renovations

If individual owners of apartments wish to have synthetic astro turf on their balconies, who bears the cost of renovation – the owner or the owner’s corporation? – Gary, NSW

If individual owners of apartments wish to have synthetic (astro) turf placed on their balconies is the cost the responsibility of …

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Who is responsible for installing and paying for a waterproof membrane in a leaking shower recess in a property built before waterproof membranes were required under the BCA? – Marilyn, NSW

In New South Wales, waterproofing is categorised as a major renovation work. Also, walls and shared plumbing are generally part of …

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What are strata property rules regarding noise ratings on hard floors? – Zara, NSW

What are the NSW rules for strata plans regarding noise ratings on hard floors. I am thinking about replacing my very …

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Do all bathroom renovations need strata committee approval? – Garry, NSW

I want to renovate a bathroom in my apartment . There will be no movement of plumbing but new tiling walls …

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Who is responsible to fix unauthorised common property renovations? – Libby, NSW

Long before I purchased my ground floor apartment, the previous owner enclosed the balcony to become a sunroom. It has now …

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Can window tinting be refused by strata committee? – Harry, NSW

Can window tinting be refused by the strata committee? Apart from health issues where our bedrooms are reaching temperatures above 50 …

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