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21/02/2019

Do I Need A Permit For My Shed, Garage, Carport, Veranda Or Patio?

In Victoria there are two main types of permits you may require if planning on building a Shed, Garage, Carport, Veranda or Patio at your property; these are a building permit and a planning permit. We explain each in more detail below:   A Building Permit In most cases, a building permit will be required […]
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15/06/2018

How to attach a verandah to your house?

One of the main considerations when designing your verandah or patio is how to attach it to your house. Here at Melbourne Garages there are three main options we use with the SOL outdoor verandah and patios. Let’s look at the following options: Wall connection Roof Extenda brackets Fascia connection Let’s briefly look at the […]
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31/03/2017

Versatile, Undercover Farm Solutions

With the rain having finally hit, and daylight savings coming to an end, it’s really starting to feel like Autumn – which means it’s time to get your undercover storage sorted! We can build farm sheds to just about any size and style, with many options for open or closed bays to provide versatility in […]
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03/02/2017

Love is all around!

Love your caravan? Your boat? Or maybe your car is your pride and joy? Why not spoil them this Valentine’s Day with a safe, secure and sheltered shed! We can design to just about any shape or size to keep your beloved clean, dry and in pristine condition. Give us a call on 5979 3677 […]
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27/01/2017

Style and Function

This striking shed has been finished in horizontal corrugated Colorbond Steel, in Surfmist and Dune for a stylish and modern finish. At 7x 9m with 2m lean-to and a 30 degree roof pitch, it’s an excellent example of how playing with cladding styles and window sizes can create a truly unique looking shed. This shed […]
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19/01/2017

Creating the Ultimate Man Cave Shed for You

It’s that one thing that pretty much every man dreams of: to one day have their own man cave. That little nook they can retreat to after a long day’s work, where they can just block out the world and indulge in their choice of leisure.
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12/01/2017

Steel Weatherboard Sheds – the Perfect Alternative to Wood

When choosing the right material to build your new garage or garden shed, you want to create a solid balance between eye-catching and the practicality of the shed. The combination of form and function is important as you want the shed to look great whilst fulfilling necessary functions, having ample space, and to protect it from decay and infestation.
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05/01/2017

When a Shed is Not Just a Shed

When we think of sheds, we think of an extra storage space that is usually filled with gardening supplies, tools, Christmas decorations and anything else you simply couldn’t find the space for in the home. However, the humble shed could be so much more than a dumping ground for things you only need every so often.
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28/12/2016

An Amazing Ladies’ Retreat

Alright ladies, it’s time to take a little space for yourself. No more hiding out in the laundry to quickly eat snacks before the kids get up, no more sitting in the car longer than you have to simply to enjoy some peace and quiet; it’s time to create a little oasis of your very own, a ladies’ retreat nestled…
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04/11/2016

Verandah Showcase!

A verandah or lean-to can not only provide additional storage, undercover parking and shade solutions, they can also change the whole design and give you some fantastic aesthetic appeal to your shed, barn or studio – check out three of our recent builds for some ideas! This stunning American Barn offers a fully enclosed 10m […]
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