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2Belindas
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Lover of renovations and all things property, its all I think about - research, buying, selling, styling and decor. In love!
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Hi @RenoQueen I always work out what I am doing according to the budget of the whole project, which is based on the end property value. I work backwar ...

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@kim00 An alternative that will save $$$ and is easy to DIY, is to use wood look vinyl planks on the bathroom floor (not suitable in the shower area - ...

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Agree with @ProjectPete Perhaps pick a different type of finish. Every time I've ever seen floor tiles painted, they have scuffed fairly quickly. Its ...

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I'm not sure you can buy the product here....you'd probably find it online somewhere. I think I'd struggle to get the marble to look like marble, so ...

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Hello @skattaHa ha You have a great 70's kitchen to do up and your floors are lovely!.. Firstly, remove the swinging bifolds to the kitchen and then I ...

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Oh and I forgot to share the budget breakdown @artrato3 ...2015 – Purchased the property at $445,000Renovated the front house (house one...the one in ...

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Hi @artrato3 I'm always happy to share details.I do a lot of renovation work in the local area, I get access to a lot of bargains now e.g. local suppl ...

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Perfect suggestions @MartyH Paint is going to be your best friend in this bathroom.Floor tiles:- Your floor tiles are okay to leave, so thats great! ...

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Hello @Angelina, I was wondering how far you have progressed with your granny flat. If it is finished we at the workshop community would love to see t ...

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Hello djh90,If we are looking at a cosmetic fix I suggest paying for a professional sprayer. There heaps on the internet. You can even ask for a quote ...

MartyH
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Are you replacing the oven and rangehood @djh90? Any plans for the flooring? Cabinetry, tiles and benchtops looks in good shape so a cosmetic update f ...

ProjectPete
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Plenty of potential but hard to give too many ideas without knowing what "CHEAP" actually means. You can get a decent and modern looking vanity for ar ...

ProjectPete
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I haven't painted floor tiles before so can't say for sure but I imagine the paint isn't going to hold up over time. I suggest looking at an epoxy coa ...

MartyH
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@skatta It's a bathroom post but do check out this discussion from earlier in the week which highlights that paint can do wonders - https://www.worksh ...

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Welcome to Workshop @sydneysider. It's great to have you join us. I trust you will get lots of helpful advice and inspiration for your projects from o ...

Isobel
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@cmstaff, Glass is very commonly used as a splashback. Glass tiles are also a good choice for a splashback - they can help bounce light around and are ...

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2Belindas
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Hi @RenoQueen I always work out what I am doing according to the budget of the whole project, which is based on the end property value. I work backwar ...

2Belindas
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@kim00 An alternative that will save $$$ and is easy to DIY, is to use wood look vinyl planks on the bathroom floor (not suitable in the shower area - ...

2Belindas
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Agree with @ProjectPete Perhaps pick a different type of finish. Every time I've ever seen floor tiles painted, they have scuffed fairly quickly. Its ...

2Belindas
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Hello @skattaHa ha You have a great 70's kitchen to do up and your floors are lovely!.. Firstly, remove the swinging bifolds to the kitchen and then I ...

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Perfect suggestions @MartyH Paint is going to be your best friend in this bathroom.Floor tiles:- Your floor tiles are okay to leave, so thats great! ...

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Yes. Glass tiles are good. They will be the standout feature of your kitchen, so choose wisely

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Hi AngelinaFirstly, you should contact your local Council/town planner to find out what you are permitted to do and the restrictions on the building a ...

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Thank you Jason and Workshop. It was a pleasure doing the interview. I hope I inspire others to pick up their tool kits and paint brushes and get sta ...

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