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New Project in Coorparoo

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This week marks the beginning of a new project in Brisbane’s south side suburb of Coorparoo. Phase 1 of the project included the removal of old tiles and underlying concrete in the backyard entertaining area, following by laying down a new slab of concrete for later additions to the areas.


Take a look at the area pre-concrete removal, and the preparations taken prior to laying down a new slab of concrete. Some of these preparations include termite treatment, leveling the ground and strengthening the slab with steel bars.


before concrete removal

Pre-demolition of existing concrete

termite treatment

Treatment of existing termites

slab prep

Flattening area

before concrete 2

Steel bar strengthening

before concrete 4before concrete 3

before concrete 1

Ready to lay new slab of concrete


Keep an eye out for more developments on this project – with renovations being added to various areas of the home, including laundry, new timber flooring, upgrading doors and windows, and a new roof, decking and pool fence for outdoor entertainment area.

New Pool Fence Laws QLD

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Are you prepared for  QLD’s new pool fence laws and regulations?

As of next Monday 30th November, a variety of swimming pool fencing and safety regulations will take action across Queensland. These regulations will be strictly enforced from 30 November 2015.

If you are a pool owner, or just want to stay informed, take a look at the new pool safety laws at http://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/SiteCollectionDocuments/QDCMP3.4SwimmingPoolBarriers.pdf

You can also check out local council website for more information:  http://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/planning-building/do-i-need-approval/residential-projects/yards-pools-fences-landscaping/fences/swimming-pool-fencing-safety-regulations