Renovation + Home Improvement
bare_essentialsRecommendations for Roof guttering repair company / tradie
8 November 2014
Where abouts in Sydney are you based? It would be cheaper to repair where possible as opposed to putting in new.
BurnsfirsttimePlease help me match this tile ::praying::
6 November 2014
If you can't find a tile that matches why not go for something completely different like wood or polished concrete and as such making it a feature instead of trying to…
rothwell1" concrete bed under tiles warps under direct sunlight?
2 November 2014
hi guys, at the front of our house, we have a indoor tiled area around 5x2m that used to be part of a veranda but has since been enclosed. the tiles are on a 1" thick…
Frankie321Surviving a full house renovation, avoiding bad air quality
2 November 2014
Thanks bpratt for the suggestion about using a fan to bring in fresh air and push out bad air. You know, as I think about it, everything else is merely inconvenience…
newbie at caddensAdding alfresco to existing house
1 November 2014
Hi, I am considering to build an alfresco in our new home. We could not afford the additional $6k builder asked to build it. It will be approximately 3.7 X 3.5 mtrs. I…
mgillaExtension slab is higher than existing slab
31 October 2014
its most likely that where they took the height off the original slab was higher than the edge you were joining into. I almost got caught once where the only place we…
qebtelOver $3700 per square metre.. is this normal?
27 October 2014
If you arent in Syd or Melb, often is just cheaper to sell up and get the house you want, especially now that the market is depressed . Cost of building has become ridiculous.
my_builder_mateAdvice Sought - House Renovation Layout
27 October 2014
Hi Clee What area are you in? I know there are lot of design & build extension/renovation companies around now that can provide you with a turn key type solution. The…
Stewie DBest way to estimate major renovation.
8 October 2014
So tell us RenoV8ter, what did the estimate come back at ? I'd estimate $30 g to lift and at 150 sq m x $2200 per sq m to build the lower storey you're looking at $360,000…
qebtelHelp please! Removal of load bearing wall & sunroom
3 October 2014
DIY, or engage a contractor, no permits required either way.
enviroflexinsulateRetro insulation of brick veneer & weatherboard
19 September 2014
Hello I've only just seen the post I'm sorry. Enviroflex Insulation in Knoxfield actually provides a blown in insulation solution for brick veneer, double brick and…
qsandremove flooring or lay new flooring on top of old
17 September 2014
This is probably too late, but the info will be here for others. It is actually better to lay the new floor Over the top of the old floor. That way the new floor is…
Stewie DCost of Relocating Plumbing in Concrete Slab?
14 September 2014
As per what mgilla is saying - if you have to cut a decent sized trench into the concrete ( anything past the reo is major ) then you will most assuredly compromise the…
deluxesBi fold vs stacker vs sliding doors
10 September 2014
kats_meowInitial quotes wanted for Home Extension in Wheelers Hill
1 September 2014
Sonny, you might want to ask people to send you a PM rather than giving your MIL's phone number out to the world. Then you can work out genuine replies and get in contact…