Microwave Inverter Repairs To The Door Button & Bezel

Introduction A few months ago my eleven year old Panasonic 1000 Watt Slimline Combi Microwave Inverter (Model: NN-A574SBBTQ) developed a problem which was only visual. The large rectangular button used to open the door began protruding on the right end by about five millimetres. Operation of the machine wasn’t impaired but continuous use with the… Continue reading Microwave Inverter Repairs To The Door Button & Bezel

My Office Chair Cylinder Was Dragging On The Floor

Introduction A few weeks ago I noticed a problem when I tried to wheel my Office Chair along the floor. There was exceptional drag. I took a look at the five castors and they were all OK. Then I noticed the Office Chair Cylinder (the tube supporting the seat) had completely penetrated the base. It… Continue reading My Office Chair Cylinder Was Dragging On The Floor

Draping A Christmas Garland Over A Mirror or Picture

Garland on Chimney Breast Mirror

Introduction It was a few Christmases ago when my wife and I first draped a Christmas Garland over the mirror in our lounge and another over the mirror in the hall. The garlands we bought were fashioned very much to our liking. They just looked like Christmas and became one of those purchases made without… Continue reading Draping A Christmas Garland Over A Mirror or Picture

How I Hung My Vertical Radiator In The New Lounge

Introduction I hung my vertical radiator in the new lounge while the builder of my extension and his plumber were busy doing other work. They let me do this because I explained my concerns about its weight and agreed to try fixing it by their method. I explained what I planned to do if, when… Continue reading How I Hung My Vertical Radiator In The New Lounge

Fixing A Close Coupled Toilet Leaking Fresh Water

Post Description How I renewed the coupling kit which joins my toilet cistern and pan. I did this to repair a Close Coupled Toilet leaking fresh water between the cistern and pan. Water was leaking from the coupling joint when the toilet was flushed.

Extending The Door Bell In My Home

Post Description How I extended the door bell in my home so it can be heard in the house extension and shed. It’s been done by incorporating wireless technology, while retaining my original 1980s “DING-DONG” door chime which had a great sound and an illuminated bell push.

Not Enough Gift Wrap For That Gift? Wrap It Diagonally.

Introduction You start off with a nice roll of Gift Wrap, when you wrap those gifts for that festive occasion, and afterwards you have a small rectangle of unused paper left over. Eventually another small gift needs wrapping so you look through the small left-over pieces of Gift Wrap only to find several are nearly… Continue reading Not Enough Gift Wrap For That Gift? Wrap It Diagonally.

A Fireplace Alcove Coloured Lighting Scheme

Alcove Lit By White Light

Introduction Here I will describe how I created a Fireplace Alcove Coloured Lighting Scheme using multi-coloured LED lighting. This article isn’t about lighting a small niche in the wall of a large Ingle Nook fireplace or anything like that. It’s about converting a modern domestic fireplace into an alcove where ornaments or a plant could… Continue reading A Fireplace Alcove Coloured Lighting Scheme