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Eva27
Eva27
30 November 2018

Horrible carpet in rental

Horrible carpet in rental

Hi all, I am hoping someone can help..! My partner and I have just moved into a rental while weHi all, I am hoping someone can help..! My partner and I have just moved…

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Eva27
Nov 30, 2018 1:03 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
28 November 2018

Goodbye 80s house... hello fresh, modern home

Goodbye 80s house... hello fresh, modern home

Deciding the external color scheme of your home can feel like a daunting task. You’ve got a lot of choices which can easily…

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arcadelt
Nov 28, 2018 6:40 am
2019reno
2019reno
27 November 2018

Renovating 1970's House - Help with Exterior Colours

Renovating 1970's House - Help with Exterior Colours

How about wallaby roof instead of monument if too dark? We are doing a 70s house too and considering wallaby roof, dune render. Not sure yet

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2019reno
Nov 27, 2018 10:06 pm
ksihra
ksihra
21 November 2018

Adding alfresco to existing house

Adding alfresco to existing house

I have a similare situation.How did you go with your Alfressco ?

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ksihra
Nov 21, 2018 10:48 am

Hi all, Would love some opinions on our extension. We're adding an 8m extension on our 70's weatherboard cottage (existing 12m frontage) as per the photo. The current…

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felix_deLarge
Nov 14, 2018 6:49 pm

Hello, my apartment is divided in a way that wastes…

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Truetop
Nov 12, 2018 9:17 am

Over the weekend I had a go at doing this myself and have lifted one tile so far! In case anyone wants to try this themselves, here's what I…

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Stevo61
Oct 29, 2018 10:18 am
Archie711
Archie711
28 October 2018

Surface checking or worse?

Surface checking or worse?

I recently had a carport built,, approx 4 months ago. Two posts on the same corner are starting to show 'cracks', about 3cm at the deepest point. My builder contacted wood…

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Archie711
Oct 28, 2018 7:12 pm
Althom
Althom
27 October 2018

Insulated Garage Door OR Shade Sails

Insulated Garage Door OR Shade Sails

Our garage door faces west and in summer the garage is stinking hot. I've tried some foil backed insulation on the door which has helped but am now considering two…

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Althom
Oct 27, 2018 12:29 pm
Althom
RenoMentor
RenoMentor
26 October 2018

Cost of extension on weatherboard house

Cost of extension on weatherboard house

Hi Burtie, As structuralBIMguy has said, you probably need to give a bit more info. I feel for you in trying to understand if you’re being taken for a ride. Why…

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RenoMentor
Oct 26, 2018 8:28 am
RenoMentor
Emcdermott85
Emcdermott85
20 October 2018

Grey Pebble quarter by Dulux.

Grey Pebble quarter by Dulux.

Hi i am also going for a greige colour scheme. I tried grey pebble half on the inside and it is very warm (pinky red in reality). Unfortunately I don't have any pics of …

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Emcdermott85
Oct 20, 2018 12:49 pm

Hi All Can any one please advise what should I do . My painter filled all around my cable ends with expandable foam and now my roof cannot breath. Do I try to cut out the…

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Rob007
Oct 20, 2018 9:00 am
MJS
MJS
13 October 2018

Renovating - raising ceiling height of a 4 year old 2 -store

Renovating - raising ceiling height of a 4 year old 2 -store

We’ve got regrets for not having a high ceiling on the ground floor. It is a 2 storey home. Is it too late to increase ceiling height? Has anyone done it? Your input…

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MJS
Oct 13, 2018 6:05 pm
meminiau
meminiau
11 October 2018

Pool earthing rod missing

Pool earthing rod missing

Hi all We had a new pool put in a few months ago. I'm on the process of landscaping around it and I've found a wire coming from the concrete pool that I reckon is the…

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meminiau
Oct 11, 2018 2:34 pm

We are the cheapest fabricator of solid surface a non porous non stain and repairable material we do 30 mm thick front edge or 40 mm thick front edge we can deliver the…

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Pacman19833
Oct 03, 2018 12:06 pm

Hi, We're in Melbourne. Want to build a new fully detached 6m x 6m carport, ideally with 4 posts, on a concrete slab, with rolladoor onto rear alley Doesn't attach to…

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sxwallac
Oct 02, 2018 8:40 am

Have just bought a 2 bedroom unit in a 20yo apartment. Need some help on sprucing up the kitchen and bathroom. Functionally they…

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Dezz
Sep 29, 2018 5:33 pm
spb
spb
29 September 2018

Reblocking - do I need it?

