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Nham
Established Contributor
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Hi everyone, For some time now, we have wanted to install some home video surveillance around our home. I wanted to share my experience with the co ...

Adam_W
Valued Contributor
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Talk to the IT pros and they'll always tell you one thing about networking - when you can stick a plug in, do it!A cabled connection will always be fa ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
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It's the first day of winter and the cold weather has arrived. Fortunately, there are some simple ways to winter-proof your home by keeping the c ...

Rob-9
New Contributor
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I removed a ceiling mounted light fitting which was secured to the plaster with a plastic screw in plug into which the metal screws were screwed. I wa ...

simon_c
New Contributor
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Hey all! My fiancee and I have just settled on a 3 bedroom Californian bungalow in the northern suburbs. It needs a ton of work, but has great bone ...

snichols
Junior Contributor
8 replies
May

Hi all, I like the minimalist look of LED downlights but am concerned about the energy impact – losing heating and cooling through lots of holes in th ...

heykrazi
Budding Contributor
2 replies
May

In a couple spots in our house – above the dining table, and in a hallway – we have some skylight panels (see pictured).The glass (?) panels here are ...

Kellie
Super Contributor
17 replies
May

My new apartment is going to be finished soon, and one of the things I want to avoid is regretting that I didn't get something done while the tradies ...

Squid
New Contributor
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What are the options for home automation Bunnings offer? i am specifically looking for Zigbee

Peter999
Newbie
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Looking to buy the Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2 and want to match with a compatible smart lock. Does Bunnings sell any that are compatible with Ring ? ...

Moderator JaneK
Moderator
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After reading this article on where to start creating a smart home from the Bunnings website, I'm curious about whether any Bunnings Workshop communit ...

AprilGrim
Junior Contributor
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Hi all, I need some help in relation to Expanded Polystyrene Cement (EPS) I was planning to move a few power points/sockets in our house, but have dis ...

Moderator JaneK
Moderator

I thought some community members might be interested in this experiment that is underway right now. Futurefoodsystem is a proof of concept for a self ...

Stuardo
Experienced Contributor
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Hi Workshoppers, I want to remove the old phone jack on the wall in the kitchen and plaster up the hole.My question is, is it safe to just cut the wir ...

vanderneut
Budding Contributor
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The entrance of our home has a two-story tall ceiling with a chandelier very high up. There is absolutely no way (ever!) I'd be getting on a tall ladd ...

ProjectPete
Trusted Contributor
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Great to see Bunnings stocking a range of smart lights. They're a great solution to avoid having to install new light switches, chase walls, etc. I' ...

Prof
Super Contributor
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Hi team, Is there an Electrician here who can tell me if this Mains Power / Generator Power changeover switch is big enough to power a household? Tota ...

AnitaH25
Established Contributor
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There are so many decorative light bulbs available to buy now that look so awesome when switched on but once the lampshade is added the effects are l ...

nonsibicunctis
Junior Contributor
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I have a multi speaker stereo system that is old - pre-wireless - but sitll in excellent condition.I want to be able get all the wires from the amplif ...

Adam_W
Valued Contributor
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Look... off-topic I know but... huge congrats & kudos to all at Bunnings for creating and implementing this initiative.As I always say in my business. ...

Ade
New Contributor
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Hey Gang, I am very much enjoying the Grid Connect System and have dabbled into some of the items. One of the things I was really interested in was th ...

ThePredator
New Contributor
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I have tested a DETA LED lighting electronic transformer. This is the one that bunnings sell. What is labelled as a constant voltage transformer is ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
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It's nearly winter and the temperature is starting to drop, particularly at night. Unfortunately, when the temperature drops, our power bills tend to ...

superfred83
New Contributor
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I went up into the roof today to look for the reason why I have mould in my bedroom. I had a good look around. There is evidence of rats having been i ...