Screening out neighbors over rock
Could a pergola coming out from the roofline offer privacy. You could grow an attractive climber on it too soften the look. Or even a awning perhaps
Just got a few quotes for a verandah out the back.
It's roughly around 5m x 4m in area.
Stratco has given a quote of roughly $3k for supply only, and another…
Aug 27, 2011 1:29 pm
there is a company called premium lifestyles in brisbane who do a modular decking system. there number is 33000507.....
my uncle brought 2 modular deck systems…
decking depth enquiry
thanks for all that info notremaison.. appreciate it.. i will be making a new thread for my decking adventure and your very welcome to advice
1.5m retaining wall with NO steps!
Thanks for the suggestions
KID, I suggested the same thing to DP the other night.. he looked at me silly
Chrisandkate, we're certainly not afraid of hard work and…
Alfresco Floor - over dirt
I have a question for the guys who did concrete as part of the slab. Was this poured flat? say like the garage floor, or did it have a slop on it. We paid for our alfresco…
Decking/Pergola companies in Adelaide
We are looking at getting a new deck and pergola installed (definately don't want to do the work ourselves as we dont have the skills and would rather pay to…
5 months later the experience with Tropical Thatch is…
Re:Pergola West Melton Area
I Would like to get this pergola built within next month or so, Looking to get Colourbond/Steel/Centenary/Stratco Products, The area of pergola will be 11.5m X…
Timber decking or Pavers?
Mmmm its such a toss up - I think both can look great if done well. For me - decking just wins out, feels somehow cosier if that makes any sense Plenty of the…
Slab slopes towards the house.
Have you complained to the Builder?
If you are getting nowhere with them.....You can use a floor screed which can be applied to the top surface of the concrete. This is a…
Alfresco blinds - PVC or mesh?
Thanks! Hadn't even considered them. I'm thinking they're incredibly expensive if our indoor plantation shutters are anything to go by!
Will investigate though...
Sealing before or after grouting???
Just thinking about tiler's reason - maybe he isn't sure that he'd clean all the grout properly around the joints, and then, after sealing the whole lot, he…
HELP WATER POOLING
Thank's Deemaree and Joles, well today the builder said that it is rubbish, concrete etc.... underneath the soil, said when the site got cleaned it was hard to get down…
Jul 12, 2011 3:45 pm
Outoor patio security
You can get these at k-mart and they are around 100 each, every few mths they come on special for half price, you would probably get away with a 1m one and a 1.5 m one as…
Jul 08, 2011 5:41 pm
Jul 03, 2011 9:59 pm
I am wanting to put retic through to some potplants by the entrance way to the house so I'm just after suggestions on the best method of bringing the irrigation lines…
Jun 11, 2011 6:45 pm
Show us your alfresco!
Ok look fabulous.
I would show you ours but it's looking a tad messy and not photo quality. Plants that need planting.
Outdoor room tiling
i am on the same dillemma and can't decided whether to go decks or pavers on our alfresco area that's already slabbed as part of the house (only lower). but now, tiling is…
Deck Builder in Wollongong area?
Would highly reccomend 2 Builders / Carpenters in the wollongong area both are small builders with high detail and great service.
Seacliff Constructions -
alfresco or alternative
Alfresco with skylights is an idea but like you said the area already has lots of windows. Alfresco is the way everyone seems to be going these days.
Jun 04, 2011 11:13 am
Gas Pool Heating
Does anyone on here have first hand experience with running gas pool heating?
My friend has just built an above ground, sprayed concrete pool, 12.5m x 4.5m. We…
May 30, 2011 10:35 am
Solar Heating - Pool
Good question, hopefully someone can answer.
We've been told in Queensland that it can nearly extend your swimming to the entire year. Not sure if I totally believe it…
I used a product called Spa & Deck for ours. It's made by a company called Flood. They give you I think 3 year guarantee. So far ours has been down for 2 years and it…
May 25, 2011 9:09 am
Cost of a deck
Any rough idea's of how much it would cost, and how long it would take to build a a 6x3m 2nd story deck (2.8m above ground), with a fibre cement sheet floor?
Swimming pool fencing recs and quotes
For supply and install, semiframeless can range from 200 to 400 per lineal metre
For supply and install, frameless can range from 400 to 600 per lineal metre.
Water pumps which sort and cost
Have you spoken to someone locally about your requirements? 40-60,000 litres seems a bit small for a household of 8, but it depends on your annual rainfall, roof…
swimmning pool guidelines
We are building and live in Perth and have just had a pool installed and it had to be 1.5m from the back fence and because ours is right next to the alfresco we had to…
Jarrah decking help!
I have just got 1000 l/m 130mm x 20mm of Jarrah decking that has been sitting for the last 6 months undercover.
it has some water spots on some lengths.
May 06, 2011 6:28 pm