As a follow on from my previous blog entry I thought we should cover some of the flooring types readably available to the Australian consumer. Soft or hardwood? Choosing the right kind of timber decking for your job really depends on the climate that you live in. Softwood Softwoods...

When it comes to joists and bearers there are 3 main types to choose from. One being hardwood and all of its species, two being softwood and three being steel. Hardwoods Hardwoods come in a variety of types and grades for all different applications however, most timber...

Roof sheeting for patios When you are selecting which roof type for your new patio in Brisbane there are really only three options that you should consider 1) W Pan which looks like a large w shape 2) V line which looks like a VJ board underneath 3) Insulated which have...

How to use it at its best Timber handrail and balustrade is an elegant natural alternative to the increasingly popular stainless steel wire that is popping up everywhere. The use of timber entirely depends upon the application and is at its best when matching your deck...

Deck maintenance will prolong the life of your deck, which will save you money on replacing boards or major repairs, it will also help you get the maximum sale price for your home some day! One of the major factors in deck maintenance is oiling...

Creating a pergola Brisbane will envy involves some forward planning. Where will it go? What will it be built of? How big shall I make it? With these questions answered, you’ll have a pergola Brisbane-style; that is, a pergola that will best suit Queensland’s unique...

Brisbane Carports – The Good, the Bad and the Very Ugly Brisbane carports can be split into three categories: the good, the bad and the very ugly. Read on and discover how you can ensure that your new car port is a value adding, car safe investment,...

What You Need to Know Before You Enclose a Verandah Need more space? Simple – enclose the verandah! It’s the Queenslander owner’s way to create that toy room, study or sunroom and it’s very hip right now. Enclosing a Queenslander verandah is a great way to...