B&Q is the leading DIY store with shops located up and down the UK. This chain is a direct rival to Homebase who compete in the domestic "do it yourself" and home improvement market. Not only do B and Q sell quality items for the home and business but also provide in depth help guides and work sheets on how to perform many of the more difficult tasks.

From fitting a brand new kitchen, how to assemble your own to shed and even the best way properly insulate your loft there is detailed instructions which is aimed to save you money against employing someone else to do the jobs for you.

B and Q Diy ShopThe online guides are same you see in store where there is a handy drop down tab that you click on in order to see what step is next. All of the items that are on the DIY guides can be purchased in store and the prices are some of the lowest in the UK.

The website features the latest offers and deals on the home page and you can order direct where there is a free next day delivery service. As well as selling products direct to customers there is also the opportunity to learn about the differing services such as the over 60s club where there is further discounts on offer, information on Homefit and links to online demonstrations.

The B&Q club is one scheme you might be interested in joining, it works a little bit like the TESCO club card where you are rewarded by shopping regularly in store or online. You card gets swiped which in turn earns you points. At the moment there are two options for your reward plan, Avios Travel Rewards and British Airways Executive club.

There are more benefits to signing up such as getting special offers for members only and access to the free B and Q club app which can be downloaded on iPhone and Android mobile devices.

It is worth visiting the help section where there are links to contacting the company, financial services, warrant information and how to send back goods that are not suitable or faulty. With B and Q being a DIY store there must be consideration to Green issues and under the "One Planet Home" tab you can discover how you can do you bit to help the planet by being more considerate when it comes to energy usage, recycling and business sustainability.

The website is very responsive and each section is divided into main categories (decor, rooms, garden and fix) before there is further options available. If you prefer to visit your local DIY store then access the store finder where you can enter your postcode and the nearest shop will be displayed for you.

For Birthday and Christmas ideas, why not take a look at the gift cards from B&Q? They have classic gift cards in various amounts, eGift cards where you can purchase online and for business, corporate gift cards that bosses can reward staff with an attractive bonus, courtesy of B and Q.