How to fix cracks in plaster walls

Repair Plaster, Gyprock & Drywall cracks. It’s true that plaster walls can be difficult to repair–especially if they are too far gone. Like rust on a car, you need to strike at the first sign of problems. You’ll want to preserve whatever is there and fix it, rather than tearing it out. The moment you Read More…

How to fix a sagging Gate

Three main problems cause gate troubles. The Post the hinges are fixed onto. The Hinges. The gate itself. The Post Make sure the post it not loose or wobbly. Use a Spirit Level and check the post is vertical. If either are not right dig down and around the post, get it vertical and push Read More…

How to fix a leaking Toilet Cistern

If your ┬áToilet is leaking or running it is fairly easy to fix. Sometimes the Valve that stops the water filling the cistern needs adjusting. This will stop the water overflowing into the bowl. Sometimes the valve that stops the water filling the cistern is worn and needs replacing. Sometimes the Washer that stops water Read More…

How to save a wet mobile phone

Have you ever accidentally dropped your mobile phone in the sink, or even worse… the toilet? This will tell you how to save a wet mobile phone. 1. Quickly turn it off, open phone and pull out the battery and the sim card. Shake as much water as possible from the phone while you find Read More…

How to replace Tap Washers

A dripping tap can be an annoyance as well as a waste of water, and a waste of energy if it is a hot tap. A dripping tap is easier to fix than you might think, often just a replacement washer is needed, and by doing it yourself saves expensive plumbing costs. You’ll need a Read More…

How To Replace A Broken Tile

To fix a floor or wall tile is a reasonably easy project. Before you start, make sure you have a tile that matches the one you want to replace. If you cannot get a matching tile, you will need to think about using a contrasting coloured tile or group of tiles. You could even use Read More…