Renovation + Home Improvement
StructuralBIMGuyExposed rafter eaves detail - home renovation
Lopezdesign Welcome to the forum I assume you have enclosed truss roof Frame? If that is the case then you can fit exposed Dummy rafters in between the trusses, panelling…
Cremorne35Opening up roof and sarking for wiring: common practice?
We're in need of installing some additional wiring and the only way to do that is to go through a roof cavity space that has no manhole access. The electrician…
arcadeltGoodbye 80s house... hello fresh, modern home
If your council allows it, a light covered roof will aid in keeping your home cool. Also, a more neutral colour (or even raw Zincalume) will give you flexibility if you…
2019renoRenovating 1970's House - Help with Exterior Colours
How about wallaby roof instead of monument if too dark? We are doing a 70s house too and considering wallaby roof, dune render. Not sure yet
felix_deLargeTo match existing weatherboard or juxtapose?
Hi all, Would love some opinions on our extension. We're adding an 8m extension on our 70's weatherboard cottage (existing 12m frontage) as per the photo. The current…
Rob007Help . Someone has filled in my weather boards with expanda
Hi All Can any one please advise what should I do . My painter filled all around my cable ends with expandable foam and now my roof cannot breath. Do I try to cut out the…
MJSRenovating - raising ceiling height of a 4 year old 2 -store
We’ve got regrets for not having a high ceiling on the ground floor. It is a 2 storey home. Is it too late to increase ceiling height? Has anyone done it? Your input…
sxwallac4 post carport and installer/builder recommendations please
Hi, We're in Melbourne. Want to build a new fully detached 6m x 6m carport, ideally with 4 posts, on a concrete slab, with rolladoor onto rear alley Doesn't attach to…
DezzSprucing up the kitchen and bathroom. Ideas are welcomed!
Have just bought a 2 bedroom unit in a 20yo apartment. Need some help on sprucing up the kitchen and bathroom. Functionally they…
building-expertRenovating our 1960's modernist home [project thread]
Well done, a great story.
alexp79Low-E, Double Glazing, uPVC, Aluminium, U-values, SHGC
It is not only spacer, but overall profile itself. For example, this is how one of the best profiles in the world look like - you can see that is not only warm spacers,…
Priyasuresh11Recommendations for pantry and laundry work after handover
Thank you IamSAM
katlou97Are ceilings and wall linings usually included automatically
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StructuralBIMGuyProtecting Bottom Wall Plates in Brick Veneer Extension
mai-au Who approved your Flashing & Waterproofing details Are they code Compliant or certified as an alternate Solution? More info required
JeremyKirkhamBest place to buy red cedar cladding in Melbourne
Hi guys, I'm after a supply of western red cedar to clad the outside of a bedroom, aiming for it to look something like this: If anybody knows where to get it, and a…