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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 6:36 am
StructuralBIMGuy
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
16 October

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 7:50 pm
SaveH2O

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 9:59 pm
Shereeb
Shereeb
11 October

has anyone used walpamur fence paint?

has anyone used walpamur fence paint?

Hi TashPaul, Thank you so much for your advice. Just about to paint a large section of fencing. Where do I find you blog would love to have a look at some pictures…

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Shereeb
Oct 11, 2019 4:05 pm
rockford246
rockford246
11 October

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 8:02 am
rockford246
crash76
crash76
6 October

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 1:10 pm

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 4:10 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
27 September

Easement ISSUE - designing an entertaining area?

Easement ISSUE - designing an entertaining area?

Hi cjl1989 Welcome to the forum thanks for the initial sketch Pool, fire pit, pergola and ? You might want to focus on the preliminary civil, structural engineering,…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 27, 2019 7:51 am
StructuralBIMGuy
RaZr
RaZr
25 September

Downlights and Fan for Versiclad Insulated pergola

Downlights and Fan for Versiclad Insulated pergola

Hi everyone, I would appreciate some assistance regarding the following. I have had an insulated pergola installed recently. Electrical wiring and cutouts for…

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RaZr
Sep 25, 2019 4:31 pm
RaZr
ScottS
ScottS
12 September

Decking Query

Decking Query

Hi new at this so not sure if this is the right area, I am looking at building a 5.8x2m deck over a concrete patio and have been advised that I could use fence rail H4…

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ScottS
Sep 12, 2019 7:22 pm
colin1
colin1
5 September

Alfresco Outdoor Blinds - Sydney

Alfresco Outdoor Blinds - Sydney

Hi, We are contemplating putting outdoor blinds around our alfreco area. As per the above drawing we will require 3 blinds to completely enclose the area with the…

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colin1
Sep 05, 2019 3:39 pm
colin1
JonnyRottan
JonnyRottan
13 August

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 10:11 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 1:25 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 1:06 pm
Alex2424
Alex2424
4 August

My Deck

My Deck

It looks beautiful Michelle. Such a nice spot to relax and spend time in 🙂

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Alex2424
Aug 04, 2019 10:17 pm
Alex2424
ali84
ali84
21 June

Colorbond vs Insulated pergola roofing

Colorbond vs Insulated pergola roofing

We are getting a quote done up for both colorbond and insulted roofing on our new pergola. The guy went through the pro's and…

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ali84
Jun 21, 2019 3:55 pm
BuLe
BuLe
19 June

Composite decking

Composite decking

hi guys, has anyone actually installed enduradeck? I am also keen to hear what people have to say

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BuLe
Jun 19, 2019 9:54 pm
BuLe
Onixia
Onixia
18 June

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 9:58 pm
AbhishekM
AbhishekM
10 June

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 9:42 pm
GLO
GLO
26 May

What fence is this?

What fence is this?

Hi, I’m looking for some help identifying what fence material this would be? The frame looks to be similar to colourbond frame and the door is louvred, which I hope is…

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GLO
May 26, 2019 10:00 pm
GLO
GLO
26 May

Popup sprinkler help needed

Popup sprinkler help needed

How much did the entire project cost you?

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GLO
May 26, 2019 9:48 pm
kellisue
kellisue
14 March

Decking and landscaping - registered builder?

Decking and landscaping - registered builder?

Hey guys, I'm currently in process of getting quotes for a substantial amount of work to be done in my backyard, namely, decking, open pergola/structure, screening, turf,…

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kellisue
Mar 14, 2019 6:40 pm
kellisue
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
8 March

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 9:01 am
SaveH2O
eirrac
eirrac
12 February

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 7:42 am
eirrac
eirrac
12 February

How to obscure shed

How to obscure shed

Trying to get photo to work....

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eirrac
Feb 12, 2019 7:35 am
rossog
rossog
4 February

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 10:36 pm
redcali
redcali
23 January

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 22, 2019 11:44 pm
Weeman67
Weeman67
22 January

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 6:12 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 5:32 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 2:46 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 11:49 am
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 5:55 pm
Highlander
aussieta
aussieta
22 November 2018

Outdoor fridge recommendations

Outdoor fridge recommendations

our tiki bar fridge started getting a lot of condensation inside decided to empty it and clean found a rodent had chewed through the insulation and made a hole to the inside

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aussieta
Nov 22, 2018 5:09 am
aussieta
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 10:16 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 9:48 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 5:22 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 4:45 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 12:02 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 1:25 pm
LN28
LN28
16 October 2018

Patio questions

Patio questions
1, 2

Hi, There are a couple of options to tackle this and each has its pros and Cons. It all depends on your situation and if you are willing to forego some things to…

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LN28
Oct 16, 2018 1:18 pm
Hughesjo25
Hughesjo25
3 September 2018

Not happy with deck stain

Not happy with deck stain

Hi Just read your concern. We have a solution of your problem. We are competent in bringing your deck to its original condition. We have the team of experts, who can…

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Hughesjo25
Sep 03, 2018 10:50 pm
MAspinall
MAspinall
21 August 2018

Deck with tiles

Deck with tiles

Due to renovating we have a section outside sliding doors where we need to fill in a gap in the decking. As new decking won't match we are thinking a section of grey…

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MAspinall
Aug 21, 2018 9:02 am
Gaudi
Gaudi
22 July 2018

Decking to the Boundary Line (NSW)

Decking to the Boundary Line (NSW)

My draftsman has found way. I was going to go to the building appeals board, and also use fire separation material 60:60:60 but draftsman has researched and said I…

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Gaudi
Jul 22, 2018 9:50 pm
becks81
becks81
14 July 2018

Outdoor kitchens - ideas, photos, discussion, considerations

Outdoor kitchens - ideas, photos, discussion, considerations
1, 2, 3

Bit nervous about including the outdoor kitchen in our build. I have been advised to use marine grade cabinetry and that laminate will be ok. Will have caesarstone…

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becks81
Jul 14, 2018 4:44 am
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IamSAM
Jun 07, 2018 12:59 pm
IamSAM
starsky1
starsky1
5 June 2018

Fencing help

Fencing help

Hey guys, asking dumb question, does anyone know decent contractor for timber fencing in Clyde north, been looking online for few days, have been unlucky in finding one.…

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starsky1
Jun 05, 2018 12:27 am
Nick82
Nick82
4 June 2018

How to fix overflowing gutter with new Pergola

How to fix overflowing gutter with new Pergola

Hi Nick82. To prevent this, the Gutter Pumper should be fitted near the top of the gutter's slope so that leaves are flushed past prior to the syphonic action starting…

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Nick82
Jun 04, 2018 1:37 pm

Wife wants an alfresco area build to replace this grape vine frame (no idea what you call it). Area is 4mx9m approx and I've got a few things on my mind - biggest issue…

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redfox
May 21, 2018 7:31 pm

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