Renovating in a strata environment means working through the owner corporation. As in most strata situations the owners own the inside of the unit but not the main structures and common areas.

Common property is defined as: Floors, stairways and ramps Balcony doors, load bearing columns and walls Boundary walls including doors, windows and their working parts; and Facilities such as piping in common property. Renovations that involve modifications to room size, additions or changes to common property will require appropriate insurance…