DIY, Home Maintenance & Repair
Oct 19, 2019 6:43 pm
Creaking/ dripping noise in wall
One idea is to turn off your mains water, then turn on a tap near this bathroom area. Does the dripping stop? If so then it almost certain to be an internal pipe or…
I've got this old house and that has recently been underpinned, unfortunately because of that a crack on the front facade of the building opened up (probably…
Just laid a concrete garden shed slab 3 days ago. We obviously didnt push enough concrete under the rebated edge 50mm wide x 25mm deep.
Any ideas on how to fix? If I…
Water tank pipe leak
The compression ring at the mains water line's ball valve almost certainly is the problem and a plumber wouldn't be there more than 1/2 hour of which…
Poor white set plaster / paint
Thank you, I have made more enquiries since your reply and yes I feel we’d have zero recall on the issue, so will deal with it over time.
Poly Water Tank repair
Polyethylene is difficult to repair due to its carbon-hydrogen internal bond structure. There are plastic repair persons who mostly operate as mobile businesses, have you…
It's not just the water, it's the drain that needs to be allowed for.
Unless you are going back to back against an existing wet area where you can pick up water and drain…
Cleaning behind freestanding oven
It depends on whether the installer used a rigid or flexible gas pipe. The installation manual should say, and most reputable installers will follow those instructions…
How to fix the crack?
The bulb seal should be minimum 5mm, and the foam butts into that. Several mm of render, Inc base & top coat. Still room left over, visible seal & expansion/articulation…
Hi. There was mould all over the bathroom ceiling and wall and j took it upon myself myself to remove all the paint and repaint the whole wall and ceiling. I have removed…
Hi I need help with me lean to.
It's all steel but I want to add timber wall frames and wondered how I go about joining to the steel posts.
I am using 90 x 45 pine and…
Crumbling brick wall
I don’t have a product to recommend, but you could search the Internet for "professional grade masonry sealer" or speak to a local masonry specialist.
Well I've done it !
After 10 years of carefully placing my feet, I've snapped off the lever on our kitchen vacpan. Consequently, there is little to no suction in the…
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Replacing porch support beams
Good advice from arcadelt
If you replace posts you may consider Cypress pine or treated pine for new posts they are more durable
Don't forget oil based timber primer to…
home cleaning services
Are you a busy homeowner? You might be looking for the local home cleaning services. You can hire the professionals from…
Hi, I have a Universal Pump UP-40UP037-1 which has stopped working.
I need suggestions on a replacement pump as Universal Pumps don't exist any more.
From my setup,…
Bunk beds/loft beds
Pumpkin is so far adamant that B should sleep in his room. Now even if that only lasts a short while, it's worth a try because we have a 3 bed and the 3rd bedroom is a…
I may have died due to moisture.
Switch probably still works though.
As another member said, get a sparky, and perhaps have them attend to other jobs that…
The top part that has wheels and attaches the top of the bi-fold roller door has broken off.
Can someone please help me to identify the name of the part (or a…
Walling over windows
The only issue with your plan is that the weep holes at the bottom of the fixed window and in the sliding tracks need to be allowed to drain. You can leave the glass in place.
White set coat
White set should always have an oil based sealer applied before anything, this seals and bonds the white set.
Then undercoat, fill, sand, touch up undercoat and two coats…
Jan 27, 2019 9:24 am
Decent vacuum cleaner
Check out Imperial vacuum systems.
They offer a 10 year warranty on a few of their modes. Hope this helps