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JFW
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When the concrete was laid, 12 years ago, the surface was overworked, bringing too much water to top, creating a powdery surface. It was then sprayed ...

ivanptr
Making a Splash
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https://youtu.be/3o1FY-ty41k?si=bI7Y79aBRMdmis5k fast forward to 0:56: he made it look like so easy but how to get same amount of mortar for diff ...

dowd_hardware
Growing in Experience
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I never can get my head around these things.Thinking of using Archibeam steel bearers for my deck but not sure on the spacing. (with wood bearers it's ...

hihollyhigh
Just Starting Out
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Hi all, I’m looking for inspiration and guidance on jazzing up this 1990s era “storybook cottage”. Currently has a concrete path and driveway that l ...

Megasaurus
Just Starting Out
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We are quite limited for space in our outdoor area/backyard, so I built a sandpit under our existing deck for our toddler to play in. The cover is mad ...

yeahboo
Growing in Experience
27 replies

Hello everyone, I'm trying to build a deck in our alfresco. At this point, it's still on the planning stage. I've seen a few posts here and there on ...

IronStan001
Having an Impact
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I have an alfresco area which I'd like to deck. The joists (Green lines) will most probably fix straight into the concrete and ideally, I'd like to g ...

Coaster
Finding My Feet
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   Hi Legends. I’ve just sanded back my deck and there are stains left from the bosses pot plants. I’ve tried vinegar, bleach and metho with no joy. ...

Carolyn3636
Just Starting Out
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Hello, the front step which is the bottom of the door frame is merbau and is oiled with Intergrain Universal Oil. The part on the outside of the door ...

Carlvin
Just Starting Out
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Hi, I'm building a low deck soon. The design basically is to have a 2-45x140mm bearer with a post base at every 1300mm centre to centre. Footing dim ...

Lucinda_dJ
Just Starting Out
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Hi, I am looking for some guidance on my outdoor project. We had to remove a retained garden bed to get a heat pump fitted and are now left with a spa ...

AJ-DIYer
Building a Reputation
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Hi I am thinking of setting up multiple matrix screens next to each other that sit on top of my deck to add some privacy, more likely to go with this ...

Chooky66
Just Starting Out
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how to lay artificial grass onto concrete and what do i do for a drainage outlet

AJ-DIYer
Building a Reputation
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Hi I'm planning to lay stone paver in a square area similar to the photo below. Some questions: Whay sort of paver type is this exactly? Stone, proce ...

AshT
Just Starting Out
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Hi there, I was hoping for a recommendation on a grout for regrouting my outside area. The tiles are terracotta and parts of the patio are around ...

LE2
Just Starting Out
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Hi, I need to redo my pool surround and copping BC the timer has been eaten by an orange fungi, and the nails are popping up. It's dangerous to walk ...

MarkL
Just Starting Out
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I want to build a low Deck across my garden, will be on the substrate, can I lay straight on? Do I need to concrete posts in for framing or will it be ...

Mos
Just Starting Out
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Hi All, I am planning to install modular decking on the alfresco. The issue is, there are 5 weep holes that are approximately 100-110 mm from the fl ...

MorryM
Just Starting Out
5 replies

I've been tasked with building an 8 seater outdoor dining table for my daughter, I have no specific experience with this beyond some general woodwork/ ...

Oreoprojects
Having an Impact
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Built fortified deck for spa 4m x 3m. Installed overhead patio cover over spa. Built secondary relaxation deck next to spa. My dog Oreo was my buildin ...

lhlifestyle
Getting Established
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DIY front yard landscaping and letterbox for our new property.StepsStep 1 Started with a dirt patch and a trailer load of road base from a mate. After ...

Zeus81
Finding My Feet
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Hi everyone first time home owner/complete novice hoping someone can.assist we have a black mud driveway and i need help in determining how to fix it. ...

amichaelmedia
Cultivating a Following
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Hey team About to look at oiling my deck and furniture. I've noticed the sleepers around my deck which I didn't oil last year and my furniture th ...

dezbuster
Just Starting Out
2 replies

Hello, I have attached 2 photos One is showing a gap between the outdoor paving and the house. The width of the gap varies between about 5 and 10 mm. ...