DIY, Home Maintenance & Repair
GeorgeoExternal render patch-up what product do I get?
15 October 2018
Hi, I’ve chased in a 40mm air con drain to below the floor level where a future deck will be constructed, I just don’t know what type of rendering product I need to…
cabaronResearch for design project help! (5 mins max)
20 July 2016
Hi all, I'm currently undertaking a project to redesign the way in which caulk and silicone sealant is packaged due to the unsustainable nature of the rigid cartridges…
qebtelMy floor tiles keep lifting..
20 April 2016
Hi. I hope it will help you, try to look flooring products here http://www.trevorscarpets.com.au/timber-floors-perth/, they have great review about floor covering
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…
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…
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.
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…
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.
Uncle Arfurreplacing old copper water pipes myself
16 April 2013
The first thing would be to find out if you are permitted to do such work in your area (as you were told at Whirlpool). If you are not permitted why not negotiate with the…
Adam.MHow to paint a brand new overlapped wood picket fence??
9 January 2013
Hi Bella13, Some of my opinions: Sand it... I wouldn't bother. A rough look should suffice and you won't notice it in a few months. Also, how would you sand the palings…
MarineEngineerSanding deck with Stainless steel decking screws
19 December 2012
just piggybacking onto this thread. I'll be coating my deck this weekend. The deck was constructed about 5 months ago and the timbers have…
alancStabilising Slope Under Highset Queenslander
22 July 2012
Hi - I am looking for tips on how to stabilise the sloping soil underneath the back of my highset Queensland. Everytime it rains, more of the clay soil gets washed down…