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    Front Yard Rennovation

    I am planning on renovating our front yard. I think much of it is the same since the house was built back in the Victorian era. I think there will be a few main components: - A solid surface to cover everything, i.e existing weeds, gravel, old concrete path. My thinking is then it would be...
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    Replacing Old Loft Hatch

    I want to replace the old loft hatch in our house because it's not well insulated, looks bad etc. Basically it's just a thin bit of old wood. I looked at a pre-built new plastic loft hatch in B&Q but unfortunately I think the structural opening is too small for it. Also, there is a raised wooden...
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    How to Fill Small Hole Between New Back Door and Wall

    I phoned the company that fitted the door and they said pretty much the same thing and that over time, this rubbing would reduce, so I think I am happy with this answer. They said they would send someone round today to fix the hole.
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    How to Fill Small Hole Between New Back Door and Wall

    Thanks for your advice, I think the best idea is to ask him to come back and do that quick fix. Going off on a bit of a tangent here, but I also noticed there is a small amount of friction at the bottom of the door when I start to open it, i.e something on the bottom of the door seems to be...
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    How to Fill Small Hole Between New Back Door and Wall

    Would it be fair to ask the fitter to come back and do it?
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    How to Fill Small Hole Between New Back Door and Wall

    I have just had a new back door fitted, I am pleased with the work, but there is a small hole between it and the wall/skirting board. I can feel quite a strong blast of cold air coming through, so it would be great to get that sealed. What kind of material would be best to fill it with? It is...
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    New Fridge Doesn't Fit Inside Kitchen Cabinet

    The old fridge feezer that was fitted in the space was shoved right up against the house wall and just a few mm in each side in the cabinet, so according to the manual not enough ventilation space. Maybe why it broke? What I like about the new fridge freezer is it's just big enough for our...
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    Water Damaged Kitchen Cupboard Doors

    Oh, well we didn't buy them so no point in trying to get a refund etc I think.
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    Water Damaged Kitchen Cupboard Doors

    Maybe, it came with the house when we brought it. I will try and find it on the Tesco website but even if they did sell it I expect its now discontinued.
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    New Fridge Doesn't Fit Inside Kitchen Cabinet

    I had to buy a new fridge because the old one wasn't working. Unfortunately I couldn't find one that was small enough to fit properly inside the unit/cupboard the old one was housed inside, so had to take off the unit doors. It all looks a bit ugly now. Any ideas for a nice looking solution? I...
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    Water Damaged Kitchen Cupboard Doors

    Some of the cupboard fronts in our kitchen have been damaged by water over time causing the material to bubble. What would be the cheapest/most effective way to fix this? I think it might be difficult/impossible trying to find an exact colour match if I had to buy new doors as the units are...
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    Loose Felt Inside Attic

    Some felt under the roof is loose inside our attic, please see attached picture. What would be a cheap way to fix this? The roof is old and might need replacing soon, but it's still basically watertight, so would be great to fix this little problem until then.
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    How to Stop Kitchen Cupboard Opening too Far

    Fixed, thanks very much. Found some hinges laying around that were perfect, so no money spent either :)
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    How to Stop Kitchen Cupboard Opening too Far

    Yes, I think the shelves inside would be called half moon, they just rotate inside, so if the hinges went to a maximum of 180 degrees that would be perfect I think. Is there a specific name for that type of hinge?
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    How to Stop Kitchen Cupboard Opening too Far

    A kitchen cupboard door is opening too far and bashing into the oven door handle, I can see that eventually if nothing is done about it the oven door handle will break off. Any advice about hiw to fix this? Thank you :)
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    Difficulty Drilling Into Exterior Wall

    Agreed, my current drill is terrible, and not SDS. It's weird though because some roofers came a year or two ago and part of the job involved repositioning some drainpipe on the same wall, I think they also mentioned they had trouble making holes in the wall. I had a look and the clips they...
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    Difficulty Drilling Into Exterior Wall

    I don't think so because the problem seems to be the same just about any place I try and drill into the wall, and like I said it looks like some kind of whitish coloured cement/stone like material.
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    Difficulty Drilling Into Exterior Wall

    There is a section of drainpipe I am struggling to attach to a wall of a house. The problem is that underneath a layer of render of about half an inch, the wall seems to be extremely hard so I cannot drill far enough in to insert a rawl plugs & screws to keep drainpipe clips in a sturdy...
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    Fix for Leaking Gutter

    Thanks for your help ! Not sure which way to go yet, may call in a professional.
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    Fix for Leaking Gutter

    Just went up there, there was indeed a lot of debris/moss in the gutter which I have cleared out. I then did a quick test with a jug of water to see which way the water was flowing in the right corner ; it was still flowing in the wrong direction / pooling at the end. I expect clearing out the...
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