Tips for Installing a Flat Pack Kitchen

Tips for Installing a Flat Pack Kitchen

After ripping out the old kitchen we decided to get a flatpack kitchen from Bunnings.  It’s a temporary measure before the full house extension gets done in the next year. [See Who needs a kitchen anyway? ] We’d built and installed flatpack laundry...
BBQ Anyone?

BBQ Anyone?

So we moved in and the story is that we have no kitchen to speak of… Yes, that’s right folks, we have a fridge, a microwave, kettle, toaster and some food. We also have taps but no sink so I’m using a big plastic tub to wash the dishes in, yay.....
Timber Floorboards Get a New Lease of Life

Timber Floorboards Get a New Lease of Life

I was talking to the painter about the mess that was left on the kitchen floor [see Sunday’s post] and how I was going to have to come back after work to try to get more of the vinyl and tar off so the floorboards could be sanded. He says “Well we’ll...
Who Needs a Kitchen Anyway?

Who Needs a Kitchen Anyway?

I’d mentioned before that when renovating one thing leads to another, and that is exactly what happened on the weekend… Now the old kitchen in the house I thought I could live with, hey it’s only for 6 months right? (here’s a reminder of what...
DIY : Removing Carpet Tack Strips

DIY : Removing Carpet Tack Strips

Anyone who’s removed carpet will tell you, it’s not the carpet that’s a pain to remove, it’s the timbers and staples that hold the carpet in place.   When we removed our old carpet over timber flooring we used the following tools: Utility knife Needle nose pliers...