Home
Pros
Forum
  • About
  • Join Community
  • Contact
Reply
WatchingStarredHistory
InboxSent
MembersPros
#Unanswered     #Active

Forum
Renovation + Home Improvement
Topics
Author
Replies
Views
Last Post

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…

0
1427
felix_deLarge
Nov 14, 2018 7:49 pm
myhouseph
myhouseph
25 October

Home Renovation Blogs

Home Renovation Blogs
1, 2, 3

All About Household Appliances, House Supplies Kitchen and Dining to know more visit this site:

45
33176
myhouseph
Oct 25, 2018 12:57 pm
Emcdermott85
Emcdermott85
20 October

Grey Pebble quarter by Dulux.

Grey Pebble quarter by Dulux.

Hi i am also going for a greige colour scheme. I tried grey pebble half on the inside and it is very warm (pinky red in reality). Unfortunately I don't have any pics of …

1
339
Emcdermott85
Oct 20, 2018 1:49 pm
red wolf
red wolf
17 July

Basement ideas???

Basement ideas???

Hi, If you want to make your basement to have a more cozy feel I'd add a nice couch for people to sit on. Also, some comfy chairs so people can socialize will make the…

3
696
red wolf
Jul 17, 2018 3:27 am
raelph
raelph
14 July

foil backed insulation

foil backed insulation

I need some foil backed insulation but cannot find thick enough. R2 insulation is available in rolls and I thought if I add some silver sided sarking below the insulation…

0
250
raelph
Jul 14, 2018 1:55 pm
donna79
donna79
15 May

Lower floor extension - builder recommendation

Lower floor extension - builder recommendation

Hi Does anyone know of a builder/architect for a lower floor extension? Cranbourne area

0
289
donna79
May 15, 2018 1:48 pm

Order of Renovations

Order of Renovations

Hey dan123 Wondering how you are getting on with your renovations?

1
612
Ladybug09
May 03, 2018 9:33 am
Ladybug09

Patio Post Problem for Flyover Roof

Patio Post Problem for Flyover Roof

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…

1
347
StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 15, 2018 8:48 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Token3
Token3
6 January

House raise and build under costs

House raise and build under costs

queenslanderreno1 Did you end up finalising costs? Old post but I'm looking into this myself, who did you use for the plans / build?

17
16371
Token3
Jan 06, 2018 12:10 pm

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…

0
362
overwhelmed83
Nov 16, 2017 2:25 pm
libos04
libos04
15 November 2017

Cladding suggestions

Cladding suggestions

Hi, actually Gold Coast! We are starting to consider the option of just painting brick and maybe just having some timber batten feature areas...

4
662
libos04
Nov 15, 2017 11:59 am
Agile Approvals
Agile Approvals
7 September 2017

Question: Things that you can build on your front yard.

Question: Things that you can build on your front yard.

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…

1
667
Agile Approvals
Sep 07, 2017 6:08 pm
chode1984
chode1984
3 August 2017

Raising a house and building in

Raising a house and building in

30k will probably just include raising and stumping the house and depending on the size it might also include the disconnection and reconnection of services. It wouldn't…

2
607
chode1984
Aug 03, 2017 2:34 pm
chode1984

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.

1
421
arcadelt
Aug 01, 2017 4:41 pm

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…

0
507
ideaswoman
Apr 25, 2017 5:46 pm
ideaswoman
farmmum96
farmmum96
7 March 2017

Master Bedroom Help!

Master Bedroom Help!

What are the dimensions? I'm assuming if it was a single car garage it was minimum of 3.5 metres, possibly 4m wide? The master bedroom in my house is only 3.5m wide…

7
1623
farmmum96
Mar 07, 2017 11:32 pm
Lotti
Lotti
14 February 2017

suggest me some low budget roofing solutions .

suggest me some low budget roofing solutions .

