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A deep blue pool awaits
The humble pool has a special place in the Australian landscape. Whether it is the community outdoor pool that is visited for school swim carnivals, or swimming in the peaceful forest river pool, water is part of our collective consciousness. ... Read More
Your very own backyard campfire
Over a 40,000 year period, the traditional owners of our great southern land used fire to transform the Australian landscape – both in great swathes across grass and heathland, down to the intimate campfire around which the family and community gathered. In modern times, the outdoor fire pit is becoming a tradition again with Melburnians keen to extend the period in which they can enjoy their outdoor room. ... Read More
Would you like Lime with that?
Limestone is a sedimentary rock composed of grains, but unlike sandstone these grains are mostly of coral or molluscs. It’s origin is in the shallow sea beds of million year old oceans. Limestone is used in building, both as quarried stone, and as an essential component of Portland cement. One of our favourite Limestone products at Melbourne Brick is made by Bruhn Limestone. ... Read More
Would You Enter A Wet Paver Competition?
Sounds interesting right? Well wait till you see what we’ve got “in store” for you at our three display superstores. ... Read More
You’ll think you’re back on the railway line with Timberstone
Ah the clickety clack of the train as it travels down the track. Did you know that noise comes from the gaps in the steel track, not the railway sleepers under it? I didn’t but anyway enough of the romantic daydreaming about a long train trip into the country. ... Read More
Natural Turf Remains A Favourite of Melbourne Homeowners.
During the extended drought of the late 1990’s and early 2000’s, many of us were forced to find alternative options for ground cover for our bare, patchy and dying grass lawns. ... Read More
Summer Maintenance Tips From Melbourne Brick
3 things you can do to maintain your outdoor area before the entertaining begins in earnest. ... Read More
Choosing Between Natural Grass And Artificial Turf
When artificial turf first came onto the market for domestic use, it was more like carpet than grass. Today you have a huge range of quality, look and feel to choose from, so that the battle between natural and artificial turf has gone way beyond simply a way to save yourself some mowing. ... Read More
If you can’t buy new, renew. Artificial Grass, Paving & Retaining Walls
3 things Melbourne Brick can do to give your existing outdoors a lift. We’ll often get a call from a past customer, some years down the track, saying their paving isn’t looking the best and asking what they can do. Likewise, customers who put in artificial grass, or retaining walls – looking for a way to reinvigorate the tired, dirty outdoor area. ... Read More
The latest trends in Bricks
As Melbourne’s leading retailer of bricks, pavers and retaining walls – we’re always keeping an ear to the ground on the latest trends. You won’t believe some of the things that are now happening with the old faithful brick product we’ve all grown up with. ... Read More