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draco76

Point Cook(Melbourne)
Joined 21 September 2009
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6 years6 yearsdraco76draco76 posted:
Cleaning and Sealing Pavers

I used adbri havenbrick/slab.. Charcoal color, ithink....

6 years6 yearsdraco76draco76 posted:
Cleaning and Sealing Pavers

I have finished my paving project and now wish to seal it. I used concrete paver over sand with crushed rock base. It's been laid for 4 weeks now.
Do…

6 years6 yearsdraco76draco76 posted:
Deck done! Help w/ Outdoor Blinds..

That's about right. If that is a fix price for any length, that is cheap if you need greater than 4meter boards. I know that bunnings have also around that…

6 years6 yearsdraco76draco76 posted:
Deck done! Help w/ Outdoor Blinds..

thanks a lot HC.. I didn't know Spotlight sells cafe blinds. Will check them out tomorrow, otherwise it will be the bunnings one. I am guessing they would be of…

6 years6 yearsdraco76draco76 posted:
Deck done! Help w/ Outdoor Blinds..

Thanks Rasi.
Now that the deck is done (just cleaning and oiling to go), I need help with outdoor blinds. I just got a quote for more than what the deck…

6 years6 yearsdraco76draco76 posted:
Deck done! Help w/ Outdoor Blinds..

thanks Madison. Joists are nailed to the bearer and the 'frame' joists and are bolted to the slab via the brackets. The packers were nailed to the joists before the…

6 years6 yearsdraco76draco76 posted:
Deck done! Help w/ Outdoor Blinds..

thanks for that link notremaison, i will have a read before i do any cleaning or oiling..
below are the pics..
before any work done. I didn't took a photo before…

6 years6 yearsdraco76draco76 posted:
Deck done! Help w/ Outdoor Blinds..

i haven't put oil yet because of the weather.. i looked at some decking oil at bunnings and am thinking of putting the cabbots decking oil (merbau)... how are decking…

6 years6 yearsdraco76draco76 posted:
Timber deck over concrete slab

hi BJ.. I used 10mmX50mm galvanised bolts..

6 years6 yearsdraco76draco76 posted:
Deck done! Help w/ Outdoor Blinds..

yes, that,s what I did. The packers serves as a spacer so that the joists is not sitting on the slab protecting it from any water ghat might accumulate…

6 years6 yearsdraco76draco76 posted:
Deck done! Help w/ Outdoor Blinds..

not sure about the photo tutorial as I got my kid to take the photos. The window packers have a hole. You nail or screw them to the joist. I…

6 years6 yearsdraco76draco76 posted:
Timber deck over concrete slab

hi BJ. i just finished a very similar deck to what you are planning of doing. See my other thread...
I used 90mmx90mm bearers on pryda post anchors that are on…

6 years6 yearsdraco76draco76 posted:
Deck done! Help w/ Outdoor Blinds..

Deck is finished. Just waiting for some good sun to put the decking oil our varnish. Will post the pics soon.

6 years6 yearsdraco76draco76 posted:
Deck done! Help w/ Outdoor Blinds..

thanks sierra. Found them at bunnings.

6 years6 yearsdraco76draco76 posted:
Deck done! Help w/ Outdoor Blinds..

thanks for that notremaison. appreciate it.. will head out to bunnings this weekend and see if i can find them..

6 years6 yearsdraco76draco76 posted:
Deck done! Help w/ Outdoor Blinds..

just went to bunnings and mitre10 and no one knows about that window packers ..
the staff at mitre 10 told me I can use the treated pine to be…

6 years6 yearsdraco76draco76 posted:
Deck done! Help w/ Outdoor Blinds..

I have been contemplating of doing a DIY decking and have read most of the post here but still had questions I want to ask.
I would be basically be decking…

6 years6 yearsdraco76draco76 posted:
decking depth enquiry

thanks for all that info notremaison.. appreciate it.. i will be making a new thread for my decking adventure and your very welcome to advice :D

6 years6 yearsdraco76draco76 posted:
decking depth enquiry

i am in the same situation and am in the process of designing the deck.. got a few questions..
the countersunk dynabolt is good idea but would an 'L' brace…

7 years7 yearsdraco76draco76 posted:
Show us your alfresco!

that is just amazing cherub.. i was going to ask who did it but then read your signature :D
@kek.. love those planters :D

7 years7 yearsdraco76draco76 posted:
Outdoor room tiling

i am on the same dillemma and can't decided whether to go decks or pavers on our alfresco area that's already slabbed as part of the house (only lower). but…

7 years7 yearsdraco76draco76 posted:
Outdoor art/hangings/sculptures etc (Melb & S.E.)

looks interesting.. might pop in there one weekend.. thanks Geoff

7 years7 yearsdraco76draco76 posted:
Can u deck over existing concrete slab?

Sorry to dig up an old thread but I am about to do the same thing and looking for some ideas.
what its that no nail wide plank called?

7 years7 yearsdraco76draco76 posted:
options for glass insulation

are there any options on how to get the same effect of double-glazed glass windows on existing windows? we have a lot of windows and we didn't go for double-glazing…

7 years7 yearsdraco76draco76 posted:
Internet Control for Brivis ducted system

if you just want the heating to be on before you get home, the network controller for the brivis has an auto function wherein you program 5 different times (wake,…

7 years7 yearsdraco76draco76 posted:
Sealing Sandstone

does that mean don't seal sandstone when you only got roadbase? I am planning to put sandstone pavers on the alfresco area extending to the backyard and side footpaths. the…

7 years7 yearsdraco76draco76 posted:
Good time to lay turf?

who knows BK.. maybe summer is just late :D

7 years7 yearsdraco76draco76 posted:
Paving or Decking ??

ahhh.. some good advice there chris.. will keep them in mind..

7 years7 yearsdraco76draco76 posted:
Good time to lay turf?

Am planning to lay turf on my bare backyard (at least until I know what to do with it). Is autumn a good time to do it ? Also, read…

7 years7 yearsdraco76draco76 posted:
Pavers or tiles?

also got this dillema but add decking to the mix.. got a small alfresco without any walls and can't decide what to do with it..
isn't it easier to use sand…

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