I'm brand new to DIY and to this forum, I'm a mortgage broker who has never worked outside of an office so please forgive me if I come off as a little naive. I've…
Not happy with deck stain
We had a fantastic deck built by a family member once our new home was built. It is spotted gum and is in the wider boards. Looks amazing the only thing I was…
Deck with tiles
Due to renovating we have a section outside sliding doors where we need to fill in a gap in the decking. As new decking won't match we are thinking a section of grey…
Decking to the Boundary Line (NSW)
My draftsman has found way.
I was going to go to the building appeals board, and also use fire separation material 60:60:60 but draftsman has researched and said I…
Jul 22, 2018 9:50 pm
Jun 24, 2018 11:55 pm
Hey guys, asking dumb question, does anyone know decent contractor for timber fencing in Clyde north, been looking online for few days, have been unlucky in finding one.…
Wife wants an alfresco area build to replace this grape vine frame (no idea what you call it).
Area is 4mx9m approx and I've got a few things on my mind - biggest issue…
May 17, 2018 12:57 am
Pergola design advice
Thanks again for the advice. Might give one a go as you suggest.
Columns are concreted in to 600mm. Plan is also to screen off with horizontal timber battens so should…
cupcake.girl Welcome to the forum
Great topic! refurbishments are running HOT at the moment
Hi! Has anyone used the colours dulux beige royal and Dulux linseed for their render? If anyone has any photos that would be great!
How much was your decking?
Got my 22 sqm decking with only 169 $ per/sqm , incl. screw fixing and staining .Work was done on time and no problems at all!
Company was Calvin`s Decks and Pergolas.
Feb 05, 2018 8:26 pm
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Popup sprinkler help needed
Since I got no replies, I'll add some info I found to help others...
The trencher I hired did not do straight runs due to one tyre being worn, so I opted to use what is…
Pergola Roofing Ideas
Maybe you can find some of these fit
However, you should think about the material really well. You want something sturdy that will withstand everything. Also, I had a…
Stormwater pits and mozzies
Yes, that will work for a short time but the mesh may block really quickly with probability of SW pit overflow and other damage
Using palm trees as living fence posts
I am trying to put in a fence at the side of the house.
There is a retaining wall dropping down from my place to the neighbours.
The fence has to be based on my land…
Modwood and Hardiedeck
Hardiedeck is completely different family...it's 19mm AC planks with beveled and slotted side for quick and easy fixing with their method. You can easily slot it together…
Done a couple of merbau decks but just love the hardi deck I did, plus accepted the fact not to make it look like timber and used the recommendation to paint it with heavy…
Colorbond fence colours
We have been asked by the neighbours if we want to change the boundary fence. I am ok with this and just want to work out what colour to go. It is currently a Pale…
Waterproof area for BBQ?
You may be right if you stick with the open plan you've got but if you do go with that outdoor kitchen you're going to need to protect it from the weather.
Just after some fencing advice. We are currently building a house, not on a corner block. So it will need to be fenced at the back and two sides.
Sep 23, 2017 10:03 pm
Student from France looking for answers !
As a student in a Master of Arts in International Business at Rennes School of Business in France, I am currently working on a graduating project on how French companies…
Best wood to use for decking?
Merbau has to be treated correctly otherwise it will leech colour and stain surrounding material. Make sure whoever is installing it does that before hand.
We'll be using…
Thanks PVBuild. I think we'll have to stick with 2.8m patio....my partner isn't willing to sacrifice any more grass for the patio (which he thinks we will never use). The…
Building a ladder stair
I need to build a few ladder type stair cases outdoors. It will be to allow stairs over rocks as well as one set rising approximately 3 .metres. The 3 metre one…
How to remove Bird Pest
*Remove food scraps from around your home
*Install vent covers
*Use perch repellents
*Set up visual repellents
Hope this helps!
Sydney Pergola Recommendations
Can anyone recommend a top Sydney pergola company, preferably one that does insulated pergolas with sun strips? I've done loads of research on different companies and…