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StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
25 March 2018

Decking

Decking

Timber Decking , BIM 3D model, schematics, useful data on materials, labour and costs can be viewed If you have any questions, ideas, requests post here Cheers Chris

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 25, 2018 7:36 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Decking feedback

Decking feedback

Thanks dga. I would make it a standard step.

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theRealDeal
Apr 03, 2020 3:49 pm
c1e321
c1e321
10 March

Need suggestions/advise for patio

Need suggestions/advise for patio

Hi MC, Thanks for the info! Jonah

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c1e321
Mar 10, 2020 12:46 pm
west
west
2 March

Insulated Panel Downlights.

Insulated Panel Downlights.

HI all, just wondering if anyone knows where to buy downlights for insulated panels. I would…

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west
Mar 02, 2020 2:34 pm
Shade Elegance
Shade Elegance
27 February

Alfresco Outdoor Blinds - Sydney

Alfresco Outdoor Blinds - Sydney

Hi Colin, just came across this post and not sure whether you are still looking to get the outdoor blinds. If you are, please contact us :) We are an authorised retailer…

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Shade Elegance
Feb 27, 2020 9:45 am
Shade Elegance
iBuild101
iBuild101
11 February

16 x 46 x 4 Shed - RHS Spans

16 x 46 x 4 Shed - RHS Spans

Hi, Im looking at getting some plans made up for a 16m Wide x 46m Long x 4m Eve Hieght Shed with a 15 Degree roof pitch. Ive priced up a few kits but they all use C…

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iBuild101
Feb 11, 2020 6:48 pm
iBuild101
LilyJimJam
LilyJimJam
11 February

Before and after - new shelter in backyard!

Before and after - new shelter in backyard!

Nice work, you really built a nice shelter. Have you considered to putting solar panels on the roof…

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LilyJimJam
Feb 11, 2020 8:20 am
stephanie20
stephanie20
10 February

Quoting

Quoting

Maybe it's expensive for the beginning stage. Offer a lower price and see what happens?

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stephanie20
Feb 10, 2020 3:16 pm
stephanie20
stephanie20
10 February

Outdoor kitchens - ideas, photos, discussion, considerations

Outdoor kitchens - ideas, photos, discussion, considerations
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I totally agree with you. Some things are worth waiting for. Excellent designs.

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stephanie20
Feb 10, 2020 3:14 pm
stephanie20
stephanie20
10 February

Outdoor fridge recommendations

Outdoor fridge recommendations

My builders, Mullis Construction, Inc. built my tiki deck and recommended an RV fridge. It's not a big, expensive fridge, but not a dorm sized either. Not ideal for your…

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stephanie20
Feb 10, 2020 3:11 pm
stephanie20
stephanie20
10 February

What fence is this?

What fence is this?

Yes, it looks like solid protection. I've looked in various places to find what this gate is actually made from, unfortunately, no luck yet.

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stephanie20
Feb 10, 2020 3:07 pm
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frenetic83
Jan 25, 2020 3:39 pm
MClark
MClark
2 January

Building Contact Changes- Builder Variations

Building Contact Changes- Builder Variations

This is an easy one. Raise this with the supervisor, if no luck raise it with the manager, if no luck raise it with the director or builder directly. If its on the plans…

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MClark
Jan 02, 2020 8:37 am
MClark
hamishcross
hamishcross
18 December 2019

Decking Query

Decking Query

Looks like an old thread but this site seems to have a lot of info: I'm not a builder, but basically bearer calcs are simple tables.

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hamishcross
Dec 18, 2019 11:15 am
BlueyHealer
BlueyHealer
20 November 2019

Oiling Deck in Sydney with Level 1 Water Restrictions

Oiling Deck in Sydney with Level 1 Water Restrictions

Hi All, My deck is due for an oil and I'm unsure what to do about preparing it given the current water restrictions. To date I have used Cutek products, so Proclean for…

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BlueyHealer
Nov 20, 2019 9:09 am
TashPaul
TashPaul
19 November 2019

has anyone used walpamur fence paint?

has anyone used walpamur fence paint?

Hi, Just google: tashandpaul.wordpress.com and you should be able to find it :)

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TashPaul
Nov 19, 2019 4:00 pm
TashPaul
RaZr
RaZr
18 November 2019

Downlights and Fan for Versiclad Insulated pergola

Downlights and Fan for Versiclad Insulated pergola

Thank you for your reply. Will get the fan installed that way.

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RaZr
Nov 18, 2019 11:02 am
RaZr
LN28
LN28
18 November 2019

Decking and landscaping - registered builder?

