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10 years10 yearssqueaksqueak posted:
Strange light socket

Hi,
Just wondering if anyone knows what sort of globe I need for this light fitting:
At first I thought it took a fluoro with a standard , but then I realised…

11 years11 yearssqueaksqueak posted:
Solution for slippery porch tiles?

Our 12sqm tiled front porch is largely exposed to rain and has tiles that get can quite slippery when wet. At the moment we have on it a thin rubber…

11 years11 yearssqueaksqueak posted:
Removing a gutter downpipe pop/nozzle

Anyone know how to get around this procedural catch-22?
- If you rivet the pop/nozzle into position first, it gets in the way of the downpipe, preventing it being raised into…

11 years11 yearssqueaksqueak posted:
Self-tapping vs self-drilling metal screws

Thanks again for the advice. You guys were right on the money about applying more pressure. Although the self-drilling screws still had trouble punching through, they did make a much…

11 years11 yearssqueaksqueak posted:
Self-tapping vs self-drilling metal screws

Got up bright and early this morning to get the new gate hinge mounted before work, but as usual I've turned a simple idiot-can-do-it job into a DIY fail

11 years11 yearssqueaksqueak posted:
Self-tapping vs self-drilling metal screws

Guess the pic's a bit misleading - the top hinge has one nut and bolt, one screw, what appears to be a bolt with its nut missing, and one hole…

11 years11 yearssqueaksqueak posted:
Self-tapping vs self-drilling metal screws

I need to replace a gate hinge or two:
http://img140.imageshack.us/img140/742/gatehinge.jpg
http://img593.imageshack.us/img593/5523/gatehinge2.jpg
I'm ok with the wood side of it but I'm a noob at driving…

11 years11 yearssqueaksqueak posted:
Removing a gutter downpipe pop/nozzle

Being a first timer I went with the adjustable offset, but yeah, the extra overlap means it doesn't look quite as good as the roll-your-own type.
Turns out I do have…

11 years11 yearssqueaksqueak posted:
Removing a gutter downpipe pop/nozzle

Thanks for the input. Unfortunately the existing wall plugs for the straps aren't in a position to support the adjustable offset directly. I made a diagram which shows how everything…

Removing a gutter downpipe pop/nozzle
11 years11 yearssqueaksqueak posted:
Removing a gutter downpipe pop/nozzle

I need to remove a rectangular metal downpipe pop as it's going to get in the way when raising the assembled replacement downpipe into position (I plan to assemble the…

11 years11 yearssqueaksqueak posted:
Where to buy gutter downpipe

Thanks for the help. I went to Bunnings and while they have all the parts (1800/2400mm downpipe lengths, adjustable offsets, nozzles, astragals) they're in plain zinc only and they can't…

11 years11 yearssqueaksqueak posted:
Where to buy gutter downpipe

I've been tasked with replacing a rusty rectangular downpipe for an elderly relative. My initial searching brings up plenty of info that should help me figure out how to do…

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