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I decided it was time to extend my alfresco and build a Pergola. I did a lot of research for this one and found the most efficient way to do it, was t ...

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When we bought our house, we knew that we wanted to redo the front landscaping. I ripped out the sinking retainer wall, hired a kanga and excavated th ...

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Pictures of the final item, followed by some instructions. Just spotted a video icon, so will try to add a video later. With succulents. The problem, ...


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Hi, I am planning on putting a low level composite deck on my alfresco. I have attached some photos of the alfresco where I plan to put the decking. ...

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Hi people, well it's been a memorable year, without mentioning the elephant in the mask.My She-Shed suffered a direct hit from a falling limb off the ...

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Need to paint the new tilt garage door (steel) and the new timber jambs, probably the porch fence (metal) as well. The garage door is west facing so i ...

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 Hi friends i was able unclip the cistern but the buttons seem to be holding the cistern. I also tried finding a slot on the buttons but didn’t find ...

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I am attempting to extend the height of my colourbond fence and have purchased the extension posts, the extension panels and the capping post with the ...

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On sale, expectations are not high but time will tell.

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Hi @MitchellMc Hope you are keeping well. I had a question. We got a silver princess eucalyptus recently and its leaves have this marks in the last ...

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  As you can see the inside contact paper of my kitchen cupboards had it a long time ago. I move in thus coming Friday. I'm getting rid of it obvious ...

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Bunnings Team Member MitchellMc
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As a general rule of thumb, one litre of paint will cover eight square metres with two coats. This is for a flat surface and you should expect to use ...

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In most places it is best to wait until at least the end of June or into July when the bushes are completely dormant. Early pruning can, in some inst ...

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    "The only way to learn is to give it a go," says busy mum Tara, who has tackled projects including a new deck, cubby house, garage storage and garden makeover. "Don't worry about making mistakes. Mistakes are the best way to learn."