building a brick wall - damp proof course?
a damp proof course does not have to use a plastic membrane which DOES weaken or even break the bond. The DPC plastic roll is mainly used on brick veneer where the wall is…
Have you/will you change your powerpoint covers????
This is one of my light switches, power points will be the same,…
Adding a room to the back of a small post war cottage
doing doing something similar right now. 2 bedroom post war cottage (miners cottage). Demolished lean to which contained toilet laundry and added a new larger laundry…
Has anyone bought appliances from appliances online
Haven't bought anything through them, but their prices are very good. We're wondering whether to buy through them, or go to a local store just to make warranty issues (if…
Melbourne at home - Expo - 27th, 31st of August
Check out this link, https://www.infosalons.com.au/melbathom ... gister.asp You can buy the tickets for $10 - EarlyBird Special (ends 5pm, 24th August) If you are…
Old concrete laundry tub - what's the metal rim?
I brokeone up not that long back, and it was way, way tougher than lead. Lead is very soft, and will bend easily. I found the steel rim to be quite hard to bend. I…
How to remove old paint from window frames
Would be a messy job. You would possibly need to use a paint stripper taht won't damage the aluminium. Have you thought of replacing the windows? They aren't that exspensive
Shopping for bathroom fittings - from the comfort of home!!!
The wall mounted toilet brush holders are great. You can simply mop under them rather than having to move them all the time to clean.
What do you think of these paint colours?
We tried a sample of Cocoa Parfait today, and at first we loved it, but then once the first coat dried a bit, it was way too dark. Ugh. Back to Portland Stone. (we went to…
HELP WITH AN ARTISTS IMPRESSION OF OUR CARLISLE FACADE!
I think Michelle's rule is that you shouldn't have more than 4 different finishes/textures/colours on your facade.
Where do I stop painting if I'm only doing individual rooms?
I know what you mean; I do all my own painting when it’s a fairly small job.
Fixing up the worst house in the best street...sort of ;-)
"Really comes down to cold hard cash though and luckily we do have a friend who is a plumber but everyone else are boring admin slaves with no…
Lots of Australian sites (.gov.au & .com.au) been hacked
Not 100% sure about the correctness of this, according to http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=4840 search in Google with "site:yoursite "script…
Installation of ceiling fans / replacing light in fan
Had some electricals done in June....a selection of itemised prices which may help (Melb $): $240 Install sconce lights $110 Install IXL tastics $90 Install ceiling…
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