Renovation + Home Improvement
Agile ApprovalsQuestion: Things that you can build on your front yard.
7 September 2017
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
7 September 2017
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!
15 August 2017
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…
NiennCon-artist or Normal? Electrical work certificate needed?
6 August 2017
Thanks, I'm seeing him tomorrow. I'll look up the Dept of commerce->Plumbers & Electrical Rego Board-> and enquire within
arcadeltNeed advice re - closet/dressing room fit out
1 August 2017
Sorry, but this is what I get when I try to look at your pictures. If you are using Tapatalk, you could upload them to Homeone directly, which might be easier.
JB1Is it OK to put insulation on top of existing ceramic tiles?
30 July 2017
Do it properly.
BigRenoRe-rolling 'old style' bullnose verandah iron ... anyone it?
30 July 2017
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?
14 July 2017
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
11 July 2017
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
5 July 2017
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
2 July 2017
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
28 June 2017
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
26 June 2017
@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
20 June 2017
Instead of facing problems and discussing, you should call or hire professionals from bathroom gallery renovation services.They are expertise to handle situations like…
arcadeltTile removed and left with a 70mm height for carpet
19 June 2017
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?
15 June 2017
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?
24 May 2017
@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?
22 May 2017
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
18 May 2017
Hello friends, please help me to choose the best company for respraying my kitchen cabinet...
StructuralBIMGuyTrying to choose between Hebel Powerwall and Foam Cladding
18 May 2017
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
albertseanUrgent Help with Paint Colours!
4 May 2017
nickcampbelNEED HELP HOME ADDITION
1 May 2017
hi friend , look at this website you can find a lot of items that you need http://www.artisanbazzarts.com/moroccan-artisanat/
ideaswomanRendered brick window sills. What did you do?
25 April 2017
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…
banuRecommendations - renos on turn of century homes
21 April 2017
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 home
17 April 2017
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…