Bluestone exposed

Client: Ann & Ken

‘Brett Cowan and Southern Rainforest have recently completed remodelling our front drive, path, entrance and lawn. The job was started and completed on time, and we are very pleased with the result and workmanship. Brett is very reliable and professional. I have no hesitation in recommending him to any prospective clients.’

Suburb: Glen Iris

Project: Front yard

Duration: 4 weeks

Scope: Remodel dated front entrance and driveway, replace with sawn bluestone and exposed aggregate concrete.

Process:

Below: Existing paving, capping and steps removed and recycled.

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Below: Bluestone custom cut and laid as edge, steps and path.

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Below: Bluestone and exposed aggregate concrete was then sealed for wet look finish. Synthetic turf replaced pebbles and pavers.IMG_3726 IMG_3730 IMG_3759 IMG_3764 IMG_3767 IMG_3772 IMG_3774 IMG_3775 IMG_3780 IMG_3782 IMG_3788 IMG_3797 IMG_3799 IMG_3800 IMG_3808 IMG_3831 IMG_3835 IMG_3775

Courtyard retreat

Client: Elizabeth & Michael

Suburb: Glen Iris

Project: Backyard

Duration: 11 weeks

Scope: Transform sloping block into a spacious and functional outdoor room.

Process:

Driveway and three established trees were retained and pavers were reused.

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Side boundary fence was replaced

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Excavation work began and over 50 cubic metres of soil was removed

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Drainage was then installed

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Steps built at each doorway

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Herringbone pattern

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Starting to take shape

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Planting, irrigation and mulch finished the project

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Clinker wall and driveway

 

Clients: Anh & Danh

Suburb: Glen Iris

Project: Front garden

Duration: 8 weeks

Scope: Front brick retaining wall needed replacing and driveway needed widening to suit clients growing family.

Process:

After 50 years of weathering, retaining wall and driveway needed replacing.

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20120830_173420As the clinker bricks are no longer in production they were cleaned and reused, this added character and matched house. Other additions were, paved driveway on concrete base, lighting, irrigation, instant turf, mulching and planting.

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