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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
DCM
DCM
25 January

Shed build

Shed build

Hi. Newby here. I need some advise on a shed I'm going to build. Its a 4800 x 2800 x 2500ish flat roof ( slight fall ). Firstly I'm after some advise on timber sizes…

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DCM
Jan 25, 2021 2:44 pm
tamamontu
tamamontu
20 January

Shade Sail Installers Perth recomendations/experience

Shade Sail Installers Perth recomendations/experience

Thanks Althom for sharing the link and your feedback.

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tamamontu
Jan 20, 2021 4:58 pm
boxhill
boxhill
17 January

VICTA whipper snipper question

VICTA whipper snipper question

Hi all, I bought a used VICTA straight shaft TTS2226AB trimmer. Works fine but the carby could do with a service. It is getting harder to start and motor to remain running…

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boxhill
Jan 17, 2021 10:30 am
boxhill

How many concrete posts should we have?

How many concrete posts should we have?

Try Drawing a better sketch include The direction of the boards, Joists, Bearers/Supports, dimensions,etc The better the information you provide the better the reply,…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 07, 2021 6:54 pm
StructuralBIMGuy

Hi Cariasvar Welcome to the forum.there are many…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 07, 2021 9:37 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Holly72
Holly72
2 January

Bbq benchtops suggestions

Bbq benchtops suggestions

Hi, our bbq had a similar set up as yours. W have recently given our bricked bbq area a mini make over and installed a built in family Weber and sink. After lots of…

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Holly72
Jan 02, 2021 9:18 am
Gaudi
Gaudi
8 December 2020

How much did your deck cost? (Deck budget advice needed!)

How much did your deck cost? (Deck budget advice needed!)

As above there are so many factors. It will depend on materials and height off the ground. Does the height off the ground require a building permit? Usually a roof…

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Gaudi
Dec 08, 2020 9:11 pm
Phil of Sydney
Phil of Sydney
2 December 2020

Raised alfresco on slab

Raised alfresco on slab

I'd be asking the building why the slab doesn't cover the bricks and go to the edge fo the building footprint. There also appears to be some rubbish in the gap. To put a…

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Phil of Sydney
Dec 02, 2020 8:22 am
Cremorne35
Cremorne35
21 November 2020

Outdoor kitchen/bbq at lot boundary

Outdoor kitchen/bbq at lot boundary

We're considering a few updates to our outdoor area and one of the things we'd like to do is set up an outdoor kitchen/bbq area. Ideally we could do this right at the edge…

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Cremorne35
Nov 21, 2020 3:44 pm
Allyjane90
Allyjane90
10 November 2020

Deck with flyover roof cost

Deck with flyover roof cost

Hey everyone, I’m in the process of gathering quotes for a deck with a flyover roof. I’ve had a couple of quotes so far.. one was $26000 and the other $30000 - $35000.…

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Allyjane90
Nov 10, 2020 3:51 pm
Fpv8
Fpv8
7 October 2020

Decking quote preparation

Decking quote preparation

Hi all, Going to be obtaining some quotes soon to build a 10m x 4m deck off the back of my house and would like to be better prepared in regards to knowing what I should…

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Fpv8
Oct 07, 2020 4:03 pm
TheMasta
TheMasta
9 September 2020

Outdoor kitchen / bbq area ideas

Outdoor kitchen / bbq area ideas

With the mount, the height will be about 2 inches In my case. Basis is concrete floor too.

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TheMasta
Sep 09, 2020 10:26 pm
TheMasta
Patrick
Patrick
9 September 2020

Fence with 200mm gap to garage

Fence with 200mm gap to garage

haha havent checked yet cant see ! Yeh ill check tomorrow ;)

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Patrick
Sep 09, 2020 9:59 pm
Patrick
alexd
alexd
22 August 2020

Sandstone Pavers (Pool area) - Clean & Seal Update etc

Sandstone Pavers (Pool area) - Clean & Seal Update etc

When it comes to sealing paving there's 2 different types of sealers. Surface sealers and penetrating sealers. They work differently and should be used for different…

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alexd
Aug 22, 2020 7:24 pm
Martin2129
Martin2129
20 August 2020

Building 8 x 6 meters deck

Building 8 x 6 meters deck

Hi Chris Thank you for that information. I will use 90 x 90 posts set 500mm below ground level. I was thinking to use 65 x 90 m10 pryda stirrups screwed on to the…

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Martin2129
Aug 20, 2020 9:31 pm
Splashers
Splashers
10 August 2020

Landscaping ideas for front garden

Landscaping ideas for front garden

Before doing more to landscaping i would look at painting the front of the house to a more modern colour first than go from there

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Splashers
Aug 10, 2020 8:07 pm
Splashers
chippy
chippy
26 July 2020

Insulated outdoor roofing

Insulated outdoor roofing

Hi Geoff. What is the pergola made of? Any chance you can post a picture? There is a few ways you could go but would help if there were a few more details.

