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Preparing Your Garden For Winter

Winter is Coming! As seasons change, gardening needs change too! Check out some of our winter gardening tips below to ensure you have a healthy garden ready for the upcoming cold months! Winter Gardening Tip No.1: Protecting the Soil  The bitter cold, that is the winter season isn’t necessarily good for your garden beds. Using mulch to cover up

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succulents

Using Succulents to Transform Your Outdoor Living Space

Succulents are a fantastic choice when it comes to gardening. They’re hardy plants made to survive tough conditions. They require minimal watering and as such are relatively low maintenance and hassle-free! These beauties come in a variety of colours, shapes and sizes. Combining a variety of these gorgeous plants will surely liven your home! 1.

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concrete

Avoiding the Pitfalls For Concrete Curing

Have you ever wondered what happens after long hours of building and cementing your concrete pavement? Well, it goes through a process known as the curing period (also known as the drying period). This is the most important stage of concrete installation as it starts to build durability through the hardening process. However, the process

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3 Tips For Low Maintenance Garden

Having a low maintenance garden that looks lush and healthy is possible! Many of us lead busy lives, meaning that we have limited time on our hands to maintain a garden. So how can you create a beautiful garden space that does not require a lot of maintenance in the long run? Here are 3

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DIY Concrete Sins

DON’T SKIP CONTROL JOINTS IN CONCRETE SLABS: The goal of all concrete installation is to produce a high-quality product that resists cracking. While curing concrete will go a long way toward strengthening the finished project, many concrete slabs will crack anyway — despite all precautions DON’T SUBJECT NEW CONCRETE TO EXCESSIVE WEIGHT: Although concrete will

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Landscaping Ideas

Idea 1: ADD A FLOWER BED BORDER Use stones to create an edge Add some mulch of your choice to spruce up plain flower beds in an instant Use flowers of your choice to add colour and vibrancy Idea 2: VERTICAL GARDEN Pick a spot that has a good combination of shade & sunlight Ensure

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How To Build A Fence From Scratch

Step 1 Planning Materials Posts 100 x 100mm x 1.8m H4 treated rough sawn Palings 150 x 19 H3.2 treated rough sawn OR 150 x 25 H3.2 Rails 75 x 50mm x 4.8m H3.2 treated rough sawn OR 100 x 50mm x 4.8m H3.2 treated Concrete (either builders mix and cement at a ratio of

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which trees are great for shade

Which Trees are Great for Shade in the Summer?

If you’re looking to set your backyard up for summer, your first task is to figure out which trees are great for shade. Summer in Australia is synonymous with the outdoors – soaking up the warmth and sunshine at every available chance. What better place to relish in the warmth than the comfort of your

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maintaining a concrete driveway

The Ultimate Guide to Maintaining a Concrete Driveway in Summer

We’re in the thick of summer now. So, chances are your driveway is copping a fair dose of those intense UV rays. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to ensure your concrete driveway isn’t left to suffer the consequences of a scorching Australian summer. Leave it to the Everlast experts to produce this ultimate

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concreting faqs answered

Your Concreting FAQs: Answered

Want your concreting FAQs answered? You’re in the right place! Concreting is one of the many construction services we provide at Everlast Services. From the excavation to pouring to sealing and clean up, our experienced and capable contractors will take care of everything for you. We’ve compiled some of our frequently asked questions to help

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fencing questions answered

All Your Fencing Questions Answered

Do you have fencing questions that you need answered? We’ve got you covered! The team at Everlast Services has decades of experience in building high-quality, affordable and long-lasting fences of all shapes and sizes. The reputation we have built over the years is a testament to our workmanship and commitment to consistently first-rate results. Here

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decking handrail ideas

Decking Handrail Ideas

After the top decking handrail ideas? You’re in the right place! An Australian summer isn’t complete without evenings spent lapping up the sunshine surrounded by friends and family on your deck. If you’re fortunate enough to have an elevated deck, then you may not even have realised the design potential that lies in your handrails.

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