Renovation + Home Improvement
Our Build123Converting garage to workshop / studio
5 July 2017
No probs Dwain Come to think of it your right, it is thermal not accoustic. In that case see if they can use a dense acoustic insulation in the walls, a good one used to…
ziggyblurWall options for 70's brick veneer extension
2 July 2017
I live in an old 70's brick veneer home. We'd like to add a living area by slapping on a "box" at the back. Nothing complex. The original plan was to simply put up 3 brick…
CameronRobertsonTile before or after installing a vanity
28 June 2017
I do not see any problem in doing so because normally tiles can be customized according to the new size that you need. Yes, your contractors might have a harder time…
StructuralBIMGuyTerrace/Floating Concrete Slab - Help needed
26 June 2017
@Speck Thanks for the photos You will need to get the engineering reinforcement details from the Council and have an engineer check them properly At a glance I would say…
Brent06Bathroom renovation - paint and waterproofing
20 June 2017
Instead of facing problems and discussing, you should call or hire professionals from bathroom gallery renovation services.They are expertise to handle situations like…
arcadeltTile removed and left with a 70mm height for carpet
19 June 2017
I'm surprised you can't lift the tiles without lifting the bedding layer. Is the bedding layer so brittle?
Kirralie87An alternative to Gyprock that is just as cheap?
15 June 2017
Cool thank you. I will look into that. I'm not super stressed about the price, but figured I would write that so top of the range products weren't suggested. Being that we…
StructuralBIMGuyArchitect Cost What is Reasonable?
24 May 2017
@vinothkumar It doesn't matter how much Architecture costs wherever it comes from.. you can give it away for free if you wish? but If the engineering and construction is…
arcadeltExtending a home with 2.4m ceiling: New section 2.7m or 3m?
22 May 2017
I think it depends on the size of the rooms. In smaller rooms 2.7 would feel more proportionate, but in larger rooms you could get away with 3.0 or even higher.
albertseanCan anyone please tell me best company for kitchen respray i
18 May 2017
Hello friends, please help me to choose the best company for respraying my kitchen cabinet...
StructuralBIMGuyTrying to choose between Hebel Powerwall and Foam Cladding
18 May 2017
Straw has great thermal properties as well as Foam..But most remember the Story of the "The Three Little Pigs" who built from Brick, Sticks & Straw
albertseanUrgent Help with Paint Colours!
4 May 2017
nickcampbelNEED HELP HOME ADDITION
1 May 2017
hi friend , look at this website you can find a lot of items that you need http://www.artisanbazzarts.com/moroccan-artisanat/
ideaswomanRendered brick window sills. What did you do?
25 April 2017
Got talked into removing the sills and I hate the outcome. The style is Hamptons/Queenslander/Colonial and the modern sills do not look right. If you did the same what did…
banuRecommendations - renos on turn of century homes
21 April 2017
A Coffee Finish Wallclock would look great on a turn of the century home. I bought one ( ) for $48 when I was having my house renovated. While doing the reno you might…
strongandboldWeatherboad cladding for a orange brick veneer home
17 April 2017
Hi guys, I am thinking about cladding my 1960's orange brick veneer home with weatherboard cladding and replacing the steel windows (in bad condition ) with chunky timber…
mick1990extension on top of Garage with a shared wall?
30 March 2017
You'll definitely need approval from the council and from your neighbours - had a mate that made an extension on a shared wall and he had some issues getting the wiring…
mick1990Trying to strip wallpaper over woodpaneling
30 March 2017
Hi guys, For whatever reason the previous owners used wallpaper over some nice wood pannelled walls in the rumpus. I'm trying to figure out how to get rid of it without a…
Our Build123Removing brick internal walls - Californian bungalow Sydney
15 March 2017
It's hard to say a ball park cost without seeing a rough plan or photos, feel free to upload some. https://youtu.be/_DlwtgzXVQw Kind Regards James Mason - Our Build.
farmmum96Sound proofing between granny flat and house
7 March 2017
The door is not on that wall (it's a 4.8 metre straight wall with no windows or doors etc), however both the adjoining bedroom and the studio have doors opening onto a…