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…
johnsonrenRecommendation for draftsman in Melbourne (northern suburbs)
We are looking a draftsman as well for our new build. Have you got anyone good at the end?
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
NewRenoHELP! - Legal removal of load bearing walls in MELB
Hi Oldchippy, In our experience, the builders have asked that we engage an engineer to provide the drawing so they can quote. But I can see why your approach can be more…
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…
Isabel TweddleBathroom 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…
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…
arcadeltTile removed and left with a 70mm height for carpet
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?
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?
@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?
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
Hello friends, please help me to choose the best company for respraying my kitchen cabinet...
StructuralBIMGuyTrying to choose between Hebel Powerwall and Foam Cladding
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
nickcampbelNEED HELP HOME ADDITION
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ideaswomanRendered brick window sills. What did you do?
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…
world2160Home Extension - Designs approved first or builder first?
Hi everyone, We are looking to add an extra floor to our existing brick veneer house. I know we have to get DA/CDC approved first. - Should we directly approach the…