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Building permit rules for sheds and sleepouts

Building permit rules for sheds and sleepouts

15 December 2020 | Outpost News, Garden Sheds

New exemptions to the Building Code mean you can now build a shed or sleepout up to the 30sqm size without the expense of a permit, but read on to make sure your project fits within the rules.

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Why do we love timber?

Why do we love timber?

30 November 2020 |

Wood is a wonderful building material: beautiful to look at, easy to work with, renewable, recyclable, carbon-efficient, low-energy and high-performance. At Outpost we use timber framing in all our buildings and most buildings have timber walls as well.

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Built Tough Buildings

Built Tough Buildings

4 November 2020 | Outpost News

Outpost Buildings are designed for the toughest of NZ conditions. So, if you want a strong shed that will last the test of time then trust Outpost.

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Garden shed flooring options

Garden shed flooring options

15 October 2020 | Garden Sheds

Do garden sheds need a floor? Do garden sheds need foundations? Do sheds come with floors? These are all pretty common questions that people ask when planning a new garden shed. The simple answer is, not always!

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How to get a more Self Sufficient Lifestyle

How to get a more Self Sufficient Lifestyle

30 September 2020 | Outpost News

Being more self-sufficient is something that many people today are trying to achieve. Having your own supply of fresh fruit, vegetables and meat is a big step towards being self-sufficient.

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What is horse manure good for?

What is horse manure good for?

19 September 2020 | Horse Stables

If you have horses you’ll definitely have a bit of horse poo and might be wondering how to put it to good use. There are many different uses for horse manure around your garden. Horse manure is a great fertilizer that helps to build healthy soil.

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