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  1. adding an extension to current benchtop

    Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
    Hi all, I'm thinking of adding an extension to current benchtop as breakfast bar. I've never done similar project so not sure if my idea works. This is my current benchtop, 154cm x 64cm. Got an idea like this from website Without breaking existing benchtop I'm thinking of adding a...
  2. Thoughts on door/window of converted patio?

    Remodeling
    Hi all! My husband and I purchased our first home in September and we've been busy dealing with the expected and unexpected ever since. Homeownership is quite the ride! While we're working on more immediate projects, I was hoping to get some input regarding a project we'd like to think about a...
  3. Petrol generator and

    Electrical
    Hello all, I have recently moved to a property with a garage a fair distance from the main flat (apartment) with no power and/or lighting. I have recently bought some battery operated lights to fix to the wall, but was wondering if it would be possible to plug a 4 gang extension lead into a...
  4. Flat to pitched roof on extension - PP?

    Building & Construction
    Hi guys, My first post on this forum! I'm (touch wood) about to move into a semi-detached house which has a one story side extension which has a flat roof. It's quite a high extension, you have to climb a small set of stairs (5 or 6) to get to it, so like a split level off a landing. I'm...
  5. 400' Extension Cord

    Electrical
    I'm a Homebuilder (not electrician) and have two one acre lots and building on the first and can't get temporary power pole by power company soon enough for the second. I'd like to run a compressor and/or a worm-drive circular hand saw to start work on the second house that each do fine on a...
  6. How to DYI change this roof ?

    Roofing/Siding
    We want to change the back verandah to a sealed-in extension. The problem is the roof. How do we change this roof and make it look good, have it sealed, with all the gutters working and seal in the room? We don't want to use a box guttering because of the associated problems and we would like...
  7. Gurgling Toilet

    Plumbing
    Hi All, We've just finished an extension that has included an ensuite. For a couple of months I've had the toilet and shower installed with everything working fine. Yesterday I installed the vanity and two basins to the ensuite and now the shower and toilet are gurgling if the basin or...
  8. A/C grille extensions

    HVAC
    I live in a 1st floor condo and I have decided to add green glue and a layer of 5/8" drywall to the entire ceiling and 2 shared walls. How do I extend the a/c grilles down an extra 5/8" to accomodate the new finish height? Do they sell extensions of some sort or do I just attach the finish...
  9. Cutting through masonry wall

    Remodeling
    I have a story and a half house with the first floor exterior walls consisting of 10 inch masonry, about half brick on the outside and half terra cota tubes running horizontally on the inside and plastered over. We are contemplating expanding the back (west side) of the house. In order to...
  10. Gas line extension - black iron or copper??

    Plumbing
    I need to extend an existing black iron gas line to supply a new gas stove for my kitchen remodel. I'd like to avoid the extra labor of working with black iron and I enjoy working with copper so I'm wondering what disadvantages there may be, if any, to using rigid copper as gas line...
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