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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
Fpv8
Fpv8
7 October

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Outdoor kitchens - ideas, photos, discussion, considerations

Outdoor kitchens - ideas, photos, discussion, considerations
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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
Abuh
Abuh
7 February

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

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
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?
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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

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