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StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
25 March 2018

Decking

Decking

Timber Decking , BIM 3D model, schematics, useful data on materials, labour and costs can be viewed If you have any questions, ideas, requests post here Cheers Chris

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 25, 2018 7:36 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Kas83
Kas83
3 November

Deck with flyover roof cost

Deck with flyover roof cost

Did you end up building this? Did it need approvals?

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Kas83
Nov 03, 2021 3:41 pm
chippy
chippy
14 October

Composite decking choices

Composite decking choices
1, 2

What did the quote say exactly? Did he give a price to do the job or did he give you a metre rate?

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chippy
Oct 14, 2021 9:42 pm
chippy
HD23
HD23
20 August

EZYDECK - clip together jarrah tiles??

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…

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HD23
Aug 20, 2021 10:44 am

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…

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Parminder
Aug 17, 2021 12:12 am
Splashers
Splashers
20 July

Geo fabric or plastic weed mat under deck?

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…

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Splashers
Jul 20, 2021 10:05 am
Splashers
Splashers
Splashers
20 July

Cheaper option to choose than pavers?

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…

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Splashers
Jul 20, 2021 9:58 am
Splashers
TOBY54
TOBY54
18 July

PATIO LINING REMOVAL

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…

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TOBY54
Jul 18, 2021 8:52 pm
jackie768
jackie768
3 July

Outdoor lemon coffee table

Outdoor lemon coffee table

Hello Everyone, 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…

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jackie768
Jul 03, 2021 2:34 pm

Louvres/blinds for outdoor walls ?

Louvres/blinds for outdoor walls ?

To be honest, I haven't come across it. But I would also be interested to read the answer to this question.

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CharlieWex
May 21, 2021 11:24 pm
CharlieWex

Outdoor pergola DIY

Outdoor pergola DIY

I think you should take a look at the gazebo constructors . They can even be found of the type you want.

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CharlieWex
May 21, 2021 11:22 pm
CharlieWex
postaddict
postaddict
25 April

Laminex bench top

Laminex bench top

Great advice. Thanks mate.

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postaddict
Apr 25, 2021 9:49 pm
renolover
renolover
24 April

Outdoor furniture cushions?

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…

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renolover
Apr 24, 2021 1:21 pm

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…

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GBDesign
Apr 19, 2021 2:01 pm
GBDesign
Quirkytails
Quirkytails
14 March

Alfresco - Raise height

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…

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Quirkytails
Mar 14, 2021 8:47 pm
chocmint
chocmint
13 March

Alfresco recess homebuyers centre

Alfresco recess homebuyers centre

I'm trying to picture what you mean ...do you have a photo?

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chocmint
Mar 13, 2021 1:11 pm
bashworth
bashworth
9 March

Recommended soil treatment below deck

Recommended soil treatment below deck

You can look for low budget deck permit services. Please write and then we will talk about on details.

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bashworth
Mar 09, 2021 5:07 pm
bashworth
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
22 February

Independent client side project manager

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…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Feb 22, 2021 12:38 pm
StructuralBIMGuy

Hi, I have a large rectangular outdoor patio area…

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navz
Feb 04, 2021 2:47 pm
DCM
DCM
25 January

Shed build

Shed build

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…

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DCM
Jan 25, 2021 2:44 pm
tamamontu
tamamontu
20 January

Shade Sail Installers Perth recomendations/experience

Shade Sail Installers Perth recomendations/experience

Thanks Althom for sharing the link and your feedback.

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tamamontu
Jan 20, 2021 4:58 pm
boxhill
boxhill
17 January

VICTA whipper snipper question

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…

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boxhill
Jan 17, 2021 10:30 am
boxhill

How many concrete posts should we have?

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,…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 07, 2021 6:54 pm
StructuralBIMGuy

Hi Cariasvar Welcome to the forum.there are many…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 07, 2021 9:37 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Holly72
Holly72
2 January

Bbq benchtops suggestions

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…

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Holly72
Jan 02, 2021 9:18 am
Gaudi
Gaudi
8 December 2020

How much did your deck cost? (Deck budget advice needed!)

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.

