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September 19th, 2020 in

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How to repair a broken glass window? DIY glass replacement for windows

Window glass is the easiest to get damaged. It can be your kids’ ball or the wind that banged the window doors hard. It's not always about breaking, some fibre starts to yellow with time which spoils the aesthetics of the home. read more
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July 4th, 2020 in

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Painting on ceramic tiles: renew walls, floors and countertops

Tiles are generally long-lasting and durable. Though they have a larger lifetime, tiles tend to collect dirt and scum that makes the unpleasant over time. Replacing the tile isn't the only option. You can simply paint on tiles. read more
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July 4th, 2020 in

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What renovation can you do with $20k in 2020? Budget renovation ideas

You can get a lot of things done with just $20,000 in your pocket. You can even do a complete home makeover if you spend it the right way. But all of our needs are not the same. read more
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June 12th, 2020 in

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Cost to renovate a house: Interior, Exterior and Room wise split-up

According to industry data the average cost to renovate a house is between $2,000 to $2,500 per square meter here in Australia, BUT.... In my own experience renovating custom projects that number is closer to between $2,500 to $4,000. read more
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March 28th, 2020 in

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How long does it take to renovate a house? Renovation time calculator

it should take on average between 4 - 6 weeks of build time for every $80,000 dollars you plan on spending read more
renovation selections process

June 11th, 2020 in

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Selection’s process: What is it, and do I need an interior designer?

Selections process, what is it and do i need an interior designer? The selections process is what I call the system that i use for selecting all of the products, materials and various items that will be used in putting together your building project. The list of items can be somewhat daunting and will be driven by the scale and size of your project. In my opinion this is one of the most important steps in getting organised and setting yourself up for success. The list of selection items coul read more
Renovation Plans

July 26th, 2020 in

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How to prepare renovation plans and sketches? (with cost indication)

Plans - You have an idea, time to get it onto paper. Do I draw something myself, engage a draftsman, architect, builder or building consultant? First things first, no matter how small or big your project is you must have a plan down on paper. Now I can hear some of you saying but I'm only doing some small internal modifications, or renovating a bathroom or I'm just removing a doorway, why would I need plans? The answer is you have to if you plan on having a successful building experience. The read more

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