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Newgreenthumb
Building a Reputation
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Hello, im looking for recommendations on sealing my doors at home. I had them painted some time ago and they had a gloss finish, but the painter le ...

doug2
Just Starting Out
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I've moved into a house recently and have an issue of water coming in through the front door during heavy rain. It's a metal door frame with a glass p ...

Leonie_D
Just Starting Out
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I have the roller blockout blinds, when there is the slightest wind they bang non stop, would love a simple tip to stop this.Thank you.Leonie

rw
Getting Established
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A couple of years ago I have replaced the roller carriages for my glass sliding door with a pair of RollTrack rollers like the ones in the photo below ...

mmchau
Getting Established
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A few wood window sills in my house are very weathered and in a bad state. There are small cracks (may be window checks?) . How do I restore these win ...

shary
Getting Established
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My access door from living to the garage slam or shut with bang if left open during wind. Is there a stopper or anti slamming device I can use to addr ...

imcodebased
Cultivating a Following
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Hi guys, I need a better and easy way of soft close internal door that is hitting hard due to the air coming in from the balcony.

DanD1
Just Starting Out
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Hi - I am looking to install flyscreens on our windows. However, some of our windows are quite old casement windows that open from the side rather tha ...

nolabearbear
Just Starting Out
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Earlier posts say drill out pot rivets securing bottom latches of vertical flyscreens to allow inserting new mesh and spline but doesn't explain step ...

KingStreetReno
Making a Splash
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We recently completed phase 1 of our renovation and had most of our house professionally painted. The rooms look completely new apart from the ugly ...

johnnikk
Finding My Feet
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Lock button stuck down and won’t unlock with key. Tried suggestion of pushing button at same time as jiggling key, but still no movement of button. Is ...

Martin4
Finding My Feet
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I’ve just made a wooden frame for a new flyscreen I’m making. However I’m having real trouble getting the aluminium fly screening to sit flat on the f ...

kimmmurray2381
Just Starting Out
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Hi I am having difficulty adjusting the ryobi series 1200 door closer. I can adjust the closing speed, but the last part slams shut no matter what ad ...

YGordon
Just Starting Out
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Hi there, my husband and I are novice DIYers. We installed these roller blinds on our windows today and afterwards, we went to open the cupboard door ...

tashstewy-2219
Finding My Feet
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Hi I have an interior door that I want to repair and paint. It’s been damaged but has this fluff material on the inside of the panel. Is there a mater ...

Scootergirl
Getting Established
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Hi i have small window in an aluminium frame that is broken. Just wondering if it’s the sort of job I could do myself or if I’m best to leave it to an ...

asto300
Just Starting Out
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Hi all, I'm looking at making some custom flyscreens to go on the windows in my apartment (i rent here so ideally minimal impact). I've bought quite ...

PaulPiallamore
Getting Established
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Hi wishing to attach 3mm mdf board to a door to make a feature, just wondering what is the best way to attach it nail, glue,staple?

mariajissi
Finding My Feet
6 replies

Hello! My partner and I recently bought a 1976 Millard Caravan and are currently in the process of renovating it. The windows are old Louvres and they ...

Jules2023
Finding My Feet
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      About 6 weeks ago I was window cleaning and noticed some soft spots in my coated aluminium window frames, which appeared to be crumbling and ...

Jessie1
Finding My Feet
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I am fixing outdoor window frame, already using wood bog to prepare for painting. My question is that being an older home the putty surrounding the w ...

Georgiejonsson
Just Starting Out
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  I’m wanting to replace my doorknobs with these brass ones. The hole in the hollow core door is visible on the sides of the door backplate. Any sug ...

Rinnie
Just Starting Out
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  I have snapped the handle off my window and now cannot open the window and it is not obvious how to repair. I’d appreciate any guidance about how t ...

amydroid7
Finding My Feet
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  Hello Everyone, can someone please guide me where do these “nuts” actually go? I know I have installed them wrong ‘cause the door handle just ...