Reblocking - do I need it?

I'm planning kitchen and bathroom renos. Kitchen will include removing a wall to open up to lounge, so I'll be adding some structural steel. I've started with getting a…

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spb
Sep 29, 2018 2:04 pm

It is not only spacer, but overall profile itself. For example, this is how one of the best profiles in the world look like - you can see that is not only warm spacers,…

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alexp79
Sep 04, 2018 11:50 pm
Ape
Ape
2 September 2018

Extending Floor Structure

Extending Floor Structure

The roof will be a simple 'lean to' roof, tucked underneath the existing eave. It's only 3 metres wide, sloping 5deg (I think, or the minimum allowed for colorbond). That…

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Ape
Sep 02, 2018 10:28 am
Lucie
Lucie
31 August 2018

Render colours

Render colours

Hi We have classic cream windows and I’m looking for advice on best colour for exterior render - I am looking at Victorian Pewter

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Lucie
Aug 31, 2018 4:31 pm
Althom
Althom
31 August 2018

Gutter Guard in Melbourne

Gutter Guard in Melbourne

Got a top job done for $4750

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Althom
Aug 31, 2018 3:16 pm
Althom
DonnaP
DonnaP
22 August 2018

Futuro door monitor

Futuro door monitor

Sorry but unsure of the model no. New system just moved in and it keeps flashing lights both on the front door button and flashing lights on panel inside the house. We…

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DonnaP
Aug 22, 2018 7:52 pm
dexx
dexx
18 August 2018

Plasterer in Perth, WA?

Plasterer in Perth, WA?

The job is done. I can recommend Joel (0439526059) who did a great job at a reasonable price.

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dexx
Aug 18, 2018 3:38 pm
red wolf
red wolf
16 August 2018

Before and After - exciting!

Before and After - exciting!

The transformation is wonderful!! Great job!

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red wolf
Aug 16, 2018 6:35 am
red wolf
red wolf
4 August 2018

Review of layout for home extension

Review of layout for home extension

I think the layout of your home seems great. Best of luck!

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red wolf
Aug 04, 2018 12:51 am
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
26 July 2018

Building Deck over Alfresco

Building Deck over Alfresco

Try Putting up a sketch here

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 26, 2018 6:49 am
StructuralBIMGuy
red wolf
red wolf
17 July 2018

Basement ideas???

Basement ideas???

Hi, If you want to make your basement to have a more cozy feel I'd add a nice couch for people to sit on. Also, some comfy chairs so people can socialize will make the…

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red wolf
Jul 17, 2018 2:27 am
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arcadelt
Jul 16, 2018 9:21 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
16 July 2018

Extending a steel frame home

Extending a steel frame home

Yes, I'm doing the designs, engineering & Costings for one at the moment (OB) in perth/guldford It depends on your design? More info required You will need to leverage…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 16, 2018 8:09 am
StructuralBIMGuy
raelph
raelph
14 July 2018

foil backed insulation

foil backed insulation

I need some foil backed insulation but cannot find thick enough. R2 insulation is available in rolls and I thought if I add some silver sided sarking below the insulation…

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raelph
Jul 14, 2018 12:55 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
8 July 2018

Protecting Bottom Wall Plates in Brick Veneer Extension

Protecting Bottom Wall Plates in Brick Veneer Extension

mai-au Who approved your Flashing & Waterproofing details Are they code Compliant or certified as an alternate Solution? More info required

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 08, 2018 8:40 am
StructuralBIMGuy
jetbootz
jetbootz
1 July 2018

Renovation rules in QLD

Renovation rules in QLD

thanks for reply . I was actually going to get a builder to do the reno - at 49% increase in size, then , about 6 months later , do that same thing again but knock over…

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jetbootz
Jul 01, 2018 5:01 pm
BellaFW
BellaFW
29 June 2018

Looking for a Project Manager

Looking for a Project Manager

Hey, last time we did renovation we hired inOne. They did really a lot of work for us, as we wanted to make a part of house our office. It was a hell of project, but they…

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BellaFW
Jun 29, 2018 6:42 pm
Marieke
Marieke
25 June 2018

FlameZone cladding?

