Maintenance

How to fix a leaking tap

How to fix a leaking tap

Most of the time, if a tap in your home is leaky, dripping or hard to close it's the result of a broken washer. While it's possible that your leaking tap's a 'washerless' tap (i.e. one with a ball, cartridge or ceramic disc mechanism - see the 'Types of taps' article linked below), it's a lot less likely that these taps will be leaking like this. You can usually tell if you have a ceramic disc type tap because it'll only need a quarter or half turn to fully open the tap.

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Kitchen

Sink size and number of basins

The size and number of basins you choose for your kitchen is a very practical choice - and if you're short on space, getting the balance right is crucial. Find out how many basins you should get for your kitchen sink.

Doors

How to choose wardrobe doors

The cupboards and wardrobes in your home are likely to account for many of the doors in your house. Learn about how your choice of wardrobe doors will affect their looks and functionality.

Kitchen

Gas installation and use

There are special laws and regulations in place in Australia that control to how gas appliances should be chosen, who can install them and who can maintain them. Here's what you need to know.

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