ideaswomanRendered brick window sills. What did you do?Rendered 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?Home 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…
banuRecommendations - renos on turn of century homesRecommendations - renos on turn of century homes
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 homeWeatherboad cladding for a orange brick veneer home
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…
TendiousQuestion: Things that you can build on your front yard.Question: Things that you can build on your front yard.
So you want to build a deck at the front of your deck? ???????
mick1990extension on top of Garage with a shared wall?extension on top of Garage with a shared wall?
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 woodpanelingTrying to strip wallpaper over woodpaneling
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 SydneyRemoving brick internal walls - Californian bungalow Sydney
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 houseSound proofing between granny flat and house
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…
BerekDesigner Blinds in Melbourne & Sydney - Awesome BlindsDesigner Blinds in Melbourne & Sydney - Awesome Blinds
Here is a nice post on Hope it helps. Thanks
StructuralBIMGuyStructural engineer - looking at foundations for extensionStructural engineer - looking at foundations for extension
Hi Loadchaos Your existing footings will need to conform with current Codes & Aust Standards eg. AS2870 residential footings, etc I suggest you sort ot you Plans &…
MotherOfDexterWant to add a garage and deck in Sutherland Shire, need adviWant to add a garage and deck in Sutherland Shire, need advi
Have time, trying to keep the budget as low as possible!
FestivusozRetrofit wall insulation - weatherboard homeRetrofit wall insulation - weatherboard home
Thanks James for your feedback. I am looking into retrofitting sisilation as a u-shape between the studs. Then putting in some insulation. I think the batts are a little…
Vdubbed 12Subfloor supports: what are they used for?Subfloor supports: what are they used for?
Thank you both for your advice. My brother was given a time to put in an offer and he was just speculating I guess, from his very recent experience where the work done on…