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MelBrown
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MelBrown
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November 2019

@Shane @I know what has caused the mould, the back step just next to this wall was not waterproofed for the eight years after this space was converted ...

MelBrown
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November 2019

@Shane It is plasterboard over brick, with insulation in between. I have done some more cleaning up and it isn’t as bad as I first thought but there i ...

MelBrown
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November 2019

@ProjectPete Another vote for horizontal here. Given that most walls in your home are going to be wider than they are tall horizontal will always loo ...

MelBrown
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I started to have a look at the damage to the interior on the weekend. After removing the damaged architraves next to the door I got a look at the ins ...

MelBrown
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October 2019

@ProjectPete yes I have decided that I will replace rather than try to work at removing the adhesive. I am now trying to source a replacement laminat ...

MelBrown
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2 replies
October 2019

@MartyH Yes I am starting to think it might be the better option. Either that or sanding it and then painting it. I have already replaced some of it ...

MelBrown
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October 2019

@Mathy thanks yes it is hard. I was hoping to avoid sanding because I don’t want to damage the laminate of the plinth but I guess I will just have to ...

MelBrown
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 About ten years ago our dishwasher flooded our house and the old laminate floor had to be ripped up, including the beading around the edge. My ex hus ...

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Former Workshop member
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5 replies
July 2019

@ProjectPete Whoa...conduit chased into the wall is going to the next level...nice commitment to a quality finished product mate I guess I managed to ...

ProjectPete
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July 2019

Thanks for your input gents @Brad @Jason. Still keen on other people's thoughts. I love the look of the vertical batten cladding (about 25-30mm width) ...

Former Workshop member
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7 replies
July 2019

Just my two cents (as I am CAD drawing my home theater design as well!) but horizontal will always look better due to the inherent 'width' 16:9 of a T ...

Mathy
Super Contributor
October 2019

Hi @MelBrown (Mel) - You can mask off “delicate” areas. I recently used that tearable, tough cloth tape to protect the lower edge of my toilet when th ...

weekenddiyer
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I just finished off a spring project, getting ready for the warmer weather in the coming months. We have a water tank at the end of our back deck wh ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
September 2019

Hi @MelBrown, Sorry to read of your shower issue. I note that @KevinM had success with Shower Plug in this discussion - https://www.workshop.com.au/ ...

gippslandhome
Super Contributor
6 replies
September 2019

Hi @MelBrown This is something we commonly helped people with in situations like yours of the last 25 years plus. Although not a permanent solution i ...

gippslandhome
Super Contributor
3 replies
August 2019

Hello @MelBrown , thanks @Jason for forwarding to a few of us in the community. Sounds like you have got it pretty much covered with your explanation ...

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MelBrown
Junior Contributor
1 reply
November 2019

@Shane @I know what has caused the mould, the back step just next to this wall was not waterproofed for the eight years after this space was converted ...

MelBrown
Junior Contributor
November 2019

@ProjectPete Another vote for horizontal here. Given that most walls in your home are going to be wider than they are tall horizontal will always loo ...

MelBrown
Junior Contributor
October 2019

@ProjectPete yes I have decided that I will replace rather than try to work at removing the adhesive. I am now trying to source a replacement laminat ...

MelBrown
Junior Contributor
2 replies
October 2019

@MartyH Yes I am starting to think it might be the better option. Either that or sanding it and then painting it. I have already replaced some of it ...

MelBrown
Junior Contributor
1 reply
October 2019

@Mathy thanks yes it is hard. I was hoping to avoid sanding because I don’t want to damage the laminate of the plinth but I guess I will just have to ...

MelBrown
Junior Contributor
October 2019

Thanks that is a good tip. I have just added it to my calendar for next year. 

MelBrown
Junior Contributor
2 replies
October 2019

Thanks Jason. I have certainly impressed the adults who have seen it. The kids saw it and said, "oh you painted the window frame". lol. Got to love ho ...

MelBrown
Junior Contributor
1 reply
October 2019

My kids are with their father this week so I took the opportunity to go down on a weeknight last night. I bought, Davco floor leveler (doing some tili ...

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