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Gaudi
Dec 08, 2020 9:11 pm
Phil of Sydney
Phil of Sydney
2 December 2020

Raised alfresco on slab

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…

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Phil of Sydney
Dec 02, 2020 8:22 am
Cremorne35
Cremorne35
21 November 2020

Outdoor kitchen/bbq at lot boundary

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…

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Cremorne35
Nov 21, 2020 3:44 pm
Fpv8
Fpv8
7 October 2020

Decking quote preparation

Decking quote preparation

Hi all, 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…

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Fpv8
Oct 07, 2020 4:03 pm
TheMasta
TheMasta
9 September 2020

Outdoor kitchen / bbq area ideas

Outdoor kitchen / bbq area ideas

With the mount, the height will be about 2 inches In my case. Basis is concrete floor too.

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TheMasta
Sep 09, 2020 10:26 pm
TheMasta
Patrick
Patrick
9 September 2020

Fence with 200mm gap to garage

Fence with 200mm gap to garage

haha havent checked yet cant see ! Yeh ill check tomorrow ;)

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Patrick
Sep 09, 2020 9:59 pm
Patrick
alexd
alexd
22 August 2020

Sandstone Pavers (Pool area) - Clean & Seal Update etc

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…

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alexd
Aug 22, 2020 7:24 pm
Martin2129
Martin2129
20 August 2020

Building 8 x 6 meters deck

Building 8 x 6 meters deck

You can look for low budget deck permit services. Please write and then we will talk about on details.

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Martin2129
Aug 20, 2020 9:31 pm
Splashers
Splashers
10 August 2020

Landscaping ideas for front garden

Landscaping ideas for front garden

Before doing more to landscaping i would look at painting the front of the house to a more modern colour first than go from there

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Splashers
Aug 10, 2020 8:07 pm
Splashers
chippy
chippy
26 July 2020

Insulated outdoor roofing

Insulated outdoor roofing

Hi Geoff. 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.

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chippy
Jul 26, 2020 12:20 pm
chippy
Jonnii98
Jonnii98
23 July 2020

Bistro Blinds for Pergola - Roof Not Level

Bistro Blinds for Pergola - Roof Not Level

outdoor blind company in melbourne

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Jonnii98
Jul 23, 2020 6:39 pm
Thylacene
Thylacene
23 July 2020

Decking estimate

Decking estimate

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…

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Thylacene
Jul 23, 2020 10:08 am
aussieta
aussieta
22 July 2020

Who dropped this?

Who dropped this?

i agree possum poop

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aussieta
Jul 22, 2020 5:49 pm
aussieta
robbert
robbert
6 July 2020

Outdoor kitchens - ideas, photos, discussion, considerations

Outdoor kitchens - ideas, photos, discussion, considerations
1, 2, 3

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,…

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robbert
Jul 06, 2020 2:57 am
robbert
Thylacene
Thylacene
29 June 2020

Infrared Strip heaters

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

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Thylacene
Jun 29, 2020 4:52 pm
Alden
Alden
16 June 2020

Decking Query

Decking Query

It seems to me that you could achieve success in this.

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Alden
Jun 16, 2020 1:49 am
Alden
Alden
16 June 2020

has anyone used walpamur fence paint?

has anyone used walpamur fence paint?

It might be an interesting idea ....

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Alden
Jun 16, 2020 1:47 am
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Alden
Jun 16, 2020 1:46 am

Hi guys, 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…

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mattscib
Jun 11, 2020 10:32 am
livingscape
livingscape
10 June 2020

Decking and landscaping - registered builder?

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…

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livingscape
Jun 10, 2020 4:10 pm
livingscape
amilelka
amilelka
7 June 2020

Hanging chair on ceiling joists

Hanging chair on ceiling joists

You could also hang it off the beam.

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amilelka
Jun 07, 2020 10:15 am
Jays2007
Jays2007
24 May 2020

Help! Pergola too low!

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?

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Jays2007
May 24, 2020 2:02 pm

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…

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Splashers
May 21, 2020 9:41 am
Splashers
MClark
MClark
13 May 2020

Low deck over slab (limited height & termite questions)

Low deck over slab (limited height & termite questions)

It's all fine, because you're on a slab you'll be able to see them coming up if they ever do. If you had termite management plan in place then you would be completely fine.

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MClark
May 13, 2020 8:34 pm
MClark
Mitchetto
Mitchetto
13 May 2020

Adding Patio / Alfresco Post-Build

Adding Patio / Alfresco Post-Build

Hi all, 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…

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Mitchetto
May 13, 2020 1:45 pm

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