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Home Renovation Blogs

Home Renovation Blogs
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These blogs are really helpful. Thanks for sharing.

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victoriabam
Mar 06, 2019 1:36 am
victoriabam
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ahoythere
Mar 24, 2019 9:32 pm

Beam in unit

Beam in unit

Hi Lisaawill Welcome to the forum and thanks for the photos I think you mean Structural Column? Here are the steps 1. Get copies of the engineering plans, these can be…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 23, 2019 10:41 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Jug
Jug
23 March

Matching morter

Matching morter

Hi, I'm doing an extension and need to match the morter to existing brickwork. The builders used off white cement and off white sand. Q I have is what fatterning agent…

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Jug
Mar 23, 2019 9:15 am
samc
samc
20 March

Paint Chip from Brick Wall for Matching

Paint Chip from Brick Wall for Matching

Hi all, 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…

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samc
Mar 20, 2019 5:45 pm
bestspecials
bestspecials
14 March

Windowless powder room (with shower)

Windowless powder room (with shower)

I would suggest to just replace the fan for a newer model.

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bestspecials
Mar 14, 2019 2:14 pm
bestspecials

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…

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StudioM
Mar 03, 2019 12:23 pm
StudioM
Tinn_a
Tinn_a
28 February

Help in trying to even out floors

Help in trying to even out floors

We ourselves lined the floors and walls in the old house. Very helpful laser tape. is a good review of laser roulettes.

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Tinn_a
Feb 28, 2019 7:25 pm
kenbron
kenbron
24 February

Battening under a Queenslander

Battening under a Queenslander

Hi Everyone 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…

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kenbron
Feb 24, 2019 11:55 am
kenbron
DesiCon
DesiCon
21 February

Architect Recommendation

Architect Recommendation

can highly recommend Archipor - i think they are in Fairfield. They have designed some great new homes in our areaa

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DesiCon
Feb 21, 2019 8:57 pm
Althom
Althom
21 February

Hot west facing garage

Hot west facing garage

Surfmist - palest colour going

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Althom
Feb 21, 2019 10:03 am
Althom
jimhome
jimhome
20 February

Adding a fireplace (internal)

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…

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jimhome
Feb 20, 2019 8:25 pm
Leeanne
Leeanne
20 February

Blistering in exterior paint work

Blistering in exterior paint work
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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…

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Leeanne
Feb 20, 2019 6:58 pm

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…

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skydad
Feb 20, 2019 3:30 pm
Deen
Deen
12 February

Exterior colour scheme

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…

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Deen
Feb 12, 2019 3:31 pm

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…

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Rosemary_ng
Feb 10, 2019 7:32 pm
ockie
ockie
8 February

Choosing house render colour to match exisiting roof tiles??

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?…

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ockie
Feb 08, 2019 11:00 pm
CJB80
CJB80
8 February

Converting Paradise Room

Converting Paradise Room

Hi all, 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…

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CJB80
Feb 08, 2019 5:21 pm
ardesign
ardesign
6 February

Modular outdoor decking question

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.

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ardesign
Feb 06, 2019 9:26 pm
ardesign

Project plan for reno

Project plan for reno

Project Planning & Tracking is discussed here hth

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StructuralBIMGuy
Feb 03, 2019 9:19 am
StructuralBIMGuy
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arcadelt
Feb 02, 2019 10:26 am
ardesign
ardesign
30 January

Floor Plan Advice

Floor Plan Advice

Hello, You can use is it for the parking or merge with your plan make it bigger. Thanks.

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ardesign
Jan 30, 2019 10:07 pm
ardesign
redcali
redcali
25 January

Question regarding screwing down deck

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…

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redcali
Jan 25, 2019 12:03 am
redcali
redcali
24 January

Who to hire to divert rainwater on our sloping block?

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.

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redcali
Jan 24, 2019 11:56 pm
ardesign
ardesign
23 January

Wardrobe doors help

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…

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ardesign
Jan 23, 2019 8:43 pm
ardesign
Planet Sun
Planet Sun
9 January

Electrical quote

Electrical quote

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…

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Planet Sun
Jan 09, 2019 7:25 pm
Planet Sun
justenr
justenr
7 January

After builders clean - Sydney

After builders clean - Sydney

Can anyone recommend a company? Thanks

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justenr
Jan 07, 2019 5:15 pm
Mark from jimboomba
Mark from jimboomba
30 December 2018

Painting Underneath House

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…

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Mark from jimboomba
Dec 30, 2018 12:11 pm

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…

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Aussietrooper
Dec 29, 2018 6:01 pm
bashworth
bashworth
24 December 2018

Opening up roof and sarking for wiring: common practice?

