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Outdoor Decking and Paving

danieltheman
New Contributor
10 replies

Built a patio. Never built anything in my life... Fire on patio Burnt roof and floor I'm so proud I can build stuff

Tracey113
Occasional Browser
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Hi we are looking to deck our alfresco area, its a concrete slab with a 70mm step down - not much I know, what’s the best way to go about it with su ...

BIM_Engineer
Valued Contributor
26 replies

A few members have asked specific questions about Timber Decks I hope these additional resources and tools provide useful information in your endeavou ...

kathd
Budding Contributor
3 replies

Hi,we are renovating our 20 year old cottage in SE Queensland and are stuck with our patio which is a terrible mix. One of our challenges is to hide t ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager

A pergola can help make an outdoor entertainment area something really special. A pergola can help define your outdoor space. More importantly, co ...

petrolhead
Budding Contributor

Bali hut and pond in the garden

shayden06
Budding Browser
8 replies

A small project I completed for my sister. Everything was brought from Bunnings.

hadi
Budding Contributor
17 replies

Hi all, I've been planning to build a low profile deck for about 4 months now. Been trying to discover what's envolved and how I can build it. Curren ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
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Hi all, I thought I'd share my current deck renewal project. The deck is around 10 years old and was looking pretty shabby. The timber is merbau ...

mistafill
New Contributor
4 replies

Hi all - am planning a low level deck and have everything sorted (I think) apart from one question, which I'm hoping someone can assist me with.I've c ...

Ogrady
Newbie
3 replies

Individual bricks lifting through tree-root activity. This is dangerous for us old pharts, as is a raised deck ( needs steps to trip on). We would wel ...

Bmorris
New Contributor
2 replies

New to this - how much to get helping hand with lifing up bricks and re-laying? I am in Bald Hills

aplas1987
Budding Contributor
6 replies

Hi Everyone, My first time posting here; my partner and I are looking at extending the fencing around our whole deck to stop the dogs from runining ...

Cassie
Budding Contributor
5 replies

baza
Junior Contributor
6 replies

Just wondering if anyone has used Perma timber and are there any reviews around vs Eko deck? Any advice would be great.

bomba
Newbie
3 replies

Wanting to know how hard would it be to do a decking myself and what would be the easiest way of doing.

LePallet
Super Contributor
8 replies

Here are some before and after shots of our backyard. Like always with owning a first home, we only then realised how long it takes to do things to t ...

maknilsin
Experienced Contributor
8 replies

Hi everybody! Some of you may know that I've been hard at work for months on my Backyard Makeover. After what has been an ordeal, (I promise to upd ...

baza
Junior Contributor
8 replies

Hey hello , we are new to the page and looking forward to picking up some great tips. We are going to build a Eko deck just above ground level, there ...

Kate23
Budding Contributor
10 replies

For my first post I thought I'd share our current garden project. Our backyard has lots of lovely trees but it gets a lot of shade and we have an ener ...

Trying
Super Contributor
34 replies

Hi people, I'm about to build a new deck approx. 5 mts x 2.5 mts attached to my "she-shed". I'm loving the idea of low maintenance 10 yr warranty ...

marc_s
New Contributor
4 replies

Hi all, I’m half way through my backyard deck project and pretty happy with how it is turned out so far. As with all DIY projects have learnt a tonne ...

r23on
Experienced Contributor

I Built this patio some 16 years ago and like all things they become tired and need some cleaning up and bit of maintenanceI planted an apple tree nex ...

Harv
Junior Contributor
37 replies
May

I am building a low level deck and I’m restricted with height. I’m using 140x45 H3 treated pine bearers. I put my posts in at 1.8mt spacings. The ...

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