Renovation + Home Improvement
GaudiDraftsperson recommendations SE suburbs Melbourne
2 September 2016
Hi purrfection, who did you end up using and were you happy? I'm currently looking for draftsman for deck/pergola design for building permit Thanks Rob
ThomasWinfreyRenovating our 1960's modernist home [project thread]
30 August 2016
Really beautiful house!
arcachonLooking for someone to build shelves in garage - Newcastle
22 August 2016
A trip to Bunnings and a DIY job.
StructuralBIMGuyHelp me to see the contractor 3D palnning
20 August 2016
I Think new home owners are sick and tired of being sucked in by Salesman with rendering images/packages Rendered images don't form part of the building contract..if…
StructuralBIMGuySeptember 5 2016 Swinburne university workshop invitation
17 August 2016
Interesting choice of words " to achieve their Vision" If it is rendering presentation software/services your offering Sponsored by marketing/Sales Software companies ..…
StructuralBIMGuyVeranda movement & reactive soil...
4 August 2016
You should have queried the $10k for TV room as well? Material costs for a whole house is less than $10K? Short answer unfortunately not...The word structural is…
HowyagoinFirst Time Renovating - where do we start
1 August 2016
Hi SM, My personal opinion would be to either have a rough sketch and specifications of what you are wanting, if you can do that yourself sweet, or engage an architect or…
Stewie DPlanning Approval for new deck in Brisbane?
26 July 2016
As a guide all our local councils will let you build a timber deck as long as it - doesn't have a roof over it - is not above 900mm off the natural ground at any point -…
Stewie DArt Deco renovation Murrumbeena - Melbourne Victoria
24 July 2016
Looks great ! I love that front entrance. That thread looks great, unfortunately none of the pictures work anymore. Are you able to see them?…
Michael589010Demolition, Knockdown Newcastle and Lake Macquarie
17 July 2016
Hi All I'm bumping this because I have the same question. Anyone know a good demolition place in Lake Macquarie? Anyone know about a house removal? The house is…
felantremove tiles, replace with floating floor, leveling compound
16 July 2016
In the end I hired somebody to remove the adhesive! Apparently it wasn't too difficult to remove, although there were some sections with 30mm of adhesive.
JoynzHow to change our brick arches to something more beautiful
12 July 2016
I suggest checking with Council first to see what the restrictions might be with regard to the carport placement and building on top of it.
oldchippyPreliminary things to consider for HOUSE RAISING
6 July 2016
The house as it stands would not be level. If any carpenter was to put in a new window now he would install it level and plumb. When the house is raised/restumped it…
Where to start for taking out a wall?
Load bearing wall? Power points in wall need moving? I agree, the carpenter is the first man to talk to, he'll spot it right away if a sparkie is needed. If no sparkie,…
Colour Selection help please!
I'd go with professional advice. They know whats 'cool' in the marketplace now and will have better results on market. New modern exterior always makes a house look good.…
what are the factor we considere when we hire a interior des
An interior desginer is great for IDEAS, but I have found after 'many' years of marriage, its the wife the ULTIMATELY decides. Especially if you want peace in your home.
StructuralBIMGuyStructural engineer to inspect wall cracking - Adelaide?
27 May 2016
Thanks that shows that the cracking is localized to the front of the house The reason I asked for photos of the the exterior is to determine (influence) factors…
StructuralBIMGuyFederation House - Wall Repair/Maintenance
26 May 2016
Hi Andymac666 Welcome to the forum To be honest covering bad brickwork in bondcrete & then plasterboard, is a cheap and dangerous fix, it also adds nothing to the…