greg_123Cost per sqm for under house renovation with existing slab
23 November 2011
Hi everyone, We recently purchased a queenslander on a sloping block that has already been excavated under (at legal height), with necessary retaining wall, appropriately…
azhreiFooting for freestanding pergola+deck close to strip footing
24 November 2011
Hi all, How close can I put a pergola footing to my house? Here are the details: 1. My brick veneer house foundation is pier/beam on strip footing on highly reactive…
AussieMarkRough costing on construction of a garage
30 November 2011
Ok more info on mine as well. Mine is 8.95M by 7m with a high pitched roof to allow cavity ceiling. 28 course, tile roof. The price is probably like that because we are…
SquirtyChookGirlLooking for ideas for extension
2 January 2012
Hmmm, looking at the original layout, perhaps you could use the space like this: * Living room becomes master bed with BIR along wall and ensuite using part of kitchen…
kitty1982Recommendations for a good Brisbane builder
2 January 2012
hi fellow brisbane renovator! we are embarking on a similar project, though we dont have a queenslander, just a 1950s home in Rocklea.. hope you've found a decent builder!
YandiGirlPerth Builder Recommendation - Extension and reroof
4 January 2012
Hi All, Just bought my first house with my lovely man and we are planning on extending. We are after some recommendations for reputable builders in Perth (we are in…
trina_wilsonCan anyone help me in choosing the best awning for my home
5 January 2012
I found this cool website and I need to decide an awning for my home entrance. http://supershades.com.au/awnings.html
Sullo41Structural Engineer Recommendation Melbourne
9 January 2012
Hi all, I'm sure this has been covered before but I was hoping somebody could recommend a structural engineer in the north eastern / eastern suburbs of Melbourne? I…
Biff CostanzaEm & Mike's Vic Cottage Reno - Town Planning Submitted
12 January 2012
Hi Emily, Glad to see you are progressing. I'm still not convinced the design is all that it could be. That's not to say there is anything wrong but it certainly wouldn't…
JTdotWKBuying plasterboard - Fit to wall or buy large sheets
13 January 2012
Thanks for the responses all. I guess I will go ahead and redo the ceilings with new gyprock. Just need to decide now whether to go over the top, or replace the existing…
HenderaePreparing to demolish - any interest in.. ?
18 January 2012
Thanks for the reply - still working out how the forum works re checking replies ! Any general advice that you could give ? Would you recommend the father/son team ?
Uncle ArfurHello to all from new member and more on flooring pls.
20 January 2012
When you say 'laminate' flooring I guess you mean a floating floor. I deliberately avoided them because I have dogs and feared they might scratch the coating plus I have…
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?