lazydaysComposite decking options- Modwood vs Timbertech vs Ekodeck
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…
jarvis111concrete stencil DIY template failed off,anyway to repair
Arline GStudent 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…
JM1911A1How Much Space Do I Need?! (BBQ, dining, outdoor seating)
Hi all, We're currently building our first home and hope to have something we will be happy with for at least the next 10-20 years. A big part of our design, our build…
jacob.edwards97Alfresco area - as part of build or add on afterwards
The money you place into your alfresco will be seen when you go to sell your house, while you get to enjoy it for what it is in the mean time. If you add it later it will…
SatriaThinking of not building a alfresco - but doing a veranda in
I'm in the midst of trying to finalise the Rathdowne by simonds. The one thing I'm not sure I want to add or not is the Alfresco. Its $6k to build with them (without…
measureAlfresco Servery/Bar window overlooking pool area
Hi All, A bit of a weird idea. Basically we are thinking about creating a outdoor BBQ kitchen which overlooks our future swimming pool. Our alfresco has 2 concrete…
buildXOutdoor kitchens - ideas, photos, discussion, considerations
All ideas are just wow. We are inspired now to make an outdoor kitchen not so spacious but comfortable enough for the kids and few relatives. I love the BBQ idea of Sandra.
David MoffettAnyone got a Vergola - a couple of questions
It wouldn't suprise me if James turned out to be a dealer, however if he wanted light into his home a Vergola lets in twice as much light in winter due to the gaps between…
EclipseFooting for chicken run without H4 earth-posts?
Hi all, There I was nearly about to buy 12 huge posts (H4 100mm by 100mm) to dig into the ground just for the vertical posts of the frame of my chicken run to try and…
chuth77Is the conduit to my outdoor power outlet routed properly?
31 December 2016
Need to see some photos to make comment, but if he's not a licensed electrician then its is certainly illegal!
TashPaulIdeas for improving look of timber fence
28 December 2016
Hi there, we moved to our new home last week. I am searching for fencing which will make my home look good and elegant. While discussing with my friend, he suggested me…
Turtle1Are you struggling with the design of your garden?
16 December 2016
Go with your passion. Choosing colours you like help. So do considerations around how much time you want to maintain the garden. Also how much are you actually going to…
6bangaOutdoor Spa Cover Awning pergola ideas/plans
27 November 2016
HI Everyone. I have just recently added an outdoor spa to our landscape area on an already existing concrete slab howeve I need some shade as it cops massive amounts of…
Weve1952Make Your Business Travel or Vacation Free from Troubles
18 November 2016
Going on trips for business or pleasure involves considerable preparation and research. You want to get the biggest bang for your buck and your time. Here you will see…
BuidingPizzaOvenBuilding a pizza oven - bluestone base
28 September 2016
Hi megantempleton, Was just wondering how you went with your bluestone bench top. Have you had any trouble with the heat from the pizza oven? I would like to do the same…