DIY, Home Maintenance & Repair
Hi. Yeah that probably. Don't panic about it just be careful next time.
Removing glass panel from Caesar Stone
If you have another surface in mind other than the caesarstone splashback I'd be leaving it there if it's affixed well seeing it looks a good flat surface to work off.
Removing paint from old timber
For me paint stripper is the best way but not the cheapest of ways, sanding or alike is dusty and dirty which you end up wearing.
If you use the right amount of good…
Renovating garden bench
wow thanks rogerwilco ! such a detailed and extremely helpful reply.
You've been an emormous help. Again thank you
Wardrobe inners,doors etc
I have been looking at putting in a wardrobe in my house, but do not feel that what I am being offered is value for money. I’d like to install myself, but, I…
Desperate need of guidance and advice on my loft bed project. I'm in no way an expert builder and even tho I'm quite good with woodworking, I've not…
Shower screen exploded
I read an article about someone installing a DIY glass shower screen which exploded. This is a huge risk to take with the safety of your self and family. Something like…
Aluminum pool fencing is a cheap, long lasting alternative to fencing your pool. The flat top…
Lawnmover for small backyard
In these days, most of the people find it hard that how they can be able to repair their lawn mowers. I have a perfect solution for them. There is a well-known available…
remove stain from render
If you’re in Melbourne please private message me the plumber’s details. I’ll be needing to do the same. The builder floated out bowed facade and didn’t fix the…
Mar 07, 2018 10:18 pm
I have 6 laminated merbau timber posts (150mmx150mm) at the front of my house as part of the facade that were installed 2 years ago as part of the build and are now…
Painting internal stairs
I've ripped up the carpet from our internal stairs and are planning to paint them. Treads and risers are pine. Would like to do in a solid colour e.g. light for risers and…
I wanted to see if there was a easy method to achieving a privacy screen when i have 65mm posts holding up my fence. The only off the shelf ones i see work with c…
Jan 18, 2018 11:13 am
Running cables in ceiling
Yes this type of ceiling can be done but it must be done by some professional person as they know exactly what should be how to be done i suggest you must install this in…
This sits just above the slab of my second story, but it is inside the ceiling space of my first floor, when there is long periods of rain it drips water out on to the…
Issue with light pendant
Are you a licenced Electrician? If not you've just broken the law and voided your home insurance
Mount Numbers On Letter Box
Grab yourself some sikaflex, apply it gently and cleanly it gets everywhere and is very hard to get off hands and surfaces.
That will hold the numbers on for sure.
One layer is fine, but get the best R-rating you can afford. Most important is to ensure there are no gaps between batts and also the joists, and don’t forget to put…
Screwing Into Plaster Ornament
Yes, you wouldn't use that fake wooden base - the plaster rose takes the place of that. Your electrician should connect the cable to the mains in the same way the…
Am after a drill recommendation, initially it will be for drilling into plaster / bricks as I will be installing curtains in our new house. Not wanting to spend a…
Roof restoration 1
I am not sure if you guys are talking about labour costs or what. But i am responsible for quite a lot of roof restorations in South Australia and there is no way that I…
Nov 06, 2017 8:49 pm
Floor sanding - chatter
We laid a brand new hardwood floor and hired a drum sander from Bunnings. We started at 40 grit, 60, 80 then 100. We then hired a rotary sander and used 120 discs on the…
What are they made of? If metal, you could have them vinyl wrapped like a car. The wrappers might find it a bit of a weird request, but it should work and would be fully…
Painting timber fence – which spray gun?
I have a timber fence with lapped treated pine palings (i.e. no gaps) that I needs to paint both sides of. It is about 40m long and 2m high.
I figure it’s going to be…
Aug 12, 2017 3:20 pm
Repair Porch Wall (Shotcrete???)
Ive had some advice that the texture is easy to do by pulling the trowel away from the wall.
I just dont know what type of plaster or render I need. Any ideas?
home cleaning services
There are many companies offering cleaning services at professional level. Not only home cleaning services but office cleaning services as well. You can search on…
Ceiling paint looks chalky & patchy
We are having the same issue. Country NSW, ceiling was perfectly fine but in a tinted colour prior so wanted to paint it white. Used Taubmans easy coat flat white. Four…
If you are using Boracol as a teak deck or other algae/mould treatments then I would recommend Boracol…