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Lighting and Electrical

aplas1987
Budding Contributor
3 replies

Hi all, Our outdoor lights appear to have come off the walls (they are old). I am wondering how easy it is to put them back on? We are also looking to ...

Joker
Experienced Contributor
5 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 ...

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. ...

BrettBuilt
Budding Contributor
5 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 progressing ...

TonyJ
Budding Contributor
38 replies

Hi all, We are installing 16 extra solar panels on our roof and adding battery storage. The battery is a 1.2KW Lithium Iron Phosphate with 10 yea ...

Kim
Established Contributor
10 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 ...

darylhewston
Super Contributor
27 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 ...

RohanH
Budding Contributor
4 replies

Hi all! I've just purchased a new single fronted Victorian home which is in need of some work in the bathroom and kitchen departments! It has an old W ...

Trusted Supplier Loctite
Trusted Supplier
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Kintsuglue is a new moldable putty that can be used to repair, reconstruct, enhance and protect. The putty has many applications, including repairing ...

katsmith
Budding Contributor
3 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 ...

AHoy
Experienced Contributor
2 replies

Thinking about getting this - seems like a very quick and easy solution to home security. We've been burgled once before, with the offender crowbaring ...

Moderator Walter
Moderator

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 ...

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 ...

Millie
New Contributor
10 replies

Here is a link to the tutorial where I build a lightbox. This link will let you get enroled into a free tutorial class. I have built my lightbox,u ...

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 ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager

Workshop community update #89 Hi all, “Possibly the greatest thing about D.I.Y. for me is learning something new,” says Roy Quinsey in our rece ...

aly
Super Contributor
May

Our current house has a tiny and very basic laundry which is due for a much needed revamp. With such limited space, i'm considering a washer dryer com ...

Monument
Budding Contributor
8 replies
May

Was considering getting one of these for the gate side of the house which is in darkness both on approach and exit. They only cost about $30 and there ...

dani2526
Junior Contributor
21 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 ...

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