Renovation + Home Improvement
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…
Hows your bathroom reno going Outcastle?
Here's a before>>>
But I didn't have a bath, the wall behind the shower was where the toilet was.
So we turned the shower into a…
Battening under a Queenslander
Not sure who to contact to arrange battening under our Queenslander. The house was raised a year ago but we want to batten in underneath for privacy and it…
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 11:00 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 5:21 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.
Question regarding screwing down deck
just to be clear You're using 200x50 sleepers as decking timber that youre going to walk on? Instead of like normal decking timber? Why might i ask.
What are the…
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…
Painting Underneath House
Hello. I have an old queensland tgat has been relocated to my property. I am wanting to paint under the house. I plan to leave the ceiling exposed. It is just the…
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 2:03 am
Would love some opinions on our extension. We're adding an 8m extension on our 70's weatherboard cottage (existing 12m frontage) as per the photo. The current…
my apartment is divided in a way that wastes…
Over the weekend I had a go at doing this myself and have lifted one tile so far!
In case anyone wants to try this themselves, here's what I…
I recently had a carport built,, approx 4 months ago. Two posts on the same corner are starting to show 'cracks', about 3cm at the deepest point. My builder contacted wood…
Insulated Garage Door OR Shade Sails
Our garage door faces west and in summer the garage is stinking hot. I've tried some foil backed insulation on the door which has helped but am now considering two…
Cost of extension on weatherboard house
As structuralBIMguy has said, you probably need to give a bit more info.
I feel for you in trying to understand if you’re being taken for a ride. Why…
Grey Pebble quarter by Dulux.
Hi i am also going for a greige colour scheme. I tried grey pebble half on the inside and it is very warm (pinky red in reality). Unfortunately I don't have any pics of …
Can any one please advise what should I do .
My painter filled all around my cable ends with expandable foam and now my roof cannot breath.
Do I try to cut out the…