Design and decoration

Fencing feature

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
A great way to include a feature around your home is the lining of a fence with blue board and render. This is a simple process and is the perfect job for the home handy person. The blue board can easily be purchased at any hardware shop for example, Bunnings, Masters, Mitre 10 ,ETC for around $32 for a 2.440 x 1.200 sheet. Fixing of the board can be either screwed or nailed. Once the sheets are fixed in place
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Boral concrete and roof tiles

Friday, August 21, 2015
Another load of Boral concrete being delivered for our new display village in Doreen. Boral have also supplied the roof tiles for the display homes. There are three different styles of roof tiles used at the displays, Macquarie, Striata and Contour. The Macquarie is the most commonly used tile being the most affordable with the Contour closely following behind. The Striata gives the illusion of being a flat tile similar to slate and is a little more expensive.
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Driveway drainage

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Always make sure you allow for drains in your driveways and make sure your contractor installs them.  Over the weekend I had a very concerned home owner call me about her garage flooding. I went out to have an inspection and found the concreter had not installed any drains. The driveway slope was only slight but still required a drain and the cost of installing a drain after concrete would be around $10,000 for the demolition and re-pour. It's much
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Austral Bricks

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Over the weekend I visited the new display centre for Austral bricks and what a great example of choice. There are walls of brick exhibits to choose from and the best part it's all indoors. There are plenty of bricks available for samples and the staff are very helpful with years of experience for guidance.
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Matt Blatt

Tuesday, August 11, 2015
On a recent trip to one of our favourite suppliers we noticed the Matt Blatt Replica Philippe Starck Louis Ghost Armchair.  This armchair was perfect for an outdoor alfresco setting that we required for our new display village in Doreen. The chair ticks so many boxes with easy stacking plus being outdoor friendly and plenty of groovy colours to choose from.
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Friday, August 07, 2015
Berstan Homes is proud to release their brand new home, the Astoria54, a modern design with all the extras you would expect from this executive style home. Offering 6 bedrooms and plenty of spacious living zones for the whole family, this home is definitely worth looking at.
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