Renovation + Home Improvement
bashworthAnyone got some council approved veradah / plans?
28 June 2011
I have some hand drawn plans I used to get my 2m x 6m verandah through local council building control. If you are interested PM me with your address and you can have…
Novice!Thoughts on extending into attic + re-roof.
30 June 2011
Hi Teamfowler, Wanted to see if you got any additional information. We are looking into doing a similar thing with our brick and tile house of about 17 squares rather…
lazyNSW Housin Code about Dual Occupancy - HELP!!!
3 July 2011
Breaking house into two flats - it is dual occupancy. I do not need subdivision. I need a part of Code which can tell me about standards and rules, which I must obey. I…
I need glassesPutting Colorbond over concrete roof tiles
5 July 2011
Yeah well i talked to the roofer today and it could be done and hes roofed over absetos but all the issues like raising the gutter line , engineering for the extra weight…
brandonlee0910dual occupancy restriction and built granny flats
6 July 2011
i am planning to buy property for renovation, extentions and built granny flats in Chatswood NSW. i found that the land is dual occuoacy restriction area. that mean i…
crazyhamishrecommended iphone app for building and renovating
13 July 2011
I really need an iphone app as every time I go to bunnings or a supplier, I put prices and measurement etc directly in to my phone. I don't want to have to type all this…
free willExtending a single storey to a double possible?
15 July 2011
We are looking to demolish the old extension to our house (about 2 squares) and add 15 squares over two stories to make a total of about 25 squares. This will cost about…
Darren StewartHelp/Question about skirting boards with a pic
17 July 2011
If you change the architrave's and run the sides all the way to the floor, replacing the section in between the new arch's with a flat piece of matching timber ( looks…
chuth77Moving phone, internet and TV connections
20 July 2011
By all means you can move your TV points... No drama's there and Bunnings will even sell you the various suitable terminations and crimps you'll need... Moving phone and…
vltAny restrictions on building walls next to windows?
26 July 2011
Thanks everyone, I'm not to worried about the boundary as it seems to be standard to build to the boundary in our area (particularly when the…
ChristsnpMove internal wall between bedrooms
30 July 2011
Thanks for the post, thanks for breaking it down for me, I thought it really wasn't a big job. We are not handy, so will need to find a builder or good handyman. Thanks again
catrionaa84Decking/Pergola companies in Adelaide
31 July 2011
Hi everyone, We are looking at getting a new deck and pergola installed (definately don't want to do the work ourselves as we dont have the skills and would rather pay to…
GBusernameSplitting existing corner house into two dwellings
3 August 2011
Hello all, Great forum. Considering splitting corner allotment house into two houses, as in a duplex, and adding second floors to both halves. Has anyone had any…
eyspyExtend backwards or upwards, which one is cheaper?
8 August 2011
Cost ??? Hmmm ? Similar. But, BUT ? Think long and hard about going up. The disruption will be greater. The downstairs will be disrupted by the up stairs. Weather if…
JeremyheyesBudget Kitchen, Bathroom Reno Tradesmen Recommendations PLZ!
12 August 2011
If you send the pictures of the kitchen then it would be good. Then we can see which should be where.