I've never lifted a floorboard before, this is the one I want to lift:
Tried to use a prybar on it but stopped because it felt like the...
Figured it out.
First lesson of today; take a photo before you disconnect something to know what all the wires were doing.
Luckily there was...
I want to replace my existing smoke alarm with a Nest Protect.
I don't however understand the cable feeding the old alarm and how that...
The rest of it isn't scrapping away easily. Any tips on how to loosen it up?
What started as a small patch I hoped could be filled and sanded, was effortlessly scraped back to something a lot bigger
@KenGMac Hey Ken, yes, I believe it is paint as crazy as that sounds. It peeled off in a large patch which totally felt like paper but the rest of...
Here's the situation:
My friend was getting bubbles and a visible line appearing under the paint and lightly sliced...
Just painted my porch and the meeting with the coving, although it was masked with tape, is really all over the place.
I've got this old garage which I want to paint white on the inside, straight onto the brickwork (ignore the gaps, I'm learning how to...
Thanks folks. If there isn't any lead to worry about (Anglican Water will be coming out to do a lead test which can apparently detect lead piping)...
Thanks @terryplumb. Appreciate the clarification. Learn a new thing every day!
Alright, first question definitely answered. Just stuck my hand under and it definitely feels and scratches like plastic.
Ok a couple of questions;
- How do I confirm what this pipe is made from?
- I'm getting confused, some sites seem to suggest that black...
Thanks for the feedback! If the pipe is alkathene how does that rate these days? Is it worth replacing with MDPE?
I've an idea brewing in my head about overhauling my water mains connection and would appreciate a review.
We've moved into a house...
Yeah, I think you're right. There'll be a whole lot of useful learning doing that!
Got the raking point on the grinder sorted. Works great. Nearly all set to do some repointing, just one last thing to sort out, the...
If I have no edge to start cutting though, how would I start using a reciprocating saw?
New question folks (and I really appreciate all your input and advice so far!)
How would you go about cutting out & removing the boards? I can't...
Hey @Nozzle. Can you recommend any quality PPE? Ear defenders already got!
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