Home Extension - Designs approved first or builder first?
Hi World2160, It's always a bit of a chicken and egg conversation but you might like to use this Hope that helps. Richard@themakeovergroup
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…
ECOECOLow-E, Double Glazing, uPVC, Aluminium, U-values, SHGC
Hi Everyone, If you have any quesions about your energy rating, or Low-E, Double Glazing, uPVC, Aluminium, U-values, SHGC, acoustics (noise), or anything to do with…
NiennCon-artist or Normal? Electrical work certificate needed?
Thanks, I'm seeing him tomorrow. I'll look up the Dept of commerce->Plumbers & Electrical Rego Board-> and enquire within
JB1Is it OK to put insulation on top of existing ceramic tiles?
Do it properly.
BigRenoRe-rolling 'old style' bullnose verandah iron ... anyone it?
Hi all! We are in the process of tidying up an old cottage, built late 1890's in country NSW. It seems the bullnose iron / guttering is still from the original build I…
arcadeltLegal Question - Can I rescind/reverse a D.A modification?
You didnt get the Occ. Cert, so the condition of the Change of Use was not met. Since it wasnt approved, the classification is still Utility room I would think. What…
CameronRobertsonBuild a rooftop terrace on top of existing ceiling
I think it is not entirely impossible. Why is it that with sufficient and proper waterproofing, the floor will still experience leakage? That will only happen provided…
Our Build123Converting garage to workshop / studio
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
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
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
@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
Instead of facing problems and discussing, you should call or hire professionals from bathroom gallery renovation services.They are expertise to handle situations like…