Decking and landscaping - registered builder?

I would avoid anyone without a license. There isn't any recourse if anything goes wrong!

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LN28
Nov 18, 2019 11:00 am
LN28
LN28
18 November 2019

Colorbond vs Insulated pergola roofing

Colorbond vs Insulated pergola roofing

I would be going with insulated roof. The single skin patio roof is too hot in summer as you only have thin steel stopping the radiant heat from coming through.…

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LN28
Nov 18, 2019 10:56 am
Michelle
Michelle
3 November 2019

My Deck

My Deck

Thank you :)

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Michelle
Nov 03, 2019 9:27 am
Michelle
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
16 October 2019

New Merbau Deck - how to remove tannins?

New Merbau Deck - how to remove tannins?

I have heard of people using Napisan but it is something that I have absolutely no experience with. Might be worthwhile doing a Google search though.

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SaveH2O
Oct 16, 2019 8:50 pm
SaveH2O
pauljew
pauljew
15 October 2019

Hanging chair on ceiling joists

Hanging chair on ceiling joists

Hi I have purchased a hanging chair to hang on our porch but needed advise on weight bearing load of the roof joists. The chair is a double hanging chair with max weight…

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pauljew
Oct 15, 2019 10:59 pm
rockford246
rockford246
11 October 2019

Alfresco - Raise height

Alfresco - Raise height

ok, I was just reading online that concrete poured over an existing slab is more vulnerable to frost heave damage and cracks. So am bit concerned about this.

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rockford246
Oct 11, 2019 9:02 am
rockford246
crash76
crash76
6 October 2019

is slotted agi under paving area ok?

is slotted agi under paving area ok?

Hi, I'm trying to work out my draining issues for a paving area we are doing. I have a sloping block, with the hose on the high side of the block. The paving area we are…

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crash76
Oct 06, 2019 2:10 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
3 October 2019

Concerns flat roof lean to

Concerns flat roof lean to

Good Move as It's not worth the hassle with Council OT here why 1.The Councils Unauthorised and Building Compliant Department checks annual aerial photos which Flags…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 03, 2019 5:10 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
27 September 2019

Easement ISSUE - designing an entertaining area?

Easement ISSUE - designing an entertaining area?

Best because we are also undertaking office renovation works. We deliver the latest style and color furniture, which is the main reason why many of our customers trust…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 27, 2019 8:51 am
StructuralBIMGuy
JonnyRottan
JonnyRottan
13 August 2019

Refurbishing a wooden table top

Refurbishing a wooden table top

Hi, I have a wooden table that is situated on a…

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JonnyRottan
Aug 13, 2019 11:11 am

We just had eko-deck decking professionally installed (composite decking which is part plastic/part wood that is very low maintenance compared to timber decking). Ours…

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ali84
Aug 07, 2019 2:25 pm

We just had a new deck & pergola built and at the end and right side of the deck there is a bit of height so its a big step down. Our friends had aluminium screening…

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ali84
Aug 07, 2019 2:06 pm
BuLe
BuLe
19 June 2019

Composite decking

Composite decking

Hi there, I had installed composite decking a year ago. It was literally the best choice cuz now I don't ever have problems with cleaning it from…

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BuLe
Jun 19, 2019 10:54 pm
BuLe
Onixia
Onixia
18 June 2019

220v bar fridge as camping fridge

220v bar fridge as camping fridge

A while ago in Wegry was an article about some one who took a 90 litre bar fridge with an A-class power rating. Then they turn…

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Onixia
Jun 18, 2019 10:58 pm
AbhishekM
AbhishekM
10 June 2019

Can u deck over existing concrete slab?

Can u deck over existing concrete slab?
1, 2, 3

This is a great topic. I had a similar idea but didn't know if it was possible. I want to get rid of the shed and lay decking over the concrete slab. The shed and the…

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AbhishekM
Jun 10, 2019 10:42 pm
GLO
GLO
26 May 2019

Popup sprinkler help needed

Popup sprinkler help needed

How much did the entire project cost you?

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GLO
May 26, 2019 10:48 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
8 March 2019

Is my pergola quote reasonable?

Is my pergola quote reasonable?

Always get at least 3 quotes from qualified and established tradesmen.

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SaveH2O
Mar 08, 2019 10:01 am
SaveH2O
eirrac
eirrac
12 February 2019

Cost of Turf - Building on an acre

Cost of Turf - Building on an acre

We turfed our acreage block.. got 3300m2 turfed with wintergreen couch for $4 a metre supplied and installed. They did a better deal for more than 2000m2. Glad we went…

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eirrac
Feb 12, 2019 8:42 am
eirrac
eirrac
12 February 2019

How to obscure shed

How to obscure shed

Trying to get photo to work....

