Good landscaping is all about maximising your outdoor area, and that means making it usable 24-hours a day and in all types of weather. If that is your aim, you need to know about verandahs, pergolas and patios. All of these options give you a covered outdoor area where you can wine, dine and relax.
‘Tis the season to be jolly, and the time to swim. If you’re lucky enough to have a swimming pool in your backyard, you need to get it primed for the busiest time of the year. If you’re going to own a pool, you need to look after it, and you have to look after
Almost every year, some part of Australia will face the devastation, destruction and potential loss of life of a bushfire. We happen to live in a country where periodic bushfires are part of the lifecycle of our forested and wooded areas meaning it is a reality we have to deal with. It’s not something we
Everything has a history; an origin story that deserves to be told. At Everlast Services, we love fences. In fact, our own history is intimately tied to fences—we started off as a fencing company. So, as a company that owes our own success to fencing, we thought it was only right to explain where these
Every backyard needs a deck. The best part about a deck is that it is made out of lengths of wood, so you can make it in any size or shape you like. The biggest misconception is that you need a big backyard to have a decking—this couldn’t be further from the truth. Read on,
Every backyard should be a getaway, a place for you to escape from the pressures of life. You backyard should help you maximise the entirety of your property, not just the interior. It should extend your living space, and bring the outside world inside. So, here are 10 easy ways to turn your outdoor area
Your fencing needs to be an extension of your home. If you have a modern-styled home, it needs modern fencing. If your fencing doesn’t match your home, you won’t achieve that wonderful flow and sense of unity that gives a property a personality and a sense of wholeness. Here are some examples of modern fencing
Choosing the material for your pathways and entryways is an incredibly important design choice for your home. Pathways and entryways perform a function, so unlike other design aspects, it’s about so much more than aesthetics. Your pathways and entryways will usually be the most high-traffic areas of your home. That means the material you choose
Edible gardening is all the rage in Melbourne right now, and it’s a trend you want to be part of. An edible garden offers so many benefits. Firstly, you get a fresh food section in your own backyard, and nothing is tastier or healthier than vegetables you have grown yourself. Secondly, you’ll be doing your
If your home needs a makeover, maybe the first place to start is the exterior. It doesn’t matter how much interior decorating you do, if the outside isn’t doing its job, it will drag your entire house down. If you think an exterior makeover means reroofing or completely changing the façade of your home, think
If you’ve got a home or a property, you need a driveway. In fact, it’s probably the most essential aspect of your front yard design. You need to put particular focus on choosing the right driveway because it is both a functional and aesthetic aspect of your property. So, here are five things to consider.
Fence palings are one part of the most iconic fencing solutions of all – the picketed fence! This is a favourite option because it offers so much – style, affordability, durability and of course, they are very easy to install. In fact, you can even do it yourself and here’s how! Step by Step Fence