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JL
New Contributor
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Hi. Keeping the house warm in winter is getting expensive. So, I've started to investigate ways of Keeping the house warm with as little expense as p ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
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As I'm nearing the end of our backyard games room project, I had an eclectic assortment of items in my basket during my long weekend trip to Bunnings. ...

Joker
Experienced Contributor
7 replies

We've finally got NBN in our street and I'm thinking about signing up. I've had Telstra cable internet for over 10 years and am happy with it, althoug ...

Alicia
Established Contributor
5 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 ...

Moderator Walter
Moderator
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A mate had a short circuit on his Shark Navigator vacuum cleaner. We spent some time trying to get a local electrician to do a board level repair, but ...

dani2526
Junior Contributor
24 replies

Hi everyone I was hoping for some wiring helpwith my auto chicken door please. I have copied my plans from another post on this page by Darryl. I h ...

darylhewston
Super Contributor
41 replies

G'day fellow workshoppers, Finally got around to designing, building and installing the new auto door for our girls. I was quiet shocked at the pri ...

Kev
Junior Contributor
1 reply

Hi everyone, Well a couple of years ago I decided to completely renovate our investment unit in my spare time (after our 'tenants' wrecked it - that's ...

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 ...

lorraine6443
Budding Contributor
8 replies

I need to get a better signal for my wireless NBN wi fi. any suggestions on what to do and buy. When I go outside the reception is slow and takes a lo ...

katsmith
Budding Contributor
4 replies

Looking for impressions of the Ring video doorbells please. Does anyone have one? Is the video quality on the cheapest version sufficient? Do you need ...

petrolhead
Budding Contributor
11 replies

He’s a walk-through of what we have progressed to in the build of this man cave/sleepout/shed garage.

Abhishek
Budding Browser
2 replies
May

Hello, I recently moved into a house that has a power point with a round earth pin. Asking the landlord to replace the power point is not an option du ...

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 ...

Adam_W
Super Contributor
4 replies

Looking forward to the first issue FREE in Bunnings Warehouses from this weekend.And yes... proud to say I've been working with the team to create som ...

biancario00
New Contributor
2 replies

I just received my OCEA Bathroom TV however im still confused how will i install it. I want it near my bathtub however, eventhough they claim that it' ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
8 replies

Would you consider installing a television in the bathroom? A TV in the bathroom could be a fantastic way to relax as you catch up with your favouri ...

petrolhead
Budding Contributor

Bali hut and pond in the garden

BrettBuilt
Junior Contributor
17 replies

Hi all, new to this group, but wanted a place to consolidate all the info, photos and our "trials and tribulations" related to our slowly progressin ...

vanderneut
New Contributor
1 reply

The entrance of our home has a two-story tall ceiling with a chandelier very high up. There is absolutely no way (ever!) I'd be getting on a tall ladd ...

Stuardo
Established Contributor
5 replies

Hi Workshoppers, I want to remove the old phone jack on the wall in the kitchen and plaster up the hole.My question is, is it safe to just cut the wir ...

AnitaH25
Established Contributor

There are so many decorative light bulbs available to buy now that look so awesome when switched on but once the lampshade is added the effects are l ...

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