Building Timber Gates – Handyman Project

Have you ever had to get a quote to replace a timber gate or set of double timber entrance gates? Prices quoted by many of Sydney’s eastern suburbs joinery companies are very expensive. We can make to order, depending on your requirements, a great timber gate that will look fantastic, be weatherproof  and should last […]

Handyman Project July 2016 – Installing Vinyl Plank Flooring

A handyman needs to have a wide range of skills. In the eastern suburbs we are currently seeing a lot of home renovation and many people are looking for handyman services to assist with these renovations. We recently installed the latest generation of ‘vinyl plank’ flooring in a residence. Remember back in the 1970’s if […]

Floating Shelves – Handyman Projects

We get quite a few enquiries to install floating shelves. Why floating shelves? Well, the main reason people like to have them installed on their walls is that they look very chic – there are NO VISIBLE BRACKETS. This means that the shelf appears to be fixed to the wall with no apparent  fixtures or […]

Handyman Project – Grout Makeover

11 july 2016. We had an interesting project recently where a customer in Randwick was preparing their apartment for sale. They had an issue with mould in their bathroom and had used a bleach based mould remover spray to clean down the tiles in their shower cubicle. This was fairly successful in getting rid of […]

By |July 11th, 2016|grouting, Property Maintenance, tiling|0 Comments

Architrave installation and repair

We had an interesting but fairly straightforward job the other day. a client called to say that the curtain rods had fallen off and could w come and take a look. When we arrived at the job we saw that, yes indeed the curtain rods and curtain rod brackets had come away and was now […]

Hanging A Clothes Dryer On A Wall

Many people have small laundries and optimising the space in the laundry is an important consideration. The vast majority of modern electric clothes dryers come with a wall mount kit that allows for the dryer to be mounted on the wall of the laundry. The important issues when looking to mount the dryer on the […]

Custom Shelving

Custom Shelves Made To Measure
If you have a corner of a room that require non standard shelves to be installed we can assist. It may be that you have a requirement for shelving that needs to be particularly narrow, made of a particular material or have a certain look to them. We can look at […]

Handyman Tip – Paintbrushes

We have done so much painting in our time – from ceilings, to fences, to walls, to doors, to trim, to guttering – you name it, we’ve painted it! One simple tip (which you may or not know) which we consistently put into practice is this:

“When having a break from painting, wrap the bristles of […]

Tips – Use The Correct Tools

One piece of advice that we would give any aspiring renovator is to invest in a set of tools that will meet the needs of day in day out repair and renovation work Examples of this would include:

have the right range of drill bits. this would include having masonry drill bits, wood drill bits and an assortment […]

By |April 17th, 2016|handyman tips, handyman tools|0 Comments

Handyman Project – Metal Lamp Base Restoration

An unusual request was made of our services recently. A client in Randwick had an old table lamp that had a brass lamp base which would have been well over 50 years old. The finish on the brass was very badly tarnished and had fine paint ‘splatters’ on it as well as considerable discoloration caused […]