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PropertyTechnical
PropertyTechnical
14 September

Home Renovation Blogs

Home Renovation Blogs
1, 2, 3

Hello guys, check out my great blogs on value office furniture. You can visit my profile for best content blog.

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PropertyTechnical
Sep 14, 2019 7:26 pm
PropertyTechnical

I have two 2 metre wide x 1.5m high colorbond gates that were installed by fencing contractor a couple of years ago. The gates are in closed position most of the time and…

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jaff067
Oct 19, 2019 10:39 am

adding a wall to jgking house..

adding a wall to jgking house..

If you have a photo handy of the existing skirting boards would help. Is it very unique? There are a lot of varieties out there available off the shelf. You'd possibly be…

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PropertyTechnical
Oct 17, 2019 6:10 pm
PropertyTechnical

Now I am thinking along the lines of this configuration. The red line is the section where the wall I am wanting to remove, The green are two new struts and the yellow…

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rodels
Oct 15, 2019 3:09 pm
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Rhetti
Oct 10, 2019 8:10 pm
Rhetti
arcadelt
arcadelt
9 October

Cost of putting a door in a brick wall

Cost of putting a door in a brick wall

Unfortunately, this is a bit of a "how long is a pice of string" question, because this will very much depend on your specific circumstances. I suggest you will need…

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arcadelt
Oct 09, 2019 6:54 am
IsabellaBoots
IsabellaBoots
4 October

Hardwood floor repair

Hardwood floor repair

it's not the best looking job, but not the worst. It really depends on how much you paid for it.

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IsabellaBoots
Oct 04, 2019 10:51 pm

Hey All. So we've just bought a house (well it's in the works) and we're trying to think up ideas for renovating the house when we get the keys later this year. I've…

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diydude
Oct 03, 2019 12:55 am
crash76
crash76
28 September

Concealed gutter conversion

Concealed gutter conversion

Has anyone ever converted their conealed gutters to standard gutters? We have the conealed type, and after 25 years of leaf litter build up the gutters are now rusting,…

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crash76
Sep 28, 2019 10:13 am
amilelka
amilelka
27 September

Adding a 3rd Bedroom. Small extension.

Adding a 3rd Bedroom. Small extension.

I think that's a great suggestion. It keeps all the plumbing in place and works really well spatially. The new size isn't huge but neither was the original so I think it…

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amilelka
Sep 27, 2019 6:39 pm
Gary D. Atchley
Gary D. Atchley
25 September

Which brand of hybrid flooring?

Which brand of hybrid flooring?

Hybrid is that the most modern flooring addition dropped at you by Carpet Court. Connecting the most effective attributes of each laminate and vinyl, Hybrid is that the…

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Gary D. Atchley
Sep 25, 2019 10:34 pm
Gary D. Atchley
snapped
snapped
18 September

Guttering pop size

Guttering pop size

thanks for quick informative answer. Much appreciated.

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snapped
Sep 18, 2019 9:37 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
16 September

Separate garage build Sydney

Separate garage build Sydney

The days of excess are long gone ( brickies rates have halved) LOL, maybe they are dinning out on previous overpriced projects? I suggest you wait for work to dry up and …

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 16, 2019 12:58 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
mothbox
mothbox
14 September

Removing Paint from External Brick (full house)

Removing Paint from External Brick (full house)

I have recently moved into a brick veneer house which has been painted for a long time. The paint job needs to be re-done and…

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mothbox
Sep 14, 2019 1:51 pm
gillybean
gillybean
5 September

Help with house plans

Help with house plans

Definitely the first plan, the second plan the kitchen is facing away from the alfresco and just seems no connection to it. Do you really need that 4th bedroom? If only…

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gillybean
Sep 05, 2019 10:36 pm
gillybean
lindsayr
lindsayr
31 August

Pavilion Extension

Pavilion Extension

Anyone know any companies that specialise or have experience in pavilion extensions? Looking to talk to someone about potential of putting a 2 storey pavilion style…

