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…
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…
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,…
Welcome to the forum.there are many…
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…
Dec 08, 2020 9:11 pm
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…
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…
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.…
Decking quote preparation
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…
Aug 22, 2020 7:24 pm
Building 8 x 6 meters deck
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…
Insulated outdoor roofing
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.
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…
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
It seems to me that you could achieve success in this.
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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…
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?
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…
Alfresco recess homebuyers centre
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…
Adding Patio / Alfresco Post-Build
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…
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
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…
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…
16 x 46 x 4 Shed - RHS Spans
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…
Maybe it's expensive for the beginning stage. Offer a lower price and see what happens?
Nov 18, 2019 11:02 am
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.…
Nov 18, 2019 10:56 am
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.