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Joined 9 December 2007
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9 years9 yearsellyelly posted:
why won't the water stop?

I turned the water off at the mains, in order to do a quick washer change on a tap in my main bathroom. Turned the tap on to drain the…

12 years12 yearsellyelly posted:
repairing broken tiles?

I accidentally broke 2 tiles in the kids shower when removing the shower screen frame. I saved the two large broken pieces and they fit back nicely with just smallish…

12 years12 yearsellyelly posted:
removing old toilet?

Oh i hope i don't have to pay a plumber to come out, oherwise i would have just left it and let them do the whole thing! Hopefully the hammer…

12 years12 yearsellyelly posted:
removing old toilet?

thanks kek, this house is just a regular 80's brick 'n tile on a concrete slab :) The tiles in the hall outside the…

12 years12 yearsellyelly posted:
removing old toilet?

thanks heaps for the advice :)
I had a go at it with the stanley knife, this was scraping some of the concrete off but very slowly.…

12 years12 yearsellyelly posted:
removing old toilet?

Thankyou, i will try the stanley knife first. I thought it may be concrete but it does look like grout, its the same colour as the grout too, a kind…

12 years12 yearsellyelly posted:
removing old toilet?

I am trying to remove our old toilet to put in a new one in ensuite. The old toilet I assume was put in when the house was built in…

12 years12 yearsellyelly posted:
vinyl tiles

the vinyl tiles that are supposed to be waterproof enough for bathrooms, are they also waterproof enough to put in the floor of a shower?

12 years12 yearsellyelly posted:
what colour/shade is this neutral?

What paint (brand/shade) is closest to the neutral used in this pic on the right side wall? I'd ultimately like to find one just slightly darker shade but in the…

what colour/shade is this neutral?
13 years13 yearsellyelly posted:
brown and colour

oh forgot to mention my second choice after the deep red was a plum colour

13 years13 yearsellyelly posted:
brown and colour

Does anyone have pics to share of kitchens with modern dark brown cabinetry?
I am thinking of very dark brown cabinets, with steel pull handles, taupe/stone benchtop, not sure on…

13 years13 yearsellyelly posted:
timber laminate "click" flooring

how easy is this to lay? for a complete newbie with no experience at all...the actual click together part of the flooring i understand completely but I don't have a…

13 years13 yearsellyelly posted:
Removal of aircon unit

sorry no advice here but i also have one of those really old wall aircons and was wondering how taking it out would go ahead - i'm a bit of…

13 years13 yearsellyelly posted:
ducted evap in small house - price?

thanks for that, i have never heard of that company though - are they in WA?

13 years13 yearsellyelly posted:
ducted evap in small house - price?

I'm just wondering what the average/expected price would be for ducted evaporative air con in a smallish 4 bedroom house, 120 square metres (need about 4-5 vents only), brick and…

13 years13 yearsellyelly posted:
measuring question

Hi, when measuring metres squared for a benchtop, do i measure the solid piece or subtract the cut outs (for sink and hotplates)? Just so I can get my own…

13 years13 yearsellyelly posted:
help! why won't my drill work??

no, i'm brunette :lol:

13 years13 yearsellyelly posted:
help! why won't my drill work??

mmm well now i can't drill into the door frame :roll: this is doing my head in! I tried normal bits and these…

13 years13 yearsellyelly posted:
Maintenance of timber windows and front door

mmm interesting, we have aluminium window frames, which i really don't like, prefer timber...but our front door frame and sidelight etc are timber and well worn outside - looks like…

13 years13 yearsellyelly posted:
My bedroom and its makeover!!!

the wall paper on the bedhead sounds cool, i am looking at making one too just hung by brackets to the wall so removable...i was going to do wadding and…

13 years13 yearsellyelly posted:
kitchen pics - ideas please!

what do you think of a light grey granite / granite look alike counter? The cooking appliances will eventually be upgraded to stainless steel so that may suit? And it…

13 years13 yearsellyelly posted:
kitchen pics - ideas please!

ooh i didn't even consider red, might photoshop that and see what it would look like....what colour would you do the other walls in that case? I was thinking a…

13 years13 yearsellyelly posted:
kitchen pics - ideas please!

i like dark :D
no i really want darker cupboards, littlies + hand prints + light walls and cupboards = pain in the butt

13 years13 yearsellyelly posted:
kitchen pics - ideas please!

so here is my current 1980's kitchen 8)
oven side
sink side
yes its a walkthrough (galley?) layout, and fairly small (compared to some), and i'm on…

13 years13 yearsellyelly posted:
help! why won't my drill work??

are they the brad point ones?
i bought an impact drill anyway, it switches from hammer drill to drill, and it worked great...took a while to do each hole but…

13 years13 yearsellyelly posted:
help! why won't my drill work??

i'm trying to put some new curtain rod brackets up...took down verticals
my drill goes through the plaster, hits brick and stops! have tried a small bit and low speed, have…

13 years13 yearsellyelly posted:
too good to be true how to verify whether company exists

ask for their abn and then search it on http://www.asic.gov.au/
i searched the name and found a few called omegastone, but you'd need to the abn to…

13 years13 yearsellyelly posted:
remove wood fire?

is it easy to completely remove a wood fire? The floor (tiles) looks intact underneath it, but it appears to be bolted to the wall or something. How would I…

14 years14 yearsellyelly posted:
laminate over tiles

Currently have brown tles with about a million marks and chips in them, all through the house. Want to put timber-look-laminate flooring throughout, but don't really want to chisel…

14 years14 yearsellyelly posted:
re covering a bench top

the bench top doesn't have a postformed edge, its white laminate with obvious black joins?
the cupboard doors do though, the laminate rolls right over and around like contact, but they're…

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