DIY, Home Maintenance & Repair
Freshly painted roof - looks patchy
Rachy did you end up resolving this problem?
We are currently going through the same experience. We have painted the verandah and double carport so far with Wattyl…
Plasterboard loose from stud
I've noticed on some of my walls, that the plasterboard feels disconnected from the stud, in that I am able to press on a particular spot and feel a gap before it presses…
I hope this is the right place, it's my first post. I have laminated timber flooring and have always found it a challenge to maintain.
One issue I noticed, when I…
Need help finding the right material
I am looked to make thick textured art on canvas.
Montmarte Art modelling paste works great however is too dear when working on large canvas
So far I have…
Yellowed air con vents
Hey, assuming they are the same as mine you just need to keep pulling... There are spring clips which will flip over.
While clearing out my severely blocked weep holes (caked with mud and mortar debris), I have accidentally poked a tiny hole in the material that is on the other…
The actual walls of the sink don't change the tightness of the space whether I'm working upside down or standing above it with the sink removed. I'm wondering if its not…
Our shower floor recently started peeling off recently. I managed to snap this picture after I peeling most of it off as I figured what ever that needs to be done to fix…
I've just moved into a new place, and while we were removing the old laminate flooring in the master bedroom to get ready for carpeting, we discovered evidence…
Cracked Roof Tile Repair
Thanks for the reply.
I don’t have the piece, I found it like that. We just bought the home. Was thinking of breaking another piece similar and then sealing all over…
Jul 23, 2021 8:28 pm
my pool is about 2 years old now. it is a infinity pool. outside of the wall of the pool, the white color stuff started to emerge and it gets bigger and longer. I wonder…
Leaking garden shed
Did you fix the issue ?
I have the same problem with that shed and I put silicone in the outside channel..
Maybe you can give me an advice👍🙏
GMC air compressor parts
I bought a GMC compressor in 2006 for about $100.
Worked well enough for my DIY jobs (Probably but in 2,000-3,000 nails + other bits and pieces before it broke) I put in…
I live in central Victoria and found a few brown bug nests stuck to the outside of my house over the Summer. They were mainly on the bricks, but some were also on the…
Stone Cladding on AAC query
Hi all, Just like to know if stone cladding on AAC external walls (hebel panels) can be done.
Or will it not be able to cop the weight of it.
Trying to remove fence panels
Thanks so much. You were bang on with the fixings. Ended up using grinder To do the job. Thanks very much for your advice. It’s greatly appreciated
Apr 22, 2021 9:04 pm
Any tips on fixing scratches in laminate bench tops? Not sure how they got there as we are careful but have young children.
Power tools- Bosch v Dewalt v Milwaukee?
Which brands of power tools you guys mostly prefer or use? I’ve used Bosch power tools for a few years and I’ve purchased them at reasonable prices. Haven’t had any…
Damaged garage skirting board
nothing to worry about too much, the skirts are mdf which soaks up water, probably just a bit of rain or water from the car, easy to replace. Wall frames should be ok
Feb 24, 2021 7:38 pm
There are 2 questions:
1. There are 2 vertical pipes in 2 corners on the house (see photos). They start underground and reach roof support beams. Galvanised steel.…
There are many tools available... this one is specific to mixer taps and you get it in Bunnings. There are others that are open ended.
Banging sound from roof
Hi i am a first time poster in this forum, i live in a 10 year old concrete tiled house. I hear loud banging noises from my roof especially in the morning also during wind…
Jan 31, 2021 6:29 am
gutter and fascia replacing help !!
Hello, I am trying to replace some OG guttering and struggling to cut the corners neatly. Does anyone know of a good cutting template for internal and external corners please?
How to fill gap Between House and concrete
I've used sikaflex 11fc. Works a treat. If you do some googling you can find it relatively cheap (18 bucks or so per 600ml sausage instead of the Bunnings 25 bucks per…
Thanks for your replies guys. I will try both things before I contact the builder
This is the bottom of my hallway arch with damage to the plaster caused by rising damp (I think) during the winter months.
I was wondering if someone in the forum could assist me with a problem.
The side of the house is paved with brick pavers by the previous owner. The gap…
Empty rain water tank even after rain
How many downpipes feeding into the tank?
Have you observed any rainfall flowing into the downpipes when it rains?
Quite often guttering and drainpipes are installed such…
Thanks so much for your quick reply! I will definately find out the root cause before repainting. Honestly a major help with the repainting tips though, many thanks!