Renovation + Home Improvement
felix_deLargeTo match existing weatherboard or juxtapose?
14 November 2018
Hi all, Would love some opinions on our extension. We're adding an 8m extension on our 70's weatherboard cottage (existing 12m frontage) as per the photo. The current…
building-expertRenovating our 1960's modernist home [project thread]
23 September 2018
Well done, a great story.
StructuralBIMGuyPatio Post Problem for Flyover Roof
15 April 2018
Julianflynn Welcome to the forum Here are some tips for "getting the most from your post" 1.Most viewers have difficulties understanding 2D Flat (Planar) plans 2. Please…
Juno89Repainting house built in 1993-1996- higher lead level
14 March 2018
Sorry, found my topic in another part. thanks!
Hey all - I'm sure this topic has been discussed many times but the last was over 5 years ago. We live in Brisbane and looking to buy a Queenslander, colonial or cottage…
DamNitaCalacatta Nua Roman Stone Brisbane option to Calacatta Nuvo
3 November 2017
I like it!!
Agile ApprovalsQuestion: Things that you can build on your front yard.
7 September 2017
Hi Tendious If the Council has given you the all clear to build your deck/patio with reduced setbacks, all you need is a building approval from a private building…
arcadeltNeed advice re - closet/dressing room fit out
1 August 2017
Sorry, but this is what I get when I try to look at your pictures. If you are using Tapatalk, you could upload them to Homeone directly, which might be easier.
ideaswomanRendered brick window sills. What did you do?
25 April 2017
Got talked into removing the sills and I hate the outcome. The style is Hamptons/Queenslander/Colonial and the modern sills do not look right. If you did the same what did…
trexathonOutdoor tiling over uneven concrete slabs
5 January 2017
My outdoor area is comprised of two different concrete slabs. One old slab that has some old paving on it and a newer slab that is about 70mm lower than the old one -…
aaronaaronaaronReplacing wooden house posts with steel - what gauge?
9 December 2016
Hi, I need to replace existing wooden posts (like the power poles), with steel posts on a single story qlder. Some of the house has new posts (75*75*?), but for whatever…
Chachalee25Help with exterior colours please! Primrose window frames
13 October 2016
themakeovergroupWanting to buy a "do-er upper" have no idea on costs!
2 September 2016
If you use this renovation cost calculator, you'll be able to assess each property really easily. Check out…
Stewie DPlanning Approval for new deck in Brisbane?
26 July 2016
As a guide all our local councils will let you build a timber deck as long as it - doesn't have a roof over it - is not above 900mm off the natural ground at any point -…
JoynzHow to change our brick arches to something more beautiful
12 July 2016
I suggest checking with Council first to see what the restrictions might be with regard to the carport placement and building on top of it.
oldchippyPreliminary things to consider for HOUSE RAISING
6 July 2016
The house as it stands would not be level. If any carpenter was to put in a new window now he would install it level and plumb. When the house is raised/restumped it…
qebtel$11000 Qld building cap for home owners; ways to get around
22 April 2016
"the $11000 cap on trades doing work in a renovation on Qld " err no such thing.