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    Laminate threshold

    Hi all I'm planning to install some laminate floor in the 3rd bedroom (currently carpet) Only thing I may struggle with is the door threshold. Recently had the carpets done in the landing last year. The current threshold is carpet to carpet. I am worried if I take the current one off and...
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    Garden spotlight

    Cheers, will report back - one the screws seems to be stripped so will take a pic once I manage to get it off. Below there are two more screws attaching the spike
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    Garden spotlight

    Hi everyone There are some old lights in the garden in the house I have recently moved in to. They are spotlights which are wired. They aren't currently working as the bulbs have snapped off. Is there anyway to replace the inside of this unit? Not sure where I would need to look for a...
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    Shower waste seal

    Hi, yep the current seal is one piece for upper and lower sides. If I can't find one, do you think I'd need a top washer too or should silicone do?
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    Shower waste seal

    Unfortunately not. Would have to go through the living room ceiling
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    Shower waste seal

    Hi all, The washer around my shower trap has failed and water is getting through around it cause a leak visible on the ceiling. It is the ensuite shower tray. Only moved in recently so not sure where the whole waste was originally from. Any idea where I can find a new seal like this or if it...
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    Tips to avoid a mess painting bathroom ceiling??

    Hi all, Recently had the bathroom re-fitted and the ceiling boarded and skimmed. It was about a month ago so looking to get this painted now.The bathroom ceiling is about 2.5m2 Planning on two mist coats (50:50 which sounds as if its going to be messy) followed by an acrylic egg shell paint...
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    Old thermostat

    Hi everyone, I have an old thermostat which is no longer in use as the previous owner replaced the boiler which has its own wireless thermostat. I want to remove it and fill the gap before i paint the wall but after unscrewing it, I noticed it is still wired up. Can I remove this myself? Pic...
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    Garage wall

    Hi folks, In my garage, two of the walls have been boarded and plastered from ceiling down to about 2 inches above the ground. Behind this I can see breezeblocks but it is collected webs and debris. Pic attached After some advice for the best way to fill this area. Many thanks for the help...
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    Painting an old plastered wall

    Great will do - thanks for your help
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    Painting an old plastered wall

    Hi everyone, I have moved into a house in which the integral garage has a ceiling and wall which is bare plaster. It was plastered over 5 years ago but never painted over. Would I still need to apply a mist coat before painting or is there anything else different I need to do when compared with...
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    Drilling into a brick wall

    Thanks folks - gave it a go on Monday and managed to get it up with relative ease. Started with a smaller hole and then worked straight into to 10mm.
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    Drilling into a brick wall

    Thank you very much everyone. I'll try a smaller hole and work up to 10mm. JohnD - thank you for the suggestion, I need to put up some curtain rails next so these looks good.
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    Drilling into a brick wall

    Hi there, I am totally new to DIY and keen to learn to do simple things myself. I want to hang a TV in my conservatory onto an exposed brick wall. I have a Ryobi ONE 18V drill which has two gears and 24 clutches. It also has a hammer setting. The TV bracket says to use a 10mm drill piece and I...
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