Win a Camper Trailer !

Win a Camper Trailer !

From now until the end of September, we have a promotion sponsored by our buying group HBT. All you need to do is spend $100 or more with us, and you get a chance to win a camper trailer worth $8,890. There are 4 of these to be won. Also, there is a $100 store prize...

Protect against rot on weather-exposed timber

To ensure durability of your weather-exposed structures, there a few simple rules to follow: Use H4 treated timber for below ground, and H3 treated timber for above ground. Finish the timber with top or end caps Paint or coat the timber Round the sharp edges of the...

Protect against cupping on decks

An issue that surfaces occasionally is cupping in decking boards. This is caused by insufficient ventilation under the boards, which means they remain moist for too long. A builder/landscaper can do a lot to prevent this: Always place the grooved side of decking...

H3 & H4 timber – FAQs re safety

Below is an extract from the Timber Preservers Association of Australia. It lists some FAQs re safety and precautions when handling treated timber. FAQ’S Terms and notes APVMA – Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority CCA: – Copper,...

3 Of The World’s Most Iconic Timber Frame Structures

The advantages of using timber frames in building and construction have been well rehearsed on this very blog. Timber comes from a clean, renewable source, it is not expensive, easy to transport, malleable; the list goes on. But one reason that timber is not ideal to...