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…
QLDERHOMEOWNERQueenslander Home Balcony Enclosure with Fly Screen
31 August 2012
I have a 1930's restored qlder home with 2.8m balcony all the way around the home. the midgies are shocking 5 months of the year. the balcony has standard roof purlins and…
MclarenDoes an outdoor BBQ need a rangehood if under alfresco?
30 August 2012
We had a lot of grease on our pergola roof at our old house, built up over the years but definetely didn't look nice. This time we have a range hood,, we…
LailaOutdoor Retractable Awning: Recommendations for Melbourne
10 August 2012
Check out what companies the awnings are from at your local cafes, they are usually able to withstand weather. Some of them are wind sensitive so will automatically wind…
grom40What type of " flooring" you have under the clothesline?
25 July 2012
Mine's dead weeds/mud at present but I am looking at using some of my left over bricks to do a path to and "paving" around the clothesline. One of the many "round to it"…
delatite13Laserlite. Not allowed with BAL 12.5?
15 July 2012
As above is will burn. However as per their site it is combustible resistant. In the CSIRO site ( http://www.laserlite.com.au/laserliteJu ... raisal.pdf) the way that I…
mgillathe building of my deck ---- not fun any more over it !
4 July 2012
Ive done both, left it to age before coating it and applied a deck coating straight away. The idea in leaving it is for the tennens to bleed out. I'm not sure what affect…
ply-boihow to screw those metal screws through wood 2 post... Fence
25 June 2012
Tek screws ? Just drill them through were u want them , no pre drilling , med to high speed they'll go through the wood like butter and metal should take like 20 to 30…
kekHas anyone built a deck over part of eavesment? Advise?
23 June 2012
You might want to check exactly what's in your easement and where it's sited before doing anything. If anything you construct causes damage to the assets in the easement,…
HuhnessGetting a new pergola...what to do about the gutters???
22 June 2012
You could always have an extra downpipe cut into the exisiting gutter. Unless you already have paving it would be easy to connect that to the…
suspctis decking cheaper than concrete and then tiles on top?
20 June 2012
Ohhh then add concrete for 100mm slab your looking at $45 per meter so to make slab then tile $105-130 per meter pending tile choice so in that case decking would be…
nookzter21Wooden teak or Rattan?
17 June 2012
My first article was on this so I thought I'd share it and hope it can help you See here: http://furniturestoresinmelbourne.com.a ... e-in-mind/ I personally like the…