OUTDOOR POOLS

The original pool (seen above) was removed and replaced by a new one constructed three metres further out and away from the house in order to accommodate the new deck space. Construction consisted of raising the entire section to realise an even level on which to entertain outdoors. The balau timber deck extended over the…
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FIRE PITS OUTDOOR FEATURES – BRAAIS AND BARBECUES

OUTDOOR FEATURES – BRAAIS AND BARBECUES This firepit was built level with the deck and pool rim. The built in concrete seats create a cosy nook for sitting around the braai coals. The pit, constructed in brick, was completely plastered down in smooth cement.  This cement finish remained as the final finish with the cement…
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Roofing

A mix of pitched and flat roofs New roofing, whether an alteration or for a completely new house, will require new timber rafters.  Old purlins and rafters may not be re-used (unless the roof tiles are simply being replaced).  New house trussers secured with gang nails under plastic underlay Traditional or standard tiles are now…
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The Art Of Moulded Plaster

Plastered bands and sills transposed from Italy These intricate moulded plaster bands were created from templates hand cut by our plasterers. The pattern is a duplicate of the original style as photographed by our client while on holiday in the Tuscany region of Italy.  The bas relief wall panels were also copied from the original…
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Drainage and Plumbing

Drainage channels for storm water and sewerage connections to the mains must be dug, sand bedding provided for the protection of the tubing and the trenches refilled. Any additional plumbing/drainage…

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Brickwork

Over the many years, Black Bird Construction has built various residential and commercial based properties throughout the Western Cape. We have, since the company's establishment, developed a reputation for building exquisite homes. A part of this process lies in the construction phase using block and brick. These are fundamental materials used during the construction phase…
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