Opening up roof and sarking for wiring: common practice?

Going through the roof is pretty common. For running cables down outside walls it's often the only way it can be done as there isn't enough height to get to the top of…

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bashworth
Dec 24, 2018 5:25 pm
bashworth
buffalicious
buffalicious
22 December 2018

Idea of electrical cost

Idea of electrical cost

Hi, 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…

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buffalicious
Dec 22, 2018 5:27 pm
Pauloswindon
Pauloswindon
21 December 2018

Balcony conversion

Balcony conversion

StructuralIBIMGiy, thank you for the reply. Would you have any ballpark estimate of what a build such as this would cost?

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Pauloswindon
Dec 21, 2018 12:35 pm
ConfidentDIYer
ConfidentDIYer
13 December 2018

Double Wardrobe internal corridor dimensions

Double Wardrobe internal corridor dimensions

Hi, We're looking to reno a space which is currently a bathroom to create a double walk-in wardrobe. The plan is to create two separate wardrobe spaces facing each…

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ConfidentDIYer
Dec 13, 2018 10:35 pm
ConfidentDIYer
amilelka
amilelka
11 December 2018

Loft Project

Loft Project

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.

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amilelka
Dec 11, 2018 4:00 pm
travelbug
travelbug
8 December 2018

Quality of cornice repair

Quality of cornice repair

Haha!. I do better cornice than that myself. They should be ashamed of themselves.

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travelbug
Dec 08, 2018 9:53 am
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
7 December 2018

Exposed rafter eaves detail - home renovation

Exposed rafter eaves detail - home renovation

Lopezdesign Welcome to the forum I assume you have enclosed truss roof Frame? If that is the case then you can fit exposed Dummy rafters in between the trusses, panelling…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Dec 07, 2018 9:13 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
4 December 2018

Core renovation by our own

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 Cheers

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StructuralBIMGuy
Dec 04, 2018 11:39 am
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
30 November 2018

Load bearing - yes or no

Load bearing - yes or no

troy1888 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…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 30, 2018 9:35 am
StructuralBIMGuy

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…

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Eva27
Nov 30, 2018 2:03 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
28 November 2018

Goodbye 80s house... hello fresh, modern home

Goodbye 80s house... hello fresh, modern home

Deciding the external color scheme of your home can feel like a daunting task. You’ve got a lot of choices which can easily…

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arcadelt
Nov 28, 2018 7:40 am
2019reno
2019reno
27 November 2018

Renovating 1970's House - Help with Exterior Colours

Renovating 1970's House - Help with Exterior Colours

How about wallaby roof instead of monument if too dark? We are doing a 70s house too and considering wallaby roof, dune render. Not sure yet

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2019reno
Nov 27, 2018 11:06 pm
ksihra
ksihra
21 November 2018

Adding alfresco to existing house

Adding alfresco to existing house

I have a similare situation.How did you go with your Alfressco ?

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ksihra
Nov 21, 2018 11:48 am

Hi all, 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…

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felix_deLarge
Nov 14, 2018 7:49 pm

Hello, my apartment is divided in a way that wastes…

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Truetop
Nov 12, 2018 10:17 am

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…

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Stevo61
Oct 29, 2018 11:18 am

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…

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Archie711
Oct 28, 2018 8:12 pm
Althom
Althom
27 October 2018

Insulated Garage Door OR Shade Sails

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…

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Althom
Oct 27, 2018 1:29 pm
Althom
RenoMentor
RenoMentor
26 October 2018

Cost of extension on weatherboard house

Cost of extension on weatherboard house

Hi Burtie, 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…

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RenoMentor
Oct 26, 2018 9:28 am
RenoMentor
Emcdermott85
Emcdermott85
20 October 2018

Grey Pebble quarter by Dulux.

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 …

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Emcdermott85
Oct 20, 2018 1:49 pm

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