Choosing the balustrade railing for your deck is very important as it one of your deck’s most visible features and really makes the overall look and feel of the space. Different materials suit different styles of decks and of course different architecture and periods of home design. The landscape of your yard will also affect […]
Document a plan before you start
A lot of planning and consideration will need to go into building your outdoor deck. First of all you need to determine that it is in fact a deck you want and not a patio. You need to agree on a budget, select decking materials, choose the right space to […]
Adding a beautiful deck is an amazing way to upgrade your outdoor space and add to the living space of your home. With the right deck lighting, your deck will not only look beautiful after the sun sets, but it will also allow you to get the most enjoyment out of your deck after dark. […]
Wood is the number one choice for deck building in Australia. It’s beautiful, it’s hardy and lasts a lot longer than many other decking materials. Although wood is strong and beautiful, it is not immortal. There a many reasons why a deck can cave in to the dreaded rot and we will look at a […]
A mouldy deck or outdoor area is not nice. It looks terrible, smells terrible and just detracts from enjoying your outdoor space. Often we are faced with mould inside our house. But what about when the mould is outside? High concentrations of mould spores can be found right in your backyard. Some frequent outdoor areas […]
When it comes to thinking about fireplace designs for your outdoor areas, like on your deck or patio, it all depends on how you want to use it. Professional deck design specialists and contractors are dedicated to helping homeowners create their own unique backyard entertainment paradise. A great deck builder will work directly with each […]
So you’ve decided you want a new deck for your home. The thought of outdoor leisure and beers around the barbie with friends and family is too great to resist. It could be a brand new deck, or an old deck being replaced. There is now so many things to think about – Where will […]
A deck is a wonderful addition to your home. An area to entertain, to relax and to enjoy the space you have created. There are many options when it comes to decking material for your home, but FIRST – there are questions you must ask yourself.
How much maintenance are you willing to do?
What kind of […]
Decks are exposed to weather all year round. From the time you build you new deck or move into an established home with a used deck, it is best to plan out a routine schedule to care and maintain your deck. Prevention is better than cure, so you want to keep your deck looking great […]
It’s November and you’ve just been told by your Mum that it’s your turn to host Christmas day. So many things to do and prepare; the windows need cleaning, the garden needs tidying up, the barbecue needs servicing, and the deck….. Ah it’s been too long since you’ve even looked at the condition of the […]