ADA Knowledge Centre

Knowledge Centre

Here at ADA Fastfix, our mission is to always put people at the forefront of our business. That's why we've created this knowledge centre; to provide expert advice at the click of a button. We'll be regularly updating this space with new content, so make sure you pop back to see how else ADA Fastfix can help you.


Drill Driver Vs. Combi Drill - What's The Difference?

Both trade professionals and home users are gaining interest in impact drivers, with the products gaining more and more popularity in recent years.


Best Cordless Drills Guide | Types of Drills for Different Uses

Whether you work in the construction industry and need new tools or like to dabble in the occasional home task, having a high quality drill can make all the difference to the standard of work you’re able to achieve.


The Difference Between Structural and Non-Structural Plywood

One of the most practical and useful materials within the construction industry, plywood can be used in a variety of different ways for a host of different jobs. All types of plywood can be categorised as either structural or non-structural, while plywood itself is available in multiple different forms and types.


How To Fit Brick Slips | Step By Step Guide

There are countless products on the market to help you achieve a beautiful finish for your home and one such product is brick slips. They’re the ideal solution for creating the illusion of brick feature walls, without needing to construct a real brick wall. But how do you fit them, whether inside or outside the home? 


Buying Vs Renting Construction Equipment | What's Right For You?

When you’re taking on a DIY project, buying tools may seem like the obvious solution when you need to complete a task. But when you’re dealing with bigger projects, or need tools that you’re not likely to use on a regular basis, is buying really the most sustainable or financially viable option?


Expanding Foam 101 | How and When To Use Expanding Foam

Expanding foam is the ultimate tool for both trade professionals and DIY enthusiasts alike. Ideal for use on a variety of projects, expanding foam can make quick work of multiple jobs – from door installations, to filling gaps in the home as a barrier against insects and pests. However, though versatile, the product isn’t suitable for all projects, and can be messy and even dangerous if not used correctly. Here’s how and when to use expanding foam, so you can make the most of it year-round. 


How To Fix Damaged Floor Joists | Repair or Replace?

The list of jobs and projects that need completing in our homes can often feel endless – but damaged floor joists should be a top priority for all. Once a joist has lost it’s structural integrity, it’s at risk of being unable to support the floor which can then lead to further structural issues and damage. 


The Importance of Quality Control in Construction

The Importance of Quality Control in Construction

DIY Calender

Your 2022 DIY Calender Home Improvement Projects

The past two years have no doubt been a time for DIY projects and renovations, with more people looking for ways to improve their home than ever before. If you are thinking about getting involved with DIY or feel as though a new project is on the horizon, this calendar is here to help.