LouranceFirst Investment property: What can to improve frontage?
30 October 2013
+1 SaveH2o has it mostly covered but I'd add 1. Give the floor boards at the entrance a rough sand and a varnish or oil, that will add a little bling (hard to tell if its…
How Hard Can it BeStratco Veranda - Advice on Price
31 October 2013
I honestly have no idea - and the following may or may not help.... But I have just been quoted yesterday to get a flat roof timber carport constructed - approx. 7m x 3.8m…
tomking.chenNeed to find a reliable bin hire company in Melb area
4 November 2013
My current bin hire company is a total disaster. After nearly 1 month the bin still hasn't got picked up. Called them number of times without any luck. Last Saturday was…
TreesaMayJBuying a home and wondering how much the reno's will cost us
5 November 2013
I recommend to have contractor. Ask them, to look at the house and they will give you a real estimate before you buy. That will make your process more easier and tension…
d@nHELP! Regretting my choice of roof and gutter colours.....
9 November 2013
Concur with Michelle's advice on painting the gable same as garage. But I don't like the black gutters. I'd go with a light colour, perhaps the cream? of the windows and downpipes.
bomb3rmanPerth - Looking to do Renovations and Drawings
13 November 2013
Hi! We are thinking of renovating (and possibly extending) our existing house. Can anyone recommend someone to draw up renovation plans for us for council approval…
Mark KHELP!! Need advice on Architect costs......
20 November 2013
Hi, It sounds like you know what you want, so a draftsman can get you what you want for a lot less money. A Draftsman may not have the UNI degree that an Architect has,…
tommo_builderNeed help with footings for steel posts! Raising House
20 November 2013
Apologies for the delayed response. Just been dealing…
robeinneilHow cheaply can a small bathroom be reno'd?
25 November 2013
Use some great color combinations and such stuffs to decorate the indoors.It can make a huge impact.Yon don't have to hire any professional painter to do it.You can do it…
mynameisjonasHardwood flooring- is this tassie oak?
29 November 2013
Hi it really depends on what type of varnish. It looks like Tassy Oak as thats what our floors were like. It depends if they have put a stain with they originally polished it.
TreeseachangerIdeas for a feature on wall where another wall used to be an
5 December 2013
Hi Mountainhousereno, welcome to H1. Yes you can post by uploading images to an external site such as photobucket/imageshack or whoever, then getting the forum codes…
Stewie DBearer and header sizes for a DIY extension
6 December 2013
Depending on your council you may not need a survey but a site plan as part of the DA showing some levels relative to the existing house and some ground levels may be all…
LapidiusCortezProject - enclosure of existing patio
7 December 2013
Some pics of the sketchup model can really be useful. The problem which you are facing requires some expert intervention to solve, since closing a patio is tricky problem…
SaltySinusAny Point to Repoint? Alternatives to mortar pointing
12 December 2013
Thank you kind sir.
travelbugwhere is the best place to buy wall stickers from?
15 December 2013
Try http://www.2beecreative.com.au/ they are Sydney based. Great quality.
TreeseachangerHELP! Timber Flooring Options Perth #Confused
15 December 2013
We've had plank on battens before and now are now going with engineered. I think it all depends on whether you are hard on your floors or not. By that I mean, do you…
cornellengineersA few questions for convert carport to garage
17 December 2013
Hi tomking.chen Structurally speaking - it can be done but the brickwork will need footings and the footings will need to be cut into your slab. The connection between…
TreeseachangerExterior colour suggestions please for our renovated facade
21 December 2013
Hi there! Our newly renovated facade is almost complete and we are still undecided on colours. We intend staining the deck, timber…
sirgoatTiling around a corner through 2 door ways
22 December 2013
it seems like a reasonable plan of attack, i wouldn't be too upset about the extra waste of of tiles often you can reuse the 'off cut' for the other side also i like…
drewmyersLiving in or moving out during renovation (Part one)
24 December 2013
Deciding you’d rather renovate your house than sell it and move somewhere new is not the only decision you have to make. Once you know you’ll be keeping your home, you…