Renovation + Home Improvement
Choosing house render colour to match exisiting roof tiles??
Hi. Just wondering if you can help me? What colour are your gutters? Is the trim around your garage door the same colour also? the render colour is dulux self destruct?…
4 post carport and installer/builder recommendations please
Hi, We're in Melbourne. Want to build a new fully detached 6m x 6m carport, ideally with 4 posts, on a concrete slab, with rolladoor onto rear alley Doesn't attach to…
Low-E, Double Glazing, uPVC, Aluminium, U-values, SHGC
It is not only spacer, but overall profile itself. For example, this is how one of the best profiles in the world look like - you can see that is not only warm spacers,…
Intercoms and automatic gate openers. How to integrate onto
My old intercom has stopped working. So now I need to get a new one but would like to get an intercom that so not only work from upstairs & downstairs but be able to open…
Replacing standard shower head with a double shower head
I would do the same.. doubt i would need a plumber to swap over a simple shower head OT, As many battlers & punters on this forum are aware after entering Contracts…
Front Path and steps from driveway to front porch ideas
My 2C don't straighten the path. widen it along the side which does not have the long hedge at the moment.
Weatherboard Build & Renovation - Completed Bathroom Photos
I must have to say your home is looking amazing after renovation.
Recommendation for draftsman in Melbourne (northern suburbs)
I realise this is a little late but we are using BBOT designs in Brunswick. They have been extremely efficient and have a lot of practical advice while respecting our budget.
Double Glazed Window Stock Clearance $$$$ Prices $$$$
HELP! - Legal removal of load bearing walls in MELB
I can't believe it has been so long since I did this. It’s been around 4 years!!! Can…
Weatherboad cladding for a orange brick veneer home
Hi guys, I am thinking about cladding my 1960's orange brick veneer home with weatherboard cladding and replacing the steel windows (in bad condition ) with chunky timber…
Retrofit wall insulation - weatherboard home
Thanks James for your feedback. I am looking into retrofitting sisilation as a u-shape between the studs. Then putting in some insulation. I think the batts are a little…
Subfloor supports: what are they used for?
Thank you both for your advice. My brother was given a time to put in an offer and he was just speculating I guess, from his very recent experience where the work done on…
Renovation plans and costings - advice
Hey, can I ask where North is on your plans? It is vital to know where the sun is before designing anything, otherwise you run the risk of spending all your hard earned…
Looking for recommendations for a draftsperson (Vic)
Hi Imogene, once you've got your rough design, you might want to use this handy renovation cost…