Renovation + Home Improvement
StructuralBIMGuyArchitect Cost What is Reasonable?
24 May 2017
@vinothkumar It doesn't matter how much Architecture costs wherever it comes from.. you can give it away for free if you wish? but If the engineering and construction is…
arcadeltExtending a home with 2.4m ceiling: New section 2.7m or 3m?
22 May 2017
I think it depends on the size of the rooms. In smaller rooms 2.7 would feel more proportionate, but in larger rooms you could get away with 3.0 or even higher.
albertseanCan anyone please tell me best company for kitchen respray i
18 May 2017
Hello friends, please help me to choose the best company for respraying my kitchen cabinet...
StructuralBIMGuyTrying to choose between Hebel Powerwall and Foam Cladding
18 May 2017
Straw has great thermal properties as well as Foam..But most remember the Story of the "The Three Little Pigs" who built from Brick, Sticks & Straw
albertseanUrgent Help with Paint Colours!
4 May 2017
nickcampbelNEED HELP HOME ADDITION
1 May 2017
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ideaswomanRendered brick window sills. What did you do?
25 April 2017
Got talked into removing the sills and I hate the outcome. The style is Hamptons/Queenslander/Colonial and the modern sills do not look right. If you did the same what did…
banuRecommendations - renos on turn of century homes
21 April 2017
A Coffee Finish Wallclock would look great on a turn of the century home. I bought one ( ) for $48 when I was having my house renovated. While doing the reno you might…
strongandboldWeatherboad cladding for a orange brick veneer home
17 April 2017
Hi guys, I am thinking about cladding my 1960's orange brick veneer home with weatherboard cladding and replacing the steel windows (in bad condition ) with chunky timber…
mick1990extension on top of Garage with a shared wall?
30 March 2017
You'll definitely need approval from the council and from your neighbours - had a mate that made an extension on a shared wall and he had some issues getting the wiring…
mick1990Trying to strip wallpaper over woodpaneling
30 March 2017
Hi guys, For whatever reason the previous owners used wallpaper over some nice wood pannelled walls in the rumpus. I'm trying to figure out how to get rid of it without a…
Our Build123Removing brick internal walls - Californian bungalow Sydney
15 March 2017
It's hard to say a ball park cost without seeing a rough plan or photos, feel free to upload some. https://youtu.be/_DlwtgzXVQw Kind Regards James Mason - Our Build.
farmmum96Sound proofing between granny flat and house
7 March 2017
The door is not on that wall (it's a 4.8 metre straight wall with no windows or doors etc), however both the adjoining bedroom and the studio have doors opening onto a…
BerekDesigner Blinds in Melbourne & Sydney - Awesome Blinds
21 February 2017
Here is a nice post on Hope it helps. Thanks
StructuralBIMGuyStructural engineer - looking at foundations for extension
21 February 2017
Hi Loadchaos Your existing footings will need to conform with current Codes & Aust Standards eg. AS2870 residential footings, etc I suggest you sort ot you Plans &…
MotherOfDexterWant to add a garage and deck in Sutherland Shire, need advi
19 February 2017
Have time, trying to keep the budget as low as possible!
FestivusozRetrofit wall insulation - weatherboard home
8 February 2017
Thanks James for your feedback. I am looking into retrofitting sisilation as a u-shape between the studs. Then putting in some insulation. I think the batts are a little…
Vdubbed 12Subfloor supports: what are they used for?
6 February 2017
Thank you both for your advice. My brother was given a time to put in an offer and he was just speculating I guess, from his very recent experience where the work done on…
D101Extensions using a one stop shop vs own builders, architects
3 February 2017
We are looking to extend our house and are having to choose between going to a major builder and getting them to do everything vs going to our own architect, getting them…