EZYDECK - clip together jarrah tiles??
Well I’m 10 years too late to the party ……but I’m trying to find some Ezydeck tiles to finish off a small area. I don’t think the company exists any longer. Any…
I have started conceptualising outdoor kitchen and entertainment area in our 2 year old house. The Alfresco has a concrete slab (no flooring done) and the…
Composite decking choices
Yes Trex looks good but costs way more. Trex does not have the capping all around the product though. Just the top and part of the edges.
Jul 26, 2021 3:19 pm
Geo fabric or plastic weed mat under deck?
Eko deck requires a certain air gap underneath as per warranty please check this before installing, mould can be an issue. Weed mat and 20mm bluestone/gravel is enough but…
Cheaper option to choose than pavers?
Under the deck when it is excavated you should ideally have 30-40cm of air gap between ground and underside of deck. The ground needs a slight natural slope for water to…
PATIO LINING REMOVAL
We have a patio which we installed back about 1980. We had what I think is a foam lining with brown material adhered to it which acts like a noise protection. It has…
Outdoor lemon coffee table
I am looking for an outdoor table that has a picture of lemons on it like the sort of thing you see on the Amalfi Coast in Italy.
I am having troubling…
Outdoor pergola DIY
I think you should take a look at the gazebo constructors . They can even be found of the type you want.
Outdoor furniture cushions?
I have some outdoor chairs and recliners with shadcloth covered cushions, but the crows have been pulling them apart. Ive been googling high and low and cant find where to…
We have a 14 year old large patio (double gable roof design), that has a roll formed roof sheet construction. Pic attached of an old realestate photo when we…
Alfresco - Raise height
Hi melbournevic I was just wondering how your tiled alfresco is going? I am considering doing the same, raising concrete level to tile, but unsure of where to start? Can…
Independent client side project manager
If you are employing trades from the Gig economy...then definitely employ an licensed overseer
OT, When I started in the (Jig/tools) Economy you could build a whole House…
I have a large rectangular outdoor patio area…
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 8:11 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…
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 6:24 pm
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…
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…