Renovation + Home Improvement
StructuralBIMGuyStructural engineer to inspect wall cracking - Adelaide?
27 May 2016
Thanks that shows that the cracking is localized to the front of the house The reason I asked for photos of the the exterior is to determine (influence) factors…
StructuralBIMGuyFederation House - Wall Repair/Maintenance
26 May 2016
Hi Andymac666 Welcome to the forum To be honest covering bad brickwork in bondcrete & then plasterboard, is a cheap and dangerous fix, it also adds nothing to the…
SridharRecommendations for a professional renovating company in Mel
15 May 2016
Hello, We are looking to get professional advice and a company that handles all the following: replacing old carpets with laminate…
wood bangAdding a bay window - Complying development or DA?
6 May 2016
What does it say on your 149?
ChrisBirmeleSelf supporting deck. Leave gap or butt against wall?
1 May 2016
I have a self-supporting outdoor deck (enclosed with roof) I want to resurface with cement sheets and then tile. The deck bearers are supported by brick posts. Is it…
JoynzTiling over Timber Floorboards - Screed vs Sheet Underlay
1 May 2016
Also, how are you sure there will be no more movement? If your house is on stumps, the floor slope in the kitchen may indicate that your stumps need replacing.
qebtel$11000 Qld building cap for home owners; ways to get around
22 April 2016
"the $11000 cap on trades doing work in a renovation on Qld " err no such thing.
wegotagoatSomeone please help-Floorplan ideas. We are stuck!
20 April 2016
Hi guys! I could really use your help! My partner and I have purchased a lovely 2x1 which we knew would need to be renovated to add 1 x bedroom and 1 x bathroom to make…
juddy1987Cost of laying hardwood flooring vs 300x300 ceramic tiles
17 April 2016
Hi, Wanting to know the price difference of getting someone to lay bamboo click system flooring vs laying 300x300 ceramic tiles, both over chipboard? cheers
latchlandSandy / Grinding sound under newly set bath
14 April 2016
Thanks for the replies. I was thinking of using silicone but did something a little different last night which has worked flawlessly. Please read the whole sentence…
excalibrRendering over non-brick elements eg weatherboard and timber
12 April 2016
Thanks fingers-crossed, we seem to have found a renderer who'd take care of the carpentry side as well
Renov8itGround Floor Extension (SYD) Small Builder Recommendations
10 March 2016
Hi We are looking to have a small extension done to the back end of the house. Removing an existing alfresco area and back fibro extension (built 30 years ago off the…
abeauthome_blogOur Kitchen Renovation ~ progress so far
2 March 2016
Hi Rebuilder86, Thanks for your opinion. Maybe I should have mentioned I'm going for a more coastal / scandi interior look. We are doing the external front elevation bay…
abeauthome_blogExtension: building company, building designer, architect?
28 February 2016
haha I did think maybe this would be a good idea to put our house renovation out there. Or maybe give us the pressure to actually complete it. I'm and interior Designer…
0ochello0Self contained apartment - insulating exposed brick
28 February 2016
Hi, I recently purchased my first home in the Dandenong Mountains Vic. There are 2 rooms and a bathroom below the main part of the house which has a separate entrance. I…
purrfectionRecommendations pls - extension builders SE Melb suburbs
23 February 2016
please PM me if you can recommend a builder for an extension/reno in the south-east. I'm not looking for (nor can I afford) a luxury home builder, just someone who will do…
StructuralBIMGuyCellars Basements 3Ddetails Engineering costs construction
21 February 2016
Things to consider when you need that extra space,security,privacy etc,etc when going below ground 1. Windows,ventilation, lighting, controlled environment, security these…