Renovation + Home Improvement
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?
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…
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 -…
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…
Aluminium Cladding-Best option close to coast (100m)
Bricks + render will be cheaper and better.
Converting alfresco to a bedroom / study room
Hi I am seeking recommendation of any builders who can help with converting alfresco (3.5 × 3.5 M) to a bedroom / study room. We are located in Melbourne, 3029. Thanks…
Changing old house eaves/gutters to parapet wall
This would create a need for a box gutter scenario, which we try to avoid at all costs as once they fail (Matter of when not if) they leak into the home and can cause…
How to join 200mm ducting pipe to 100mm inlet exhaust fan?
That one doesn’t have a fan.
Cracks in internal walls - who do I get to have a look (Adel
Renovating Costs - Augustine Heights Qld
I've gathered together a few resources on renovation cost guides and tips here https://homedesignedge.com/2019/03/24/h ... ion-costs/
Choosing house render colour to match exisiting roof tiles??
Hi. Just wondering if you can help me? What colour are your gutters? Is the trim around your garage door the same colour also? the render colour is dulux self destruct?…
Who to hire to divert rainwater on our sloping block?
Any builder or a landscaper should be able to build you a retaining wall. Without pictures or any idea about your situation there isnt much else to comment sorry.