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All You Need to Know About Fencing Laws in Victoria

If you’re dreaming up a fencing project, there’s one crucial thing you need to consider before you start selecting the design, size, material and scope. Every council in Victoria has laws regarding fencing on private and commercial properties. These aren’t recommendations about how you should build your fence, they are actual laws that you must

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gardening tips for spring in melbourne

Gardening Tips for Spring

Spring is already here, and haven’t we earnt a bit of sunshine. Spring means a lot of things, firstly, it means footy finals. Secondly, it means your garden is about to spring back to life. If you think you’re looking forward to the sun, you’ve got no idea how much your plants are looking forward

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Best Fences for Rural Properties

Anyone that has lived on a rural property knows that nothing is more important than the fencing. Considering there are plenty of properties in the Werribee area that more than qualify as being rural, there’s every chance you either live, or will live on, a property that needs a certain type of fencing. Naturally, you

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6 Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Backyard

Like the rest of your house, your backyard does need a bit of love every now and then. When we say a bit of love, we mean more than just watering the garden, replacing some mulch or sweeping the rock garden into place (although these are all great starts.) Upgrading your backyard means increasing both

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6 Ways You Can Use Concrete in Your Front and Back Garden

Concrete is without a doubt one of the most useful construction materials at our disposal. It is cost-effective, it is durable and most of all, it offers incredible variety in terms of design and application. If you’re about to do some work on your front or back garden, concrete needs to be at the very

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How to Choose the Best Grass for Your Lawn

How to Choose the Best Grass for Your Lawn

Every Aussie backyard needs a lawn. They are the centre of everything from backyard cricket, to kick-to-kick and even just lying on the grass and watching the clouds go by. However, Victoria does have some difficult weather conditions, from long baking summers to wet and windy springs and of course, morning frost in the winter.

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how to create the ultimate outdoor kitchen

How to Create the Ultimate Outdoor Kitchen

Who doesn’t love an outdoor kitchen? They are among the most impressive backyard features around, and they are an instant value-adder. Of course, the best part about an outdoor kitchen is that it completely revolutionises your backyard. There’s nothing quite like entertaining around your outdoor kitchen and spending balmy nights cooking outdoors. We are lucky

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11 Secret Money Saving Landscaper Tips and Tricks

Landscaping often comes with a few out-of-pocket costs. A well-manicured garden however, speaks for itself. It can do more than just recoup your investment. But with any investment, you need to be smart about how you’re spending your money. Here’s a look at how you could be stretching your dollar out to help you get

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How To Secure Your Home With Gates And Fences

A comfortable home is a secure one. No matter how safe your neighbourhood may be, investing in a strong, durable and reliable fence will help prevent unwanted incidents. It will also help maximise your property value. Not only that, but a good fence should balance a need for privacy. Many homeowners want to keep their

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Why You Should Consider Locally Made Products

It’s easier than ever now to buy products and materials from overseas. Often offering cheaper prices and lower overheads, buying from abroad is certainly a tempting option for many homeowners. But for anyone invested in the livelihood of their community, locally made products are the only ones worth considering. Besides, Australian made building materials are

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Modwood Decking

Deck Maintenance Tips for Winter

Victoria is currently struggling through one of the harshest winters in recent memory. Unfortunately though, there’s more than your heating bill to be worried about. The harsh winds and drizzling rain can take a serious toll on your timber deck. But, with the right preparation, you can keep your deck spotless and strong throughout the colder

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A233 - Left Side View Sliding Gate with Fencing WRC 90mm Slats

How to Clean and Maintain Your Aluminium Slat Fence

Aluminium is an ever dependable and secure fencing material for many homeowners, notable for requiring relatively little upkeep to perform at its best. It’s popularly used in slat fences, which use long, narrow pieces to overlap each other. These fences are reliably secure, exceptionally private, and bring a beautiful modern aesthetic to a property’s exterior.

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