DIY stores

A thread to discuss our trips to, perusals around and favourite parts of stores.

Not interested in your projects ta, just the shopping experience.

For example me and V just went,
He buys a stick (dowel) , likes to try all the door knockers and bells. I like the garden centre and we both enjoy the power tool section.

I also got some paint testers.

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I also like trying the knockers

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They’ve opened up the car park burger vans again.

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Like the wood area. Smells of wood.

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Yes! Love that woody smell. And when you get them to cut the big bits in, err, smaller bits with the mega saw.

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Remember me and my mate going to one to buy a door once.

“Do you sell doors?”

“Yeah”.

doesn’t proceed to show us the doors

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Had my best ever sausage barm the other week in a B&Q car park. Belting

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Love the door section too. Like looking at each door and imagining it might be my door. The I like to tip them all over one at a time from all leaning one way to all leaning the other, whilst gauging the weight of each one.

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There was a period a while ago when one of the highest rated restaurants on TripAdvisor in Nuneaton was a burger van on an industrial estate. Sadly I can’t seem to find it now.

Not going might be my biggest regret.

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I like it when you can actually open them or they are like in a fan and you can flick through.

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I feel properly middle aged when I walk into a DIY store with a tape measure in hand.

This is why I have a lifetime ban from Argos

More of a DIY store purist nowadays. No time for browsing, pretend to be a trade at screwfix

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Need some nails. I’m going to take in the ones I’ve got, and explain that I need some slightly different ones. Should get some good nail chat from them which I’m looking forward to.

I like saying “I’m just going to use the toilet” and head purposefully towards one of the display shitters.

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Kids like getting in the bath / shower and obviously sitting on the fake toilets.

It’s all in all a great morning out.

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Then you’d have loved this place

Knob_Shop

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I like the garden part the best but also enjoy the paint section and the bathrooms/kitchen bit.

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Tools. Not power tools. Just regular tools. Pliers, screw drivers etc.

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Some mega drill bits spotted today.

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