Damp proofing is not an easy undertaking and we did bring in the professionals to ensure the job was done right. The hardest part was having to move out during the process. We just couldn’t stand to live with all the dust and debris while doing this part of the renovation. So we moved back in with the in-laws.
Archive of ‘Terrace Renovation’ category
One of the problems in many older homes, particularly those over 100 years old and terrace houses is the risk of the dreaded rising damp.
When we moved into our terrace house one of our big plans was to covert our disused roof space into a usable attic or loft space we could use as firstly a storage area for all the much loved belongings and secondly as a usable space for the home office. (more…)
In this post you will find our top 12 tips and tricks for your next DIY Bunnings Kaboodle kitchen or laundry renovation.
Lots of inner city terrace houses around Sydney barely have what you can describe as a laundry and ours was no exception! In this post you will find all of our pointers for completely renovating the small laundry of a Newtown Terrace to create a luxurious, multi-functional space.
When it came to what to do with our dilapidated Victorian outhouse (aka Dunny!), we decided instead of knocking it down, it was time to give it a revamp.
Welcome to Pickering House blog! I’m Jasmine and together with my husband, I have been slowly renovating and restoring our beautiful Victorian terrace in the inner west suburb of Newtown in Sydney.
I’m so glad you can join me on this blog as I share with you my passion for renovating older homes and our experience and knowledge about renovating small spaces on an affordable budget.
I hope you enjoy! x