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Outdoor Doors and Windows

beckyboo
Budding Contributor
15 replies

Hi, I'm very new to DIY. This will be my first ever project. Last week I bought an old Millard caravan for 500 dollars. I'm unsure of the year and mo ...

petrolhead
Budding Contributor

Bali hut and pond in the garden

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
22 replies

We have an empty block next to our house at the moment and it's blowing a lot of dust everywhere. This weekend it's time to clean the windows. It's n ...

Cattyone
New Contributor
2 replies

Can anyone tell me how and the name of the lock so as I can lock and unlock my gate from both sides easily.Much appreciation Cattyone

Kiwifr33
Established Contributor

For a cheap & nasty eBay greenhouse, it lasted six years without fuss until some of the top polycarbonate split and blew out in some wind. Being from ...

ProjectPete
Valued Contributor
4 replies
May

For those that don't know, I'm building a new home and we've finally got out slab down with the first bricks being laid last week so it's exciting tim ...

donkeybrothers
New Contributor
4 replies

I've seen those fancy code locks that don't require a key are becoming more popular. They are a great idea. I'm keen to install one for our backyard s ...

Finch
New Contributor
2 replies

How do i recode the combination slide bolt lock

Simon
Junior Contributor
1 reply

Hi everyone, If you are 'uming and ahhing' over whether or not its worth the time and money saving that piece of outdoor furniture before summer hits ...

kel
Experienced Contributor
1 reply

A few years ago i decided to build in one end of the veranda,i had acquired some free old aluminium windows and some builders 4x2 rejects and i was ...

mjc1945
Occasional Browser
2 replies

Tracey79
New Contributor
6 replies

We're starting to get rust on our external security door. Could we get the door re-sprayed, or even do it ourselves? Would we have to strip it back fi ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
6 replies

One of the best ways to open up the back of the house and ensure a seamless transition between indoor and outdoor entertaining areas is to install bi- ...

AnnieTimmins
Occasional Browser
2 replies

I hve a security door i want to fit..its a second hand door which dosent come with the frame..csn i still hang door to door frameAnd do the job.

lkennedy
New Contributor
2 replies

Hi - I would be so grateful if someone could give me some advice. I have 3 windows in the house - (one of which is directly over my bed) - (only just ...

ProjectPete
Valued Contributor
4 replies

I was thinking of buying a Karcher window cleaner but then heard they only last 20mins per charge - that's not going to get me very far. Then I though ...

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