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5 Star Timbers Stapylton - This is Who We Are

5 Star Timbers Stapylton - This is Who We Are

February 16, 2018

Just as we believe it is essential for us to know who you are and how we can best service your business requirements, we also believe it's important for you to know who we are and how we approach ours.
Winners are Grinners.

Winners are Grinners.

November 21, 2016

And the winner of the Gold Coast Business Award for Family Business 2016 is..... Over the past few years, our Trophy Room has just grown and grown and we are so pleased to announce that on Saturday 19th of November, during the Gold Coast Business ...
Family Business Award – Winners Yet Again.

Family Business Award – Winners Yet Again.

July 8, 2016

5 Star Timbers has continued its succession of accolades this year by receiving the Gold Coast Business Excellence Award for “Family Business” for a second time. The Lanyon Families association with the Australian timber industry ...
Weathertex - Timber made perfect, naturally

Weathertex - Timber made perfect, naturally

February 9, 2016

What & Who are Weathertex? Weathertex is a manufacturer of natural Australian hardwood Weatherboards and Architectural Panels. 100% Australian owned & manufactured, Weathertex uses certified state forest or private hardwoods from ...
New National Construction Code 2016

New National Construction Code 2016

February 8, 2016

Build it up, build it up, build it high….. Australia’s timber & building sectors are happily welcoming the recently confirmed changes to the National Construction Code (NCC), which will now allow architects & builders to ...
320m2 of extra storage at 5 Star Timbers Woodridge

320m2 of extra storage at 5 Star Timbers Woodridge

February 5, 2016

Thanks to a new 320m2 racking system, 5 Star Timbers Woodridge is holding more stock for you than ever before. Primarily purchased to accommodate more storage capacity for our James Hardie & Scyon fibre cement product lines, the new racks ...
Giving 2nd grade decking timber a second chance

Giving 2nd grade decking timber a second chance

December 11, 2015

This deck was built by Jamie Herbert using all timbers supplied from 5 Star Timbers at Ewing Road, Woodridge. Bearers & joists & noggins of 145 x 50 rough sawn hardwood, 90 x 90 Kwila posts & 140 x 45 handrail (flush back finished, ...
Show us your deck - Winner

Show us your deck - Winner

December 11, 2015

5 Star Timbers in conjunction with FeastWatson are Ex-Cited to announce the winner of our "Show Us Your Deck" competition. But first we would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the individuals & companies who took the ...
5 Star features in Timber Trader News

5 Star features in Timber Trader News

December 8, 2015

There’s a lot that can be said about a business being launched in the middle of a global financial crisis, and surviving to tell the tale. Located in the South Brisbane suburb of Woodridge, with another store nearby in Stapylton, 5 Star ...
James Hardie

James Hardie's HardieDeck™ system, the new breed in decking

September 29, 2015

Living is easy with HardieDeck™. Defined by clean, modern lines & built to withstand the demands of the Australian outdoors, HardieDeck™ gives you the chance to enjoy life, rather than work on your deck.
LVL/LGL beam installation recommendations

LVL/LGL beam installation recommendations

September 17, 2015

There is a wide variety of engineered wood products now available on the market such as glue laminated timber, finger-jointed timber and LVL products. If using these products, reference to specific manufacturer recommendations is required as in ...
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5 Star's decking timbers in a nutshell

August 27, 2015

Hardwood MERBAU / KWILA Merbau / Kwila: Imported from CoC certified plantations in South-east Asia, the Philippines, Solomon Islands, Fiji & Papua New Guinea then produced in Australia, Merbau / Kwila decking is favoured by many ...
Top 5 deck cleaning mistakes

Top 5 deck cleaning mistakes

August 19, 2015

In order to keep a timber deck looking its best, it must be kept clean & well maintained. It is a good idea to inspect your timber deck at least annually to ensure that it is in good condition.
Treated timber for fencing projects

Treated timber for fencing projects

July 17, 2015

We are often asked what type of treated timber is required for a residential timber fence. The most commonly purchased timbers for fencing projects are: CCA H3 Pine Palings & Colonial Pine Palings CCA H3 Pine Rails CCA H4 Pine Posts CCA H4 ...
Why winter is the best time to build your fence

Why winter is the best time to build your fence

July 7, 2015

Most of us think that waiting for the weather to warm up before installing a fencing system around our home seems like a logical solution, when in fact, building a residential fence or other outdoor landscaping & construction project during ...
Watch out for these top fence killers

Watch out for these top fence killers

June 23, 2015

No matter how well you care for your fence, if they haven’t been properly built, they could be destroyed in a short period of time. Poor Construction The best way to protect your treated timber against the harsh Australian elements & ...
Aluminium/Zinc alloy coated - Green ceiling batten

Aluminium/Zinc alloy coated - Green ceiling batten

May 21, 2015

Aluminium / Zinc Alloy Coated Rolled Safety Edges - 22mm High 6.1M Long - Knurled for Adhesives Compatible with all Plasterboard Complies with AS1397 | G550 | AZ150 ...
Finishes for external timber surfaces

Finishes for external timber surfaces

May 11, 2015

While internal timber surfaces are able to be readily & satisfactorily coated with a wide variety of paints, stains & oils, the performance of exterior finishes, particularly on timber surfaces exposed to the elements of UV light, heat, ...

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