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1 year1 yearsamcsamc posted:
Sliding Flyscreen Door Options

Hi all,
I’m looking to replace my Dowell fibreglass flyscreen mesh sliding door. Our dog scratches against it every now and again and puts holes in it. Have tried replacing the…

2 years2 yearssamcsamc posted:
Paint Chip from Brick Wall for Matching

Haha not a chance they were going to let me borrow their tester but I ended up just chipping some brick behind the fridge and peeling a bit off. Have…

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3 years3 yearssamcsamc posted:
Replacing Splits with Ducted AC?

Ok I’m not too worried about ongoing costs as I’d be ok paying a bit extra for better quality and quieter ducted AC. I’d likely look to get solar down…

3 years3 yearssamcsamc posted:
Installing Ducted Air

Wouldn’t hurt to get a quote from the builder however you would be fairly limited for choice plus the mark up. You are right that it is a bit easier…

3 years3 yearssamcsamc posted:
Replacing Splits with Ducted AC?

Hi all,
I’ve recently moved house coming from a ducted AC house to the new place having 3 x fairly old splits. Just wanted to get thoughts from others if they…

3 years3 yearssamcsamc posted:
Paint Chip from Brick Wall for Matching

Hi all,
We have recently moved in to a new house and would like to patch up some of the screw holes where paintings once were. The house has recently been…

5 years5 yearssamcsamc posted:
Securing Water Filter Push Fitting/Water Leak Detection

Thanks. I think I need something that ensures each end is pushed in rather than clamped though. Any ideas for that?

5 years5 yearssamcsamc posted:
Securing Water Filter Push Fitting/Water Leak Detection

Hi all,
I recently changed the water filter for our fridge. All was fine for a couple of weeks and just randomly one of the ends came out of the filter…

6 years6 yearssamcsamc posted:
How to Remove Oil Based Paint from Venitian Blinds

Not getting much luck. Tried heat, turps, metho, rubbing alcohol and acetone. Acetone works but strips the paint off the blinds also.
The blinds are black so might just need…

6 years6 yearssamcsamc posted:
How to Remove Oil Based Paint from Venitian Blinds

Yeah they said try acetone, enamel thinner, heat gun and metho. Guess I'll give each a go and hope the paint doesn't come off the blinds ...

6 years6 yearssamcsamc posted:
How to Remove Oil Based Paint from Venitian Blinds

Hi,
After painting my house I have noticed a few paint spots on our metal horizontal venetian blinds from the oil based primer which has now dried. I have tried removing…

7 years7 yearssamcsamc posted:
Turning a Full Height Opening into a Doorway

Thanks for the reply. Wouldn't the door frame have to be bricked in rather than framed as all the walls are brick? Would a bricky be able to fix the…

7 years7 yearssamcsamc posted:
Turning a Full Height Opening into a Doorway

Hi all,
Just wondering if someone could let me know the process (and possibly estimated cost) to get a full height opening turned into a doorway? We are currently building and…

7 years7 yearssamcsamc posted:
Turning a Full Height Opening into a Doorway

The walls are plastered so I assume after the new brickwork is plastered and the whole wall painted the finish will be all matched

7 years7 yearssamcsamc posted:
Turning a Full Height Opening into a Doorway

Hi all,
Just wondering if someone could let me know the process (and possibly estimated cost) to get a full height opening turned into a doorway? We are currently building and…

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