33amcConverting a double carport to a master bedroom
29 April 2014
If this is slab on ground moving pipes under slab is very costly. Also, is the carport under the main house roof structure? Is the carport slab even a structural slab? If…
leniAdvise Needed on Home Extension -Window Placement/ventilatio
18 April 2014
You could add a window with an awning to shade from the summer afternoon sun. I like the idea of a couple of tall narrow windows too,you could have a third on the narrow…
kats_meowShould updating existing house be part of our contract?
18 April 2014
It might be an idea to contact your Fair Trading or Consumer Affairs for the legal requirements. As the client you should be able to direct the contract to suit what you…
mynameisjonasPotential costs for small 3 metre extension at rear of house
14 April 2014
Thanks, just coming up with a few ideas myself. 2 options. Can make it more older style - with exposed beams, or just have a high ceiling modern flat roof with some sort…
Fabio de AzevedoJoining timber frame to existing masonary pillar
11 April 2014
Hi Jarvis Just play safe and create an expansion joint then fill it with sikaflex and use an acratex texture and acrashield Regards fabio www.acrylicrender.com.au
William KitchenHow to silence a noisy metal roof?
28 March 2014
I don't know if your problem was solved, but I had this same problem and I was searching about it in the internet when I came across this. I used the waterproof coating…
Perth DreamModular Fencing
22 March 2014
i had a look at http://www.modularwalls.com.au/StoreLocator.aspx?sl=9 all looked ok but have now seen a few of these walls installed then people bash holes in them. after…
FlehradBuilding a raised feature floor/stage - complete newbie!
18 March 2014
Nothing to declutter, totally empty apartment! My wife is 150cm, the roof height coming down 40cm isn't going to bother her one bit, and the space is going to be mostly…
Nibbles55Ceiling leak and there's something odd up there .....
17 March 2014
Thanks, I'll keep asking around.
EandMHELP -- Starting an extension - Draftsman VS Archtect
13 March 2014
And just make sure that your designer signs a clause in the contract that states that the proposed building works must fall inside your quoted building budget. No point…
carocaroJetmaster fire - Heat n Glo too hot? Better decorative?
12 March 2014
thanks Stewie. You're right, it's the 550 and 350 I'm looking at.
Stewie Dhi all- an old apartment of the '60s in Milan
12 March 2014
There is nothing wrong with posting those links here - it gives us an idea of what you are aiming for. I agree with Robbie 55 though, showing us a floorplan would help us…
maxibonCost to excavate double garage through sandstone
11 March 2014
Thanks, Stewie, no I haven't checked yet. I was thinking of weighing up costs of several options before contacting council. Our other option is retaining the double garage…
Brownie1980Expertise needed to advise recommended reno order of work
4 March 2014
Hi All, I am a first time renovator and need to please seek your advise on what you would recommend on the order of works for a 1940's brick veneer bungalow we are…
ausdesignFIRE FIRE FIRE ..reqirements for bush fire prone areas
27 February 2014
In general the top of a hill is the most dangerous as fires (depending upon ground fuel) increase in activity and ferocity on upslopes in part due to convection. I would…
at10Home Reno (Ensuite + Double Garage) Perth
26 February 2014
Hi all, hope someone from Perth can give me a rough guide or approx cost to renovate my current home with 3x1 double carport to a 4x2 with double garage. I'm would like…