I agree with Willey. We have an asphalt shingle roofing and it was installed by a…

3
1072
Lotti
Feb 14, 2017 10:42 am
bryn
bryn
23 January 2017

Building in underneath a deck

Building in underneath a deck

you want to enclose the underside of the deck, both walls & ceiling? If the deck roofed/walled above the deck level? That style of deck is by design not sealed- you cant…

2
675
bryn
Jan 23, 2017 4:43 pm
bryn
bryn
23 January 2017

New plaster - pin holes everywhere

New plaster - pin holes everywhere

its common to see that in the first coat, but you always need at least two coats to get a good finish (3 if its deep). Have they done 2 coats?

1
774
bryn
Jan 23, 2017 4:37 pm
oldchippy
oldchippy
7 January 2017

Help with beam size for new opening

Help with beam size for new opening

You will need to seek out an engineer who will do the comp's for you, which you can attach to your plans you have had drawn up for your proposal when you lodge them for a…

1
685
oldchippy
Jan 07, 2017 4:23 pm

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 -…

0
535
trexathon
Jan 05, 2017 12:55 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
30 December 2016

Taps - water hammer - how to stop

Taps - water hammer - how to stop

You can buy anti water hammer tap seals like the Hydroseal and other anti hammer devices like the Fix-a tap hammer relief valve. Just Google "Anti water hammer fittings"…

1
719
SaveH2O
Dec 30, 2016 4:31 pm
SaveH2O
kingy13
kingy13
28 December 2016

building a carport

building a carport

Hi all Long (relatively) time reader, first time poster :D I am moving back into one of my investment properties with the intention of doing some renovations to make it…

0
597
kingy13
Dec 28, 2016 7:42 pm
Adam.M
Adam.M
13 December 2016

Strengthen a deck

Strengthen a deck

Hi. 3 meters is excessive and I am guessing that they used 90x45 pine? Generally you would want to keep it at 2m max or 1.5m which would be better. Some options, you…

1
694
Adam.M
Dec 13, 2016 11:07 am
aaronaaronaaron
aaronaaronaaron
12 December 2016

Funny Dunny?

Funny Dunny?

Here is the setup, see the access pipe on the top right, i undid this to confirm if this made a different, it did not.

3
598
aaronaaronaaron
Dec 12, 2016 7:05 pm
aaronaaronaaron
aaronaaronaaron
9 December 2016

Replacing wooden house posts with steel - what gauge?

Replacing wooden house posts with steel - what gauge?

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…

0
441
aaronaaronaaron
Dec 09, 2016 10:58 am
Our Build123
Our Build123
27 October 2016

Major reno but in which order?!

Major reno but in which order?!

Next 50 years... LOL, I know the feeling, we are finally wrapping up ours (#SSBBproject) after 4 years. Your build sounds very similar to ours, in either order will be…

1
493
Our Build123
Oct 27, 2016 7:31 pm
Our Build123
Jwalker86
Jwalker86
30 September 2016

Plastering Cost Brisbane

Plastering Cost Brisbane

I received a price from a plasterer for supply, install and finishing of plaster work which was $4,975.00 Including GST. Does this seem competitive? Kitchen Wall 50…

0
588
Jwalker86
Sep 30, 2016 3:47 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
26 September 2016

RTA Cabinets

RTA Cabinets

Homeone prefers NO Spam, Yank or otherwise. Please read the forum's rules about advertising. Thank you.

1
414
SaveH2O
Sep 26, 2016 10:13 am
SaveH2O
Stewie D
Stewie D
19 September 2016

Please help: wall water barrier

Please help: wall water barrier

You need to find where the moisture is coming in from outside. No point installing new plasterboard etc inside if the timber frame is continuously wet otherwise it will…

1
503
Stewie D
Sep 19, 2016 5:02 pm
JordanT
JordanT
19 September 2016

Tiling Info Help?

Tiling Info Help?

Hi Ness If you're working with a red brick house it's important not to over-do it with the paving/tiling. While it can seem an obvious choice to use paving in a similar…

1
760
JordanT
Sep 19, 2016 4:50 pm
JordanT
themakeovergroup
themakeovergroup
2 September 2016

Wanting to buy a "do-er upper" have no idea on costs!

Wanting to buy a "do-er upper" have no idea on costs!

If you use this renovation cost calculator, you'll be able to assess each property really easily. Check out…

8
1343
themakeovergroup
Sep 02, 2016 9:51 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
26 July 2016

Planning Approval for new deck in Brisbane?

