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DAQ3030
DAQ3030
6 July 2010

Pebblesheen / waterline tile / Paver

Pebblesheen / waterline tile / Paver
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That's okay re pics ... I know how it is ... today was first day that they started to dig and before we'd gone more than 30 mins into it the price had already gone up…

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DAQ3030
Jul 06, 2010 6:07 pm
Jazzie
Jazzie
7 July 2010

EZYDECK - clip together jarrah tiles??

EZYDECK - clip together jarrah tiles??

Digging up an old post here (rather than creating a new one), but does anyone have any photos of medium sized areas that have had click decking…

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Jazzie
Jul 07, 2010 9:36 pm
Jazzie
themax
themax
8 July 2010

Name this plant....

Name this plant....

Yes, some people can have very bad reactions to the oxalic acid. Be CAREFUL.

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themax
Jul 08, 2010 12:55 pm
themax
tackerbam
tackerbam
10 July 2010

RAK Ceramic Tiles for Alfresco?

RAK Ceramic Tiles for Alfresco?

Has anyone used RAK Ceramic tiles for their alfresco or pool surrounds?? http://www.rakceramics.com

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tackerbam
Jul 10, 2010 3:56 pm
lightroom
lightroom
11 July 2010

cladding with shingles

cladding with shingles

Hi, We recently finished a rennovation and would like to reclad our small backyard (currently built as a pailing fence), with timber shingles. Has anyone had experience…

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lightroom
Jul 11, 2010 4:36 pm
joles
joles
17 July 2010

Please help! Pergola/Alfresco dilemma

Please help! Pergola/Alfresco dilemma

Just on the budget thing. I don't think there's a whole lot of difference. If the prices on this forum have been anything to go by, an alfresco under roof line may not be…

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joles
Jul 17, 2010 2:30 pm
joles
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
17 July 2010

Alfresco decking

Alfresco decking

wouldn't be a drama, you need to remove some soil and address the drainage issues. I'd look at steel bearers/joists for a situation like your, seen it done plenty of times

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Dukekamaya
Jul 17, 2010 4:43 pm
Dukekamaya
cherub
cherub
23 July 2010

Wood Panelling for Sauna - what is safe?

Wood Panelling for Sauna - what is safe?

Western Red Ceder is the timber of choice, expensive also.

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cherub
Jul 23, 2010 7:23 am
debrak
debrak
23 July 2010

METAL RAILING REPLACEMENT FOR CONCRETE DECK

METAL RAILING REPLACEMENT FOR CONCRETE DECK

Thanks for your assistance - I will post some photos tonite. Debrak

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debrak
Jul 23, 2010 10:41 am
jassy
jassy
27 July 2010

Outdoor Lighting/heating

Outdoor Lighting/heating

You might need to think about how often there are total fire bans, making using an open flame a bit tricky in summer.

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jassy
Jul 27, 2010 8:56 pm
albi
albi
29 July 2010

Anyone have a roof opening pergola?

Anyone have a roof opening pergola?

Hi inthewoods We have been looking into Vergolas as well and have decided against one mostly because of the cost. We found the rip off ones were not much cheaper than the…

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albi
Jul 29, 2010 3:04 pm
albi
yvette72
yvette72
30 July 2010

Our Backyard Blitz

Our Backyard Blitz
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love you backyard well done

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yvette72
Jul 30, 2010 7:11 pm
ikana2010
ikana2010
31 July 2010

Does anybody know when install alfresco, is machine needed??

Does anybody know when install alfresco, is machine needed??

Does anybody know when install alfresco, is machine needed?? I am asking this is due to the fact I have very limited access to my backyard due to the fact the area I am…

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ikana2010
Jul 31, 2010 6:28 am
cjay
cjay
31 July 2010

Alfresco and Deck

Alfresco and Deck

I am looking for one in Melbourne!

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cjay
Jul 31, 2010 1:28 pm
Wot2do
Wot2do
3 August 2010

Reputable deck builders in Brisbane

Reputable deck builders in Brisbane

I am currently looking at having a deck built on the front of my house. It will be about 8-9 metres wide, and 3.5m deep and about 3.4 metres off the ground. I would like…

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Wot2do
Aug 03, 2010 4:55 pm
kavother
kavother
12 August 2010

Pergola covering for west facing backyard

Pergola covering for west facing backyard

Our current house we owner built the pergola and it faces west. We did tinted laserlight roof and put a layer of reed screening under, it looks great our only problem is…

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kavother
Aug 12, 2010 8:21 pm
wonderland
wonderland
13 August 2010

seeking installer of Timber decking in SE melbourne

seeking installer of Timber decking in SE melbourne

Wow I never knew that!! What type of adequate fire proof measures would you need?

