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…
Renovating - What you wish someone had told you.
I'll tell you something I was so thankful for when we renovated our kitchen was a second bathroom. We were with out kitchen for about 3 weeks as we had a bit of…
Renovating small flats/apartments for profit?
I am obviously clueless about Turkey but here there is body corporates to deal with and possible maintenance/strata fees, you would want to check this out when you are…
Taking down a wall in a unit - how does it work with strata?
I'm interested to know what happened if the original poster is still out there?
Darren StandishConcrete slab floor vs timber truss for second level
12 August 2012
Love Tudors...great to have a house that stands out from the crowd. Wouldn't like to work on their roofs though. Goodluck with your reno...i am sure it will be worth it…
Stewie DPost war - Doing enough to keep it going a while longer
14 August 2012
Then I'd take it room by room and renovate as you go. Any asbestos you find - remove it , don't do what the other clowns have done and tile over it or as in what happened…