Northcote22Planning extension along party wall - town planning help pls
29 April 2012
Thanks bfl. I've had a draftsman come and inspect the property and his opinion was that because the next door property has extended back 5 metres (although a metre off the…
IntegrityThought of buying a house and renovate it for use.
3 May 2012
Something we noticed when buying our 20 year old house was that the $510k we spent vs $400-$450k that other smaller, less well-appointed homes in the area were selling for…
nina marieAnyone bought from www.ezyonlinebathroomsandkitchens.com.au?
5 May 2012
So, just opened the delivery to check it all. Quality of goods seems great, very happy with them. Unfortunately one wrong item which needs returning (mistake on their…
BUILDING SOONGOOD LOCAL BUILDERS INNER NORTHERN MELBOURNE FOR EXTENSIONS
6 May 2012
Hi I was after some recommendations from anyone who has experienced a good local builder in the northern/ inner part of Melbourne...my research suggests going with a big…
fred1234Blue Board vs. Scyon vs. EasyLap vs. Greenboard
10 May 2012
Thanks for your responses. I am flexible about the final look, but am concerned about effectiveness and safety. Are all of these materials equally fireproof, or are some…
builderforlifeExperience in installation of a new steel supporting beam
12 May 2012
Jenfur 74 yes beam fititng was first , to hold the load above, and then remove the wall.
grom40Bookcases for heavy books: built-in or not?
12 May 2012
Hi Fred. I have a fair number of books, some of which are quite weighty (ie law textbooks; perhaps unsurprisingly lawyers never use one word when a dozen will suffice!)…
fdiererQuality Builder Required for Renovation in Melbourne
22 May 2012
Thanks Guys, I'll check out that mob Fozzy. I'm in the inner north of Melbourne. I've had a look around, but I kind of want to go with someone who is referred over just…
gaschaNeed company for living room reno in Melbourne....
22 May 2012
Hi all, we want to get the living room of our 1910 Terrace renovated. Has anyone got a recommendation for a company to carry out the following jobs: Fixing ceiling…
DreamerHelp with exterior colours for old house and new deck
27 May 2012
I'm not a cream fan either! If I was building I wouldn't pick our brick colour!
custombuilderLocal Builder or an Extension Company for Extensions
28 May 2012
my advice find someone who does the design and construct, get a price for all-up happy hunting
Lourance3m high retaining wall - what can be done?
5 June 2012
Couldn't find the original post but this site worth a look http://www.landscapetanks.com.au/. Not sure on price but having water storage tanks as part of it is a nice plus.
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…