Renovation + Home Improvement
Darren69Acoustic solutions for a child with cochlear implants
You might try Polymax 75 or 100 in the walls and there are quite a few acoustic treatment companies around that cater to us hi fi geeks. I imagine you might want to…
rogerwilcoLow-E, Double Glazing, uPVC, Aluminium, U-values, SHGC
Thanks for the thread! We've just new windows and external doors (10 openings in total) installed as part of an extensive home renovation to a single skin brick home…
HND56Intercoms and automatic gate openers. How to integrate onto
My old intercom has stopped working. So now I need to get a new one but would like to get an intercom that so not only work from upstairs & downstairs but be able to open…
StructuralBIMGuyReplacing standard shower head with a double shower head
I would do the same.. doubt i would need a plumber to swap over a simple shower head OT, As many battlers & punters on this forum are aware after entering Contracts…
arcadeltEstablished Home Renovation - Deciding what to work on first
Thanks!! arcadelt 😁 It all takes time to get it finished. We found the best way is to not freak out about how much there is to do and focus on how much we have done.…
StructuralBIMGuyRear Extension - Value to Home (Garden Concerns)
I undertook the project as an owner builder. Those civil engineering structural issues and stormwater issues have been prepared for prior to the project and has been…
StructuralBIMGuyBuilder not providing certificates to certifier for OC
Meridian... Thanks for the update, imo, That makes things worse If he's a one man operator and he doesn't do things himself, Then he has to rely on others.. Problems…
StructuralBIMGuyPatio Post Problem for Flyover Roof
Julianflynn Welcome to the forum Here are some tips for "getting the most from your post" 1.Most viewers have difficulties understanding 2D Flat (Planar) plans 2. Please…
IamSAMFront Path and steps from driveway to front porch ideas
My 2C don't straighten the path. widen it along the side which does not have the long hedge at the moment.
StructuralBIMGuyJoining timber frame extension to brick veneer house
BTW..You need to provide better Drawings and Details otherwise I'll only be guessing even a hand sketch will do...LOL I don't rate/score artistic…
jesicamacdroffWeatherboard Build & Renovation - Completed Bathroom Photos
I must have to say your home is looking amazing after renovation.
StructuralBIMGuyReview of layout for home extension
Hi Keungleung Welcome to the forum Thanks for the floor plan I estimate your house extension to be approx 180m2? Therefore 180 m2x $ 2400/m2= 432K I would guesstimate the…
Juno89Repainting house built in 1993-1996- higher lead level
Sorry, found my topic in another part. thanks!
alexp79ROCKCOTE sandcote hydroguard acrylic colour render
Cement or lime render is a good and cheaper (and healthier) alternative for the bricks. You would really need some serious justification to apply acrylic (e.g. having…
StructuralBIMGuyVery first step - Architect vs Council
Danraw Continuing on from planning is Costing & Building you might want to also read & Having the right BIM Tools (Building Information Model, Construction &…
Insulating subfloor - from above or below???
If you plan on pulling the floor up anyway, do it then. You can drop Batts in from above for thermal and put a regipol rubber sheet matting over the joists (and below the…
What insurance covers the home during renovation
The builder should have a construction all risk policy in place to cover any damages they may cause on site. Regards James Mason www.renovationjunkies.com.au
Occupation Certificate - organised by builder??
Hi mate Was there anything written into your contract about who is responsible for obtaining council approval? From memory I thought this was a line item that requires…
Our Build123Converting bedroom to bathroom- need ideas on floor plan- ne
That will work well. Is the floor structure bears and joists? If so as long as there is good access under the floor getting the new plumbing in should be doable. If the…