StructuralBIMGuyHow long to wait after underpinning?
25 August 2015
I forgot to mention the underlining reason why I see so many problems is that there are no Codes (Australian Standards) for underpinning (that I know of) and the solution…
purrfectionWhen to do rewiring? Advice wanted
24 August 2015
Yes, my sparky's coming by this week to take a look at the existing set-up and discuss the options. Thanks for your advice 1960sModernistHome and all; will go look at AS3000 now.
Stewie DNew timber flooring/electrical - advice needed
21 August 2015
If this is a second storey or higher unit you won't be allowed to install timber flooring ( or any other hard surface like tiles ) on your floors except your bathroom and…
Stewie DPainting bricks and roof - your suggestios with colour schem
13 August 2015
Personally, I think I'd be mostly keeping the bricks. Then with the roof I'd be looking at a brown if it's a cool climate, or maybe a white roof if hotter…
decogalRemoving 1930s kitchen chimney and alcove: help!
6 August 2015
thanks Stewie, yep we'll get a structural engineer out too. As much as I would love the kitchen reno and opening up a huge amount of space to replace the current tiny set…
stevie_slothConverting a garage...what is actually required by the counc
4 August 2015
Ah yes. That makes sense. Thanks again!
purrfectionConverting bedroom to bathroom - piece of string question
3 August 2015
Thanks Stewie. I had thought to allow about $30k all up so I'm pleased to hear your estimate. On another note, the step-down concerns me because I was going to put down…
Bella*Update. Recommendations for staircase builders in Melbourne
27 July 2015
For anyone interested we have a finished staircase now. Minus the painting etc. We used Brad at Going…
LindaP3m v 2.7m ceiling height cost difference?
24 July 2015
Thanks, I have just spoken with a plasterer who said there is not much difference in cost between 2.7 and 3 but once you go over 2.4m costs go up considerably because of…
starlight_cruiserFixing an impractical extension???
15 July 2015
Hi Just to update we left our house as is but got it professionally staged as 3 bedroom with 2 living. Sold our house on the first open, accepted an offer in the middle…
needshelpalotneed help with everything wrong with this brick work
28 June 2015
Can you tell me what is wrong with it specifically? The guy explained that the side with the quarter bricks has a big space that needs to be accommodated for. Like if…
maxxixmpls help me to compare timber external wall with fiber wall
24 June 2015
You Have to choose some different way to manage your wall.
designbyrjHow to furnish our home with leather?
20 June 2015
Like leather for its durability Both luxurious and practical, genuine leather lounges tend to complement any home decor. If combined with quality construction, they offer…
RoomeatExternal colour suggestion for this ol' weatherboard house
13 June 2015
CluelessOneHelp! New Kitchen/renovation suggestions please
10 June 2015
Hi there! Best of luck with all your plans to renovate, this sounds great! My name is Madeleine Johnson and I’m an associate producer from Channel 9. I am reaching out…
CuriouslyKerlite tiles directly over existing tiles? Or ...?
8 June 2015
Hi We have some unattractive tiling in the entry hall. Getting the whole hallway stripped back and retiled is not easy as the two quotes so far have really said-don't do…
RoomeatWhat can I do to make better use of space?
8 June 2015
Glad to help. Just remember.. At the end of the day it's your home.. and your the one that needs to be happy in it I agree with the others regarding the wall between the…
angeserciaDraftsman recommendations - Eastern Melbourne Suburbs
7 June 2015
Blueprint- Joe Tartaglia excellent 0409 194 474