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View our latest resources on various topics including flooring, fencing, concreting, building, bricklaying & so much more

Concrete Flooring Surface

Screed vs Concrete [2021]

We show you the difference between screed and concrete, their mixture and aggregates and where is better to use it,…
Honed Concrete in grey

What is Honed Concrete?

Ever head the term “honed concrete” but were not sure what it was? We aim to explain all about honing…
White vinyl fecne

What is a Vinyl Fence?

Curious to know what a vinyl fence actually is? Ever heard it referenced to a PVC fence and been confused?…
Example of a concrete driveway

Concrete Driveway Cost per m2

What is the concrete driveway cost per square metre in Australia? Find out here regarding various styles of concrete pours…
Orange tongue flooring particleboard in Australia

Orange Tongue Flooring

Orange tongue flooring is a particleboard that is used in Australian construction and can be found in many homes across…
Beige Acrylic Rendered House in Australia

What is Acrylic Rendering

What is acrylic rendering on homes in Australia? Simply put, it refers to the Acrylic material that is used within…
shower recess on marble style wall

What is a Shower Recess?

Ever wondered what a shower recess is? Confused about the difference between a Shower Recess & Shower Niche? Get all…
Suspended Timber Flooring Foundation Base

Suspended Timber Flooring [2021]

Suspended timber flooring is becoming an increasingly popular option for Australian homeowners, and will be even more popular in the…
Grey cheap Vinyl Sheet Flooring

Cheap Vinyl Sheet Flooring

Cheap vinyl sheet flooring can be a great floorboard solution to your house or apartment and the best part is…
Australian stained timber fence

Timber Fencing [Buyers Guide]

A comprehensive buyers guide to timber fencing to tell you everything you need to know including slat, picket & timber…
Mesh fencing in Australia

Mesh Fencing [The Ultimate Guide]

Mesh fencing is something Australian boundary fences and backyards cant do without. The stretching, interlinked fence material is seriously versatile
Linear metre in Australia

What is a Linear Metre

Have you ever wondered what a linear metre is, particularly as an Australian? Our comprehensive guide aims to answer just…


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