travelbugRemoving and replacing cornices in my apartment
26 January 2012
How wide is the old cornice? The thing is that if it is narrow that's easy as the new one will cover up the area. The difficulty is that if it is wide there will be damage…
clairem4036Moisture damage to floor, wet slab, advice please !!
31 January 2012
Thankyou for your replies. They have been helpful.
magnumRecommendation builder . Langwarrin , Frankston area
31 January 2012
Hello . About to do an extension and major internal alterations to our house . First time and nervous about getting the wrong builder . Can anyone recommend …
Uncle ArfurWhere to buy Linoleum and House Paint Cheaply (SYD)
5 February 2012
I have just returned from Moscow where I could purchase for $5-15/square meter. Import some from Moscow then?
kitty1982Extension - what is the initial process??
14 February 2012
can i please ask, where does a certifier come into the process? We've been told to get our plans "certified" - is the council approval the same as "Certification"?…
blacky199Renovation Living/Kitchen/Dining Design
17 February 2012
Yea pretty wrapped with how it all turned out. definately a completely different transformation from what it was originally. Yes the artwork was a custom sprayed aeresol…
mattban1968Reno with no major structural changes
20 February 2012
If your house is small as you mentioned then one would presume that the garage would also be small in one way or other. therefore being too narrow and/or ceiling level too…
MozzieRecommend me a plasterer Melbourne Outer Eastern suburbs
26 February 2012
stormjrPowerpoint regulations - distance from gas cooktop
2 March 2012
After a quick flick through the 'wiring rules' I can find a reference to another 4 standards, but nothing in the AS/NZS 3000:2007A1 that would directly rule it out,…
BaffledAdelaide (north) tradie wanted to repair floorboards
7 March 2012
Hi, does anyone have someone they would recommend to repair some flooring and polish up floorboards? Be great if you have someone to recommend. Im looking at removing a…
MichelleElephants upstairs :: sound proofing a mid-floor structure
13 March 2012
expensive task no doubt.
shackonthehilladd an extra bedroom to a strata unit in Mascot
16 March 2012
Yep definately check your strata laws and get legal advice so you know where you stand. We learnt early on how people will try and pull the wool over your eyes. We have…
mgillaRoof Tiles - Do you have the same problem?
16 March 2012
I've seen before and only being 3 years you should be able to get them recoated. From my experience the gaurantee on the recoat holds a longer warranty then the glaze on the tile.
jodgeFloor plan ideas .... need your creative ideas please
21 March 2012
Hi CA! I was wondering what everybody else thought . . . but you have such an amazing block there, and renovating/extending a house costs a lot more per square metre than…
building-expertConverting a double garage into liveable dwellings
22 March 2012
Illegally converted garages, waterproofing problems, dampness, poor ventilation and mould is what I regularly find on my inspections. You should get your conversion…
chrisandkateRelocating Heating and Cooling when Extending Upstairs
23 March 2012
We looked a this when we were going to extend but chose to re build. One problem is cost. The heating contractor wanted $3k just to remove and refit the old unit, with no…