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Bunnings Team Member MitchellMc
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To fix a hole in your water tank, try T-Rex 48mm x 1.5m Strong Waterproofing Tape as it is a butyl adhesive tape that sticks to wet surfaces and work ...

Bunnings Team Member EricL
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You can test paint using Diggers Methylated Spirits. Get a clean rag and put some metho on the edge of the rag. Rub it against a section of the paint ...

Community Manager Jason
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Acid needs to be added when freshwater like rain fills up the pool, and algaecide is added when you have a green algal outbreak. However, it's chlor ...

Community Manager Jason
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We used to let our chooks free range around the backyard - they loved wandering around and having a dig. It's not a problem so long as your backyard ...

Bunnings Team Member MitchellMc
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There are several causes for a sulphur smell to occur in your water tank: Sludge and soil contamination at the bottom of your tank Poor aeration ...

Bunnings Team Member MitchellMc
Bunnings Team Member

For painting concrete pots, I would advise using an exterior acrylic paint such as Dulux Weathershield. It's suitable for masonry and can be tinted t ...

Bunnings Team Member MitchellMc
Bunnings Team Member

The first task is to sand back any flaking paint. I personally use a Ryobi’s 18V ONE+ Random Orbital Sander and highly recommend it as it is a great ...

Bunnings Team Member MitchellMc
Bunnings Team Member

As a general rule of thumb, one litre of paint will cover eight square metres with two coats. This is for a flat surface and you should expect to use ...

Bunnings Team Member MitchellMc
Bunnings Team Member

Merbau is an extremely durable, long-lasting, tannin-rich hardwood. It is easy to work with in terms of clean cutting and easy fastening. The top o ...

Community Manager Jason
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Make sure you are wearing gloves when handling traps, bait, etc. The rats can smell a rat! They are pretty smart. You might also like to try the mo ...

Bunnings Team Member MitchellMc
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It's always best to start by removing any loose or flaky rust by hand with a wire brush. For stubborn areas, try a cupped wire brush in a drill or an ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager

Bunnings has produced a step-by-step guide how to install a shade sail. The video can be found below. Please seek professional advice on what post ...

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