Increasing Home Value
ziggyboyAre we doing the right thing re increasing home value?
10 August 2008
I suppose the simple answer would be yes it would increase your property's value; don't see why it wouldn't. I bought a 2br unit for $250k in February of this year while…
stumpjumperBest material to fill Mortar joins in Brickwork
12 February 2009
There are two issues: 1. What was the original 'mortar' between the bricks? 2. What sort of render are you going to use over the whole? !. The filler 'mortar' must…
starryaprilzPorter Davis - delayed the guaranteed site start
15 November 2009
Hi everyone...anyone who has already started building with Porter Davis, how long did it take for your site start?? we were told by our Administrator that it will take 1…
DollarCeaserstone benchtops with in(mounted )sinks?
31 December 2009
http://www.lesmith.com/Portals/0/sinks/ ... rmount.jpg http://farm1.static.flickr.com/230/4947 ... 1e7be4.jpg I couple of examples that are both different.
gweluphomeOur Reno, exterior has been updated now its time for the...?
11 January 2010
Hey guys we have our next project happening. My research for today is to work out what colour we should change the green painted alfresco area to. We painted the yellow…
new renovatorHelp with adding value ideas for our home
24 February 2010
hello, i am facing some of the same issues as yourself! I would say one thing. in my experience anything made of timber rots and decays over time. In the mountains, it…
Nathan SteelFabReno or demolish and rebuild? what is cheaper?
24 February 2010
I would renovate, nearly a full demolish but don't do the whole lot. We have kept the outer walls on our place, roof and floor. Everything else is GONE. We worked out…
Melrich$1 for $1 home improvements as home resale value...
17 March 2010
Get local agents in to give you their opinions. It is very hard to stike a hard and fast formula because it will vary depending so many factors. We bought a 100 year old…
Living the dreamWhat would you spend $10k on in a reno. Suggestions please.
9 April 2010
We have just renovated to sell (currently on the market) we did EVERYTHING our selves except splashback & shower screen installation. It really depends on what needs doing…
Cooped07Open for inspection - Selling our home to build.
25 April 2010
Thanks Penny.. Well I bought the smelly curlys from the store but as I have googled & found out that it is just a South Australian store. On our second weekend open we…
L_TurksRenovate or Budddoze and Build?? Duncraig PERTH WA
28 May 2010
Interesting discussion. We are in the same boat... but we are just over the border in Padbury. We are renovating our 3x1 with bargain timber floors, landscaping,…
kiwichickUpdating Kitchen and Bathroom - Urgent advise required!
7 June 2010
Why not take some photos so we can see what you are talking about. It really helps to get a better idea
Almond~EyesBRISBANE - CAN ANYONE RECOMMEND A GOOD BUILDER?
9 June 2010
Hi. I can recommend our builder. His name is Martin Palmer. Phone: 0488 032 009 email@example.com He's done a lot of stuff for us - getting stuff up to…
kiwiKeep Open-Plan Lounge/Dining OR Add 3rd Bedroom?
23 November 2010
put 3rd bedroom or dining room/ study in the ad but put a sliding door on it now (like Helyn says, cos no door..not really a 3rd bedroom and wont get the $$$) even a…
tomthechippyRepairing Cracks in interior walls of 1905 Stone Home
11 January 2011
I cant help you with salvage yards in Adelaide as I'm based in Sydney. If you are looking to replace the cornices with same profile you can get it match perfectly but does…
garden loverDucted reverse cycle inverter air con
6 February 2011
This is probably a very late post, but I'll write it anyway as it might help someone. We purchased our house, not because of the a/c but was a definate added bonus for…