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Joined 19 October 2015
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4 months4 monthsworld2160world2160 posted:
Irregular land shape - CDC ?

I am planning to add a second story to my existing 1 story house. The land's shape is not a rectangle, so a lot of the setback rules defined by…

Irregular land shape - CDC ?
5 months5 monthsworld2160world2160 posted:
Yellow tap water for first 2 seconds every morning

Galvanised iron pipe? I dont know, how do i find out?
My dad reckons it is copper with some gal connections...

5 months5 monthsworld2160world2160 posted:
Yellow tap water for first 2 seconds every morning

Hi everyone,
My tenant reported an issue with the house where tap water is yellow every morning (after couple of hours of inactivity). Running the tap for couple of seconds will…

Yellow tap water for first 2 seconds every morning
2 years2 yearsworld2160world2160 posted:
Build a rooftop terrace on top of existing ceiling

I am about to do a second storey addition on my house. As part of the addition, I want to have a rooftop terrace/large balcony (20-30 sqm), sitting on top…

2 years2 yearsworld2160world2160 posted:
Home Extension - Designs approved first or builder first?

Hi everyone,
We are looking to add an extra floor to our existing brick veneer house. I know we have to get DA/CDC approved first.
- Should we directly approach the builder…

3 years3 yearsworld2160world2160 posted:
Second Story Addition Sydney

Bringing up an old thread.
I saw in the one of the photos (page 3) that you are using Particleboard as the flooring system for the 2nd story. Can you…

3 years3 yearsworld2160world2160 posted:
Pls Help! Varnish timber door failure

Thanks everyone for the advice.
Can anyone please recommend a painter in Sydney? What's the approx cost for this job?
- sliding door: 3m X 2.5m
- Window (X 2): 2m X…

3 years3 yearsworld2160world2160 posted:
Pls Help! Varnish timber door failure

Thanks for the advise. If I sand everything back to bare timber, then the varnish will make the whole door look dark, like what I've shown on the photo. Is…

3 years3 yearsworld2160world2160 posted:
Pls Help! Varnish timber door failure

But i dont want it to go dark... I just wanted it to look like before (light coloured timber). so there is no way the varnish was suppose to work…

3 years3 yearsworld2160world2160 posted:
Pls Help! Varnish timber door failure

Ok, I need help! Photo showing the problem after I varnished.
I have a timber sliding door which I assume was previously varnished. I had to re-varnish the door because some…

3 years3 yearsworld2160world2160 posted:
Re-Varnishing window timber

HI everyone,
We have 2 timber windows and 1 timber sliding door that have either been lacquered or varnished before. The gloss is coming off and some parts of the timer…

4 years4 yearsworld2160world2160 posted:
Council approval for 2.5 story addtion

Thanks for the quick response!
I was looking at the DCP for Warringah council and saw this in "B2 Number of Storey":
To measure the height in storeys :
The number of storeys…

4 years4 yearsworld2160world2160 posted:
Council approval for 2.5 story addtion

How difficult will it be to get a DA approved to put on an additional floor making it total of 2.5 stories? (Warringah council in Sydney)
Our current house has 1.5…

Council approval for 2.5 story addtion
4 years4 yearsworld2160world2160 posted:
Second Story Addition Sydney

This is amazing! I have been following this thread for a while now and it is great to see that the addition matches so well with the ground floor. Can't…

4 years4 yearsworld2160world2160 posted:
Can you reject DA due to loss of view?

I would hate it if my views were taken from me as well! However, the cost of the land should have already taken these into consideration.
Your house would be blocking…

4 years4 yearsworld2160world2160 posted:
Can you reject DA due to loss of view?

Sounds promising!

4 years4 yearsworld2160world2160 posted:
Can you reject DA due to loss of view?

I am in the Warringah council! That's really good to know that the council care less on view sharing :)

4 years4 yearsworld2160world2160 posted:
Second Story Addition Sydney

I am also looking to extend upwards for the view. I like both your plans. Do you know the cost if I were to convert 1 of the bedrooms to…

4 years4 yearsworld2160world2160 posted:
Can you reject DA due to loss of view?

I hope that is the case!

4 years4 yearsworld2160world2160 posted:
Can you reject DA due to loss of view?

Hi everyone,
We are planning to add a story to our house in SYDNEY. The next door neighbour has 1 window on the second floor which has city views. This window…

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