paving slabs. That’s all there is to it, right? If only it were that simple. In reality, you need to painstakingly prepare your sub-base, mix your mortar with the right materials and work with very precise paver placements – all to ensure your patio lasts a lifetime. But don’t worry, that’s where Simply Paving come in. In our handy how-to guide, we walk you through the process of patio installation so you can shave off a few ££s on a professional’s help. Let’s get started.


How To Cut Paving Slabs

From breaking slabs in half to carving curved garden paths, you might believe that cutting paving slabs is a skill reserved for industry experts. Yet, with the right tools and a little practice, you too can re-shape your paving stones to your landscaping needs. You can even get the job done with a trusty hammer and chisel set and, of course, the right safety gear (i.e. quality work gloves, safety glasses and a dust mask). To grant you the know-how you need, we have broken down three different cutting techniques. Read on to find out how to cut paving slabs like a pro.


A Guide to Block Paving Patterns

Block paving patterns involve more than just laying brindle stones in traditional straight lines. Today, everything from eye-catching random stretcher bond to formal herringbone is used to transform dull driveways and uninspired patios into durable, fail-safe paving masterpieces.


How To Clean A Patio

After months of wind, frost, and torrential downpours, it’s fair to say your patio slabs have been through a lot since last summer. And now, with spring giving new life to your al fresco area, the grime is really starting to show. But don’t worry, Simply Paving can help with that; even if your patio has a sheen of green or you can spot signs of mould, it doesn’t take much to get your patio back to its best.