DIY, Home Maintenance & Repair
_kelly_General opinions on what is acceptable wear n tear
14 December 2009
*sigh* That's exactly the kind of feedback I am getting from here (and other forums). I was just poking about trying to locate all my paperwork and amazingly…
MerlinHelp! How can I fix my sloppy paint job!
30 December 2009
I agree with Mikaela on this as far as fixing what's already done goes although you may have to wait a few days for the paint to harden before you can sand it. If it rolls…
Casa2Help decipher floor plans? UPDATE: Also help plan extension
13 January 2010
^ as onc said.
bigdenisnew garage roller door - BALLPARK price?
14 January 2010
I had mine just recently replaced. Two garaged doors taken down and removed from site, supply and installation of 2 colour bond roller doors, supply and installation of 2…
onc_artisanDrainage Problems Causing Rising Damp?
18 January 2010
That is a great link Fu! I would like to point out that there are many causes of rising damp. Not all are as simple to fix, ...but harder still is finding the problem…
onc_artisanwhy are small holes appearing in my house ceiling?
9 February 2010
Yes glued and screwed. Are the indents about 5mm across?
cameliaputting flyscreens back in the window
12 February 2010
thanks buzz and kek...I've tried and tried...tried sliding the window out (makes no difference) the only way I can get it in is if I take the metal bar in the middle (held…
chopaweezacustomsRepairing cracked walls in an older house. Help please...
13 February 2010
I had a similar issue with a house I Reno'ed last year . I ended up using a masonry drill bit and drilling into the sections were the render kept falling out of . I would…
sbudgeHot water not available when very cold
15 February 2010
Hi Most gas hot water systems except for storage work on flow rates. I would suggest that you turn on your hot water tap only. Once the water comes through then add cold…
Yak_ChatRenovations were going well....discovered termites
3 March 2010
From speaking to the experts a - the biggest thing I've learnt is to be very very gentle around them - do not disturb them or touch the timber as any tube disturbance and…
chopaweezacustomsRepairing/Replacing deck & deck roof - need Council permits?
6 March 2010
At the old place I renovated last year the neighbours did similar to you . I complained to council as the new awning blocked light on a chunk of my garden and it looked…
hippiesimzWall Frame Carpenter Melbourne - Point Cook Area
6 March 2010
hi everyone im looking someone who can make a wall frame with 1 big door, if anyone have recommended carpenter who you think they can do it please let me know. thanks guys