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10 years10 yearsathomasdathomasd posted:
Red Brick Path

Wanting to make use of some solid red bricks I have by putting in a path in my yard.
Could someone who knows a bit about this type of job please…

10 years10 yearsathomasdathomasd posted:
Bathroom renovation - bath or no bath?

In the process of planning a bathroom renovation. I am completing this renovation to my 3 bedroom house to eventually put it on the market in 6 months time.
Currently…

10 years10 yearsathomasdathomasd posted:
Painting a cracked concrete driveway

Just wondering has anyone had experience with painting concrete?
My driveway is fairly unsightly with many cracks so I plan to clean it down fill the cracks and use a paver…

11 years11 yearsathomasdathomasd posted:
How far should steel fence posts be apart?

Cheers Scruffo. Appreciate the advice and will take it all on board.

11 years11 yearsathomasdathomasd posted:
How far should steel fence posts be apart?

Hi,
I am putting up a fence and plan to use steel posts (50x50) concreted in and screwing corrugated iron sheeting directly to the posts.
As I have 8 meters…

12 years12 yearsathomasdathomasd posted:
In floor bathtub?

HELP!
Has anyone had experience installing an in-floor bath or seen a bathroom containing one?
My thinking is that an in-floor bathtub will open my bathroom up giving it a spacious look…

12 years12 yearsathomasdathomasd posted:
In floor bathtub?

Just wondering if anyone has installed an in floor bathtub?
I am planning my bathroom renovation and as my house is elevated and has floorboards i am exploring the option of…

13 years13 yearsathomasdathomasd posted:
Decking/Timber screens

Has anyone used timber/decking screening for there outdoor area?
I have an outdoor area i wish to enclose without losing the outdoor feeling and was thinking timber screening would be ideal…

13 years13 yearsathomasdathomasd posted:
Removing wallpaper

Thanks for the advice guys.
I will be sure to report back on hopefully my success story with the methods mentioned in this thread!

13 years13 yearsathomasdathomasd posted:
DIY Floor sanding equipment

Its pine, tongue and groove timber. 100mm

13 years13 yearsathomasdathomasd posted:
DIY Floor sanding equipment

Has anyone hired floor sanding equipment to do there floorboards?
I am interested in doing it myself as the jobs i have seen on friends places have been average.
I am in…

13 years13 yearsathomasdathomasd posted:
Removing wallpaper

How is the best way to do this?
I have heard its a job anyone can do but you have to have patience and be prepared to try different methods.
I have…

14 years14 yearsathomasdathomasd posted:
Has anyone.....?

Cheers Southies.
How much out from the wall do the furring strips and gyprock sit? What are furring strips?

14 years14 yearsathomasdathomasd posted:
Has anyone.....?

That may be an option as the walls are solid and even in most places. My thinking is that once i have the picture rails removed i will just…

14 years14 yearsathomasdathomasd posted:
Has anyone.....?

Removed the real old plaster with the picture rails in there house and replaced with gyprock?
I am currently looking at a house but the only turn off is the old…

14 years14 yearsathomasdathomasd posted:
Red brick house

I intend to inspect the below house below:
http://www.realestate.com.au/property-h ... price-desc
Does anyone know roughly how old the house may be? It looks california bungalow type style and…

14 years14 yearsathomasdathomasd posted:
Paved instead of a concrete slab???

I have just received the pre purchase building inspection on a house i was interested in however the report is not good. It tells me that the kitchen in the…

14 years14 yearsathomasdathomasd posted:
Plastering whole house costs?

PHEW! Your house is rather large!
For 10k i expect to be able to get my far more smaller house predominantly plastered. I am going to get some quotes.
Do…

14 years14 yearsathomasdathomasd posted:
Plastering whole house costs?

Wow! Thats a lot of money. I dont see it as a huge job, maybe 2 weeks max if working fulltime.
Thats double the price of what i expected.…

14 years14 yearsathomasdathomasd posted:
Roof + Render colour

Sorry Michelle i only used that color template as a general. I will be using colorbond for the roof. I am having black double glazed windows put in…

14 years14 yearsathomasdathomasd posted:
Plastering whole house costs?

Hi,
I am currently looking into the costs involved with gyprock plastering a whole house? I will need to be completely re-plastered my whole house.
Ripping the plaster down…

14 years14 yearsathomasdathomasd posted:
Roof + Render colour

Hi Michelle and homeone members,
I am a long time reader of this forum and have found your wealth of knowledge amazing, however i still cant make my own decisions!
I am…

14 years14 yearsathomasdathomasd posted:
Corrugated iron veranda

I was wondering if anyone has/or has seen pictures of any modern verandas using corrugated iron?
I am looking at replacing a veranda with a semi circle shaped corrugated iron…

14 years14 yearsathomasdathomasd posted:
Order of renovation?

Looking to get the following jobs done but wondering in what order?
Remove plaster throughout house.
Remove roofing iron.
Completely remove open fire/chimneys.
Install ducting heating/cooling.
Install new roofing iron.
Install new gyprock throughout…

14 years14 yearsathomasdathomasd posted:
How old is this house?

Thanks for the feedback, i intend to get a building report done that might help identifying the age!
Here are some inside pictures.
http://www.realestate.com.au/objects//p ... 292039.jpg

14 years14 yearsathomasdathomasd posted:
How old is this house?

Hi guys i was wondering if anyone could tell me how old this house is? Circa 1900's? It has 2 open fires inside if thats any help!

14 years14 yearsathomasdathomasd posted:
Bathroom/Toilet/Laundt suggestions?

Thanks for your feedback Ikon, i certainly do like the look of the cupboard you have designed to hide the washine machine and trough and its an idea im strongly…

14 years14 yearsathomasdathomasd posted:
Bathroom/Toilet/Laundt suggestions?

Hi Ikon,
I have only inspected the property, yet to purchase but at a guess i would say it would be 6m x 2m.
Cheers

14 years14 yearsathomasdathomasd posted:
Bathroom/Toilet/Laundt suggestions?

Hi guys,
I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions with the bathroom/toilet/laundry?
http://www.realestate.com.au/objects//p ... 292041.jpg
I was thinking a cupboard to hide the washing machine and trough, and…

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