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Joined 12 June 2008
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1 month1 monthmikeg12mikeg12 posted:
Wall Demolition ?

Hi all,
My partner and I have recently moved into a new property that we intend on doing a large scale renovation. The house was built in 1984 with a unique…

6 years6 yearsmikeg12mikeg12 posted:
Plant Idea - Help!

The natural light isnt tooo bad.. its kind of surround in an alcove - as per pics below

and YES i do water the crown!! i will stop doing…

6 years6 yearsmikeg12mikeg12 posted:
Plant Idea - Help!

thanks for your responses. as per below;
How often do you water it - we are watering it every couple of days - and only enough to keep it moist, its…

6 years6 yearsmikeg12mikeg12 posted:
Plant Idea - Help!

Hi all, can someone please ID the plant in these photos.
Also we are having trouble maintaining the plants health - everything was going fine, but in the last 2-3 weeks…

7 years7 yearsmikeg12mikeg12 posted:
Merbau Decking on Gyprock

Yeah I know the merbau is really heavy. I have spoken to a supplier and they suggested to use a different wood also as the merbau isn't really 'furniture'…

7 years7 yearsmikeg12mikeg12 posted:
Merbau Decking on Gyprock

Hi all,
I am just after some advice of how to fix my merbau decking to my existing gyprock wall. I have some left over timbers from the deck outside,…

Merbau Decking on Gyprock
7 years7 yearsmikeg12mikeg12 posted:
Backyard Thread - Pergola Up! - Finished!!!

pretty much yeah .. we spent so much time and money on everything else, it was just a bit silly to have a dirty old path down between the…

7 years7 yearsmikeg12mikeg12 posted:
Backyard Thread - Pergola Up! - Finished!!!

the new pavers+pebbles.
alfresco now complete!

7 years7 yearsmikeg12mikeg12 posted:
Turf before or after handover - with dogs!

BeartrixKiddo is righto - the tradies will trash it if you install whilst they are there.
However - you might be able to get a chump on it prior to hand…

7 years7 yearsmikeg12mikeg12 posted:
Backyard Thread - Pergola Up! - Finished!!!

we have done a little bit more work - took out all the old pavers out and replaced with nice big stepping stones + red river pebbles. i will…

8 years8 yearsmikeg12mikeg12 posted:
Backyard Thread - Pergola Up! - Finished!!!

almost home! i can see the light !!
went to our local garden shop on sunday and came away with plenty of goodies, including all new plants for the…

8 years8 yearsmikeg12mikeg12 posted:
Backyard Thread - Pergola Up! - Finished!!!

well .. the dogs have had some fun in one of the garden boxes.. and then the sun smashed a couple of the plants, so as it is one garden…

8 years8 yearsmikeg12mikeg12 posted:
Backyard Thread - Pergola Up! - Finished!!!

Just black plastic builders wrap from bunnings, nothing over the top

8 years8 yearsmikeg12mikeg12 posted:
Plant Spray for deterring dogs?

haha how good is that Scarecrow thing! i just ordered one online... arrives Friday !

8 years8 yearsmikeg12mikeg12 posted:
Plant Spray for deterring dogs?

thanks for the info - ive been to my local garden store + pet store and they have quite a variety of sprays and granule deterrents. im placing the dog…

8 years8 yearsmikeg12mikeg12 posted:
Plant Spray for deterring dogs?

Hi all,
Chasing down if there is any kind of spray or homemade mixture that someone has come up with to put off my dogs from destroying, or going near my…

8 years8 yearsmikeg12mikeg12 posted:
Backyard Thread - Pergola Up! - Finished!!!

oh it adds up quick dont worry about that.. homeloan just had to be bumped up a bit!! :(

8 years8 yearsmikeg12mikeg12 posted:
Backyard Thread - Pergola Up! - Finished!!!

i can give you a quick breakdown of pricing for entire project.. i havent actually gone through this yet so will be a surprise to myself!
ok here we go,…

8 years8 yearsmikeg12mikeg12 posted:
Backyard Thread - Pergola Up! - Finished!!!

most of the larger stuff was done by chippies who were friends of mine, pergola, garden boxes, bench seats and most of the deck frame..
i had a couple of…

8 years8 yearsmikeg12mikeg12 posted:
Backyard Thread - Pergola Up! - Finished!!!

Hi Mclaren,
Yep just recently added some basic sun shades tarps.. they may have to do over this summer until the plants are fully settled.
as for the mulch, I used Jefferies…

8 years8 yearsmikeg12mikeg12 posted:
Backyard Thread - Pergola Up! - Finished!!!

this adelaide weather is killing all my plants! worst timing to plant these poor things :( they are getting fried hard.. i always knew the…

8 years8 yearsmikeg12mikeg12 posted:
Backyard Thread - Pergola Up! - Finished!!!

with the planter boxes, we sealed all corners of the boxes inside and out around the render with a Sellys moisture sealant. Then painted all inside of the boxes…

8 years8 yearsmikeg12mikeg12 posted:
Backyard Thread - Pergola Up! - Finished!!!

Ok got some time to add the pics!
I've figured out the building project scheme... give yourself ridiculous timelines at things will get done!
We set ourselves for an Xmas…

8 years8 yearsmikeg12mikeg12 posted:
Backyard Thread - Pergola Up! - Finished!!!

You guys won't believe the transformation. I will try get some pics up tomorrow. Has come up amazing !

8 years8 yearsmikeg12mikeg12 posted:
Backyard Thread - Pergola Up! - Finished!!!

more pics ! deck frame 90% complete. just need to apply some brackets to keep the joists off the floor. Can anyone suggest a cheaper option than the…

8 years8 yearsmikeg12mikeg12 posted:
Help in Adelaide

Living Pictures aren't too bad - i have used these guys for first consult and design. http://www.livingpictures-landscapegard ... m.au/home/
But I have an appointment in a week…

8 years8 yearsmikeg12mikeg12 posted:
Backyard Thread - Pergola Up! - Finished!!!

not 100% sure of the render colour against the merbau, but it has come up nice. we still need to paint everything, looks for some neutral colours. probably run…

8 years8 yearsmikeg12mikeg12 posted:
Backyard Thread - Pergola Up! - Finished!!!

bench seats/garden beds installed over the weekend!! deck starts next week !

8 years8 yearsmikeg12mikeg12 posted:
Backyard Thread - Pergola Up! - Finished!!!

our permit went fine, all good with council. we just submitted all the requirements they requested, may be different for each council area. But this included a roof…

8 years8 yearsmikeg12mikeg12 posted:
Backyard Thread - Pergola Up! - Finished!!!

they are just standard fascia brackets. this explains it pretty well;
http://www.*.com/f178/anyon ... ola-90939/

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