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Things To Consider When Planning Your Patio

Things To Consider When Planning Your Patio

In days gone by patios used to be somewhat of an afterthought: A slab of bare concrete laid on the ground and maybe a rickety tin roof installed to add a bit of shade. These days the patio has become a real outdoor feature, and a great place to relax outside the home. Here are a few things to keep…

Take Your Kitchen and Dining Outdoors With a New Patio or Deck

Take Your Kitchen and Dining Outdoors With a New Patio or Deck

In the Brisbane and Gold Coast areas, the weather is warm most of the year round, which makes it perfect for enjoying some time outdoors, day or night. We love to entertain and we love our backyard BBQs; and one way to really make the most of the great outdoors in your own backyard is to build a new patio…

Save Money With a DIY Patio Kit

Save Money With a DIY Patio Kit

These days many Australians love to do a bit of home renovating or tackle DIY building products. In part this is due to being able to save a bit of money on labour costs, but also because many want to see if they can accomplish the task and do it well. Reality TV shows like The Block have really motivated…

Let In the Winter Sun With a Louvre Patio Roof

Let In the Winter Sun With a Louvre Patio Roof

In the SE Queensland area the winter sun is really beautiful. The air is clean and crisp, humidity is at its lowest, but that sun is pleasant and warming. It really is that time of the year where you can safely enjoy the sun and savour its warmth. Your backyard patio area can be a bit of a cold space…

Handy Hints For Caring For Your Timber Deck

Handy Hints For Caring For Your Timber Deck

You’ve just had a stunning new timber deck constructed in your yard and it looks incredible. But how do you care for your timber deck so it stays looking great for many years to come? Here are some handy tips. Remove Debris Regularly Regular maintenance will ensure your deck looks good for longer. A build up of debris not only…

Building a Swimming Pool - Consider a New Deck As Part Of the Landscaping

Building a Swimming Pool – Consider a New Deck As Part Of the Landscaping

Not many things go hand in hand and compliment each other quite as majestically as a sparkling swimming pool and stunning timber deck. The beauty of a swimming pool is the natural look of the water. Add in some stunning landscaping with a choice selection of flora, and you really have created a relaxing and calming oasis. While surrounding your…

Build An Outdoor Entertaining Area With the Help of G & B Patios

Build An Outdoor Entertaining Area With the Help of G & B Patios

Australians love getting outdoors, even at home. Our climate is such that the temperature outside, especially at night, is very comfortable. We love our BBQs, parties, family get togethers, entertaining guests, or simply relaxing in our outdoor space. In order to be able to do all these things in complete comfort, we first need to plan, design and construct an…

A Carport Can Be Used For More Than Just Parking a Car

Building a carport out the front or down the side of your home can have a number of uses. It doesn’t necessarily have to be used for parking a car. Sometimes you just might want some undercover area built for other purposes. Let’s look at a few uses for a carport other than merely parking a car under it. Escaping…

Luxury living with fresh air.

When buying a house, the usual checklist includes the appropriate number of bedrooms, a modern bathroom and kitchen and a spacious living area. However, Real Estate Agents have seen a shift in this pattern towards a need for the indoor living space to integrate with the outdoor area. Those houses that have a living room that opens up onto an…

Bringing the indoors, outdoors.

Australia is blessed with a beautiful climate and more home owners are starting to take advantage of it with their outdoor living areas. Once a simple deck to relax on, some have taken their outdoor areas to another level. The simple concept of adding downlights and fans to the outdoor area seems modest compared with a new high end speaker…

Recent Posts

  • Things To Consider When Planning Your Patio

    In days gone by patios used to be somewhat of...

    August 7, 2017
  • Take Your Kitchen and Dining Outdoors With a New Patio or Deck

    In the Brisbane and Gold Coast areas, the weather is...

    August 7, 2017
  • Save Money With a DIY Patio Kit

    These days many Australians love to do a bit of...

    August 7, 2017
  • Let In the Winter Sun With a Louvre Patio Roof

    In the SE Queensland area the winter sun is really...

    August 7, 2017
  • Handy Hints For Caring For Your Timber Deck

    You’ve just had a stunning new timber deck constructed in...

    August 7, 2017

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