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lindsayr
Aug 31, 2019 3:09 pm

You might find my BIM Rose Chart Illustrative Informative In terms of electrical rewiring the electrical Trade will take a bigger portion of the Budget Savings will have…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Aug 26, 2019 8:13 am
StructuralBIMGuy
ben888
ben888
25 August

Front and side setback in Rural area

Front and side setback in Rural area

So your building surveyor doesn't agree that is the front of the house? Have a look at my corner build. I only have my front door facing the front of the house, my…

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ben888
Aug 25, 2019 11:52 pm
ben888

I had this plan kicking around in my head for the longest time - the drafty thought I was a bit mad and wanted to flip the orientation a bit, put the bathroom and laundry…

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Pivotonian
Aug 18, 2019 7:32 pm
lvcnkl2
lvcnkl2
18 August

Looking for best Painting service provider in Sydney!!!

Looking for best Painting service provider in Sydney!!!

I have recently moved to my new home in Sydney. The home needs a renovation especially wall paints.…

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lvcnkl2
Aug 18, 2019 6:15 pm
Pivotonian
Pivotonian
18 August

Scott And Kylies 1970s Reno

Scott And Kylies 1970s Reno
1, 2, 3

just wanted to say what a great job you have done! congratulations Scott and Kylie

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Pivotonian
Aug 18, 2019 4:51 pm

Balcony walls renovation

Balcony walls renovation

Hello As I've seen around you if your priority is to stop leaking. It is better to replace it. Even if I remember correctly, you can find articles in this regard in to…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Aug 16, 2019 8:05 am
StructuralBIMGuy
chippy
chippy
10 August

Old ceiling fixture enquiry

Old ceiling fixture enquiry

That's the internal security screamer. It's the thing that makes the ear piercing noise inside the house.

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chippy
Aug 10, 2019 2:43 pm
chippy

Removing this Structure

Removing this Structure

Hi everyone, Thanks for the replies. I'll look into moving it to the classified section. However, the timber is quite old with large splits so not sure if anyone would…

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russellcook
Jul 31, 2019 5:38 pm
bauhaus
bauhaus
31 July

Help! Looking for Architect for small renovation

Help! Looking for Architect for small renovation

Try Superdraft - services and prices are great.

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bauhaus
Jul 31, 2019 10:48 am

Hello all, can anyone please recommend a supplier/installer for vinyl sliding doors for a built-in wardrobe in Melbourne? Nothing fancy at all, just plain doors to fit our…

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that bird
Jul 29, 2019 6:16 pm

tobehomeowner Thanks for the photos here's a quick sketch PM If you require the final drawings, Engineering, Details and Quants If you also require live Data/Proofs you…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 23, 2019 8:36 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Harry3810
Harry3810
22 July

Raising Ceiling Height

Raising Ceiling Height

Hi Amilelka, I also have the same thoughts but heating and cooling another 300mm along with the construction cost will be another cost blow out as well. Will still…

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Harry3810
Jul 22, 2019 7:49 am
Kim-Monash
Kim-Monash
15 July

Hot west facing garage

Hot west facing garage

Hi... just noted your topic. I had insulated door garage installed during house build with Metricon 2 1/2 years ago for North facing garage. Works great summer/winter. I…

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Kim-Monash
Jul 15, 2019 7:51 am
DustyBlue
DustyBlue
6 July

Average reno costs per room

Average reno costs per room

We are considering purchasing a house and doing some renos. Can you tell me what you think the average cost for the following rooms? If you have renovated any of these…

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DustyBlue
Jul 06, 2019 10:32 pm
Jarret
Jarret
27 June

Asbestos

Asbestos

Asbestos can be removed in the bathroom walls easily. However if you want to do it yourself you must observe the same Codes of Practice and safety conditions the…

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Jarret
Jun 27, 2019 7:31 pm
funnybunny
funnybunny
25 June

installing floorboards NSW apartment

installing floorboards NSW apartment

hi guys looking to replace a few timber floorboards that were damaged myself. It would be glued directly to the concrete in the apartment in NSW. Wondering if i need a…

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funnybunny
Jun 25, 2019 8:58 pm
Bayou
Bayou
20 June

Underpinning works and renovations

Underpinning works and renovations

Just the two fellows I hoped would give me advice. Thank you very much (and thank you for all of the help you give to everyone on this forum)! I appreciate the advice. I…

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Bayou
Jun 20, 2019 3:22 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
17 June

Close window with 3D wall

Close window with 3D wall

Fair enough. See what the council says.

