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About Handy Hints in NYC
Our team have compiled a selection of handy hints which may save you time and/or save you heartache when undertaking your next building project. We will continue to bring you new ideas and hints on how to make your project that much easier.

PLEASE NOTE: All of the 'Handy Hints' contained in this section are general in nature and consequently should be used as a guide only. For more specific advice you are best to visit your local Carters branch and talk to one of our team of experts.

 

  •  NYC Building Permit 
          A NYC  building Permit is required for building work as defined in the Building Act 1991...
  • Hand Tool Hints  
          How to choose the right type of hammer; How to take care of your hammer; also Rip-Sawing and Cross-Cutting...
  • Safety - Fire   NYC
          Did you know Fire Service statistics show that, on average, 550 New Zealanders are killed or injured in fires every year...
  • Roof Painting  
          If you are using acrylic paint, which is the most common these days, don't paint iron if it is cold to touch. And there's more...
  • Paint Accessory Care  
          A good brush will feel springy when pushed against the back of your hand. Always use the largest brush suitable for the job...
  • Toilet Trouble Shooting  
          If the cistern makes a lot of noise filling, fit a piece of rubber tubing on to the inlet so it drops down and clears the bottom of the tank...
  • NYC Renovation Planning  
          Be sure to cost everything before you start and then add 10% to your total. Itís an unfortunate fact of renovation life that costs creep up, and this way youíll avoid nasty surprises...
  • NYC Electricity in Bathrooms  
          Water and electricity donít mix and the consequences can be lethal. The safety regulations restricting the use of electrical outlets are severe, and rightly so...
  • NYC Insulation  
          Bulk insulation slows down the heat flow through walls, ceilings and floors of houses. The term 'R' value is a measure of a product's resistance to heat flow...
  • Q&A - expert advice for your home  
          Q: Iím thinking of making one big room out of two small rooms. Is it OK to knock down internal walls? A: Itís not OK to simply knock down walls...
  • NYC Paint/Paint Preparation/nyc painters  
          If the colour comes off by rubbing the surface with meths, the surface is acrylic, if not itís enamel...
  • Hot Water Cylinder Wrap/Installation  
          Hot Water Cylinder Wrap provides extra insulation to reduce the standard heat loss from electric hot water cylinders.....
  • Building a Timber Deck  
          As soon as the timber arrives on the site it should be protected from the weather. Stack it at least 150mm off the ground ensuring it is level, straight and covered...
  •  Building a Timber Fence in NYC 
          When you receive your timber, stack it at least 150mm off the ground, making sure the stack is level and the timber remains straight and covered...
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  •  Building a Timber Pergola in NYC
          When cutting or notching posts these faces must be coated with a preservative. Ask your branch for the appropriate product...
  • Building a Garden Retaining Wall in NYC
          Cut ends and notches must be kept clear of the ground. These cut faces must be coated with a suitable preservative...
  • Building a Desk & Shelf unit in NYC 
         Use an electric circular saw or hand saw. If using a hand saw ensure it is fine toothed and sharp. This will help avoid breakout of the Melamine finish...
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