SealerExpertSealing bricks for splashback in outdoor kitchen
11 January 2013
I would be not recommend using a clear sealer on bricks, most clear sealer's that are used for concrete are solvent based acrylics. Clay bricks need to breathe, a concrete…
wheeliworksUnfinished swimming pool safety top cover
7 January 2013
What size pool ? If its 20m that's cheap. If 6 it's expensive I prefer a solid cover to reo as it still lets lots of rubbish & building materials in I recently did one on…
tengalsPlastic board for constructing an outdoor kitchen.
3 December 2012
seems like a good product, thanks for the link..... i am also in the process of looking for similar. does it handle direct radiant heat well?
booshoDecking and Pergola Permit.....who did or didnt?
28 November 2012
Yeah its worth while doing so. Its interesting how different councils have different rules which to me means its just red tape cr@p instead of building code standards and safety.
mrsrustyHelp, is having a low deck going to stink in few years?!
20 November 2012
Thank you both for your reassurance I thought it was a bit strange!
Trek6006Retic controller - hard wired vs transformer
13 November 2012
Hi there, first time post here I have an old rainmaster controller that plugs directly in to a power point with a transformer (240v to 24v) I have a spare Rain Bird (ESP…
Rudolf1980Colorbond fence - Woodland Grey or Monument
13 November 2012
As I said prev, we have monument gutters garage and front doors and trims. My hubby panicked a bit when we recently built a carport off the side of our house to cover our…
DJP3095Help - who can make us a decent fence?!?
6 November 2012
Our neighbours are keen to replace the adjoining fence which is around 40 metres long. We would prefer a non-paling fence and they suggested corrugated iron. We have all…
SaveH2OAre water pump covers necessary or a waste of money?
30 October 2012
Covers are inexpensive and necessary for most pumps. It also looks better. The pump piping should go to a manifold away from the pump if additional branch lines are…
belandchrisHELP! What size flue kit for Beefeater outdoor Rangehood?
28 October 2012
Hi bdd, I have since spoken to a specialist rangehood installer who said that it needs to be 200mm ducting as anything less and the rangehood would run very noisy. I…
ANTHRAXXXHELP - Wood screening on Limestone Block Wall
26 October 2012
Hello, Have recently added a limestone block wall out the front of the house, with 2-block high pillars every 2mtrs. I've bought some Modwood screen boards to install as…
GavinSmithNeed Draftsman for Patio - Perth - South of River
16 October 2012
Hi I'm looking for a draftsman to draw council plans for Patio and Timber Decking. Hope someone can point me in the right direction. Cheers Gavin
The VansGiant chess and where to buy the pieces!
7 October 2012
When school goes back i will find out where our school got ours from (a new purchase). We got sponsors for each chess piece and each was worth $25and the p&c put up the…
stellabellaNeed help with location of outdoor shower :)
2 October 2012
Hi everyone, Just started a thread on the building a new house forum in regard to the location of an outdoor shower we are planning, I'd appreciate it if you'd pop over,…
builderforlifeTimber Pergola Frame - Low Sheen or Gloss paint?
24 September 2012
Gloss external paint is an abomination and should not be considered, but then I also wouldnt wear my moccasins down to the local shops!
cherubPergola, domed or flat roof, advice needed pls
23 September 2012
Post a pic of the house. Flat roofs tend to hold the heat more, also depends on budget restraints. Colorbond roof with ceiling and insulation and skylights if needed…
jodgeWhat tools require for doing merbau fence & decks?
19 September 2012
Hi Urk! We're in the process of putting in some decking. . . if you want to use screws instead of nails, I would think about investing in an Impact Driver. . . it's a bit…
ring09Best place to get decking material around Epping, Victoria.
17 September 2012
Hi Urk, I am in the process of ringing around to find out merbau prices, havent narrowed it down yet but found this company on ebay, might be worth a ring when you know…