You Can Do It Demos in store every weekend

Demo#Fancy having a go at tiling your bathroom or laying a new floor in the kitchen yourself but don’t know where to start? B&Q is here to help, every weekend they will be running You Can Do It demos in 50 of its stores nationwide.

The free, 30-minute demos will focus on specific jobs around the home and garden, such as tiling, decking, flooring, painting and wallpapering, and aim to give people the skills and confidence they need to have a go themselves. B&Q's team of experts will also pass on useful hints and tips and advice on the right tools to use for the job.

The demos will take place every Saturday and Sunday at 2pm and will continue throughout the year, tying in with seasonal DIY jobs around the home and garden from summer through to winter.


Demos make DIY easierDemo

Recent research by B&Q reveals that 66% of Brits would complete their own DIY jobs if they had the know-how to save money as the recession bites.

B&Q's easy-to-follow half-hour demos will focus on making DIY easier and less daunting by demonstrating the basic skills needed to get a specific job done.

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And for those who would like to learn more about home improvement and new skills, B&Q also offers DIY classes at its 15 You Can Do It centres across the UK. Prices start from just £10 for a two to four hour class with a trained instructor who teaches a variety of tasks including; wall and floor tiling, changing a tap, basic plumbing faults and putting up a shelf and mirror.

Bring a friend for free

Throughout the summer, customers can bring a friend for free to the workshops.So, why not grab a friend, head down to your nearest You Can Do It centre and learn a new skill together for half the price.


Demo Calendar


 Date  Demo
4-5 August  Lay a patio
11-12 August  Tiling
18-19 August  Decorating - painting
25-26 August  Hanging baskets (Autumn)



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