DIY, Home Maintenance & Repair
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…
Grout PerfectPolished porcelain tiles - Driving me insane!
23 March 2015
Maybe a late reply but you can have a professional tile cleaner who can remove the wax as it is not easy to do. Just make sure they have experience in this area. We are in…
StructuralBIMGuyHow to fix internal wall hairline cracks
1 February 2015
Hi Penpit You will need to identify the causes of brick cracking unfortunately masonry walls in perth are not reinforced. More info & pics required Where is it build,are…
B STARGainsborough door knob - DIY Fixit - how?
3 January 2015
i am not familar with this model of level. However it doesnt seem like its sitting properly. Could it have been installed wrong. We really need to also see a photo of the…
AlthomCrimsafe Triple Lock Door Mechanism Adjustment
19 December 2014
Have exactly the same problem. Have had the locksmith out twice now. He reckons they're just crap locks. I've found you need to keep them well lubricated. Silicon lube seems best.
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…