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How to decorate your Pergola for Christmas?

by Greg on December 27, 2016
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The long awaited festival Christmas is the most exciting time of the year. But we seem to have fallen short of ideas on how to decorate our outdoors and homes, either that or we commonly resolve to what we have been doing from of old. However, this year doesn’t have to be the same! I […]

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Raise Your Garden To The Standard Of Your New Home

by Greg on December 9, 2016
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If you’ve recently moved into your stunning new home, bought new furniture and designed an interior you love, but still feel that something is lacking, it is likely time to turn your attention to the exterior. With a few changes it is easy to transform even the simplest garden into a space that matches the […]

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A beautiful home is made with the right driveway

by Greg on May 4, 2016
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The best way to leave a lasting first impression on your guests is by building a strong and stunning driveway. A beautifully constructed path can lead the guests to the front door of a house and impress them with the grandiosity of the house even before they have entered it. The driveway or the entrance […]

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How to Build a Pergola

by Greg on January 18, 2016
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Pergolas are unique architectural features that combine the best of indoor and outdoor living. They are an ideal solution for extending your living space outdoors without the expense of building a larger, freestanding structure. Their classical columns and elegant wooden lattice add visual appeal to any home. While the open rafters won’t protect you from […]

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5 Best Ways to Expand Your House Out and Up

by Greg on September 23, 2015
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Owning a house is a privilege in today’s economy and people who live in apartments think that any house can house everything they own. However, for a family with a couple of children and a pet, or a couple who owns an abundance of things and a car, for example, any house just will not […]

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Colour Selections & Fixtures: The Mind Boggling Choices

by Greg on July 23, 2015
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Sometimes it seems that building your home can be the easy part. You have the foundation to turn your house into your custom made home. The way to achieve this is by setting a theme to your home that reflects your personality and tastes. A characterization of yourself through your home, if you will. Ideally, […]

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All About Masonry Anchors

by Greg on January 20, 2015
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Accessories have been needed for concrete since the beginning of civilisation. They add security and safety to our homes today, just as much as they did do hundreds of years ago. At the turn of the 20th century, the carpenter, builder or homeowner were certainly not spoilt for choice when it came to masonry anchors. […]

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Window Decisions

by Chris Lang on December 26, 2014
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Normally most of us don’t give windows much thought (unless it’s spring-cleaning time!), but people who intend to build their own house or do an extensive reno project are in for a big surprise. Apparently there are many types of windows to choose from, and each type comes with its own intended use, pros and […]

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How to make the most of your Build and Renovating Expo visit

by Chris Lang on July 4, 2014
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I went to the Expo last year and was simply blown away by the extent of this event and the amount of information being offered. With so many exhibitors it’s easy to get lost, or get distracted and miss the ones you intended to visit, to check out things that are really important to your […]

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Who Won Free Tickets to Build and Renovating Expo 2014 in Melbourne?

by Chris Lang on June 24, 2014
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Our giveaway of double passes to the Build and Renovating Expo 2014 in Melbourne is now closed. I’m happy to announce the 5 winners whose names came up in the draw. The Expo is an awesome opportunity to see the latest trends, smart solutions, pick up ideas you can implement in your own projects, totally […]

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Free Tickets to Build and Renovating Expo 2014 in Melbourne

by Chris Lang on June 16, 2014
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Build and Renovating Expo is an annual event, much anticipated by all – home buyers, renovators, owner builders, trade professionals, basically anyone interested in improving the appearance, performance and energy efficiency of their property. Build and Renovating Expo 2014 is your perfect opportunity to see the latest trends, techniques and products from leading brands in […]

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