How much did your deck cost? (Deck budget advice needed!)
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…
Affordable options to close off deck with high'ish drop
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…
How I built my own DIY combined Barbecue and wood fired oven
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,…
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…
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)
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…
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…
Anyone got a Vergola - a couple of questions
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…
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…
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…
Outdoor kitchens - ideas, photos, discussion, considerations
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…
Filling in old pond space adjacent to deck
Pond space - consider a raised bed for a veggie patch. http://www.hayters.com.au/veggie-patch-and-compost-bins https://vegepod.com.au/ Bunnings..
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…
Sandstone Pavers (Pool area) - Clean & Seal Update etc