Renovation + Home Improvement
kayandandyGood builder for small job in Perth?
11 May 2011
Yes, I know an amazing bloke who can do your knocking down, rebuilding, ceilings and organize the other trades. If you look at my thread in owner builder section there are…
BuildingSAAdding storage space in attic with Strutts ???
15 May 2011
We are having a house built with Format with a blue steel frame , we had hoped to add in the future a storage space in the roof with proper walls / floor ect . Apparently…
tjilpiBanyule council prob with application for planning permit
18 May 2011
You can get all the info you want of the council website. Go to the Banyule website. Then go to planning and building regulations. If you read through those it will give…
BuilderPaulAdvice on addition of a carport and room above
18 May 2011
Dave, 1. You can't use the carport slab to support the addition. They are only about 100mm thick. You have to look at this as though the driveway is not there. 2. You are…
jolesRenovating v's Demolishing and rebuilding
24 May 2011
There's been a few other forumites in the same position as Sheznay and once you start doing reasonably involved renos, it becomes less and less viable to reno and more and…
go baby goSmall bathrrom reno, advice would be great!
27 May 2011
Hi gfish. Im not sure how handy you are or how much you are prepared to do but here is some hot tips.... If you are in an old 1970s 1980s apartment building the waste…
rocky2812Concrete Roof renovation - Urgent Help
15 June 2011
Hi, We are getting our concrete roof tiles repainted in charcoal and need an opinion as to what colour gutters and fascia to use. Am thinking 'Monolith' gutters from Ace…
bashworthAnyone got some council approved veradah / plans?
28 June 2011
I have some hand drawn plans I used to get my 2m x 6m verandah through local council building control. If you are interested PM me with your address and you can have…
Novice!Thoughts on extending into attic + re-roof.
30 June 2011
Hi Teamfowler, Wanted to see if you got any additional information. We are looking into doing a similar thing with our brick and tile house of about 17 squares rather…
lazyNSW Housin Code about Dual Occupancy - HELP!!!
3 July 2011
Breaking house into two flats - it is dual occupancy. I do not need subdivision. I need a part of Code which can tell me about standards and rules, which I must obey. I…
I need glassesPutting Colorbond over concrete roof tiles
5 July 2011
Yeah well i talked to the roofer today and it could be done and hes roofed over absetos but all the issues like raising the gutter line , engineering for the extra weight…
brandonlee0910dual occupancy restriction and built granny flats
6 July 2011
i am planning to buy property for renovation, extentions and built granny flats in Chatswood NSW. i found that the land is dual occuoacy restriction area. that mean i…
crazyhamishrecommended iphone app for building and renovating
13 July 2011
I really need an iphone app as every time I go to bunnings or a supplier, I put prices and measurement etc directly in to my phone. I don't want to have to type all this…