Verandah Building guidlines in Victoria, Australia
Hi I live in Shire of Melton Council. I have a verandah built without the permit and council building surveyor says it need to be regulated. One of the problems that was…
Can u deck over existing concrete slab?
wouldn't suggest laying the timber straight down on the concrete eventually the rain will rot the timber, but even worse the water will cause the timber to swell and move…
Hi Everyone, 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…
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…
5 Design tips for better alfresco & outdoor spaces
Thank you very much.
Replacement Patio Roof for something mo, options/opinions ?
Hi All. 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…
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…
Shade Sail Installers Perth recomendations/experience
Thanks Althom for sharing the link and your feedback.
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,…
How much did your deck cost? (Deck budget advice needed!)
You can look for low budget deck permit services. Please write and then we will talk about on details.
Sandstone Pavers (Pool area) - Clean & Seal Update etc
When it comes to sealing paving there's 2 different types of sealers. Surface sealers and penetrating sealers. They work differently and should be used for different…
Outdoor kitchens - ideas, photos, discussion, considerations
I've been reading ideas for recipes and decorating from different sources. I loved the ideas from here () like putting string lights/pamper lanterns for the occasion,…
Oiling Deck in Sydney with Level 1 Water Restrictions
It might be an interesting idea ....
Decking and landscaping - registered builder?
It is no good thing to do any kind thing. Firstly, you have to apply for insurance and take permission form Authority for renovation because in future it can cause too…