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joputra
New Contributor
4 replies

 Living room wall has been stripped back to repair termite damage, so taking opportunity to insulate the wall. It’s an older weatherboard house, with ...

Burner
Newbie
1 reply

Hi, I need to get a Quote for Installing a Flue for my Wood Heater. I am Near Toowoomba Closer to Gatton. Does anyone Know of an Installer.? High Set ...

Guneeta
Newbie
1 reply

I need support in the Insulation & Soundproofing of Caddy Maxi Crewvan. 5 Seats with 3-seater bench seat in second row, folding, double-folding and re ...

CalamityCor
New Contributor
2 replies

 Hi everyone recently moved into a new home and when I wake up and when I sleep there's a large amount of white noise coming from my window and also w ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
55 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 ...

Prawns
Experienced Contributor
3 replies
May

Bought my first (and probably only) house a couple of years ago and it needed a good yard cleanup (amongst alot of other stuff lol) I discovered so ...

Darren12
Budding Browser
2 replies
May

I have a wood burner that sits on a wood board floor with a tile hearth built around it. I have been advised that this is non compliant. The hearth is ...

JDE
Experienced Contributor
4 replies
May

I am trying to decide the next step for insulating an old weatherboard house. I cant get into the walls and it has a skillion roof. So cant really ins ...

MiCCAS
New Contributor
7 replies
May

Hey team! Would love some recommendations on what to do with this fireplace. Have considered replacing the wood with an oak, and painting the rest whi ...

cadsman
Established Contributor
8 replies
May

Grand Rugrats love toasting stuff at their own height.

Diannelin
New Contributor
2 replies

I am wanting to install underfloor insulation (ie Earthwool batts) between the bearers under my house. The measurement between the bearers is 420mm bu ...

bunlovers
Budding Contributor
7 replies

xavierandmum
New Contributor
6 replies

I have a two bdrm townhouse and I wanted to put a window aircon in upstairs, would i be better off with it hanging from above window or on a shelf typ ...

Kim
Established Contributor
13 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 ...

RobPegley
Established Contributor
7 replies

Created as a mobile office or business, this retro Viscount caravan also sleeps two and has a full kitchen. A new floor has been laid, a new kitchen ...

elly1
Budding Contributor
7 replies

Any suggestions on what I can do to clean up this old air-conditioner? It's about 18 years old, works fine. Due to budget I don't really want to repla ...

Jay2020
New Contributor
6 replies

Hi I want to cover the space between pergola and neighor fence to avoind sun and wind would like to know what are the options I have. Distance between ...

jsabz
New Contributor
4 replies

Tegan_R
Newbie
2 replies

Hi Workshop Community!I’m looking for advice as I’ve just bought an apartment with only single phase electric. It’s in a 3 block complex, with mine b ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
15 replies

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 ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
15 replies

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 ...

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