DIY, Home Maintenance & Repair
GeoffW1Easement at back | possible pipe breakage?
21 June 2010
Hi, You mention an easement. Is that for a sewer main or a large stormwater drain? If that was leaking, but nothing to do with your recent activity, would it be to your…
sticmanHeavy fish tank on floor boards.. need your help!
27 June 2010
Hi, First up, congratulations on thinking about supporting all this extra weight. You would be amazed by the amount of people who wouldn't even consider this! Secondly,…
suhUrgent help-ruined render-calling all renderers, painters
1 July 2010
Is it just the sills Raleigh? How mean are some people If it is just the sills a teeny variation in colour is not the end of the world, I hope it's just the sills
DukekamayaRe connection of downpipes to storm water or other options??
2 July 2010
check the neighbouring properties to see where theirs runs off
TriniaRemoving a Split System unit off a bedroom wall ?
3 July 2010
It should be an AC installer as they need to pump the gas down into the outside unit to ensure it doesn't escape out - the gas from ACs is horrible for the…
PebbleVacuum Cleaners, anybody use the "backpack" style?
10 July 2010
Lol, thanks Ash.
Ol'PaintingRenovating old aluminium window frames
31 July 2010
Powder coating is an application method. Their paint is not much different. But it requires a special spray that can not be hired by law. DIY is not an option here. If you…
royalblueHow can i remove a linseed oil stain from my trex decking
31 July 2010
I believe that most of those wood composites are made with polypropylene, a type of plastic. It has very low absorbancy generally, but is still absorbant to oils. It…
Spa MatzProblem regarding Soakwells. Need help, many thanks!
4 August 2010
You can link up the soakwells so that when one fills it cascades into the next, or split the downpipe. Just remember to allow breathing space between the downpipe end and…
heat_crimeMoisture / white powder on bricks in basement
1 September 2010
Hi there, I'm after some general info on this potental problem. I have a 1981 built brick vaneer house, on a (very) sloping block, so it's cut well into the the land.…
FeeDeeNeed help with fencing, Ivanhoe, North/East suburbs Melbourn
2 September 2010
Hi, I'm after a quote for the back fence, across two properties. Does anyone know of a good (cheap and quality) fencing company? Also, I've been told that you can't have…
homemakerHow to get paint to stick to old fibro? oil based or acrylic
2 September 2010
Cool, i might use that for inside and they suggested a surface binder and taubmans endure at Bristol for the exterior.
The Garden WhispererRain Water wont sucked into soil - Help ...
4 September 2010
Just create something that gives the water somewhere to go. Dig a trench and install a spoon drain or just leave it run out to the street with a bit of digging.
Nathan SteelFabRenovators, Brisbane, House Clean after work completed.
13 September 2010
Hello, Is there anyone in Brisbane that can recommend a house cleaning service that specialises in cleaning of a property when renovations are done? I need our place…