Planning Approval for new deck in Brisbane?

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 -…

2
490
Stewie D
Jul 26, 2016 2:56 pm
Joynz
Joynz
12 July 2016

How to change our brick arches to something more beautiful

How to change our brick arches to something more beautiful

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.

1
474
Joynz
Jul 12, 2016 8:36 am
oldchippy
oldchippy
6 July 2016

Preliminary things to consider for HOUSE RAISING

Preliminary things to consider for HOUSE RAISING

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…

4
482
oldchippy
Jul 06, 2016 8:14 pm
Borisdavenport
Borisdavenport
27 May 2016

Choosing correct dumpster bin

Choosing correct dumpster bin

As of now 3 members. Hope one will join us soon, :)

2
542
Borisdavenport
May 27, 2016 4:53 pm
Borisdavenport
qebtel
qebtel
22 April 2016

$11000 Qld building cap for home owners; ways to get around

$11000 Qld building cap for home owners; ways to get around

"the $11000 cap on trades doing work in a renovation on Qld " err no such thing.

1
391
qebtel
Apr 22, 2016 3:40 pm
mbassos
mbassos
19 April 2016

Ways to Renovate Your Home on a Budget

Ways to Renovate Your Home on a Budget

Hi all, I'm new and looking to do some renovation work throughout my kitchen and bathroom. I've been sourcing information off the internet and found an article on budget…

0
461
mbassos
Apr 19, 2016 1:30 pm
oneJohn
oneJohn
15 April 2016

Design programs

Design programs

I would think that SketchUp would be a good candidate. I've been using Blender 3D which works well, but may have a steeper learning curve than some others.

1
355
oneJohn
Apr 15, 2016 3:58 pm
oneJohn

Please forgive my ignorance if I am asking silly questions. Our house has been used wallpaper. We are planning to move. and the new place needs some serious renovation…

0
394
thewall
Apr 14, 2016 10:52 am
rebuilder86
rebuilder86
12 April 2016

First Home Reno Project (Brisbane)

First Home Reno Project (Brisbane)

Are you planning on running the renovation yourself, as i, personally hiring each individual tradesman. If so, its pretty simple, just think about it like this. Dirtiest…

1
496
rebuilder86
Apr 13, 2016 12:39 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
29 March 2016

Queenslander renovation and extension

Queenslander renovation and extension

Anything close to a large city centre that can can have either dual occ or or a second part of the property as a second income stream will always be sought after. I'd try…

3
494
Stewie D
Mar 29, 2016 8:50 am
hotshot
hotshot
16 March 2016

Roofing Crash Course needed!

Roofing Crash Course needed!

Impossible to tell without a picture.

1
391
hotshot
Mar 16, 2016 12:54 am
Shani
Shani
15 March 2016

Roofing Crash Course needed!

Roofing Crash Course needed!

Hi, I've got a 7200x3400 metal sheet roof carport (skillion)where I want to remove half of the roof - 3600x3400. I'd like to maintain the other half to later close it in…

0
227
Shani
Mar 15, 2016 6:20 pm
Shani

Building ForumBuilding, Renovation & MaintenanceRenovation + Home Improvement
Featured Professional

IMAGINE a second storey addition on your home in weeks not months. With our new modular home improvements we can give you exceptionally high quality home extensions in a fraction of the time.

Perth WA
Contact Us
Related Professionals
Browsing this forum

Baidu [Spider] and 7 guests

Homeone Australian & New Zealand

Australia's largest home building and renovation
community with over 1.7 million posts

Home
Pros
Forum
Start a new topic
About
Join Community
Advertise
Contact Homeone
All comments made express the views and opinions of the author and not the Administrators, Support nor Homeone Australia & New Zealand
© Homeone Australia & New Zealand All Rights Reserved ‎2001 - 2018
Australia's largest home building and
renovation community
Homeone
About

Terms
Privacy

Follow homeone on FacebookFollow homeone on Twitter
All comments made express the views and opinions of the author and not the Administrators, Support nor Homeone Australia & New Zealand
© Homeone Australia & New Zealand All Rights Reserved ‎2001 - 2018