The following resources may be useful to you when researching and planning your home renovation.
Asbestos. Government guidelines on the removal of asbestos
Authentic Lighting and Hardware. A goldmine for people searching for old lights, brass and bakelight fittings and more
Energy Efficiency. Government tips for improving energy efficiency in your home during renovations
Finlaysons. A Brisbane source of timber doors, windows and other fixtures for Queensland heritage homes
Heritage Listing. Find out if your home is on the Queensland Heritage List, and what that means when it comes to restorations and renovations.
Houzz. A wonderful site for researching the latest renovation, interior design and garden ideas
Paddington Hardware. For brass, bronze, chrome and steel cabinet hardware, door hardware, window fittings and hinges
QBCC. Your rights as a home owner, check out our license, find out about pools and download a variety of fact sheets and forms from the Queensland Building and Construction Commission
Queensland Garden Styles. Guidelines on typical examples of garden styles in suburban Brisbane
Restoration House. A great source of colonial and heritage style hardware and accessories for restoration
Restoration Station. fixtures and fittings including brassware, period lighting, pressed metal ceilings, fireplaces, claw foot baths, house names, plumbing, cabinets, sinks, windows, doors, fans, tiles and window hoods.
The Brass Shop Magins. Traditional lighting, bathroom and kitchen fittings and hardware. Custom bespoke design as well.
Woodworkers. Queensland’s oldest timber and joinery suppliers with a huge selection of timber and character fittings