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 […]

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 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 […]

Repairing Bakelite

Our work can be very varied and present a few interesting challenges.  A friend asked us to see if we could fix some broken parts on an old 1940’s bakelite radio. The broken parts were ‘spars’ on the speaker grill that had come off and needed re-fabricating. bakelite was really the earliest ‘plastic’ to be commercially […]

By |March 13th, 2016|handyman projects eastern suburbs, handyman tips|0 Comments

Handyman Tips – Power Tool Safety

Anyone who has used power tools for a while knows they can be potentially dangerous. The wattages of modern power saws, hammer drills, electric planers, drop saws and the likes have increased and these tools can do serious damage to their users if care is not taken. By no means an exhaustive list, here are […]

By |February 24th, 2016|handyman projects eastern suburbs, handyman tips|0 Comments

Installing Utility Racks In Laundry

Many of the newer apartments in the eastern suburbs of Sydney have relatively small laundries. As a result of this we get a number of people looking to improve the storage options in their laundries for their mops, brooms and other cleaning accessories. A number of ‘smart storage’ solutions are available to make keeping these […]

By |February 22nd, 2016|handyman projects eastern suburbs, laundry handyman work|0 Comments

Handyman Jobs – Hinges

There are many instances where hinges need to be changed. This can be because the existing hinges are damaged, rusted or inoperable. We recently replaced hinges on a bathroom door in a very old eastern suburbs home. The hinges were probably made from mild steel that, due to the high humidity conditions in the bathroom […]

By |February 21st, 2016|door hinges, handyman projects eastern suburbs|0 Comments

Set Top Box Project

We get asked to look at electronic jobs from time to time. Depending on the job we can often do basic fault finding to determine if we can get a piece of electronic equipment running. We were asked to setup a set top box for an owner of an old Panasonic television set that dated […]

By |February 19th, 2016|handyman projects eastern suburbs, handyman services|0 Comments

Installing Fittings In Bathrooms

We get a number of requests to install fittings in the bathrooms of homes, offices and units in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. These fittings are quite varied and can include any or all of the following:

installing toilet roll holders
installing towel rails
installing towel rings
installing shower curtain rails
installing shaving cabinets
installing bathroom shelves

Whilst these jobs may seem fairly straightforward, […]

By |February 16th, 2016|handyman projects eastern suburbs|0 Comments