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wonderland
Aug 13, 2010 12:30 am
wonderland
cmooring
cmooring
17 August 2010

Patio questions

Patio questions
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Another very big gap between posts, but I was re-reading this one, and realised, I never posted an update of the paving.…

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cmooring
Aug 17, 2010 1:34 am
cmooring
cmooring
cmooring
25 August 2010

Decking pro's and cons pplleeaaassee

Decking pro's and cons pplleeaaassee

Thanks for the info on the Batu Kek. Makes me feel better about my purchase :) Your new deck looks great by the way!

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cmooring
Aug 25, 2010 11:04 pm
cmooring
Zepplin
Zepplin
27 August 2010

Windbreak on deck

Windbreak on deck

I'm designing a wind break for my deck using either wood or steel and I'll be incorporating glass. My house is old and so I don't want stainless and safety glass. I think…

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Zepplin
Aug 27, 2010 6:02 pm
Stormy
Stormy
31 August 2010

Timber decking... Which way do your boards go????

Timber decking... Which way do your boards go????
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I didn't consult the Council about my deck, as I built it under the existing roof line of the house (alfresco) so nothing really 'new' was added to the site taking up more…

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Stormy
Aug 31, 2010 10:37 am
Stormy
Databoom
Databoom
31 August 2010

Enclosing section of rear verandah

Enclosing section of rear verandah

It would depend on your shire, check with the building section, there are factors to consider like the gas HWS needs ventilating and the toilet needs venting, check also…

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Databoom
Aug 31, 2010 5:22 pm
homemaker
homemaker
1 September 2010

Best timber for verandah/deck flooring in heritage cottage

Best timber for verandah/deck flooring in heritage cottage

Thank u, they got Belian as it looked nicest in the photos they sent us.

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homemaker
Sep 01, 2010 1:47 pm
House_of_Dreams
House_of_Dreams
3 September 2010

My new deck design

My new deck design

:oops: sorry I must have skimmed over that part :lol: thanks

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House_of_Dreams
Sep 03, 2010 8:07 am
House_of_Dreams
jassy
jassy
4 September 2010

Solar outdoor lights

Solar outdoor lights

Thanks everyone for your replies. I think you're right. There aren't any solar lights worth having except for guidelights. I'll be taking your advice and wiring in. Ilike…

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jassy
Sep 04, 2010 8:56 pm
TheOK
TheOK
5 September 2010

Patio Roof Trusses

Patio Roof Trusses

Stick Built means built 'on…

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TheOK
Sep 05, 2010 12:37 am
TheOK
tjilpi
tjilpi
6 September 2010

Deck Prices

Deck Prices

So, are you getting quotes from carpenters for a deck there are no plans for yet???? I would say that is your problem. If you want minimise costs you need to: Decide on…

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tjilpi
Sep 06, 2010 2:40 pm
wonderland
wonderland
7 September 2010

Decking Tool

Decking Tool

i just hammered 3mm nails into off cut timber blocks and used that.

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wonderland
Sep 07, 2010 10:09 am
wonderland
lilfeggle
lilfeggle
7 September 2010

Decking timber

Decking timber

We've had timber decking, and the maintenence was too high. Try looking at modwood :)

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lilfeggle
Sep 07, 2010 10:14 pm
lilfeggle
Liana-
Liana-
8 September 2010

Perth Decking Recommendations?

Perth Decking Recommendations?

Hey all Just wondering if anyone has any recommendations for Decking in Perth? I'm building in Ellenbrook and have noooo idea where to start so thought i'd check here…

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Liana-
Sep 08, 2010 2:03 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
10 September 2010

Building an arbor (arbour)

Building an arbor (arbour)

That is exactly what I would use. This sort of thing should really be built to Australian standards. Remember, you may not want any weight to really be put on it but it is…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Sep 10, 2010 4:41 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
Nightshade
Nightshade
13 September 2010

decking made of recycled plastic?

decking made of recycled plastic?

