Creating a level backyard and installing a retaining wall in a Sydney home, hit complications when engineers hit rock. Here, how they found a solution. The hard reality of striking rock while constructing a retaining wall will be familiar to many an engineer and builder. Just when you think the ground will yield and the
Exposed brickwork is popping up on living room walls everywhere – and a new brick facing product means you can create the look easily and economically. Exposed brickwork is very on-trend, not only in the kitchen but increasingly in living spaces too. There’s a particular earthy warmth an exposed brick wall adds to a living
How to use bricks to create eye-catching projects for your garden or outdoor space. We all want our gardens and outdoor spaces to look great – particularly during summer, when we spend so much of our time alfresco. But often our budget doesn’t match our aspirations. We’ve come up with three great and simple DIY
Insider tips on how to give your outdoor spaces a new look, without breaking the bank. Want to give your garden and outdoor living spaces a good makeover in time for summer, but short on cash? We asked Brickworks’ Jessica Harris for some clever tips to save money if you’re thinking about updating your backyard.
A pitched roof is a smart choice for a wide range of reasons. Here, we add up the benefits of choosing pitched over flat. Whatever style of home you are building, and whatever your priorities, a pitched roof simply makes sense. These are the top reasons why: 1. Pitched roofs have significant aesthetic appeal. Unlike
Here are three clever ways to use masonry blocks for your outdoor space; from a place for your plants to a simple garden bench.
The industrial chic look has never been more in style. Here are five easy ways to add a little urban grit to your own home.
We go through our top four indoor/outdoor living ideas to help you make a smooth move to your alfresco living area all year round, day and night.
Whether you’re starting a new build or simply adding an extension, bricks should be your first choice. Here’s why you should build your home with bricks.
A few landscaping tweaks can turn a tired outdoor area into a fabulous living space. We go through our five easy tips.