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arcadelt
Jun 17, 2019 11:33 am
Minty1985
Minty1985
15 June

70s Home Reno - first time renovators, can we do it?

70s Home Reno - first time renovators, can we do it?

Hi we have just done exactly what you are describing, we are 18 months down the line. We brought a 70's house that needed loads of renovating, which we had never done…

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Minty1985
Jun 15, 2019 11:32 pm
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SaveH2O
Jun 13, 2019 6:38 pm
SaveH2O
echelon6
echelon6
7 June

Prev owner painted walls and architraves with ceiling white!

Prev owner painted walls and architraves with ceiling white!

He said he used taubmans ceiling white, so at least it's not the worst brand. How can I remedy this? If I paint over it properly, will the ceiling white underneath will…

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echelon6
Jun 07, 2019 11:33 am
amilelka
amilelka
4 June

Period Ceilings - Knocking down walls

Period Ceilings - Knocking down walls

I would think that creating wide ornate arches between the rooms could work.

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amilelka
Jun 04, 2019 12:35 pm
5Goodwood
5Goodwood
1 June

Reno prep for sale

Reno prep for sale

My husband & i have been in our house 6 years. We have renovated our home, my husband is a plumber & his dad gave guidance (hes a retired carpenter but unable to work due…

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5Goodwood
Jun 01, 2019 10:55 pm
robbert
robbert
31 May

Home renovation from top to bottom in order suggestion?

Home renovation from top to bottom in order suggestion?

Your steps are great—stick to them and you'll be fine. However, for the windows, I would of course choose to have everything done at once so I would include it in the…

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robbert
May 31, 2019 3:08 pm
robbert
robbert
robbert
31 May

Decking framing - Timber or Steel

Decking framing - Timber or Steel

I won't use it solely for the frame. I'll use it to support my timber.

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robbert
May 31, 2019 3:05 pm
robbert
livo2019
livo2019
28 May

can i hang a heavy (18kg) mirror off 1 screw into the stud?

can i hang a heavy (18kg) mirror off 1 screw into the stud?

Hey all, I'm trying to turn an old mirror that was attached to a chest of drawers into a hanging mirror, mounted on the wall. The mirror weighs 18kg. Would one screw -…

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livo2019
May 28, 2019 8:47 pm
robbert
robbert
23 May

Bathroom Reno Ideas...

Bathroom Reno Ideas...

Install a floor-to-ceiling glass shower…

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robbert
May 23, 2019 2:55 pm
robbert

How to render a backyard man shed?

How to render a backyard man shed?

There are many approaches to building a man…

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markbrown123
May 15, 2019 9:19 pm

Ducted air conditioning duct. Is it easy to replace?

Ducted air conditioning duct. Is it easy to replace?

If your home does not have an HVAC system and you plan to add one, you will need to have new ductwork installed. The cost for…

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markbrown123
May 15, 2019 9:17 pm
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alexp79
May 06, 2019 7:31 pm

Foundation holding water.

Foundation holding water.

There are too many unknowns for a meaningful response. You should have your home inspected by experienced building consultant who will determine what is happening with…

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building-expert
Apr 26, 2019 11:03 am
building-expert
cedarclark
cedarclark
25 April

Cladding advice

Cladding advice

We love everything about our house with the exception of the cladding. It was built 20 years ago and is clad in colour bond steel. To my eyes it makes it look like a shed.…

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cedarclark
Apr 25, 2019 5:16 am

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