For many years retaining walls in the South East Queensland and Gold Coast region have been constructed using timber. Untreated timber, railway sleepers, treated hardwood and treated pine have all been used or are still in use. Most of the old unteated and railway sleepers have been eaten by termites or rotted away, and the treated timber is now used to construct timber walls. The problem with timber is that it has a limited life … Continue reading Gold Coast Retaining Wall Experts

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Value For Money Landscaping Consider a client who decides to take on their own landscape project. They engage various contractors to complete different stages of works. Looking for the best price they call three quotes for each stage of works, being earthworks, fencing, retaining walls, concreting, paving and turf and gardens. That is 18 quotes, that alone is a job and a half. With all the quotes in the construction costs look reasonable and it … Continue reading Gold Coast Value For Money Landscaping

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There a plenty of people out there who are present themselves as landscapers, however potential customers need to be aware not all is as it seems. So how can you tell if you are engaging the services of a reputable contractor or some “fly by nighter”, who will change their phone number once your job is finished. 1.Check their BSA trade license. Make sure the license is for the correct trade i.e structural landscaping. Make … Continue reading Finding A Reputable Gold Coast Landscape Contractor

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Types Of retaining Walls Are you thinking of building a retaining wall? Retaining walls are an expensive item and you should do your homework. Some things you should consider:- is the type of wall right for your particular situation is the wall aesthetically pleasing and will it complement your landscaping. is the wall structurally the best choice for your landscape project. how long will the wall last, how durable are the materials. are you receiving … Continue reading Types Of Gold Coast Retaining Walls

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Drainage is an integral part of any landscape project. Sometimes drainage needs to be retro fitted to alleviate drainage problems. Usually this is because the drainage was not considered when the landscaping was constructed. Whilst not ideal there are many options to consider when fitting drainage retrospectively. Such options would consist of -fitting of drainage pipes and pits. -minor alterations to existing landscaping to direct/control water flow. -installation of subsurface drainage. -installation of waterproof membranes … Continue reading Gold Coast Landscape Drainage Solutions

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