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how to keep your garden green over summer

How to Keep Your Garden Green Over Summer

We are pretty lucky in Australia. As soon as December rolls around, we can count on getting our fair share of long summer days full of blue skies, balmy nights and all the fun activities that those conditions allow. We live on the driest inhabited continent on Earth, which is great for those of us

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how to use concrete sealer

How to Use Concrete Sealer for the Perfectly Primed Driveway

Concrete is legendary for its toughness and that’s why its such a popular, and sensible, choice for a driveway. No area of your house cops as much traffic and impact as your driveway does. So, it makes sense to go with the most durable material out there. The best way to add to toughness to

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Types of Pool Fencing Explained

If you’re going to have a pool in your backyard, you need to do your research on fences. Australian Standards and regulations provide explicit instructions as to the type of fence you need to have around your pool. Failure to adhere to these swimming pool fencing regulations could mean that the pool you were so excited

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benefits of a vegetable garden

The Benefits of Having a Vegetable Garden

As the world slowly cottons on to the idea that we start needing to live a bit more sustainably, a few things that used to be mainstays of a house are now coming back into vogue. People are turning back to vinyl, op shops are being raided and the veggie patch is becoming more and

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10 Things to Consider Before Building a New Fence

Fences are often forgotten when people think about the key elements of a home, when in reality they may be the most important aspect. A fence makes a house a home; it divides your little patch from the rest of the world and creates a barrier that makes you feel as though you have slipped

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swimming pool fencing checklist

The Ultimate Pool Fence Safety Checklist

In this big brown country there’s nothing we like more than having a swim. Remember at school when summer would come around and whoever had a backyard pool would suddenly become the most popular kid at school? Well, having a backyard pool is a great thing, not only to spend hot days in but also

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how to pour concrete

How To Pour Concrete (The Right Way!)

The right know-how when it comes to landscaping and construction can save you a serious amount of cash. In particular, learning to pour concrete with professional efficiency will save you time and money across a wide span of projects. So that’s what this blog is all about. It’s concrete pouring 101. What Concrete Should I

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how to weed your garden like a pro

How to Weed Your Garden Like A Pro

If you’re going to have a garden, then you’re going to have to deal with weeds. There are all sorts of things you can do to minimise the problem but weeds tend to always find a way to poke their annoying little heads out. Having a garden is all about becoming a gardener. A truly beautiful

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A98 - Jarrah Aluminium Slats with Double Gate

Steel Fencing Maintenance Tips

Steel fencing is a perennial favourite amongst those looking for a fencing solution. Steel fencing is sleek, modern, sharp, and flexible but above all it is durable and very low-maintenance. In the busy world we live in having something that is low-maintenance is incredibly important and that’s exactly what steel fencing offers. However, low-maintenance doesn’t

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tips for power washing concrete

Tips for Power Washing Concrete

To maintain the value and appeal of concrete surfaces, power washing is the way to go. A power washer, also known as a pressure washer, is the most efficient way to clean large concrete surfaces, and is very user friendly. A power washer will handily deal with tough stains, such as those caused by paint,

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what to plant in spring melbourne

What to Plant in Spring

Springtime, what a wonderful time to plant. You’ve probably guessed the purpose of this blog if you’ve read the title, so without further ado, here’s Everlast Services’ recommendations on what to plant this spring in Melbourne, Australia! Spring is perfect for planting the sort of crop that doesn’t fair too well in the face of

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