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New House Frames

Almost all houses use timber framing. It’s affordable, durable and easy to work with. It also forms the foundation of your building, so it’s important to get right. Hire a carpenter who has experience in the field and understands what is required of a timber frame.

Let’s look at what people often wonder about timber framing.

What types of wood are used for timber frames?

The most common types of wood are Douglas Fir, Eastern White Pine, Oak and Red Cedar.

What are the different options for wood framing?

Log walls are logs that are stacked horizontally. This is uncommon in Australia. Post and beam is basic wood structuring. Full timber frame building involves complex joinery and construction of a completely wooden frame.

House extensions

Your home is the most important space in your life. You want to make it special and comfortable. You want it to reflect who you are and what you care about. If you feel that your home is a little small, or if you need some extra room for a project (a music studio, a sewing room, a writing office) it’s a great idea to hire a carpenter and arrange for a home extension.

Let’s look at some common questions about house extensions.

Will I need planning and building permission?

This depends on your local council. Although most carpenters and builder will have a general idea, and can over general advice, you will need to check with your local authorities.

Can a carpenter help with the design?

Sure. A carpenter develops a sense for what is popular and what clients want over time and should be able to help you with these kinds of decisions.

Taskforce has carpenters available from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane & Perth to the smallest rural town, Taskforce can service anyone, anywhere in Australia. Give them a call on 13TASK, any day at any time.

Patios

Patios are a great and simple way to make use of your outdoor space. Hiring a carpenter to set up your patio and make it into a space that you can use year round is a great idea. The important thing is hiring a carpenter that communicates clearly and understands what you want.

Let’s look at some of the problem questions people have about patios.

What kind of furniture should I have on my patio?

Your patio is an outdoor space, so it makes the most sense to have furniture that is robust to weather and water. Solid wood or metal chairs are a good idea. Plastic chairs are often favoured for their affordability. The best option is to have wooden chairs and store cushions in side that you can bring out when you know you will be entertaining guests.

Taskforce has carpenters available from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane & Perth to the smallest rural town, Taskforce can service anyone, anywhere in Australia. Give them a call on 13TASK, any day at any time.

Pergolas

A pergola is a great way to cast some shade in your backyard. It also provides a nice framework for creeping and climbing plants to grow against. This vegetation will grow into thick walls, which will give your garden a nice, earthy, natural feel and also turn your pergola into a little shelter.

Let’s look at some common questions people have about pergolas.

Where should I build the pergola in my backyard?

Anywhere you like! A pergola is a nice place to rest and relax, so make sure it’s in a place you find comfortable.

Is it a good idea to buy and build a pergola kit myself?

You can do this if you want, and if you have some experience with wood work. However, it can be tough! It can be frustrating!
If you want a fully customized pergola that matches your needs perfectly, you will need to hire a carpenter and work with them from scratch.

Taskforce has carpenters available from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane & Perth to the smallest rural town, Taskforce can service anyone, anywhere in Australia. Give them a call on 13TASK, any day at any time.

Decking

A lot of people let their outdoor spaces go to waste; most people forget its even there. Sometimes, you need something that creates a space for you. Decking is a great way to do that, and it gives you a wonderful place to hang out with friends at night during the warmer months.

Let’s look at some of the questions people have about decking.

Should I go with wood decking or composite decking?

Composite decking is a type of decking that mixes wood materials with plastic. This make the material more durable and easier to maintain. Composite decking it generally more expensive to install. However, it requires far less maintenance and a lot of the extra cost will be made up in the savings.

Taskforce has carpenters available from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane & Perth to the smallest rural town, Taskforce can service anyone, anywhere in Australia. Give them a call on 13TASK, any day at any time.

Kitchen Cabinets

Newly installed kitchen cabinets look wonderful. They can help to bring your kitchen into the modern era, or give you place a touch of vintage sophistication. Although people don’t always realise it, we spend quite a lot of time together in the kitchen, so it’s a good thing to get right and make impressive. New kitchen cabinets will certainly do this, and a good carpenter can sort out your kitchen needs by listening to your ideas and vision and turning it into something real and spectacular.

Let’s look at some of the common questions people often have about kitchen cabinets.

Can you make a new kitchen from a sketch I’ve done?

If you want to provide a sketch as a starting point, this is fine. It helps us understand what you want and build your ideal kitchen.

What is the most suitable kitchen bench top?

Choosing your counter top comes down to style, budget and functionality. Talking with a carpenter will give a sense of the strengths and weakness of each material, and which is best for you. Granite and quartz look fantastic and are long lasting.

What kinds of kitchen cabinets do people most often go for?

Raised panel oak cabinets are the most popular. They are affordable and long lasting.

Taskforce has carpenters available from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane & Perth to the smallest rural town, Taskforce can service anyone, anywhere in Australia. Give them a call on 13TASK, any day at any time.

Wardrobe Shelving

Organising your wardrobe can be a bit of a nightmare. Some simple upgrades will help you out, and make you wardrobe a much nicer looking part of your home.

Hiring a professional carpenter to install bookshelves, segmented and draws into your wardrobe is a great idea. Not only will it be functional and useful, if you make it really impressive, you might even be able to boost the value of your house. Imagine a walk in wardrobe, fully decked out with shelves, cabinets, drawers and lighting. That would be something worth investing in.

Let’s look at some of the common things people want to know about improving your wardrobe.

What kind of shelves are available?

You have go for wire shelving, wood shelving or plywood shelving Though full wood shelves are the most impressive, they will also cost the most.

What kind of storage units can be installed?

Cabinets and cube storage are great ideas. These will give you spaces in your wardrobe to put different items. It may also be worth getting a shoe storage cabinet.

Taskforce has carpenters available from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane & Perth to the smallest rural town, Taskforce can service anyone, anywhere in Australia. Give them a call on 13TASK, any day at any time.