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elly1
Budding Contributor
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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 ...

PDM
New Contributor
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I have an old fibre fence that my dad built 20+ years ago. The neighbour doesn't want to replace the fence so I am reduce to painting it. I am just tr ...

Heidixe
Budding Browser
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Hello everyone. This looks like an awesome community and this is my first post. I'm a complete beginner in doing this so please bare with me. My part ...

MaxHeadroom
New Contributor
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Hi there,I've got a gas oven who's hobs and metal paintwork around the gas jets have deteriorated over time and now is the time to freshen them up. So ...

monicab
Newbie
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I want my students to paint tin cans for making wind chimes but I don't know what paint to use.Can I use normal poster paint and then spray them with ...

Victordepp
New Contributor
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Reno at mums house. She had a leak in the shower so I decided to do all the bathroom and toilet floor. Never done anything like this before. But after ...

amelia
Budding Contributor
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Hi allWe just purchased a place that we will move into in a few years. However in the meantime we plan to rent it out for a year or two.The previous o ...

rookie
Budding Browser
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Hello, I am hoping to get some advice on the wall prep stage of my reno. I have had a look around here and found some great info on paint prep, incl ...

RobPegley
Established Contributor
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Frankie the Franklin Hunter caravan - completed renovation in July. A new floor has been laid, new kitchen built, new blinds and cushions purchased ...

lharmer
New Contributor
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Hello, I'm Leah, I'm looking forward to seeing everyone's projects, getting some advice, as I've little to no experience when it comes to renovating, ...

hermes
Junior Contributor
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 Hi Brains Trust, I am wanting to sand, polish and seal the living room and hallway, whereby there is a mix of Baltic pine and Cyprus floorboards of ...

DesFitzgerald
New Contributor
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Hi everyone, so excited I have come across this platform, I love looking at what everyone has done to there homes it gives me so much inspiration.. h ...

Kev
Junior Contributor
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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 ...

Fendogz
New Contributor
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Not long ago a friend tripped in our hallway while wheeled his bike down it, leaving a handle bar shaped dent in the hallway plaster  We have a house ...

skye164
Budding Browser
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Hey there! Wondering what others have used in regards to sanders, paint, primers etc when repainting their outdoor settings. Focusing mainly on stee ...

Dorah
New Contributor
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      Hi everyone, any ideas and advise on how to remove or solve the issue with my living room wall? It’s a 70s beauty with brick veneer wall. The ...

Itai
Established Contributor
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Hey All. I am beginning my renovation project by starting with the first bedroom. I was planning to paint over the existing paint (in a 1970's house). ...

hermes
Junior Contributor
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 Advice appreciated regarding replacement or cleaning of small  bathroom ceiling. Bathroom measures 2.2W x2.4L x2.9HBesides the obvious installation o ...

Nikkaz
Budding Contributor
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What a epic transformation in our backyard! I used the Dulux Rapid Finish Spray Gun and Dulux Rapid Finish Paint! This is only one coat so far, but it ...

Sascha
Regular Browser
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 We’re wanting to paint all the trims in our old 80’s house but it looks like the trims have all been stained brownor painted years ago. Do we need to ...

Itai
Established Contributor
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Hi All. We've just purchased a house and we'll be getting the keys in December.I'm fishing for tips, ideas and advice for a home reno. What mistakes h ...

Annie73
Browser Extraordinaire
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   Hi all, I am wanting to remove my cavity sliding door so I can repaint it. I've removed the trims, I'm just unsure how go about removing the door ...

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