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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

Old Kitchen Removal

Many residents in the eastern suburbs are looking to upgrade their kitchen in 2016. Most kitchen installation companies will install the new kitchen you have ordered but may not remove the existing kitchen! We can remove the existing kitchen in your house or unit in most instances. Some old kitchens date back to the 1930’s […]

Changing Light Bulbs

We get many requests to change light bulbs in businesses, houses and apartments in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney. Light bulb technology has changed enormously over the last 10 years. The modern light bulb comes in many types and varieties and the technology used. They include:

Incandescent – the traditional filament light bulb used for more […]

Patching Gyprock

From time to time we get asked if we can patch a hole in gyprock or plasterboard walls or even ceilings. Depending on the situation is is often possible to repair holes in plasterboard provided it is not too large and there is reasonable access to the job. In some instances small holes can be […]

By |January 5th, 2016|handyman services, Property Maintenance|0 Comments

Installing Weather Strips

We recently installed a number of weather strips in an eastern suburbs home. The type and variety of weather strips now available is huge. We installed 2 different types of weather strips. One type was a rubber base weather strip that is designed to virtually create a seal between the door and the flooring surface. […]