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4 d4 drebuilder86rebuilder86 posted:
remove stain from render

yes the quickest way is to use washing powder. prefferably one without bleach, so just stuff for colours.
mix it with water, about half a scoop for a 10l…

6 d6 drebuilder86rebuilder86 posted:
remove stain from render

sweet thats the goods!

7 d7 drebuilder86rebuilder86 posted:
remove stain from render

Id personaly put a tapered flashing on it, not just box section. but this guy has already noted the issue, the lack of a gap. that should suffice, but make…

7 d7 drebuilder86rebuilder86 posted:
remove stain from render

yes that is a good quote. getting someone out of bed for less than a grand in this industry doesnt happen. keep that persons details, if they are honest and…

8 d8 drebuilder86rebuilder86 posted:
Cladding suggestions

hi, i replied to u on the other site. but didnt see these pics.
thats a lot of area and rendering is out of the question.
this muat be a perth house…

8 d8 drebuilder86rebuilder86 posted:
remove stain from render

sorry for late reply.
thats terrible and the building needs to be modified slightly to stop it.
u can improve the situation by applying a membrane paint to this area which will…

4 months4 monthsrebuilder86rebuilder86 posted:
Aquanamel vs Solagard. How much paint - 1 litre or 2 litres.

but late for a reply, but for future visitors reference, a 100% acrylic gloss exterior is the best thing to use in this example, as black enamels, even water based…

9 months9 monthsrebuilder86rebuilder86 posted:
Noisy Gas Cooktop

If its popping then it needs anew regulator. The regulators that come with appliances are usually pretty terrible.

9 months9 monthsrebuilder86rebuilder86 posted:
Re-Painting Brick

Impossible to solve the issue from within.
Water seeping through the brick will damage anything u apply to it after a while. Whether it be from mould apores or aimply hydrostatic…

9 months9 monthsrebuilder86rebuilder86 posted:
FAIL! WHY is my Dulux Acrylic Texture Coat render crumbling?

Iether that or it was a typical hurry job on to rendered wall and the render was still wet when it was primed. eflourescene will cause the entire coating to…

9 months9 monthsrebuilder86rebuilder86 posted:
FAIL! WHY is my Dulux Acrylic Texture Coat render crumbling?

Hadrian sand finish is manufactured and aold by dulux.
I am going to be the bearer of bad news here. 99.9% of plasterers will not apply the required acrashield membrane in…

9 months9 monthsrebuilder86rebuilder86 posted:
Plaster skim coat over painted render

Yes for a member of the general public it is unaffordable. It is a trade product and therefor the pricing structure makes it affirdableto tradesmen only, with special texture accounts…

9 months9 monthsrebuilder86rebuilder86 posted:
Plaster skim coat over painted render

The problem here is that u will need a compound mix (niether 100% cementitious, nor 100% paint) but a compound which will stick to paint in a large format.
Compounds…

2 years2 yearsrebuilder86rebuilder86 posted:
Fixing gaps under colorbond fence - anyone used this?

I'm suspicious you are actually the seller and are using this site to advertise your fence panels. And you're doing a find job disguising it. My reason, you have only…

2 years2 yearsrebuilder86rebuilder86 posted:
new home handover inspection-glass shower door hit toilet

The glass wont break when it hits the toilet; however the toilet might chip.
Depending on the type of screen; usually, a rubber stopper on the floor is installed.
Your swinging…

2 years2 yearsrebuilder86rebuilder86 posted:
cost for total renovation

No one can help you without seeing it themselves.
I'd say your estimates of cost are quite reasonable.
Is the frame of the house really worth it?

2 years2 yearsrebuilder86rebuilder86 posted:
First Home Reno Project (Brisbane)

Are you planning on running the renovation yourself, as i, personally hiring each individual tradesman. If so, its pretty simple, just think about it like this.
Dirtiest messiest jobs first, finesse…

2 years2 yearsrebuilder86rebuilder86 posted:
Creating an entryway

I see what you mean, if it were me, id be temped to make a ledge where you have that hutch cupboard thing. So that when you open the door,…

2 years2 yearsrebuilder86rebuilder86 posted:
Typical clueless guy - kitchen makeover

you can gyprock straight onto brick, i do it all the time. Its not as cheap as it would look at first research though. Bunnings sells the gyprock masonry adhesive.…

2 years2 yearsrebuilder86rebuilder86 posted:
DIY Tile paint happy with it

I will place a bet that it was taubmans white knight tile paint over tile n laminate primer for all posters. IF anyone used the flood product, they wouldn't have…

2 years2 yearsrebuilder86rebuilder86 posted:
Typical clueless guy - kitchen makeover

lol, yeh perhaps we scared him off with our suggestions of work!!
All oil based (mostly refined petroleum as a solvent) coatings will yellow. Go to Bunnings and look at all…

2 years2 yearsrebuilder86rebuilder86 posted:
Typical clueless guy - kitchen makeover

haha , high heels in the kitchen ARE dangerous, that is a good point. Nautical is the wrong word, coastal is what I should've said. but to me, and every…

2 years2 yearsrebuilder86rebuilder86 posted:
Whats the standard for placement of a solar hot water system

So the draftsman didnt plan it in front of the window then???
Is W10 the window we see in the picture? I thought that cabinetry in the pic looked like…

2 years2 yearsrebuilder86rebuilder86 posted:
Typical clueless guy - kitchen makeover

Yeh I was going to suggest a whitewash on the cupboards, but I resisted as I weighed up 2 factors,
1. the likelihood of it being done poorly, he sais…

2 years2 yearsrebuilder86rebuilder86 posted:
Best for external

I have worked for dulux for many years, and it was well known within the company that our weathershield was guaranteed for the time you live in your house, but…

2 years2 yearsrebuilder86rebuilder86 posted:
Whats the standard for placement of a solar hot water system

Well, if you wanna get technical, the purpose of the high window is so that the window isn't looking into the roofspace. :P
It does look pretty…

2 years2 yearsrebuilder86rebuilder86 posted:
Typical clueless guy - kitchen makeover

Painting that could be a disaster. The timber panels are coated in a clear satin which would really have to be sanded all the way back and re primed if…

2 years2 yearsrebuilder86rebuilder86 posted:
Glass spashback in shower instead of tiling??

I just had a thought and thought id share it with you.
It would cost a lot, but I think a whole lot of pieces of hardened glass with the colour…

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