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Maintenance

How to fix a squeaky door

Squeaky doors are annoying - although thanfully, fixing them is normally very easy to do. Find out how to fix door squeaks, what sort of oil to use, and how to deal with the causes of squeaky doors.

Door maintenance

Door maintenance

Doors generally aren't all that complicated - and fixing them isn't that hard. A little attention when and where it's needed will usually keep them in good working order.

How to clean a lock

Stubborn lock? Key getting stuck in the keyhole? Locks can get dirty or rusted, especially if they're not used for some time. Find out how to clean and fix a dirty lock.

Why won't my door close?

There are several things that can cause this problem, and accordingly, several ways to deal with it. Find out how to fix a door that either won't open, or is hard to close.

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Regulations

Safety certificates for electrical work

For all work done by an electrician in Australia, you should obtain an electrical compliance certificate. Find out what a compliance certificate is, how it works and why you need one.

Windows
Timber window frames

Timber windows

  • Aesthetically pleasing
  • Great thermal performance
  • Not as durable as other frames
  • Requires a bit of maintenance
AV content and media

DVD players

Most of us know what DVDs are and what they're used for, but there's a lot more to DVDs than meets the eye. Find out more about region compatibility, scene modes and other DVD capabilities and limitations.

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