The Australian Renovator's Manual 7th Edition

By: Allan Staines

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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. * It solves problems such as rising damp, floor and wall cracking, rot in members, small kitchens and bathrooms, leaking shower recesses, and termites. * It also describes how to support the roof when making openings in walls. * How to build attic rooms, installing skylights, gutting and shelving. * Replacing existing floor joists and flooring. * Fixing sagging roof rafters. Installing french doors. * Building carports, enclosing patios and verandahs. * Installing sliding patio doors,enlarging window openings. * Applying Gyprock,re-stumping, cooling a hot house, attaching laminate and fixing laminate paneling to shower recesses. * Wall and floor tiling. * Painting. * Gives the correct adhesives, sealants and fillers to use and much much more. CONTENTS; Avoiding the Pitfalls Safety while Renovating Footings & Floors Foundations & Footings Failure Repairing Concrete Floors, Patios & Stairs Buying & Mixing Concrete Resurfacing & Leveling Concrete Floors Re-stumping & Re-leveling Timber Floors Rot or Termite Damaged Sub-floor Timbers Lifting & Replacing Floorboards Controlling Underfloor Rot Repairing Squeaky Flooring & Stairs Relaying Tongue & Groove Flooring Floor Sanding Walls Removing a Partition Building Timber Frame Partitions Forming Openings between Rooms Building a Recess or Alcove in a Wall Making Openings in Existing Brick Walls Brick Veneering an Existing House Rising Damp & Waterproofing Fixing Wall Cracks (Exterior & Interior) Repairing Holes in Gyprock Plasterboard Gyprock Plasterboard Lining Over Old Linings Gyprock Joint Finishing Sealing off a Doorway using Gyprock Repairing Weatherboards Roofs & Ceilings Fixing Sagging Roof Rafters Fixing Leaking Roofs Replacing Roof Tiles & Corr. Iron Sheet Replacing Valley Gutters Replacing Flashing's Fixing Overflowing Guttering Replacing Guttering & Downpipes How to Install PVC Downpipes Restoring Roofing Surfaces (tiles or metal) Repairing Rot in Fascias or Bargeboards Replacing Fascias or Bargeboards Replacing Soffit Linings Relining Ceilings with Gyprock Plasterboard How to Install Plaster Cornice >Attics & Roof Extensions Some Roof Addition Ideas Designing Attic Rooms Attics in Existing Truss Roofs Supporting Roof Attics & Additions Installing Beams Details on Near Flat Roofed Dormer Attics How to Make Attic Storage Space Doors & Windows How to Hang a Pair of French Doors How to Install Pre-hung French Doors Installing Aluminium Sliding Glass Patio Doors Cutting a Door Down Enlarging a Door Reversing a Door How to Re-install a Door Handle & Latch How to Stop a Door Rattling Repairing Sticking Doors Replacing & Repairing Windows Installing a New Window Freeing Up Sticking Windows Enlarging a Window Vertically Enlarging a Window Horizontally Kitchens Renovating the Kitchen Kitchen Renovation Solutions Bathroom How to Improve a Small Bathroom Leaking Shower Recesses How to Install Shower Bases & Trays Replacing Shower Wall Tiles with Laminate (Aquapanel) Dealing with Chipped or Discoloured Baths Removing a Cast Iron Bath Improvements Enclosing Patios & Verandahs Building Attached Carports Attaching Carports to the House How to Cool Your Home Improving Natural Illumination Installing Skylights Building a Light Well Tiling Tiling or Re-tiling Bathrooms & Shower Recesses Preparing Floors for Tiling Cutting Tiles & Making Holes Commencing to Lay Tiles How to Lay Wall Tiles How to Lay Floor Tiles How to Tile or Re-tile Shower Recess Floors How to Tile or Re-tile Shower Recess Walls Laying Large Patio Tiles Miscellaneous Building Storage Cupboards & Shelving Installing Wall-Mounted Units Laminating and Re-laminating How to Replace Damaged Tiles How to Reduce Traffic Noise Replacing Verandah Posts Maintaining Your Home (Leaks around windows & doors, cleaning & removing stains). Dealing with Termites House Painting Sealants for Renovations Adhesivies for Renovations Fillers for Renovations Index About the Author Allan Staines books have become classic references for Australian Builders, apprentices and DIY'ers. His ability to illustrate and describe construction procedures in an easy to follow step by step format will be an invaluable asset to have at your fingertips when renovating. The books by Allen Staines are respected for their attempt to translate national codes and bylaws accurately into common language, with his titles regularly updated to conform to changes in standards and bylaws. His books have become a bible for Builders, apprentices and DIY'ers. 110 pages

Title: The Australian Renovator's Manual 7th Edition

Author Name: Allan Staines

Categories: Home Renovation & Extensions, DIY in General, D7, Carpentry & Woodworking,

Publisher: Australia, Pinedale Press: 2015

ISBN Number: 1875217088

ISBN Number 13: 9781875217083

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: New

Type: Book

Size: 29.7 x 21.0 x 0.8 cm

Kg: 1.00 Kg

Seller ID: 003698

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