Renovation + Home Improvement
Brisbane - challenging an approved Siting Variation?
What was the outcome of your attempt against a sitting variation?
WORST OF THE WORST AND HOW TO AVOID RENOVATION HELL
At this stage I see no issue with this thread. Mind you it is not even 6am here I might not be fully alert yet and other Support as they see the thread may think…
Hiring a structural engineer - what do you look for?
Thanks Bashworth. Our Architect did recommend someone but they have not been too responsive asked for a quote over two weeks ago and have heard nothing. So have started…
Backyard cabin: dig electrical trench before or after?
Hi clever d!ck for your trench, find someone that operates a dingo or hire one yourself. It's much smaller than a bobcat but for your purpose should be more than…
Cost per meter squared free standing room or extension
renovation due to the inefficiency of a reno compared to new build It isn't the inefficiency of the reno work done by small builders…
Have you recently completed a cosmetic renovation?
Hi there, I am looking to interact with people (individuals/couples) who have recently completed a residential cosmetic renovation. I would love to learn about what you…
How much should a draftsman cost in northern melbourne? 20k?
Hi there, If you are being quoted for soil tests, engineering etc. I'm assuming that this includes hydraulic and structural engineering then it seems as though they are…
House extension - Drainage Gutter question
We've installed quite a few over the years that were designed by either an architect or someone with hydraulics knowledge in the structural engineers group. We've never…
What can be done to modernize this kitchen?
I personally would remove the little section of wall between the window and arched doorway completely to open the whole space up. Then bring it down to bench level as…
Roller Shutter Prices?
Beware of MODERN. Plenty of threads on Whirlpool about them! http://forums.whirlpool.net.au/forum/?a ... n+shutters
Home Renovation - One Builder or Small Contractors?
thanks for your advice travelbug. My biggest concern is wall insulation. It is a 2 storey 4 bed room brick veneer house with no insulation in walls. Is this going to be a…
Renovation Alteration & Addition Schedule
Im not sure if you can do it yourself, however if you have engaged an architect to design your new dream home, then I would pay the extra to ensure the architect can…
Protecting balcony vertical support beams when cladding
Hi Strawbs I'm a bit confused by your terminology - and perhaps the others who viewed your post are too because no one has answered your fairly simple question. Are the…
ironstone / Monument / Ebony colour scheme
We used ironstone for our roof,ironstone for gutters and evening haze for our fascias.our garage door will be ironstone as well,I think it looks good to have to roof and…
Home Extension Builders South East Suburbs Melbourne
mummy2two, Look for a qualified, reputable and honest no nonsense building inspector and speak to them first. They have seen it all and know who to avoid and who is good.…
Looking for reasonable ceaserstone supplier vic
Hi Pennyc73, Classique Stone in Clayton South (9562 8150) sells offcuts of stone at a heavily reduced price as well as fabrication. Lots to choose from. Talk to Krzysztof.
Advice on installing flooring in roof for attic storage
Define shove some cardboard boxes up there ? The weight of two or three sheets of ply up there adds another 60kg of load to your ceiling…
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