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    Complete

    We're now finished. I was particularly slack with maintaining updates, which I will endeavour to do better next time! :doh:

    Learnt a whole lot, I'm super satisfied. Was a 'huge' job compared to...
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    Its fairly strait forward. Although i think i...

    Its fairly strait forward. Although i think i need to take time off work to get stuck in!
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    It'll be a recessed shower. My wife doesn't want...

    It'll be a recessed shower. My wife doesn't want a strip drain which would be more effective with a one level floor. But having a recessed shower may look pretty effective having a 'capped' shower at...
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    We ended up ripping out the old floor as it ended...

    We ended up ripping out the old floor as it ended up being the original 1920s slab. We figured this as it was painted a shade of burgundy. We hear that's typical of Adelaide homes in the 1920s to...
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    We had some qualified professionals out to check...

    We had some qualified professionals out to check for nasties and we were given the green light. I was particularly cautious about this, seeing the era and other products found in our home.

    The...
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    Cheers! Looks like ill be digging up a...

    Cheers!

    Looks like ill be digging up a concrete floor! Doesn't seem too bad but I guess ill find out. I think its probably wise to start fresh with the floor.

    This is a full bathroom reno,...
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    Demolition Day - 20's Bungalow

    Typical Adelaide Californian Bungalow here. Cavity Brick, Strip Footings. Were about to make over our 60's pink beauty for a new lease on life!
    I've been told to expect a slab floor. Is that typical...
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    Reccomended Draftsman - Adelaide

    G'day,

    Anyone have any positive experiences with a drafty in Adelaide that is OB friendly? Were looking to extend and get some plans drawn.

    Cheers,

    Nick
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    Thanks for the kind reply guys. Not only has it...

    Thanks for the kind reply guys. Not only has it improved the look but the room feels a whole lot bigger with the extra few inches of height.
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    Thanks for all the great advice. Fixing the...

    Thanks for all the great advice. Fixing the sagged sheets to the battens was quite easy although a little terrifying at the same time. Huge success. The repair on the ornate parts of the ceiling was...
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    Thanks goldie for the motivation. So i removed...

    Thanks goldie for the motivation. So i removed the old ceiling, jacked up the sagging sections carefully and rescrewed to the battens every 200mm and so far so good! Now comes the tedious part of...
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    1920's ornate ceiling restoration

    Hi all, I recently purchased a beautiful bungalow in Adelaide. I have a terrible suspended ceiling in my lounge room, last weekend I started removing panels to inspect underneath in which I...
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    My first post guys. :cool: Sorry about the...

    My first post guys. :cool:

    Sorry about the hijack but were about to do the OB extension as well. Ground level approx 50sqm, lean to on our Californian Bungalow. What sort of budget did you guys...
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