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Advantages of Timber Seasoning in the Building Industry

As one of the most used natural resources in the world, timber offers unrivalled versatility in its uses. From homes and decking to woodworking and fencing, there’s little timber can’t do. If you regularly work with timber, you may have heard of timber seasoning before and wondered what it’s for and if it offers any

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Types of Timber Floors

Thinking of renovating your home with timber floors but don’t know where to start? Or maybe you’re building a brand new home and are yet to decide what kind of flooring you’d like? Choosing timber flooring is no easy feat, especially if you have no idea what the difference between softwood or hardwood is, or

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Timber Door Designs to Refresh Your Home’s Façade

Changing simple aspects of a home can really make the atmosphere feel new again, from switching out the curtains to new ones, a lick of paint to lift the room, or even changing the style of the doors throughout, it just takes the right technique and design. Timber is already a popular material to have

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Renovations That Add Value to Your Home

As timber is becoming one of the most-used materials within people homes, it only makes sense to add it to your renovations. From kitchen countertops, hardwood floors to timber decks, Versace Timbers has you covered. Thanks to our wide range of timber products and hardware for home renovations, you don’t need to look any further.

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To Refinish or Replace Wood Floors? Which is Best?

Hardwood floors are a classic accompaniment to any décor style of home. With this timeless appearance comes a trade-off of their longevity. Over time, hardwood flooring can lose its lustre, crack or splinter if not properly maintained. This is when you need to ask yourself if it’s time to replace your hardwood floors or if

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Balau Wood Spotlight

What is Balau timber? Balau hardwood is a structural hardwood typically used in both internal and external applications. It will typically come in a reddish-brown to purple-brown colour once treated and seasoned. It is also typically known as Red Balau or Yellow Balau depending on its treatment. Native to South-East Asian countries like the Philippines,

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Making a Treehouse: Which Timber is Best?

It’s the ultimate play space. The one we all wanted as kids to spend all of our days in with our friends. The adventures a treehouse can offer are limited only by the imagination of the child. While the Australian Government has several regulations and recommendations for making a treehouse, several basic structural necessities will

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Different Types of Flooring – What is Best?

If you’re looking to change your flooring or are in the process of building a new home, there are a lot of different flooring options available. But depending on the room you’re updating; some flooring options are more suitable than others. You’ll want to factor in moisture content, foot traffic and whether you have the

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How to Restore a Deck

A decking restoration project doesn’t always have to be an ongoing project. They can be as simple as a new oiling deck finish or some new wooden accents like railings or benches. A deck restoration can be started with proper planning and preparation and finished in as little as a weekend. Continue reading to see

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Creating An Eco Friendly Home With Sustainable Timber

An eco friendly home and environmentally friendly materials are factors that need to be considered in a move toward a climate-neutral society. Using materials that have a low environmental impact to make an environmentally friendly house is a good step towards sustainability and can even results in cheaper utility bills too. Concrete and steel have

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5 Must Haves for Your Outside Entertainment Area

Outside entertainment areas are quickly becoming popular in Australian homes, as more and more families make the most of the gorgeous Queensland weather. If you’re planning on creating your very own backyard entertainment area, we have a few ideas that can help you create the ultimate outdoor sanctuary. Read on for our 5 must haves

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Blackbutt Wood Spotlight

What is Blackbutt wood? Blackbutt wood is a strong and durable hardwood that’s popular for external applications and decking. Hailing from South East Queensland but also commonly found throughout New South Wales, Blackbutt wood is one of the most frequently used timbers in Australia – in fact, Parliament house in Canberra uses it as timber

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Benefits of Building a Wood Retaining Wall

Though it’s conventionally used to retain soil and rocks, a retaining wall is also a wonderful way to add some instant personality to your property. The most common materials used for retaining walls tend to be timber, concrete, clay, and stone, all of which have several benefits. At Versace Timbers, we regularly have people enquiring

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What is Laminated Timber

Laminated timber is fast becoming a favourite material for construction projects, as it offers both aesthetic appeal and high structural capacity, as well as numerous benefits for the environment. This sustainable product is perfect for creating the foundation of a home, such as framing and beams, and is quickly gaining traction in commercial projects for

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The Sustainable Timber Choice

People have relied on timber for construction for thousands of years, but there’s now a growing concern of deforestation and the harmful effects it has on the environment. But considering how much energy and carbon is used creating steel, aluminium, and concrete, it’s hard finding a balance ethically producing mass building materials. Luckily, there is

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