How to create an outdoor entertaining area

Gary, Team member
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Project Overview

If you have any wasted space outdoors, then a great way to utilise it is by building a modern outdoor entertaining area. All you need are some basic tools and materials to give the area a complete makeover, and create an entertaining courtyard area that’ll get plenty of use for many years to come.

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How to stack pavers

If you’re laying pavers, here’s a simple tip to make the job easier. When you’re stacking your pavers, stagger them diagonally. It’s a lot easier to pick them up than if you were to stack them uniformly.

Before & after the makeover

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Health & Safety

Please make sure you use all equipment appropriately and safely when following the advice in these D.I.Y. videos. You need to be familiar with how to use equipment safely and follow the instructions that came with the equipment. If you are unsure, you may feel it is safest to consult an expert, such as the manufacturer or an expert Bunnings Team Member.

Grave health hazards are linked to asbestos, which may be in homes built up to 1990. Health hazards may result from exposure to lead-based paints in older materials and copper chromium arsenic (CCA) treated timber. For information on the dangers of asbestos, lead-based paint and CCA treated timber and tips for dealing with these materials contact your local council's Environmental Health Officer or visit our Health & Safety page. You can also use a simple test kit from Bunnings to indicate the presence of lead-based paint Test.
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