Thin, lightweight Hardboard is renowned for its strength, durability, and is a versatile material that can be used to create stylish interiors - from feature walls and ceilings to fine furniture. Trade Essentials Hardboard can be curved, shaped, laminated, painted or lacquered to suit any style. Hardboard is well known for strength, ease-of-use and the superior paint finish achievable on its high-density surface.
How to build a stud wall
Tips for building a stud wall inside an existing house frame
How to render
Find out how easy it is to freshen up an old brick wall with render. Just follow our step-by-step guide.
How to fix a door jamb
You only need a few basic tools and some timber to repair a broken door jamb. We’ll teach you how to remove and replace one yourself.
How to install a door handle
Watch our easy step-by-step guide and learn everything you need to know about how to install a door handle.
Tools & Skills
How to sharpen a chainsaw
Having a sharpened chainsaw ensures that it works well and is safe to use. We’ll show you how to do it in a few simple steps.
How to assemble a broom cupboard
A broom cupboard can be easy to install with the right tools and these simple to follow instructions. This video takes you through the steps of putting together a broom cupboard for your laundry.
How to make a D.I.Y. timber floating wall desk
This floating, wall-mounted timber desk gives you work and storage space, without taking up any space on the floor.
How to assemble a wardrobe insert unit
Learn how to assemble a shelf and drawer unit for a wardrobe. Just follow our step-by-step guide.