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What Type of Wood Should I Choose For My Deck?

A decking is a fantastic addition to any home. No matter how big or small your outdoor area is, a deck will give you a whole new space to enjoy. By adding to your home, you’ll revolutionise the way you interact with it; you don’t have to spend sunny days cooped up inside, now you

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How to Install Fencing on Poured Concrete or Bricks

A lot of our customers come to us wondering if they can install a new fence, or update their old fence and gate in an area where there is poured concrete or bricks. The primary concern is that they will have to rip up their concrete or brickwork to install the fence or gate, which

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Tips to help avoid cracked concrete

Tips to Help Avoid Cracking Concrete

With summer upon us, you may be concerned with your concrete’s ability to make it through the season without cracking. Concrete is one of the most durable materials we have at our disposal, which is why it is the material of choice for so many driveways, patios, footpaths and even interior floors. So, how can

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Tips for Deck Care over Summer

Tips for Deck Care Over Summer

When summer rolls around, your deck is the hero. It’s the time of the year where it is used the most, for parties, dinners, barbecues and sunbaking. This is an exciting time, but you need to make sure your deck is ready for the onslaught. So, use these tips to get your deck ready for

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Spear top fencing

The Top 6 Fencing Options You May Not Have Considered

When it comes to choosing fencing, there’s more than meets the eye. No one wants to build an average fence that fades into the background over the years. You want a stunning construction with curb appeal that enhances your home. But how do you do it? There are so many styles, colours, and materials to

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Top Ideas to Beautify Your Backyard

There is no greater feeling than looking out over your own backyard and feeling proud of what you see. A beautiful garden is relaxing, makes entertaining guests a fun experience and adds value to your property. Just like any other part of your home, a garden needs maintenance and attention to bring out it’s best.

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Ultimate guide to native Australian plants

The Ultimate Guide to Native Australian Plants

Summer is a difficult time for your garden. A lot of the most popular plant choices just weren’t designed for the Australian climate, let along the baking summer sun. With plenty of water and care, you can get introduced species to thrive all year long, but if you’re tired of all that maintenance, or you

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Heritage traditional Fences

The Ultimate Guide to Heritage & Traditional Fences

Choosing a fence is a vital aspect of designing your home, and ensuring you select a look that will increase its curb-appeal and subsequent value. The most important part of this decision is ensuring that you end up with a fence that will provide you with stylistic continuity – from the front fence and gate

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How to Prepare Your Concrete Driveway for the Summer Heat

How to Prepare Your Concrete Driveway for the Summer Heat

Summer is on its way which means the thermometer is about to get cranked up. While this is good news for us because it means more BBQs, backyard cricket, time at the beach and afternoon drinks, your concrete driveway may not be looking forward to it. Concrete is one of the hardiest and most durable

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3D Illustration of a backyard makeover

How to Get Your Backyard in Tip Top Shape for Summer

Summer is a bit of an awkward time for your backyard. It’s a time when it gets the most use, but it’s also a time when it has to deal with the most challenging conditions of the year. You need to prepare your backyard for the onslaught of the activity and heat if it’s going

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7 reasons to install a new fence before summer

Top 7 Reasons to Install a New Fence Before Summer

The best season of the year in Australia is almost here, and it’s the perfect time to get outdoors and enjoy everything your garden has to offer – fence included. We don’t have to tell you how stunning a brand new fence looks in the golden summer sun. As well as enhancing the look and

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8 Reasons to Consider Decorative Concrete for Your Home

8 Reasons to Consider Decorative Concrete for Your Home

When people think of concrete, they usually think of grey, uninspiring slabs. Concrete is certainly not thought of as a decorative material. The reality is, concrete is one of the most versatile decorative materials in existence. There are so many things you can do with it, and it will provide your home with much more

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