You think the hardest task is over, you have decided you want a patio and now you’re going to get one. But don’t be fooled, there are more tackling decisions to come like, which materials are you going to use, what style are you trying...

Does your patio need a revamp? Is it looking tired, old, maybe even out dated? Have you stopped using it as much as you used to? If you answered yes to any of these questions then it might be time your patio had a facelift Giving your...

Deck Maintenance – How To Clean and Oil Your Deck If you live in Queensland then you know the entertaining season is well and truly upon us but if you are an entertainer who has a neglected deck, then you might want to get it into...

Do I need council approval? In most cases all class 10a structures whether it is a patio, carport or deck will require a council approval. The only instances where you may not require a council approval is if your structure meets the following criteria. is no...

Gordon and the Additions Building Company team are excited to announce that we are expanding into a new area of the business. We will now be working with one of the global leaders in modular aluminium products, Knotwood. Additions Building Company can now offer our clients a high durability, low...

If you are looking at creating the perfect entertaining area this season with a custom designed patio but want something that is going to be cool in summer, minimise noise from rain and storms and is going to look sleek and stylish then an insulated...

Any tradesman can buy a set of premade stringers and install a set of stairs for you if you’re after something basic, but it really takes a skilled tradesman to design and build a set of stairs that’s a bit outside of the realm of...

We’ve finally seen a break in this terrible weather and I’m sure if you’ve got a leaky patio in Brisbane you’ve certainly had enough with it by now! Why do patios leak? Patios can generally be bought down to one of four categories, and not all of them are...

Ever wondered what the process is going to be for your project? Here is an example of a deck we built recently for a client; the following is an explanation of the entire process from start to finish. Debbie called and asked if we could come over and have...

How to position your new patio One of the biggest challenges in designing your new patio in Brisbane is getting optimal daytime use out of it in regards to heat, light and ventilation. Heat As all us Brisbanites know, we cop a lot sun, especially during the summer months. The...