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7 months7 monthsSouthiesSouthies posted:
Renovating garden bench

::cheerleader:: wow thanks rogerwilco ! such a detailed and extremely helpful reply.
You've been an emormous help. Again thank you O:-)

8 months8 monthsSouthiesSouthies posted:
Renovating garden bench

Without knowing what timber this is, is this bench seat saveable?
and would i need to sand it down before any kind of treatment ?

Renovating garden bench
8 months8 monthsSouthiesSouthies posted:
Outdoor wok burner

thanks I'll check out bunnings

8 months8 monthsSouthiesSouthies posted:
Outdoor wok burner

Has anyone bought/used an outdoor gas wok burner ?
I've seen this & similar on ebay. Any comments ?
Or is there an alternative product out there that does a similar job?…

Outdoor wok burner
8 months8 monthsSouthiesSouthies posted:
Replacing fridge seals

.::cheerleader::

8 months8 monthsSouthiesSouthies posted:
Replacing fridge seals

Has anyone done this?
Was it worthwhile?
I don't know where to start ? Who does this ? appliance repairer, specialist sealing company, ??? :th:
All suggestions welcome.…

11 months11 monthsSouthiesSouthies posted:
Powerpoint leakage

Is this dangerous ?

Powerpoint leakage
12 months12 monthsSouthiesSouthies posted:
Temperamental BOSS Garage Door Remote Control

thanks i'll look into this

1 year1 yearSouthiesSouthies posted:
Garage Door Remote buttons

now why could i not find just that explanation on google ?? :roll: thank you so very much aussieta ::

1 year1 yearSouthiesSouthies posted:
Garage Door Remote buttons

thanks aussieta.
yes I did find numerous google references to programming but nowhere could I find an explanation as to what the two buttons do.
can you explain ?
The newly built…

1 year1 yearSouthiesSouthies posted:
Garage Door Remote buttons

Will someone please explain what the red & blue buttons do on our BOSS garage remote control ?

1 year1 yearSouthiesSouthies posted:
Temperamental BOSS Garage Door Remote Control

Been in our new build for 8 years & until a couple of months ago the garage remote has been working fine.
Now it's operation is unpredictable - sometimes opens…

1 year1 yearSouthiesSouthies posted:
Stormwater pits and mozzies

for goodness sake ! what a brilliantly SIMPLE idea :shock: :roll: :roll: :lol:

1 year1 yearSouthiesSouthies posted:
Stormwater pits and mozzies

can't find it building-expert but DH will try instead some kind of mesh ::praying:: hope it works

1 year1 yearSouthiesSouthies posted:
Stormwater pits and mozzies

the outlet pipe is quite high in the pit :roll:
would need to put in a lot of concrete to raise the bottom which would then…

1 year1 yearSouthiesSouthies posted:
Stormwater pits and mozzies

We've had to install a stormwater pit with a granny flat build. Unfortunately it's located right next to our alfresco.
I've noticed that it's full of water and that we've had…

1 year1 yearSouthiesSouthies posted:
mixing cement with crushed granite

Thanks TBH...........now to convince DH :roll:

1 year1 yearSouthiesSouthies posted:
mixing cement with crushed granite

DH refuses to add cement to the crusher dust/ crushed granite we will be laying down the side of our house along with pavers.
His argument is that it will cause…

1 year1 yearSouthiesSouthies posted:
Cooktops using LPG

thank you very much for clarifying CuttingEdgeKitchens. :-D very helpful :z:

1 year1 yearSouthiesSouthies posted:
Extra soil for settling ???

Do i need to add extra soil to allow for settling , when ordering for a new garden bed ?
I will be needing 1.52m3 but how much extra for settling?

1 year1 yearSouthiesSouthies posted:
Cooktops using LPG

s no idea if the jets were changed.
We did specify to the builder that we would be using LPG as we have the same problem as yourself -…

1 year1 yearSouthiesSouthies posted:
Cooktops using LPG

I'm liking your thinking JB1, I've always had gas and LOVED it but am wanting less cleaning :-L as I'm getting older and still instant heat…

1 year1 yearSouthiesSouthies posted:
Which soil mix from supplier ?

Hey there
I'm creating new garden beds for dwarf murrayas and china pinks.
I am sourcing from 1 of 2 suppliers.
One supplies a blend of organic matter (I assume compost) and soil.…

1 year1 yearSouthiesSouthies posted:
How much garden soil ?

thanks for the advice bashworth ! :-D

1 year1 yearSouthiesSouthies posted:
How much garden soil ?

we've just finished building and I need to create a 10LM long garden bed for a hedge.
I don't want to remove what''s there, just want to improve it.
I will need…

1 year1 yearSouthiesSouthies posted:
Cooktops using LPG

Hey all
when we built our house 8 years ago, we didn't bother with expensive appliances and just had the builder's rubbish put in - Technika.
I have never been happy with…

1 year1 yearSouthiesSouthies posted:
How to prune/trim 2 rows of hedges on a slope

" title="Big grin" /> but decided to keep the lower height particularly as it's easier to keep the hedge trimmed if it's kept away from the railings
I was going…

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1 year1 yearSouthiesSouthies posted:
How to prune/trim 2 rows of hedges on a slope

Hi all
I will be planting 2 hedges directly in front of our granny flat to hide steel piers. This is what it looks like

The back hedge will be Murraya MinaMin
&
the…

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1 year1 yearSouthiesSouthies posted:
Cheap TEMPORARY alternative in lieu of garden path

thanks for the ideas saintmike & jhiace..........will see what DH thinks :-D

1 year1 yearSouthiesSouthies posted:
Michelle coo eee !

" title="Love struck" /> will look much better than the jasper.
Not sure at this point what to do with the steps. Was advised that the treated pine will need to…

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