matrix47Update - finally started getting rid of slate floors!
9 June 2012
This is a bit late I know but the Easy Hammer as shown on the ABC Inventors some time ago is available from some equipment hire outlets. it is basically a jack hammer…
ahavegimiteNorthern Melbourne Draftie recommendations?
11 June 2012
Hello, Can anyone recommend any reliable, professional draftie? We'd like to start our reno/extension but need plans drawn. Didn't think architect was required cause it's…
robaOpinions/Suggestions on our planned extension
17 June 2012
In regards to your problem #2: I'd put the stairs in the kitchen wall, rather than taking up space in the guest room. The guest room would be practically unusable, and…
beccaj63Looking for advice re waterproofing garage
18 June 2012
yes, he actually applied silicone inside and out in an effort to patch the job up, but that wasn't enough. apparently no amount of silicone will completely resolve this…
carmaniaHome Extension - Looking for design ideas.
24 June 2012
Hi Connie68, Thank you for you feedback. I think this might be a great idea! We are in the process of getting council approval but any mild modification like you…
cathierabbitBEFORE & AFTER: 80's Red brick exterior makeover -NO RENDER!
27 June 2012
Thanks for the feedback..... Garage door configuration wasn't too tricky - was dictated by how much 'clearance' was needed around the edges of the doors openings to…
DeemareeFirst Metro Renovation Project HAstings Victoria
30 June 2012
I live in the floorplan of 10 Barcoo back in the 80's ( in Bendigo though)...can tell you that the floorplan is not to scale! Had lunch in Hastings today-but didn't end…
kenbaca2000Bathroom Tiling verticle or horizontal
3 July 2012
Hello, I've read some posts regarding verticle or horizontal tiling. However, i would like some advice on tiling my bathroom with following conidtioin: bathroom = 330cm…
kekGoodbye 1980s ....how would YOU improve this house exterior?
3 July 2012
I just spotted this thread, read through the initial posts and was about to suggest Colorbond Ironstone with a crisp white... It's one of my favourite colours - we…
1sthomeFlat roof extension - can be we build 2nd story on top??
13 July 2012
I havev2 big steel beams under part of my skillion roof that spans the lounge room. It's engineered for a 2nd story. So it's possible. Best get a structural engineer…
80s_abodeAnyone heard of TASK brand led downlights?
14 July 2012
Hi there, Long time reader, first time poster! Apologies if this is in the wrong section...mods feel free to move if it is. We've recently purchased a house which needs…
mattminiotasVintage timber internal feature cladding
19 July 2012
Hello, Im looking at doing a feature wall using some beautiful rustic timber i have procured, can internal walls be clad in non fire treated timber (for an aestetic…
robbie55Repointing - Tuckpointing Federation style home
31 July 2012
As the title suggests I have a federation semi and the mortar on the front facade has started to fail. I would like to have at go at repairing this myself and have found…
ZigsAsbestos in and out and lacking in maintenance - what to do?
31 July 2012
Hi, We bought the above house which definitely needs assistance. It is a post war and must have been a handyman's job. Everything about it is sus. We have limited funds…