Old Home Restoration / Renovation
Can anyone help identify these old timber verandah boards?
Hello We’re in the process of restoring an old Victorian Weatherboard Farmhouse. Pulling up the rotted verandah Timbers, we found a brand mark WIRRA. Does anyone know…
plans drawn up, house gutted, can I move walls
I really want to know if its possible at no cost before asking the question. If i know I shouldn’t need new plans just to move an internal wall a little across, then im…
selective renovation plus extension or gut and rebuild
Give me some facade ideas to improve street appeal!
Widen the front gable to incorporate a covered porch for the front door would bring a huge improvement. Then add some plants and voila!
Kitchen renovation - small reno now or big reno later?
Hi! I'm thinking about renovating the kitchen/laundry and want to get some opinions... Would you do a... A) SMALL reno now, then a big reno after 2 yrs B) MEDIUM reno…
OSB used only exterior wall left in rain for 10 months
The OSB Should have been wrapped and properly taped. if its delaminating then it will need to be replaced
Fake 70's wood panels - remove, paint or cover it?
I will try to articulate my thoughts You really need to post photos of your LEDs in action. You need to buy paint with almost all your options listed, with that in…
Skillion Roof extension to character 1913 Villa
Hey TinaBC welcome to the forum Having done may renos on traditional homes, I would highly recommend a pitched stick roof for resale value.. IMO nothings worse than a…
Aside from demolishing our existing house, what can I do to
With our renovation looming, I'm feeling really anxious about submitting our plans. I have been scouring this forum and reading and listening to podcasts on building with…
Gap between bricks and vaneer. Please help
Hi. I recently bought a very old house and doing some renovation. I've done restumping and 8 x underpinning the house. I still found really big gap between bricks and…
Making an old house airtight and insulating.
I live on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria. There are a few companies that do spray foam around Melbourne. I have good clearance under the floor for access. I thought…
Advise for renovating a old home in Sydney
it's a great plan and a good time to do the renovation now, if you got time, you can do a lot of works by yourself. Before you begin all of these, make sure you have a…
buying to renovate - need advice please
Hi UrbanNomad Welcome to the forum This has been discussed many times before and I am just not able to find the exact links ATM. Query the forum for BIM, Data and Reverse…
Hi There, We have an old (1950s???) family holiday shack which has some aluminium sash windows. Because of their age and some being exposed to the sun, many are starting…
Exterior colour help
This is a useful Dulux USA visualisor site to play around. https://www.visualizecolor.com/dulux#/? ... 497221fe49
Drilling 10mm wide hole into thick galvanised metal
Anyone with extensive metal drilling experience that can help me with some questions below? I’m hanging interior barn style doors. I’m trying to drill 10mm holes into…