As I posted awhile back..we used it for our front portico deck..about 10sqm. It's fooled quite a lot of tradies who think it's timber. I'm loving it so far. This w'end…

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Nightshade
Sep 13, 2010 7:02 pm
mecha-wombat
mecha-wombat
14 September 2010

Decking - Paint vs Stain

Decking - Paint vs Stain

yearly is recommended but I have a door in Sikkens that I have not had to maintain for going on now 7 years

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mecha-wombat
Sep 14, 2010 7:40 am
mecha-wombat
xquisite
xquisite
14 September 2010

The best pool cleaner

The best pool cleaner

Not sure of the brand but ours has'The Pool Cleaner' written on it. :lol: It looks like a cylinder with a big round wheel on each side. This thing is fantastic! I cleans right…

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xquisite
Sep 14, 2010 10:19 am
JoBen
JoBen
14 September 2010

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oh cool! if you would mind doing that would be great thankyou so much :)

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JoBen
Sep 14, 2010 4:47 pm
albi
albi
14 September 2010

Aquiring Timber Decking

Aquiring Timber Decking

Have you tried Shiver-me-timbers in Maidstone. I have not bought decking from them but they were the best price around for spotted gum floor boards. Urban Salvage in…

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albi
Sep 14, 2010 8:16 pm
albi
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soilblocker
May 03, 2012 9:33 am
Joey123
Joey123
16 September 2010

White Blocks?

White Blocks?

Thank You :D:D thats the one :D

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Joey123
Sep 16, 2010 9:42 pm
take2
take2
18 September 2010

Large BBQ Recommendations

Large BBQ Recommendations

I am going to bump this thread up. Coming into summer and BBQ time again we are looking to get a new bbq, we decided to start fresh with a new barbie for the new house. …

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take2
Sep 18, 2010 4:39 pm
take2
garden lover
garden lover
19 September 2010

Pool equipment

Pool equipment

We just purchased a new chlorinator. Onga brand. Cant think of the exact model off hand though. I think its their latest one? Is marketed as only taking 15 mins to…

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garden lover
Sep 19, 2010 7:53 am
Trinia
Trinia
22 September 2010

Oiling Merbu

Oiling Merbu

Yes, my merbau deck went grey and now oil is on, it has gone back to red/brown. Totally normal.

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Trinia
Sep 22, 2010 4:10 pm
Trinia
cheeky123
cheeky123
23 September 2010

SW Melbourne Fencing Contractors

SW Melbourne Fencing Contractors

We need to get a good local fencing person, who is reliable and not expensive to replace our fence with a simple paling 1.8 metres high and 16 metres long. Any…

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cheeky123
Sep 23, 2010 2:44 pm
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
23 September 2010

Pool Excavations

Pool Excavations

your main options are 1. crane over a excevator & a bin & have crane on site lifting over bin & emptying as digging. this is very expensive 2. if doorways line up a…

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wheeliworks
Sep 23, 2010 7:52 pm
wheeliworks
lilfeggle
lilfeggle
26 September 2010

Asbestos Removal Costs

Asbestos Removal Costs

yes! your asbestos society will have all the information :)

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lilfeggle
Sep 26, 2010 11:43 am
lilfeggle
cherub
cherub
27 September 2010

Just built a pergola - need advice price for plasterboard

Just built a pergola - need advice price for plasterboard

Consider villaboard, harder wearing for exterior and can be hosed down

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cherub
Sep 27, 2010 6:18 am

Has anyone used ozlog woodlook sleepers as decking,…

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take2
Sep 27, 2010 10:16 pm
take2
cmooring
cmooring
28 September 2010

Need Advice on Decking for Alfresco Timber VS Steel Frame?

Need Advice on Decking for Alfresco Timber VS Steel Frame?

I've heard that Merbau bleeds a bit at first, but my impression is that it is only until it is fully dried out. Other than that, I think it is a beautiful timber. I…

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cmooring
Sep 28, 2010 12:22 am
cmooring
VintageModern
VintageModern
29 September 2010

DIY rendering

DIY rendering

Thanks for the kind words mishb. I'm pretty pleased with myself - it was hard work, but there's a nice sense of satisfaction having achieved something myself. Plus I've…

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VintageModern
Sep 29, 2010 4:43 pm

Ours is stencilled concrete, been down for a year, no…

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Helyn
Sep 30, 2010 7:06 pm
Helyn
Agent_009
Agent_009
1 October 2010

Adjusting Level

Adjusting Level

Thanks guys!! Ok, well I feel a bit better now. I'll get Leisure Pools to make the pool the same height as the deck and will also consult a landscaper in order for…

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Agent_009
Oct 01, 2010 9:40 am
Agent_009

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