Oxley Retrofit


  • 2011 – HIA Silver Queensland Renovation/ Addition Project of the Year (Oxley House)
  • 2011 – HIA Winner Brisbane/ Toowoomba Renovation/ Addition of the Year (Oxley House)

Transformation of an Old Flooded Home into a Modern Eco House!

Originally an asbestos clad dwelling, this cottage has been transformed into a contemporary home based around creative, smart and relevant Design with local products delivering a magic makeover in fewer than 10 days.

Description of works carried out:

  • Removed all of the exterior asbestos sheeting
  • Removed all of existing aluminium window awnings
  • Removed all existing decromastic aluminium tile and original corrugated iron roof
  • Installed R3 woollen batts and green insulation air cells in walls
  • Installed R3 ceiling batts and anticon 60mm foil insulation in roof
  • Affected all tie down to Australian standard
  • Replaced all existing battens and fascia
  • Installed eaves soffit
  • Extended all southwest, northeast & western eaves soffit
  • Re-clad the exterior in a mix of Colourbond custom orb and hardiflex flat sheeting
  • Installed a new Colourbond custom orb roof and gutter
  • Installed new window hoods to all exposed windows
  • Provided timber screening for privacy at entry with native landscape
  • Disposed of asbestos sheeting as per legislation
  • Proudly recycled 100% of other deconstruction materials

Key Outcomes

Key outcomes we achieved:

  • Our Client was back in their home relatively quickly
  • All work completed within a very small, restrictive budget



Phone: (07) 3201 1177