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eirrac
Feb 12, 2019 8:35 am
rossog
rossog
4 February 2019

Neighbour built a second fence

Neighbour built a second fence

Hi All, Thanks for the responses. Will discuss with neighbour, Cheers

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rossog
Feb 04, 2019 11:36 pm
redcali
redcali
23 January 2019

More deck questions

More deck questions

Basically your plan is to do away with joists and just install bearers at 40cm spacings to attach the deck timbers to? (in some sort of framed box sure, but really its…

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redcali
Jan 23, 2019 12:44 am
Weeman67
Weeman67
22 January 2019

Deck - can i work with old one or need to build anew?

Deck - can i work with old one or need to build anew?

Hi Look at Intergrain products Timber prep or power prep I think it’s called Would take a bit of cleaning but you will get decent results I’d coat it after all…

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Weeman67
Jan 22, 2019 7:12 pm
E.M
E.M
3 December 2018

Cafe blinds suppliers in (west) Melbourne - recommendations?

Cafe blinds suppliers in (west) Melbourne - recommendations?

We got ours from Aussie Outdoor They have a franchise outlet in Geelong in Vic (they have outlets in QLD and WA also)

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E.M
Dec 03, 2018 6:32 am
jerrylau405
jerrylau405
1 December 2018

Bariloche Awning

Bariloche Awning

Same here. would like to have some feed backs from those who had experience with them.

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jerrylau405
Dec 01, 2018 3:46 pm
sxwallac
sxwallac
25 November 2018

Pentair or Virion Pool pumps and controllers?

Pentair or Virion Pool pumps and controllers?

Hi Guys, Deciding Viron vs Pentair: pool pump and autiomation, and need help please! We have the choice of either - A Virion Connect 10, Virion P520XT pump (2 year…

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sxwallac
Nov 25, 2018 12:49 pm
Highlander
Highlander
22 November 2018

Wooden Ceiling Panels??

Wooden Ceiling Panels??

A timber ceiling can come in many forms, material size, shape, ceiling height, tools, your skills all play the part in weather it is a one man/person job or not. I have…

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Highlander
Nov 22, 2018 6:55 pm
Highlander
E.M
E.M
20 November 2018

Shade blinds cost?

Shade blinds cost?

Hi There, Was wondering what shade blind company you used and whether you are happy with what you had installed ? Many Thanks E.M

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E.M
Nov 20, 2018 11:16 am
E.M
E.M
20 November 2018

screening and heating for pergola Melbourne

screening and heating for pergola Melbourne

Looking for assitance on screening and heating for an outside deck area with gabled pergola. It is 50sq, so far we have had a quote of $12 000 for ziptrack screening, does…

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E.M
Nov 20, 2018 10:48 am
David Moffett
David Moffett
19 November 2018

Anyone got a Vergola - a couple of questions

Anyone got a Vergola - a couple of questions
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi If you want a real Vergola and not an inferior copy (see all the reasons listed above) then contact the Vergola head office in Adelaide and they will get one of their…

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David Moffett
Nov 19, 2018 6:22 pm
gillybean
gillybean
13 November 2018

Is concrete slab needed for future decking

Is concrete slab needed for future decking

How are you going to build the deck - with bearers and joists or joists layed on concrete slab? If bearers and joists then obviously no point extending slab. If on slab…

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gillybean
Nov 13, 2018 5:45 pm
gillybean
dotnetdan
dotnetdan
3 November 2018

Solar power front gate

Solar power front gate

I got a twin swing gate opener from https://bmgi.com.au/en-au/ 2 years ago now. Was not expensive and works really well. i did have a problem with the battery they…

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dotnetdan
Nov 03, 2018 1:02 pm
LN28
LN28
16 October 2018

Deck Construction - Allowing for future Pergola construction

Deck Construction - Allowing for future Pergola construction

Hi, If you are building the deck first we will generally run the posts up for the patio and incorporate these as part of the deck. That is the preferred method as you know…

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LN28
Oct 16, 2018 2:25 pm
LN28
LN28
16 October 2018

Patio questions

Patio questions
1, 2

A beautiful patio is a dream for everyone. However, to get the perfect patio which would help you relax amidst nature and look attractive at the same time, you need to buy…

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LN28
Oct 16, 2018 2:18 pm

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