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14 years14 yearsSolid ThinkingSolid Thinking posted:
NATIVE

Gday all,
Im just going to jump in of this topic for a sec:
If you live in Brisbane you have so many plants to choose from its crazy. I own a…

14 years14 yearsSolid ThinkingSolid Thinking posted:
Nail gun bends nails in hardwood

Hello,
Im just having trouble with my nail gun bending nails when used on hardwood decking with hardwood joists. Some joists are fine, others punch to far in and some go…

14 years14 yearsSolid ThinkingSolid Thinking posted:
Clueless Needing Gardening Help!

If you want some ideas / planting suggestions and DIY info then have a browse through my website:
www.solidthinking.com.au
Cheers.

14 years14 yearsSolid ThinkingSolid Thinking posted:
DYO paving a big area

How did everyone go with the paving?
Was the info i posted of any help?

14 years14 yearsSolid ThinkingSolid Thinking posted:
DYO paving a big area

Ok this is going to be a long post so i will try to break it up into sections. This is for a basic job: the better the tools you…

DYO paving a big area
14 years14 yearsSolid ThinkingSolid Thinking posted:
deck or concrete slab/ pond

I think one day should be enough to get you well on your way.
Cheers,
John

14 years14 yearsSolid ThinkingSolid Thinking posted:
deck or concrete slab/ pond

If you choose the right plants a pond will work well under cover. Depending on the existing concrete slab you may be able to keep it and make your pond…

14 years14 yearsSolid ThinkingSolid Thinking posted:
For anyone watching 'Backyard Blitz' last sunday (22 July)

I can make it anymore clearer than this:
Do not put a child's playhouse under a poinciana tree !
And here's why: A Poinciana tree…

14 years14 yearsSolid ThinkingSolid Thinking posted:
Hebel Blocks

I think Hebel is fine as long as it's well protected. In structures such as houses they are protected with a roof, render, paint, etc.
Most landscaping situations are quite…

14 years14 yearsSolid ThinkingSolid Thinking posted:
Hebel Blocks

Personally i'm not a real fan of hebel blocks.
On the upside they are light and easy to cut.
The downside is due to the fact they are aerated concrete, this…

14 years14 yearsSolid ThinkingSolid Thinking posted:
Filling in our pool, who to do it?

G'day,
Try some excavation company's, they will have access to more fill than pool company's.
Also look under soil in the yellow pages.
Cheers,
John

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Clay Soil

Gypsum will not work on all clay soils..... It works by altering the chemical bonds in the soil, this is usually what makes clay soils stiff. A simple test is…

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Do i need to lay ag pipe??

Driving over AG pipe depands if you are driving along (down the side of a driveway) or over it (across a driveway).
If you drive over it and it's at least…

14 years14 yearsSolid ThinkingSolid Thinking posted:
Hidden Retaining Wall.

RE: Treated pine post rotting in the ground,
If you are installing posts for any reason and they are going to be under ground level then the most important point is…

14 years14 yearsSolid ThinkingSolid Thinking posted:
Do i need to lay ag pipe??

G'day,
This is for anyone reading this post and thinking of doing something similar......
It's highly dependent on the exact situation but i suggest building up soil/sand against your house is not…

15 years15 yearsSolid ThinkingSolid Thinking posted:
Timber Decking

It really depends on what you have available and what you want to spend. All timber should be hardwood at F14 (the F number refers to the structual strength of…

15 years15 yearsSolid ThinkingSolid Thinking posted:
need help with an ag pipe

Dig your trench about threee times the width of you pipe and backfill it with drainage gravel. Make sure the water has somewhere to go at the end of the…

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