DIY, Home Maintenance & Repair
TomCatHave you ever thought of painting your tiles?
17 November 2015
I painted my kitchen splashback tiles 15 years ago. Still fantastic. Completely durable. They were disgusting olive green. Painted white. I used White Knight tile prep. No…
travelnPlumbing: Square box spanners for tap repairs
31 October 2015
Hi mate not sure if to late with this question but if not here is my 2 cents worth. As a plumber i do come across this a bit. By sounds you cant use a shifter on the…
mike100jobstodoHow to Transfer Prints to Wooden Furniture
23 September 2015
Instead of plain wooden furniture, it can be a good idea to dress up your furniture with some prints. If you want to transfer prints to your wooden furniture, you can do…
oneJohnSteel post sticking out from studs. How to gyprock it?
19 September 2015
how much do they stick out by? If it's only a small amount, then you can bend it over. For a bit more, you can pack some adjacent studs as well. Otherwise you can either…
Stewie DTips on Restoring Old Wooden Furniture
19 September 2015
Was the timber seasoned properly and for long enough before the table was made ? Personally I don't think it matters how many coats you apply but a good sealer coat which…
pauly665524Down pipes aren't connected and no storm water drainGe
23 August 2015
You need to fix this asap. Realistically it is better for you to have the area excavated and put in storm water lines connected to your main storm water.
seekaleakHow to get rid of the oil film from pool?
20 July 2015
Compounds showcased for swimming pools are proteins that communicate with your pool's chemicals to separate oils and other natural matter. Numerous catalyst items likewise…
StructuralBIMGuyNot too sure how to fix sagging recess
10 July 2015
Bluegill Whats needed is a wider photo shot It appears the gap is wider in the middle than at the edge, if so, which indicates that they have spaned the opening with a…
DolothBest timber stain for a gate (timber is Jarrah)
5 July 2015
Exterior transparents (ie. Stains or clears) will never last as long as opaque paints. In an exposed area like a gate I would expect around 12 months before requiring a…
anyone92Changing from freestanding oven to built-in
19 June 2015
Rebuilder86 thanks for the reply ...we are having a caeserstone benchtop...though not sure who is making,have to check out with builder..and yes it does have kicker…
rebuilder86large tiled balcony leaking to underneath car port
27 May 2015
HANG ON HANG ON. Everyone's jumping at the idea that the balcony is leaking. The underside of the balcony is lined, remove the lining and look what is in there. I can see…
rebuilder86How to get rid of blotchy black stains on a concrete pillar
27 May 2015
try a bit of crommelins efflorescence remover (available at bunnings) first and see if it makes any difference. Sometimes efflorescence can come through black.
chippyHow to repair cracked cement/brick steps? Pics attached.
16 May 2015
Only problem is, that the concrete has cracked because the steel has rusted. The rust then expands causing the concrete to crack. If you don't stop the steel from rusting…
eliter33How do I change my door video intercom?
12 April 2015
Hi. Most intercoms have been roughed in using standard Cat5/6 cabling which gives you 4 pairs of cabling to use. Most intercoms are 2-wire or 4-wire so you should get away…