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Red Ironbark Timber for Decking, Flooring or Timber Handrails

Know Your Timber: Ironbark

Name an Australian sourced timber that looks amazing in your home but is also so hard and durable that it is used for industrial applications such as wharves, bridges, poles, railway sleepers and construction? Red Ironbark (also called Grey Ironbark)

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Hardwood Battens for Garden Screening

Hardwood Battens for Garden Screening

Timber battens have been used in buildings throughout the centuries both internally and externally Modern usage of timber battens, however, is breaking the mould. They are being used in fencing, screening and facades externally and in walls and ceilings within

Posted in Jack's Blog, Timber Screening Brisbane

CCA Treated Hardwood Sleepers DIY Garden Design

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A well-designed garden can make your home the envy of your neighbours and friends whilst adding $$$ to the resale value of your property if you are planning to move. Any “property makeover” worth its salt includes a focus on

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Merbau Timber Screening Adds Privacy and Value to Your Home

Like me you are probably and avid watcher of one or more of the current trend of home renovation and improvement lifestyle programs on TV. Or maybe you are a regular reader of the wide range of home improvement focused

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Timber Fencing Adds the Wow Factor to Your Home

Timber Fencing Adds the Wow Factor to Your Home

What looks better than a natural timber fence as a backdrop to your garden décor and plantings in your outdoor entertainment area? Where modern design is concerned, certainly not a big, bold and overpowering metal fence, that’s for sure. Timber

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Decksheet Timber Decking – The New Generation of Timber Decking

Decksheet Timber Decking – The New Generation of Timber Decking

Decksheet is the new, quick and easy way to construct your next decking project. No more laying individual decking boards, one by one. The new generation of decking has now arrived in sheet form. Up to six times faster to

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Updating Your Queenslander with Pine Weatherboard

Updating Your Queenslander with Pine Weatherboard

Weatherboard houses are commonplace in many older Australian suburbs that feature homes built prior to the 1970’s. These homes are clad in overlapping planks that run horizontally or vertically. Weatherboard cladding can be made from timber, fibre cement, aluminium or,

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ACQ Treated Pine Timber Decking Safe, Cost Effective and Hard Wearing

ACQ Treated Pine Timber Decking Safe

ACQ treated pine is a safe and hard-wearing alternative to CCA Treated Pine for those looking for a cost-effective decking product. In fact, CCA is not commonly used for decking due to the fact that it is treated with arsenic

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What are the Best Designer Timber Decking Products?

As with any decision that affects the interior or exterior of your home, the selection of which timber decking product to use is a combination of style and substance. Style in the way that the timber decking enhances the design

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Timber Decking or Patio: How to Decide

Timber Decking or Patio: How to Decide

We have been providing Timber decking materials to the Brisbane area for more than 40 years. so you may forgive us if we are a little bit biased towards Timber. However, we know that some people prefer a patio over

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