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Joined 1 June 2009
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7 months7 monthsjuzdownunderjuzdownunder posted:
Help on replacing an inbuilt microwave oven?

I have an old Sharp Carousel (model R-9X55) that was in the house when I moved in 13 years ago...I think it might date back to the late 90's! …

3 years3 yearsjuzdownunderjuzdownunder posted:
Oven sizes?

That might be true, but the problem is there are zero ovens on Appliances Online with a size between 600 and 700mm. Everything's pretty much 598mm high for 600mm…

3 years3 yearsjuzdownunderjuzdownunder posted:
Oven sizes?

My St George wall oven has finally packed it in after 19 years of service (I found the original warranty card, with an install date of March, 1996!).
It's broken only…

3 years3 yearsjuzdownunderjuzdownunder posted:
Issue with power line to house, sparky or power co?

Just noticed the black box where the power from the street feeds into has come away from the side of my house. Hard to describe but the pic says…

4 years4 yearsjuzdownunderjuzdownunder posted:
Privacy lock door hardware sticking clockwise only

I have one of these privacy locks fitted to my bathroom door:
http://www.waggarestorationcentre.com.a ... 36-PB.html
A curious problem has started happening with the lock, when you turn the door…

5 years5 yearsjuzdownunderjuzdownunder posted:
How to shave an aluminium security door?

Appreciate all the replies. I wasn't after anything fancy, it's the bottom of a security door after all, not something anyone's going to notice much.
Anyway, bought Aldi's $24.99 angle…

5 years5 yearsjuzdownunderjuzdownunder posted:
How to shave an aluminium security door?

Yeah happy to take it off to grind the bottom, thanks.
Not sure what you mean by "if you pull it up you may find you can replace it lower" though?

5 years5 yearsjuzdownunderjuzdownunder posted:
How to shave an aluminium security door?

I have an aluminium security door at the front of my house, which i've reseated the hinges on a few times to stop it sticking in the summer weather....after a…

6 years6 yearsjuzdownunderjuzdownunder posted:
Brackets for turning alum pool fence 45 degrees?

Hey all, putting a pool fence in around a spa, and need to turn 45 degrees at a post twice within my design. Does anyone know if you need…

6 years6 yearsjuzdownunderjuzdownunder posted:
Bathroom windows - exposed - best solution for privacy

When we moved into our current house it had large, clear glass windows in the bathroom. Given the fence was only a metre away from the windows, and the…

6 years6 yearsjuzdownunderjuzdownunder posted:
How do I straighten quarter turn/lever taps?

Could be also that the spindle itself is over-rotating. Suprised this is not more common with lever bath sets, but given the lack of replies perhaps it's rare. …

6 years6 yearsjuzdownunderjuzdownunder posted:
How do I straighten quarter turn/lever taps?

Decided to take it apart and have a play around. Because the tap shaft screws over a spindle that's recessed inside the main assembly, I can't get plumber's tape…

6 years6 yearsjuzdownunderjuzdownunder posted:
How do I straighten quarter turn/lever taps?

The lever taps in my bathroom have gone off their 90/270 degree horizontal position, the hot tap by a mile, as you can see here: http://twitpic.com/7v8cut
Any tricks…

7 years7 yearsjuzdownunderjuzdownunder posted:
Builder refusing to pay damages for late completion

Unfortunately this is not my only problem with ******, but i'll hold back for now....
When I first received the contract for our extension, I noticed ****** had allowed 235 days…

7 years7 yearsjuzdownunderjuzdownunder posted:
Which material for custom doors under stairs?

We've decided to close in under our new stairs, and the builder has put up a frame and installed 3 'push latch' doors. Given the need for custom-fit doors…

8 years8 yearsjuzdownunderjuzdownunder posted:
Do tilers charge more for laying "sheets" of tiles?

Sorry if the subject is confusing...i'm curious, we have an "allowance" with our builder for the installation of "standard" ceramic tiles in our new bathroom. Our existing bathroom has…

8 years8 yearsjuzdownunderjuzdownunder posted:
Looking for advice on switching from carpet to timber floors

We considered that, but unfortunately not, it seems someone, at some stage, replaced the original floor with boring old MDF or some such, and even that's a mess....

8 years8 yearsjuzdownunderjuzdownunder posted:
Looking for advice on switching from carpet to timber floors

Thanks for the replies. I'll try to answer a few questions here:
Yes, the areas are adjacent, our front door leads into a 12m long hallway, past 4 bedrooms, as…

8 years8 yearsjuzdownunderjuzdownunder posted:
Looking for advice on switching from carpet to timber floors

A little over 6 years ago we moved into a beautifully renovated 1920's single-storey weatherboard Edwardian in Melbourne's inner North. The 'old' part of the home (4 bedrooms) is…

8 years8 yearsjuzdownunderjuzdownunder posted:
So confused by floorboards choices....please explain.

I got my floors from Baltic Pine & European Timber 1-16 Bedford Street, Port Adelaide.
I chose Karri timber floors (only just started laying them this week, there are a few…

8 years8 yearsjuzdownunderjuzdownunder posted:
Class M Slab, different grades??

Hi Cass,
Make sure you keep us up to date with your progress on this one, you absolutely have the right to complain...if they said M-class was included, and there was…

8 years8 yearsjuzdownunderjuzdownunder posted:
Advice needed on a new double garage.

Thanks. Actually I remembered where I saw that price, it was on this forum:
viewtopic.php?t=526

8 years8 yearsjuzdownunderjuzdownunder posted:
Advice needed on a new double garage.

Hi all,
I currently have a fully renovated Edwardian (white w/board) in Melbourne's inner-North, on a 15x50sqm block. On the east side is the driveway , which ends in a…

9 years9 yearsjuzdownunderjuzdownunder posted:
2nd storey addition to an Edwardian in Melbourne

Hi all,
I'm looking to add 2 beds, bathroom and open rumpus via a second storey extension to my fully-renovated Edwardian in the inner Northern suburbs of Melbourne.
Have spoken to a…

9 years9 yearsjuzdownunderjuzdownunder posted:
Looking to extend via 2nd storey on a renovated Edwardian

Hi all,
I'm new to these forums, a friend of mine in the building (new homes only) game recommended I drop by for a visit. I own a fully renovated…

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