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chippy
Jul 26, 2020 12:20 pm
chippy
Jonnii98
Jonnii98
23 July 2020

Bistro Blinds for Pergola - Roof Not Level

Bistro Blinds for Pergola - Roof Not Level

outdoor blind company in melbourne

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Jonnii98
Jul 23, 2020 6:39 pm
Thylacene
Thylacene
23 July 2020

Decking estimate

Decking estimate

Up front, I am an owner builder, so I won't try to estimate labour costs. On my current build, I have built 56m2 of decking. Materials cost was $6700 for 130x19 Ironbark…

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Thylacene
Jul 23, 2020 10:08 am
aussieta
aussieta
22 July 2020

Who dropped this?

Who dropped this?

i agree possum poop

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aussieta
Jul 22, 2020 5:49 pm
aussieta
robbert
robbert
6 July 2020

Outdoor kitchens - ideas, photos, discussion, considerations

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

I've been reading ideas for recipes and decorating from different sources. I loved the ideas from here () like putting string lights/pamper lanterns for the occasion,…

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robbert
Jul 06, 2020 2:57 am
robbert
Thylacene
Thylacene
29 June 2020

Infrared Strip heaters

Infrared Strip heaters

Hi, has anyone had experiences good or bad with infrared strip heaters If you have installed one, what size? And how does it perform

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Thylacene
Jun 29, 2020 4:52 pm
Alden
Alden
16 June 2020

Decking Query

Decking Query

It seems to me that you could achieve success in this.

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Alden
Jun 16, 2020 1:49 am
Alden
Alden
16 June 2020

has anyone used walpamur fence paint?

has anyone used walpamur fence paint?

It might be an interesting idea ....

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Alden
Jun 16, 2020 1:47 am
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Alden
Jun 16, 2020 1:46 am

Hi guys, We currently have white pebbles that connect our walkway from the concrete driveway to the exposed aggregate patio and front door, it's unsightly and is also…

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mattscib
Jun 11, 2020 10:32 am
livingscape
livingscape
10 June 2020

Decking and landscaping - registered builder?

Decking and landscaping - registered builder?

It is no good thing to do any kind thing. Firstly, you have to apply for insurance and take permission form Authority for renovation because in future it can cause too…

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livingscape
Jun 10, 2020 4:10 pm
livingscape
amilelka
amilelka
7 June 2020

Hanging chair on ceiling joists

Hanging chair on ceiling joists

You could also hang it off the beam.

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amilelka
Jun 07, 2020 10:15 am
Jays2007
Jays2007
24 May 2020

Help! Pergola too low!

Help! Pergola too low!

But hard to tell how the pergola is attached. 2.4m is standard internal ceiling height. How hard would dropping the deck down?

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Jays2007
May 24, 2020 2:02 pm

Build a pergola frame around the outside and run steel cables across on the inside as the roof around 300mm apart and grow either Wisteria or Ornamental Grapes along the…

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Splashers
May 21, 2020 9:41 am
Splashers
frenchy123
frenchy123
16 May 2020

Alfresco recess homebuyers centre

Alfresco recess homebuyers centre

Hi all, We are building with homebuyers centre and have noticed the recess in the alfresco is going to start halfway across the brick pillar, leaving the other half of…

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frenchy123
May 16, 2020 9:04 pm
MClark
MClark
13 May 2020

Low deck over slab (limited height & termite questions)

Low deck over slab (limited height & termite questions)

It's all fine, because you're on a slab you'll be able to see them coming up if they ever do. If you had termite management plan in place then you would be completely fine.

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MClark
May 13, 2020 8:34 pm
MClark
Mitchetto
Mitchetto
13 May 2020

Adding Patio / Alfresco Post-Build

Adding Patio / Alfresco Post-Build

Hi all, We are about to build a house, where we are thinking we will put in a patio / alfresco post-build. If we were to base this on 20sqm with timber decking, what…

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Mitchetto
May 13, 2020 1:45 pm
CF Design
CF Design
4 May 2020

Connecting pergola gutter to existing house down pipe

Connecting pergola gutter to existing house down pipe

Without having looked into it, I thought maybe it was a maximum threshold, where a design may technically be spec'd at say 13m but the code (because of its performance…

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CF Design
May 04, 2020 6:04 pm
worldofmud
worldofmud
1 May 2020

Footings for deck

Footings for deck

It would probably be better if the ground surface below the deck was graded (only slightly) so all water is shed and transferred away to the edges and then away Could…

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worldofmud
May 01, 2020 9:49 pm
CF Design
CF Design
1 May 2020

Alfresco - Brick piers

Alfresco - Brick piers

You could remove the centre pier and replace the beam/lintel with a larger unit that has the specification to span the entire opening. IMO, metal posts would look like a…

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CF Design
May 01, 2020 4:28 pm
theRealDeal
theRealDeal
3 April 2020

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 2020

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 2020

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 2020

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 2020

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 2020

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
Abuh
Abuh
7 February 2020

Quoting

Quoting

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

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Abuh
Feb 07, 2020 1:03 pm
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frenetic83
Jan 25, 2020 3:39 pm
MClark
MClark
2 January 2020

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
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

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
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

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