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Heating and Cooling

Mela18
New Contributor
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Any tips on how I got about removing this wall mounted air con? We recently ought this house and it is surplus to our needs and taking up precious roo ...

AHoy
Experienced Contributor
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Hi everyone, I have a solar hot water system and notcied today that there's a lot of mould on the solar panels. It's been a cold and wet winter in Mel ...

aly
Super Contributor
37 replies

With the colder weather approaching I thought it’d be a great project to create a fire pit for outdoor entertaining. I recently saw a fire pit made ou ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
44 replies

It's nearly winter and the temperature is starting to drop, particularly at night. Unfortunately, when the temperature drops, our power bills tend to ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
11 replies

It's the first day of winter and the cold weather has arrived. Fortunately, there are some simple ways to winter-proof your home by keeping the c ...

Alicia
Established Contributor
3 replies

In my house we've just got a really old radiant strip heater on the bathroom wall. A bit like this but wall mounted: It works OK but I get a bit ner ...

kaylah_rose
Experienced Contributor
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May

Hi everyone! Question for you all.Has anyone out there got a TV that is mounted above an open fireplace? We have limited space in our living room and ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager

Workshop community update #86 Hi all, It’s been wonderful to have so many new community members join us in recent weeks. We look forward to you ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
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Community Manager Jason
Community Manager

Workshop community update #84 It’s been fantastic to see so many photos in recent weeks from @Jamespeter100. His garden is amazing, and his palle ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
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It's going to be another very hot day for many people around the country. I hope everyone stays safe and as cool as possible. In the discussion bel ...

snichols
Junior Contributor
10 replies

Hi all, We are about to renovate. The house currently has an old oil heater which we want to replace. I imagine gas ducted heating would be expensi ...

Fatcat
Budding Contributor
8 replies

Hi, Please advise me if I can use 3mm premium plywood for this job? Light weight have to bear in mind because the whole roof is supported by cross bar ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager

Workshop community update #78 Hi all, Workshop members have obviously been motivated by the warmer weather to get stuck into new projects aroun ...

Kim
Established Contributor
9 replies

It's really hot today and we have evaporative cooling installed. It does a great job until mid-afternoon, and then the challenge of the heat seems t ...

ProjectPete
Valued Contributor
2 replies

The new pad is going to have a sunken firepit...non-negotiable. Current plan is to place it between the alfresco and the pool area - there's 4.5m from ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
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Our latest Workshop poll asks whether you have solar panels on the roof of your house. Whether used for electricity generation or hot water, a grow ...

ProjectPete
Valued Contributor
4 replies

Hi all, I'm currently designing a two storey house to commence building in the next 6 months. I want to have a woodfire heater on the ground floor in ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager

Workshop community update #73 We’ve long admired @ProjectPete's D.I.Y. skills, and his can-do attitude even more. As Pete said in his must-read mem ...

Garima
New Contributor
1 reply

need to get some ideas on what are the different areas of workshop

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