Summer is Coming – Garage Door Insulation

Foilboard Garage Door Insulation

What could be better than a Hot car in a Hot garage? How about a really Cool car in a really Cool garage! Of course, these days, the garage is more than just a home for the car, it’s our play space, our man cave, our sanctuary. So how can we make it truly ours,…

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Timber Decking – What Decking Specie Should You Use?

Spotted Gum Decking

Building a deck can increase your living space by providing you with an outdoor entertaining area that your family and friends can enjoy. Before building a deck, there are a few items to consider when choosing your timber: Where will the deck be located?Will the deck be undercover or subject to the harsh Australian sun?…

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White Mahogany – A Strong and Durable Timber Option

White Mahogany Decking

White Mahogany – Eucalyptus Acmenoides – is a beautiful, strong and durable timber option. It is known as a premium hardwood specie that is naturally grown and sourced here in Australia. With its high degree of natural durability and strength, White Mahogany is an ideal choice for structural, interior and exterior applications including decking and…

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How to Care for a Timber Floor

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We are often asked how to best care for a timber floor. The good news is that timber floors are easy to clean and maintain. With regular cleaning and maintenance, a timber floor can look beautiful for a lifetime.

Based on our experience, here are a few guidelines we recommend when caring for your timber floor.

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Introducing Bosk Engineered Timber Flooring

Bosk Engineered Flooring in Ryrie

Our Bosk engineered timber flooring adds warmth and character to your home. Bosk features a European Oak top layer that displays a beautiful grain pattern. All boards are unique and will have colour, grain and feature variations. Stair nosing is available to enable continuity of floor covering throughout your build. Bosk is available in two…

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These screws have got the look

Vintage Decking Screws

We’re excited to be stocking AnchorMark’s Vintage Decking screws in our hardware store.   These 304 grade stainless steel screws are already catching the attention of our trade customers, largely owing to the vintage colour (similar to a bronze colour) and how it looks with some of our popular decking species – Spotted Gum, Silvertop and…

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EZY JAMB – Available at Barwon Timber

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Ezy Jamb door Jambs are now available from Barwon Timber. These metal jamb sets are what designers and architects are specifying more often for new housing.  Ezy Jamb is a metal clip together jamb set that creates a clean sharp finish as you don’t require architrave. The jamb slides over the plaster and has a…

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Close the door on guarantee problems

Barwon Timber Showroom Corinthian Doors

One of the great mysteries of the building trade is what is and isn’t covered by guarantees on doors. Particularly external doors.  Customers need to remember that doors, just like any other building product, come with instructions.  These include how to hang and finish your door. Here are some of the most common questions our…

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