Lissa and Troy Barr have an transformed a rundown Brisbane house using “savvy” second-hand buys and some very clever DIY tricks.
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When Lissa Barr and her husband Troy settled on their property a week before Australia went into lockdown, they thought they had made a terrible mistake.
They had lined up several tradespeople to come through the home and suddenly all their plans were in limbo.
It was quite a nervous wait, we thought we had made a really bad decision at the time,” says the mum-of-two, speaking to news.com.au. “We had gotten trades through prior to buying the house, and then we had to cancel them.”
“It’s taken a bit longer than it would have, we had to shut down the site and get trades…