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ivanptr
Established Contributor
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Hi everyone, we just moved into a house, surrounded by neigbors' properties on higher ground: This causes occasional stormwater runoff to our backyard ...

amal
New Contributor
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hi we are in the planning stage of constructing a bathroom extension to a cabin. the design will be a stump subfloor approx 5m long x 3m wide. the sit ...

natalie_
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I am looking to attach this cupboard to my laundry wall, however we have steel beams. What would be the best way to do so? Do I drill holes into the b ...

Floodgirl
New Contributor
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My apartment recently got flooded by a faulty tap and my Oak timber floating floors are now all buckled and have to be replaced. I just got a quote to ...

Dajlbn
New Contributor
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Hi, I have ceiling moulds in the corner of the ceilings that are perforated. Any ideas on simple ways to either cover or seal? They let in a lot o ...

Saltwater
New Contributor
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 We live in a double brick, 1940s house in Sydney. We just took out two old (presumably original) windows. The flashing and brickwork is exposed inte ...

hamish71
New Contributor
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House was built late 70's. I don't think it is the spray on popcorn that had asbestos in it.

Paulene
New Contributor
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35 years ago we built a mud-brick house with a brick paver floor.We sealed the floor with Walkers Brick sealer (satin). The product no longer exists a ...

Moderator Walter
Moderator
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Help. I've decided to put some ceramic tiles to replace some worn old carpet an a high traffic area. The tiles are Dura Ceramic tiles, 60x30cm, su ...

KingStreetReno
Experienced Contributor
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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 ...

mungo
Newbie
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I would like to paint the insides of an old house I have just moved into. It has massive tobacco staining on walls and ceilings. How do I prepare the ...

JumBuck
Junior Contributor
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Hi,I am putting a frame up for an internal wall with a Hume sliding door cavity. The top brace will be 2400mm long. I’m using 90 x 35 timber (same as ...

swonkers
Budding Browser
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Lots of asbestos. Does anybody know of a good way of disposing of asbestos that doesn't cost the earth? Also, I have bought British Paints Ceiling pai ...

MaryTonnz
Junior Contributor
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I am replacing some doors with concertina doors and need to take them down, but most of the screws are stuck in place and my drill is not getting them ...

tashamber
Regular Browser
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  I am looking to DIY restyle my apartment kitchen by painting the inner cupboards white, and using Tasmanian Oak Porta Timber Panelling around my b ...

Davehelp
New Contributor
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Combination lock says it fits 35m to 55m door but doesn’t tell you how to adjust the size. My door is 35mm. System wouldn’t let me add photo.

JJ18
New Contributor
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Hi All I am looking for some ideas to add a trim to a small exterior window that pretty well sits flush with what will be a rendered wall (currently ...

Moderator Walter
Moderator
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We all show and talk about our successes, and we should be proud, but something got me going, and I'll share some small (temporary) disasters. 1: My ...

MichaelKuen
New Contributor
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    I have been going through fixing cracks in the plaster around the house. One of them I noticed extra trouble applying the compound. I checked w ...

MichaelKuen
New Contributor
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   We have a house build in the 1960s. We are going around remodelling the whole place and one thing I’m stuck on is how to fix up the windows where ...

Mick0s
Established Contributor
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I'm going to caveat this with a BIG "Im in the ACT, so the <2 weeks hard lockdown we have gone through so far, while bad, is nowhere near the level th ...

mrsrobbo2610
Budding Contributor
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Hi Workshop community, I was wondering if anyone may be able to help me with a way to get off the Aluminium Window surrounds. I have had the local w ...

Annlouis
Newbie
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We replaced our timber flooring (14.5mm) with hybrid floorboards (7mm) and realized this has left a ~7mm gap between the floorboards and the door trim ...

RenoQueen
Super Contributor
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