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Hi all, I finally finished our laundry makeover and wanted to share my project here. Our flat used to have the old-style laundry tub, which was not a ...


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Just thought I’d post for those who are a bit apprehensive about starting a project.. we have lived in our house for 25+ years and I’m afraid it took ...

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The vinyl wrap on my otherwise good kitchen is delamiating. Is there any thing I can do with the cupboards to fix them or do I need to replace them a ...

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Hello, I just moved into a townhouse. The living room and the backyard is divided by the sliding door. My thought is trying to open up the area by c ...

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Hi I have just purchased some 80cm colorbond raised garden beds and wanted to have the option of netting them to stop birds etc taking my delicious ( ...

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Hello, I am new to DIY / this forum, and would appreciate some advice on how to stain a bookshelf. I bought it via Gumtree (so I don't know what the e ...

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Looking for some DIY help! I'm wanting to redo my laundry. Ideally I would move the dryer above the washer to be able to include some storage. Does an ...

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Hi Guys, Firstly I do understand there are quite a few discussions similar to this, however I am posting in hopes of getting a better understanding of ...

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Hi there! I have never had a home or garden until about 6 months ago, and have been delighted by a little cumquat tree I got from bunnings the week we ...

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Hi all I am currently updating my courtyard after the previous owner did a terrible DIY concrete pour that sat flush with the door causing flooding i ...

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