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  • 12 Ways to Create “Hygge” With Outdoor Lighting

    Hygge, or hyggelig, is a Danish/Norwegian word that embodies everything we connect with “cosiness.” No longer a well-kept Scandinavian secret, the concept of creating a hyggelig atmosphere is spreading globally. And in Australia, the place we like to spend the most time, outdoors, is the one place that could use a lot more “hygge” in […]

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    How to Clean Your Decking Boards

    A deck is perfect for outdoor entertaining, however, it can also require a lot of maintenance to keep it looking good all year round. Keeping your decking boards clean all year round will not only make them look better, but also keep them protected from weather damage and any other problems that can arise over […]

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    Decking Installation: How to hire the right deck builder for your home

    When it comes to decking intallation, careful planning is crucial. Many people start with design, trying to find the right deck colour to match with existing elements of the home’s exterior. But there is one crucial step required even before you start designing your future deck – to find an experienced and reliable builder. A […]

  • Composite Vs. Natural Timber Decking: Pros & Cons

    As you plan your new dream deck, one of the crucial choices you’ll need to make is what type of decking product to use. Do you stick with traditional timber, or take a leap forward and opt for the increasingly popular composite timber decking? Up until the early 90s, timber was the only decking solution, […]

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    Custom-designed New Home in Warragul, Victoria

    Elevated Victorian home to take advantage of views Over the last six years, NewTechWood has developed a reputation for excellence, becoming one of the leading composite decking, cladding and screening suppliers in Australia. We’ve been involved in many outstanding residential and commercial building projects, from innovative small backyard decks to schools and big hospitality venues. We want […]

  • Backyard Design Ideas for Christmas

    Christmas holiday season is upon us, so there is no better way to get into a festive mood than to decorate inside and outside your home. So, we want to speak about backyard design ideas for Christmas. When you celebrate a Christmas in Australia, it generally means you host the celebration in your backyard and […]

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    Renovation Guide: How to Get Your Backyard Ready for Summer

    Summer is on its way and, in Australia, it is best spent entertaining outdoors. With warmer days and nights, now is the perfect time to check off your to-do list and get your backyard into shape and ready for summer fun. The goal is to have an attractive, but still low-maintenance backyard. Here is a renovation […]

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    Why Composite Panel Cladding May be a Better Option for Your Home’s Exterior

    While we focus a lot of our efforts—and budget on the interior of our new home, first impressions and invaluable ‘kerb appeal’ come from our home’s exterior. Contemporary design nowadays often includes an external cladding that enhances the architectural beauty of the building.

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    Decking Maintenance: How to Prepare Your Deck for Winter

    The good news is, if you have composite (or plastic) decking, the decking maintenance requirements are minimal. You won’t need to do anything to prepare your deck for winter, other than your usual cleaning. Resistant to mould, pests and UV rays, composite decking does not rot, stain or fade and provides a low-maintenance alternative to […]

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    Garden renovation tips: How to transform your backyard

    Are you wanting to renovate your backyard because now the location of your “holiday paradise” being closer to home is more relevant?  Or are you thinking about it but don’t know where to start?  If so, here are 5 reno tips to help your creative process. 1. Landscaping – Theme Do you fancy an Australian […]

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