FlameZone cladding?

Thanks! I did find this brochure online too but it's not 100% clear to me. I've emailed JH for clarification on what can and can't be used in their fireproof wall systems.

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Marieke
Jun 25, 2018 7:30 am
Hedgewitch
Hedgewitch
23 June 2018

Kit home addition?

Kit home addition?

No specific details at the moment as it was just an idea. I was thinking treated wood framework and weatherboard /corrigated iron consisting of about 6 rooms. One house…

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Hedgewitch
Jun 23, 2018 4:24 pm
Hedgewitch
kks
kks
17 June 2018

PPOR Renovation

PPOR Renovation

That garage area looks oh-so-economically-tempting as a base for the proposed revamp. Then, something innovative ("West" side, maybe???) for the car. How's your council…

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kks
Jun 17, 2018 2:32 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
15 June 2018

Second Story addition

Second Story addition

Hi Steve-B Thanks for the photos Considering your house is going on 19 years old, minor cracking is expected Though, It would be a good idea to repair that downpipe to SW…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jun 15, 2018 7:56 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
12 June 2018

Adding en-suite

Adding en-suite

Sorry Guys But I Disagree singh.ishpreet ish I suggest you shop around Currently you can get a whole house (Planning, Building & Engineering) for that price in perth. We…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jun 12, 2018 8:10 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
Darren69
Darren69
7 June 2018

Acoustic solutions for a child with cochlear implants

Acoustic solutions for a child with cochlear implants

You might try Polymax 75 or 100 in the walls and there are quite a few acoustic treatment companies around that cater to us hi fi geeks. :) I imagine you might want to…

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Darren69
Jun 07, 2018 5:35 pm
Hillsbuilds
Hillsbuilds
27 May 2018

Easements - thoughts?

Easements - thoughts?

Definitely costly. We potentially had to encase an easement that ran parallel to a boundary fence on our side, and the builder was predicting $30-40k.

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Hillsbuilds
May 27, 2018 9:45 am
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
25 May 2018

Cannot align shower arm

Cannot align shower arm

rbalse ? BTW photos help others

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StructuralBIMGuy
May 25, 2018 7:54 am
StructuralBIMGuy
arcadelt
arcadelt
17 May 2018

Replacing Solid Door w Sliding

Replacing Solid Door w Sliding

Anything is possible if you are prepared to pay. If your wall is non-load bearing, then all you would need to support with a lintel are the bricks above the window…

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arcadelt
May 17, 2018 7:17 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
15 May 2018

Concrete Garage

Concrete Garage

Mark_J It doesn't have to be Brickwork internally ? Why not use a internally as part of the formwork That would be a Fantastic Contemporary wall look ie Colorbond…

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StructuralBIMGuy
May 15, 2018 1:13 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
donna79
donna79
15 May 2018

Lower floor extension - builder recommendation

Lower floor extension - builder recommendation

Hi Does anyone know of a builder/architect for a lower floor extension? Cranbourne area

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donna79
May 15, 2018 12:48 pm
Naf
Naf
9 May 2018

WTB: PGH Glenoak Bricks

WTB: PGH Glenoak Bricks

Hello As per the title, I am chasing PGH Glenoak bricks (which were discontinued a few years back). Need approximately 300 but will take whatever anyone has. Thanks in…

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Naf
May 09, 2018 7:53 am
HND56
HND56
8 May 2018

Intercoms and automatic gate openers. How to integrate onto

Intercoms and automatic gate openers. How to integrate onto

My old intercom has stopped working. So now I need to get a new one but would like to get an intercom that so not only work from upstairs & downstairs but be able to open…

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HND56
May 08, 2018 7:44 am

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