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Mike
Mike
19 September 2004

Sufficient Paint!

Sufficient Paint!

Paint cans have their respective coverage on the tin. which is in sq mtrs, so a 3m x 3m wall would be 9 sq mtrs (one coat) Paint can very a little, but not usually…

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Mike
Sep 20, 2004 12:38 am
Mike
Bella
Bella
16 February 2005

Enhance the appearance of the house

Enhance the appearance of the house

Can you paint the walls a lighter colour maybe a light lemon colour? Mirrors could be placed along it to relfect some light.

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Bella
Feb 16, 2005 8:21 am
Bella
Shane
Shane
24 May 2005

Paint the house

Paint the house

Generally speaking the use of acrylics in exterior situations is recommend. As enamels age they become very brittle and chalky and therefore have a tendency to crack and…

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Shane
May 24, 2005 4:24 pm
Shane
homeone
homeone
8 March 2006

DUCKBILL folks gone crazy

DUCKBILL folks gone crazy

Errr........hmmm?! :? Thanks for posting that one Painter John.

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homeone
Mar 08, 2006 8:05 pm
homeone
micky
micky
3 August 2006

giprock lift due to house movement

giprock lift due to house movement

hard to tell from picture but if that was meant to be a control joint then there a few different ways to do it easiest would be to buy control joint strip from ceiling…

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micky
Aug 03, 2006 10:04 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
12 November 2006

Flloor boards running down hill

Flloor boards running down hill

you will probably have to lift the boards up to fix the problem. I have heard of a similar problem where the floor joists for the second storey were not quite up to the…

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Dukekamaya
Nov 12, 2006 3:28 pm
Dukekamaya
NeilD
NeilD
23 November 2006

Why am I getting cracks where the wall/ceiling meets?

Why am I getting cracks where the wall/ceiling meets?

It depends where you are. In many places in Aus, I know for sure in Melbourne, lots of places are cracking because of the drought. The soil has lost a great deal of…

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NeilD
Nov 23, 2006 7:23 am
renoguy
renoguy
6 December 2006

Soffit Venting

Soffit Venting

Check out my soffit venting page http://www.houserepairs.org

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renoguy
Dec 06, 2006 2:53 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
6 December 2006

Bending Fibro Board into a curve.

Bending Fibro Board into a curve.

Have you tried emailing James Hardie or CSR?? Plenty of houses were built with curved walls in the 50's/60's/70's - they may be able to recommend a particular type of…

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Dukekamaya
Dec 06, 2006 9:14 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
22 December 2006

Brick Repointing

Brick Repointing

If your getting a brickie in, its good time to put in some extra vents if needed too.

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Dukekamaya
Dec 22, 2006 8:46 pm
Dukekamaya
bigg
bigg
11 January 2007

Guttering: inside joint for 112deg angle - 115mm QUAD

Guttering: inside joint for 112deg angle - 115mm QUAD

Can anyone advise a method to make a "inside" joint @ 112 degrees (for an odd shaped "bay" window) using 115mm QUAD guttering zinc / alum? thanks

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bigg
Jan 11, 2007 3:51 pm

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