Renovation + Home Improvement
Prev owner painted walls and architraves with ceiling white!
He said he used taubmans ceiling white, so at least it's not the worst brand. How can I remedy this? If I paint over it properly, will the ceiling white underneath will…
Opening up roof and sarking for wiring: common practice?
How come there is no access manhole for roof space?
Recommendations for pantry and laundry work after handover
Thank you IamSAM
Builder not providing certificates to certifier for OC
Meridian... Thanks for the update, imo, That makes things worse If he's a one man operator and he doesn't do things himself, Then he has to rely on others.. Problems…
Joining timber frame extension to brick veneer house
BTW..You need to provide better Drawings and Details otherwise I'll only be guessing even a hand sketch will do...LOL I don't rate/score artistic…
new construction versus existing dwelling
Hi Chica, like BespokeHB said, try to follow this up with a contractor or your estate advisor to gather the factors needed to make the most efficient decision regarding…
can you insulate the exterior of a double brick wall???
The difficulties of living in the city with surrounding buildings - pity. Seems insulating would be best all round then. Best of luck with it.
Building a new deck over concrete cancer
o I need council approval to demolish concrete veranda to put new timber decking" No if it's the same size in appearance, 40sqm will need approval. "Rather have the whole…
Legal Question - Can I rescind/reverse a D.A modification?
You didnt get the Occ. Cert, so the condition of the Change of Use was not met. Since it wasnt approved, the classification is still Utility room I would think. What…
Urgent Help with Paint Colours!
Structural 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 &…
Extensions 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…
Before & 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…
External 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…
Drafter recommendations for Sydney/St George area
Hi, I'm thinking of doing a ground extension and general renovations and have a hard time to find excellent drafters as most of them that I could find on the internet does…
MDF Skirting Painting and filling nail hole
Thanks mate. Love the sound of Liquid Nail as it's sounds like a nice clean easy solution. Do you reckon over time it may peel or lose its adhesiveness? If I go Liquid…