Renovation + Home Improvement
Apr 21, 2019 7:54 pm
Irregular land shape - CDC ?
You tell us nothing about the existing setbacks for your house from the boundaries other than showing us a yellow blob on a tiny site plan. A bit more info might draw a…
Bathroom Reno Ideas...
One of those issues is how to achieve a modern style restroom. With so many how-to tips, articles and reviews on the Internet…
Levelling driveway to build carport
unlikely that carport company will do the levelling. i recommend you finalise carport first, take specifications from them about "how they want the levelling" and then…
Help in trying to even out floors
Agree with the others, I would keep the timber, much nicer than floating floor. Even though it is not perfect...that is part of the character
Question regarding screwing down deck
Great choice, we have used sleepers for decking on a few projects, and about to do another. Looks the bomb, really does. You wont need to screw down any more than you have…
Painting Underneath House
Congratulations on your new home
As a Brisbane Builderwe LOVE hearing about people who have rescued these magnificent old…
Converting timber windows into doors
Hello LH4545, this is easy done as long as the width remains the same. What happens is you have a lintel above the window that takes the roof load and transfers the load…
Hi, I'm doing an extension and need to match the morter to existing brickwork. The builders used off white cement and off white sand. Q I have is what fatterning agent…
Paint Chip from Brick Wall for Matching
We have recently moved in to a new house and would like to patch up some of the screw holes where paintings once were. The house has recently been repainted…
can highly recommend Archipor - i think they are in Fairfield. They have designed some great new homes in our areaa
Adding a fireplace (internal)
Apologies, I have no idea where to post this question, where to start, or where to look if anyone asked before.
We are looking to add a gas fireplace and framed…
Blistering in exterior paint work
Thanks...it appears at this stage they are each saying it is not there problem, even though Dulux guarantees that their paint won't flake blister or peel, and the…
Just moved into new house. Outside bricks have effoversence and mortar is turning powdery in many parts. Will get it repointed.
Inside we have noticed that some rooms…
Exterior colour scheme
Updating our homes exterior
We have a new colourbond wallaby tiled roof, white window frames and white internal shutters but am having endless hesitations for a render…
Hi everyone, I am newbie here and looking for some suggestions to renovate my garage. I have a single car garage with brick wall attached to the house. The garage is old…
Feb 08, 2019 10:00 pm
Converting Paradise Room
Upstairs we have a “paradise room” (indoor/outdoor room with screens on two sides, metal construction) which contains a kitchenette and small bathroom. It has…
Feb 08, 2019 4:21 pm
Modular outdoor decking question
I don't have much idea about that but i think you're going right. I want to advice you to concern with relevant person or experience contractors to guide you for the same.
Floor Plan Advice
You can use is it for the parking or merge with your plan make it bigger.
Wardrobe doors help
Small rooms can seem very confining. But well-placed mirrors can create the illusion of a larger space. Mirrors can also reflect…
There is actually a fair bit of work there. And it’s not as straight forward as it sounds. Running strapper wires back and forth to the sockets etc..
Always room for a…
What would be a good filler to use here? The old stuff has definitely passed its used by date.
As it is vertical, it isn't really load bearing besides any movement due to…
Idea of electrical cost
I know I may not get the exact answer I am needing but I just want to get a sense of how much it would cost to wire a outdoor studio that is 15m2. I feel like my the…
StructuralIBIMGiy, thank you for the reply. Would you have any ballpark estimate of what a build such as this would cost?
This is a great idea, and a great use of space. You will need to consult an engineer to see how best to build the structure without any visible supports.
Core renovation by our own
I had A quick look It lacks Building Information & data to be of use to the Battlers & Punters
That's the problem with instagram
Load bearing - yes or no
A correct photo taken with the insulation removed over an internal wall would tell you they are trusses?
Unfortunately, a builder can't advise you on the Truss…
Hi all, I am hoping someone can help..! My partner and I have just moved into a rental while weHi all, I am hoping someone can help..! My partner and I have just moved…
Nov 30, 2018 1:03 am