Pool mosaics

Amber’s Resort collection allows renovators to create their dream water oasis while being environment-conscious.

Retaining wall system

Amber’s latest arrival in retaining walls, the Freestone ECO Retaining Wall system, is a sustainable, DIY vertical retaining wall manufactured with up to 40% recycled glass aggregate

Expansion joints for roofing

BlueScope’s steel building products business, Lysaght, has improved its KLIP-LOK® steel roofing with the introduction of their LYSAGHT LOK-KLIP™ end joint/expansion joint system

New insulation system

Australian foil insulation manufacturer, Green Insulation, has developed a new system named CRIS (Commercial Residential Insulation System), a new concept of using aluminium bubble foil insulation made from reinforced foil laminate

Wall-mounted barbecue

Designed with high rise living and compact spaces in mind, the SMART Wall-Mount electric BBQ [$2,499] from Arisit Appliances is encased in marine-grade stainless steel housing

Gravel binder

Pour On Gravel Binder from StoneSet is a resin that is poured onto loose gravel and then left to dry, leaving a stabilised surface which is both easy to maintain and fully porous

Cordless hedge trimmer

Emerging from WORX’s Home and Garden range, the WG25E.5 20VMax Li-Ion Hedge Trimmer [$169] is a handy addition to any gardener’s arsenal.

BBQs for outdoor-kitchens

The rise of the outdoor kitchen has put the BBQ in the spotlight. Accordingly Smeg has used its indoor expertise to deliver perfectly controlled barbeque cooking in a sleek, beautifully designed built-in appliance

Garden sheds

Suncast® storage sheds [from Master Distributors] come in a range of shapes and styles to suit many backyards

Shear for metal roofing

The new model TSCM TurboShear, from Malco Products, achieves clean precise cuts in corrugated metal roofing panels

Beware of dodgy decking timber

Injuries can be avoided and money saved by using the right timber for the right job, particularly for decking says Timber Queensland

Metallic roof tiles

Boral has developed a metallic-finish terracotta flat roof tile to add to its terracotta shingle range.