arcadeltcan you insulate the exterior of a double brick wall???
The difficulties of living in the city with surrounding buildings - pity. Seems insulating would be best all round then. Best of luck with it.
rebuilder86Gyprocking on all walls and ceilng to make it more modern?
i do drylining all the time. Drylining: attaching gyproc sheets straight to the brickwork with CSR masonry adhesive and masonry nails. The nice sharp beaded corners and…
MissAlisonConcrete balustrades, what on earth to do?
Good idea re-demo. They are pretty busy around here, but I could always try. It's in Avondale Heights, north west of Melbourne. These era houses are becoming more popular…
Pretzel2311VJ walls cracking within days of painting
Hello, We recently had our Queenslander with VJ walls painted by a professional painter. Within 3 days the vertical joints had began to crack. There are now a lot of…
FionaKStone company recommendations in Melbourne please?
Hi everyone, we are getting new kitchen cabinets in a couple of weeks and know I am leaving this late but am looking for recommendations for good stone benchtop companies…
arcadeltRemoving old air conditioner in Asbestos wall
The aim is to avoid releasing asbestos fibres from bonded asbestos, so I guess if you can do the job while achieving that, you can leave the asbestos in place. I think it…
DamNitaCalacatta Nua Roman Stone Brisbane option to Calacatta Nuvo
I like it!!
arcadeltFloor Plan: It will helps to change your home interior
Yes, it will?
Building a new deck over concrete cancer
o I need council approval to demolish concrete veranda to put new timber decking" No if it's the same size in appearance, 40sqm will need approval. "Rather have the whole…
Home Extension - Designs approved first or builder first?
As a carpenter my advice would to engage the best first floor addition mob in your area to do everything and you'll get what you paid for and if you don't you get what you…
StructuralBIMGuyRecommended Sydney builders company for major renovation?
gobear you should save on Builders Margin & Profit but be mindful that some trades take advantage of owner builders and charge more, take short cuts and try it on ...if…
ElzbethsRecommendation for draftsman in Melbourne (northern suburbs)
I realise this is a little late but we are using BBOT designs in Brunswick. They have been extremely efficient and have a lot of practical advice while respecting our budget.
Monash UniversityHow do you dispose of waste from your renovation?
If you've recently used, or are planning to use a skip bin to dispose of waste in Victoria, we'd like to know your opinions. Monash University are conducting research…
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Agile ApprovalsQuestion: Things that you can build on your front yard.
Hi Tendious If the Council has given you the all clear to build your deck/patio with reduced setbacks, all you need is a building approval from a private building…
venomHELP! - Legal removal of load bearing walls in MELB
I can't believe it has been so long since I did this. It’s been around 4 years!!! Can…
AmalleyChanges to Second Lounge: option A or B-opinions needed pls!
Hi All, Just wanting to get some general advice and opinions with regard to some renovations we would like to undertake on our home. My husband and I would like to…
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