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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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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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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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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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top 7 ways to get your fencing & gate choice wrong

Top 7 Ways to Get Your Fencing and Gate Choice Wrong

Installing the perfect new fencing and gate can do wonders for your home. It can add a new dimension to your property that not only serves a practical purpose but also enhances the street appeal and (fingers crossed) skyrocket that all-important valuation. Those who haven’t had the feeling of gazing out on a brand new

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How To Concrete A Perfect Path Around Your House

How To Concrete A Perfect Path Around Your House

If you’re looking to enhance the access and ease of moving around outside your house, a concrete path is a perfect solution. It’s convenient, cost effective and best of all, it’s a great DIY project you can do yourself at home. Whether your need to get to the clothesline, grab some veggies from the garden

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landscaping curb appeal

Must-Dos for Landscaping Curb Appeal

If you thought a stunning landscape design for your front yard was out of reach on your own, think again. It’s not only possible to make your home sparkle from the street, it’s also easy to do, and it makes for a refreshing and satisfying DIY project any time of the year. You know what

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What to Consider When Choosing a Fence for a Big Dog

What to Consider When Choosing a Fence for a Big Dog

If you’ve got a big dog, you need to put a little more thought into your fence design than if you have a Chihuahua or a Pug. Big dogs can be hard to contain for a number of reasons. Firstly, they’re big, which means they need big fences. Secondly, big dogs are usually more energetic

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top 5 concreting blog posts

Our Top 5 Concreting Blog Posts

There are a number of things concrete is known for. Firstly, it’s toughness. It can withstand tonnes and tonnes of pressure, as well as unpredictable weather and weight – that’s what makes it such a popular and sensible choice for some many homes. And while we’ve all heard of concrete, very few of us know

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