Renovation + Home Improvement
Relocating power points on new wall - help!
Being on an outside wall, you have a cavity between the external bricks and internal brick wall. You can run the new power down the wall cavity from above by removing a…
First Investment property: What can to improve frontage?
+1 SaveH2o has it mostly covered but I'd add 1. Give the floor boards at the entrance a rough sand and a varnish or oil, that will add a little bling (hard to tell if its…
Need to find a reliable bin hire company in Melb area
My current bin hire company is a total disaster. After nearly 1 month the bin still hasn't got picked up. Called them number of times without any luck. Last Saturday was…
Buying a home and wondering how much the reno's will cost us
I recommend to have contractor. Ask them, to look at the house and they will give you a real estimate before you buy. That will make your process more easier and tension…
HELP! Regretting my choice of roof and gutter colours.....
Concur with Michelle's advice on painting the gable same as garage. But I don't like the black gutters. I'd go with a light colour, perhaps the cream? of the windows and downpipes.
Perth - Looking to do Renovations and Drawings
Hi! We are thinking of renovating (and possibly extending) our existing house. Can anyone recommend someone to draw up renovation plans for us for council approval…
HELP!! Need advice on Architect costs......
Hi, It sounds like you know what you want, so a draftsman can get you what you want for a lot less money. A Draftsman may not have the UNI degree that an Architect has,…
Need help with footings for steel posts! Raising House
Apologies for the delayed response. Just been dealing…
How cheaply can a small bathroom be reno'd?
Use some great color combinations and such stuffs to decorate the indoors.It can make a huge impact.Yon don't have to hire any professional painter to do it.You can do it…
Hardwood flooring- is this tassie oak?
Hi it really depends on what type of varnish. It looks like Tassy Oak as thats what our floors were like. It depends if they have put a stain with they originally polished it.
Ideas for a feature on wall where another wall used to be an
Hi Mountainhousereno, welcome to H1. Yes you can post by uploading images to an external site such as photobucket/imageshack or whoever, then getting the forum codes…
Bearer and header sizes for a DIY extension
Depending on your council you may not need a survey but a site plan as part of the DA showing some levels relative to the existing house and some ground levels may be all…
Project - enclosure of existing patio
Some pics of the sketchup model can really be useful. The problem which you are facing requires some expert intervention to solve, since closing a patio is tricky problem…
Any Point to Repoint? Alternatives to mortar pointing
Thank you kind sir.
where is the best place to buy wall stickers from?
Try http://www.2beecreative.com.au/ they are Sydney based. Great quality.
HELP! Timber Flooring Options Perth #Confused
We've had plank on battens before and now are now going with engineered. I think it all depends on whether you are hard on your floors or not. By that I mean, do you…
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