strongandboldWeatherboad cladding for a orange brick veneer home
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…
TendiousQuestion: Things that you can build on your front yard.
So you want to build a deck at the front of your deck? ???????
mick1990extension on top of Garage with a shared wall?
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
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
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
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
Here is a nice post on Hope it helps. Thanks
StructuralBIMGuyStructural engineer - looking at foundations for extension
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
Have time, trying to keep the budget as low as possible!
FestivusozRetrofit wall insulation - weatherboard home
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?
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
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…
building-expertAsbestos Roof Repair on Sleepout with furniture stored under
If you can identify where there is a crack or leak coming from and you can reach without putting weight on the roof you can use either silicone or…
cathierabbitBefore & Afters -80's Red Brick Beachhouse Budget Reno
Just sharing some before & afters of my reno. (Put this in the Interior Decoration forum first before I found this one - seems more appropriate). Did most of the work…
CameronRobertsonExternal Decorative Fixed Blade Shutters
IT's actually pretty hard to match old stuff on your house - tile, brick, and pretty much all the other materials, if you hadn't kept some spare stuff aside when you first…