DIY, Home Maintenance & Repair
Aforster11Subfloor ventilation - Livermore & Son
11 December 2014
Hi I would recommend a Livermore & Son installed subfloor ventilation system. Found it ineffective, unreliable and expensive. Made little or no difference to dampness. It…
Stewie DHelp! - what is oozing from my weatherboards? (pics)
21 November 2014
I am surprised this would be happening now? We have owned the place for 2.5 years now and the area that has this issue seems to be on boards that would be…
qebtelIssue with power line to house, sparky or power co?
24 October 2014
That's called a P.O.A or point of attachment and you need to ring your electrician who will organize the power company to disconnect the power so…
xxkatxxfridge plumbing hammer/bang when tap turned off
16 September 2014
Thanks for the suggestions! Will try running all the taps to get rid of any air. The back tap was just replaced so not sure if that has affected it. Never really used it…
BJ88Which must have tools/brands for Newbie at D.I.Y.
30 August 2014
If you want Value for money, find a near second hand set of Makita power tool set that is about a year old, that way you are getting a top quality brand, and a good price…
Our Build123Makita duel 18V Cordless saw - VIDEO REVIEW
3 August 2014
travelbugHow to fill gap between cornice and ceiling?
3 June 2014
mgillas that is way they were made back in the day. Ok just my opinion but I cedrtainly would not go to the trouble of renovating a batghroom and not do the ceiling and…
paintmarketCan I apply oil on top of stain on outdoor timber deck?
28 May 2014
Once Painted the timber is sealed. Oil needs to penetrate into the wood grain and if coated the majority of the oil will sit on top. Stain also will not be affective for…
paintmarketpainting plasterboard ceilings - advice needed
28 May 2014
in regards to your Dulux Ceiling white you may need to take what you can off... use a swivel floor, wall and ceiling Sander (attaches to a pole) to help you out a little.
goodayhow to replace the damaged pulley in manual roller shutters?
9 May 2014
Hi all, My manual roller shutters on the windows at my house don't work. I opened up the headbox and it turned out the pulley is broken. I got a couple of quotes that it…
chippyHow do I remove and a crumbled plastic bayonet light fitting
8 May 2014
It's electrical and it's a rental. Both very real reasons not to touch anything. Simply ring the agent and tell them the problem, they have to fix it.
JazzyJessNeighbour threatning to take us to court over stormwater
18 March 2014
Yeah, I see this poster hasn't been back but I have some thoughts to add too. Fix it. Sooner or…