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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…

How to make the most of your small outdoor area?

Outdoor areas can add a beautiful and refreshing sanctuary to any home. Whether you have acres of sprawling land to build on or a modest back yard, there is a patio, deck or pergola to suit you. Once you’ve chosen your structure you need to work out how to make the most of your small outdoor area. Firstly, you need…

Boost the value of your home

As the real estate market has become very competitive in the past few years it has become more important to grab the attention of buyers in new and innovative ways. From a modest to lavish structure there is an outdoor living solution to suit all budgets and needs. An outdoor living area provides seamless integration between the indoor living space…

5 reasons you why you will want a pergola

Australia is blessed with a warm sunny summer climate and mild winters, so it is easy to see why so many home owners are adding an outdoor area to their home and enjoying alfresco living. If chosen correctly, a pergola can add a beautiful outdoor living space and a stunning addition to the landscape and architecture. There are many reasons…

Why a carport beats a garage

In the past the garage was the go-to answer for car parking needs in residential properties. Nowadays people are looking at more modern and unique solutions. Garages have their obvious advantages. They provide an undercover parking area for the car and direct access to your home. Garages are also great for storage. So why look at anything else? A carport…

Recent Posts

  • Handy Hints For Caring For Your Timber Deck

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

    August 7, 2017
  • Building a Swimming Pool - Consider a New Deck As Part Of the Landscaping

    Not many things go hand in hand and compliment each...

    August 7, 2017
  • Build An Outdoor Entertaining Area With the Help of G & B Patios

    Australians love getting outdoors, even at home. Our climate is...

    August 7, 2017
  • Building a carport out the front or down the side...

    August 7, 2017

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