The Australian Renovator’s Manual
7th Ed 2015
by Allan Staines
The Updated 7th Edition – covers most of the popular renovations and alterations around the home with trade methods and hints described. The all Australian practical guide for renovations and alterations in line with the Building Code of Australia.
This book is specifically designed to deal with problems confronted when renovating or altering an existing dwelling. It also shows step-by-step how to accomplish popular renovation projects.
For house-room extensions see How to be a Successful Owner Builder and Renovator
It solves problems such a:
-floor and wall cracking,
-decay in members,
-small kitchens and bathrooms,
-leaking shower recesses,
It also describes:
-how to support the roof when making openings in walls.
-How to build attic rooms.
-Installing skylights, guttering, shelving.
-Replacing existing floor joists, flooring,
-Fixing sagging roof rafters.
-Installing french doors.
-Building carports, enclosing patios and verandah,
-installing sliding patio doors,
-enlarging window openings.
-cooling a hot house,
-fixing laminate panelings in shower recesses.
-Wall floor tiling.
-Gives the correct adhesives, sealants and fillers to use and much more.