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Why the building quote you got 12 months ago won’t be valid now

It’s not unusual for people to obtain a quote for a home renovation or extension and then wait a year or two before they begin. …

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What are the 3 warning signs to look for when choosing a builder?

Unfortunately, the construction industry is plagued by horror stories about renovations, extensions and new home builds that went horribly wrong. So how do you recognise …

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A simple guide on the benefits and options when planning an outdoor kitchen on your new pergola or deck

One of the simplest and most cost effective ways to increase your entertaining and living space is to add a pergola or deck. But don’t limit your thinking.

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5 Ways to save money on your outdoor deck or pergola

The most beautiful, functional and long lasting decks and pergolas are professionally designed and built to blend seamlessly with your home. The great news is, …

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What happens during our 30 minute Project Assessment Consultation?

If you visit our Make an Enquiry page, you’ll see we offer a free, 30 minute Project Assessment Consultation. It’s not a quote and there’s …

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Keep your pergola cooler in summer and warmer in winter with insulated roof panels

Having a roof on your pergola or deck provides all weather access to your outdoor entertainment area. In essence, it creates a whole new room …

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Planning a deck or pergola for your beachside home? Discover what you need to know.

The building code for constructing decks and pergolas states galvanised fasteners and materials are fine. However, there’s no specific building code for homes located near …

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We love screens. Learn why.

At Mid Coast Pergolas & Decks, we love screens. Here are our Top 5 reasons why you should too. Reason 1: Screens provide protection from …

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Timber decks are a great investment for your home … but only if you use the right timber. Discover why

When it comes to timber decking, many timbers are unsuitable for the Adelaide climate. If you want a deck that stands the test of time …

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What you need to know before you sign-up for a home renovation or new outdoor entertaining space

Did you know there is a way to protect yourself against the expense of repairing bad workmanship or builders who disappear?

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Composite decking or timber? How do you know which material to use?

If you are planning a new deck or pergola for your home, one of the first questions a builder will ask is “Do you want …

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