Newstalk has teamed up with Ronseal for Fix it Fortnight – two weeks of top DIY tips from the best experts in the field. It’s the perfect time to get the garden summer-ready, give the house a fresh lick of paint or look-into that extension you have been talking about for years!
We’ll be chatting to a number of industry experts who will be on hand to offer advice and guidance for your next home improvement project. It’s all with thanks to Ronseal, helping you to get the job done with no fuss. For information on Ronseal products and inspiration for your home, go to www.ronseal.com
Catch up with all the expert tips below.
Monday 20th June - Dermot Bannon
Architect and TV presenter, Dermot Bannon joined Kieran on The Hard Shoulder to discuss adding value to your home and, if an extension is the best way to do that.
Monday 20th June - Kevin Moran, Aoife Rhattigan and Katrina Carroll
On The Hard Shoulder Kieran was joined by Kevin Moran Owner and Project Manager of Kevin Moran Builders, Aoife Rhattigan creative director of Restless Design and Katrina Carroll Known on Instagram Vintage Irish Kat, who shared their dos and don’ts of tackling a DIY project at home. It’s all with thanks to Ronseal, get your garden Summer Ready!
Wednesday 22nd June - Paraic Horkan
On The Pat Kenny Show our resident gardening expert Paraic Horkan gives us tips for dressing your garden with colour for family and fun events this summer.
Thursday 23rd June - Jimmy Englezos
This week on the Ask The Expert on Lunchtime Live, Andrea was joined by Jimmy Englezos from Ronseal to answer your woodcare questions.
Saturday 25th June - Garden Furniture with James Connolly - Manager Arboretum
On The Home Show this week, James Connolly the manager of Arboretum gives Sinead Ryan advice and tips for buying garden furniture.
Wednesday 29th June - Garden Furniture with James Connolly - Manager Arboretum
Up for discussion on this week's 'Green Scene' on The Pat Kenny Show, Dr Ruth Freeman, Director of Science for Society at Science Foundation Ireland tells Pat about eco-renovations.
Thursday 30th June - Interior Design with Arlene McIntyre of Ventura
It’s the perfect time to freshen up the house and on Lunchtime Live Andrea was joined by Arlene McIntyre from Ventura, to answer your interior design questions.
Friday 1st July - Barbecues with Ray McLoughlin
With tips for how to get your barbeque summer-ready, Ray McLoughlin, Head of Operations at the Orchard Home and Garden Centre joined The Hard Shoulder for Fix-It Fortnight.
Saturday 2nd July - Making the most of your summer garden with Diarmuid Gavin
On The Anton Savage Show on Saturday, Diarmuid Gavin joined Anton to look at how to get rid of nettles and making the most of your summer garden.