Renovation + Home Improvement
Inner Melbourne - Extension - Recommendations
We are looking to do a rear double storey extension on our property. Approx 120sqm. Can anyone recommend some builders or design and construct companies they've had good…
Choosing house render colour to match exisiting roof tiles??
I think you should go for a reddish color which gives the house a standard structure.
Renovate standard ceiling to high cathedral ceiling?
It depends does the house have a pitched stick roof or a timber truss roof? It is possible to remove the ceiling joists and put in a false Cathedral ceiling within the…
Siting variation side boundary Brisbane ‘air flow’ concerns?
Hi all, Our neighbors have requested to talk to Council re air flow concerns over a 7m extension we proposed that is next to their yard and pool, not the house itself (our…
Renos, Media Stylists , Influences who are the disruptors?
Renovations tipped to top $100 Billion with major players set to disrupt the building Supply & Install chain How should you now plan your reno projects and Can you really…
Help needed -How to stop Colorbond gate twisting and flexing
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…
Retainer wall needing council approval
Cheapest and simplest option is to do a stepped wall https://fencescape.com.au/wp-content/up ... g-Wall.jpg
Ideas to maximize the floor plan of our new house
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…
Evolution of a home - an ongoing retrospective
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…
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.…
Vinyl sliding doors for a built-in wardrobe in Melbourne
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…
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…
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…
HELP! - Legal removal of load bearing walls in MELB
Very true. Have you read the thread I have linked below? viewtopic.php?f=1&t=94765
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…
Opening up roof and sarking for wiring: common practice?
How come there is no access manhole for roof space?