Pete is experienced and qualified to perform all aspects of carpentry, home maintenance, repairs and handyman work.
TERMITE REPAIRS / REPLACEMENTS:
Termite damage can occur in any timber in the house, usually windows and skirting. After termite damage has been treated for the required time, replace all affected timber and other materials.
Remove rotting, sagging, water-damaged or termite damaged beams, use props to support roof load in required area, and install new beam.
DOOR INSTALLATION OR REPLACEMENT:
Clients choose their own door. Remove old door. Installation may involve planing door to required size, hanging the door, installation of the required handles/locks, and other fittings such as door stops, weather strips. Painting can be included if desired.
Roof gutters should be cleaned regularly to prevent clogging of pipes, overflow of water into house, and gutters rusting.
Usually this involves re-sizing doors due to house movement - cutting or planing down, or repairing/replacing faulty locks/handles.
MINOR ROOF REPAIRS:
Replacement of worn or damaged roof sheeting
EXTERIOR STAIRS AND TREADS:
Full replacement or repair/replacement of damaged or rotting step treads and balustrades.
Installation of garden kit sheds.
TIMBER BALUSTRADES AND HANDRAILS:
Replacement of damaged or rotting balustrading including handrails, midrails, bottom rails and palings.
Removing or adding interior walls or doors
INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR PAINTING:
Walls, doors, skirting, ceilings, etc.
SMALL TILING JOBS:
Replacing broken tiles.
Tiling small areas (laundry, bathroom, kitchen).
WINDOWS, WINDOW HOODS AND SILLS:
Repair or replace any water or termite damaged sills and architraves.
Repair of damaged decks and pergolas.
Construction of new decks and pergolas.
Ramps built to client specification in keeping with Australian safety standards. May involve building over or removing existing stairs.
FASCIA AND GABLES:
Repair or replacement of damaged timber fascia boards and gables.
Remove damaged fly-screen from windows and doors (including security windows and doors). Install new mesh and rubber beading if required.
FENCING AND GATES:
Repair or construction of small fences and gates.
SLIDING DOOR REPAIRS:
Identify the problem (could be rollers or house-movement in frame), and replace or repair required items.
SKIRTING AND ARCHITRAVES:
Repairing damaged skirting and architraves.
Installation of new skirting and architraves.
Installation of internal floating floors and timber floorboards.
WEATHER BOARD AND CLADDING:
Remove damaged or rotting weather board or other cladding, resecure new weather boards or chamfer boards. Undercoat and topcoat.
FLAT PACK FURNITURE ASSEMBLY:
Assemble pre-fabricated furniture kits.
SMALL CONCRETING JOBS:
KITCHEN DOOR REPAIRS:
Replace faulty or broken kitchen door hinges.
HANGING PICTURES AND SHELVING:
Securing wall mounts for pictures.
Assembling and securing shelving.
Repair of damaged gyprock/fibro-cement sheeting.
HANGING TOWEL RACKS, TOILET ROLL HOLDERS:
Install towel racks and toilet roll holders in required areas.
Many other small and big jobs...