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The 8-Step Guide to DIY Fencing with ModularWalls

So you’ve decided to save a bundle on labour costs and install your Modular Wall yourself. Welcome to the DIY squad! We’re here to support you at every step and make your experience as smooth and efficient as possible. For you to get the most out of this exciting collaboration, there’s a couple of things…

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How to reduce noise in your backyard

A noisy environment has been suggested to affect our mental and physical well-being. It’s been linked to increased risk of hearing loss, generalised anxiety disorder, stress, disturbed sleeping patterns and can even reduce life span. A 2003 study by Brown and Bullen found that up to 20% of dwellings in Australian cities were exposed to traffic…

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10 DIY Outdoor Wall Art Projects

Want to liven up a blank expanse of wall? Get inspired by our list of innovative projects and create your own beautiful wall art for your outdoor space. (source) 1. Framed succulents Using a vintage picture frame and some chicken wire, you can make a spectacular living ‘painting’ that even Dorian Gray would be jealous of….

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Top 4 Ways That Old Construction Methods Damn Developments

The comfort of falling back on traditional construction methodology can seem like the safest option for commercial developments; but are these outdated options truly the strongest choice? In a world where innovation has improved technologies in all areas of industry, it’s time to take a look at the four areas in which old methods are…

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Winter-proofing your outdoor entertaining courtyard area

(source) The cooler seasons are upon us and those of us who aren’t blessed with tropical climates all year round are beginning to feel a chill in the air. The layers are increasing and the temperatures decreasing – but that doesn’t mean that your outdoor oasis needs to go unused. Here are some tips on how…

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Autumn and Winter Gardening Tips

(source) Seasons change – and so should your gardening to complement these shifts. Preparing your garden for the cooler, dormant months of autumn and winter requires plenty of fertiliser so that your soil can replace the nutrients leeched out during the heavy rains that come with the cooler months. Implement some sheltering and insulation techniques,…

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Is a brick wall still an affordable solution, as the cost of bricks soar?

A recent article in the Financial Review reports that the cost of bricks in Sydney has soared by a third in the last two years, according to Turner & Townsend’s International Construction Market Survey 2017. The residential construction boom has seen a record 69, 161 housing starts last fiscal year alone, marking the country’s largest…

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Straight from the Tradie: Fence Supply Solutions by Select Fencing

Josh Ferrif, owner of the fencing company Select Fencing, has installed residential and rural fencing all over the Sydney area for almost a decade. For tradies interested in using modular wall systems in their projects, Josh lends some insight into the business relationship and benefits of being a Trade Partner of ModularWalls. How long have you…

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