HOUSEHOLDS up and down the country will be turning to DIY after the government introduced tough new measures to keep Brits indoors as the coronavirus pandemic continues to develop.
So with people looking for things to do around the house, which hardware stores are still doing home delivery?
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Which DIY stores do home delivery?
Work in your home that has been put off for months or maybe even years, can finally get the attention it needs.
Most of our go-to hardware stores have an online delivery option to some capacity-albeit at a reduced service, for its customers.
Here's our round-up:
Screwfix will still be operating a home delivery service for customers.
The service may be delayed and the range of goods will be limited in the coming weeks.
To keep customers updated on the status of their deliveries, Screwfix said: "Please ensure we have your mobile number in your account when placing an order so you can be updated by SMS."
There will also be a click and collect option available, but only for essential goods.
Some stores have had to reduce opening hours of close completely due to falling staff levels – check here.
Home delivery will still be available for Wickes customers, but stores are remaining closed.
There will be limited availability on some items and Wickes has asked customers to be patient.
In a statement on its website Wickes said: "The safety of our customers, colleagues and the communities we serve is paramount.
"We are making decisions daily to ensure we protect everyone during this period."
Click and collect is unavailable – check here.
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B&Q closed all of its stores on March 26, only offering a home delivery service as well as click and collect.
But in April, it begun to reopen shops to the public, with 155 stores now available to browse – but in the majority the click and collect service has stopped.
The Homebase website is open for home deliveries but click and collect has been suspended – check here.
The website states: "Due to unforeseen high demand, our store collection service has been temporarily suspended.
"We are still operating our home delivery service, continuing to deliver directly to you."
Halfords will be continue providing deliveries and do so for free on orders over £25.
And while their stores are no longer open for browsing, they will provide a “Drive in, fit and repair” service for essential motoring and cycling services and a “Drive in pick or collect" point for products.
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