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Stabilised Rammed Earth Construction has many benefits relevant to modern building design. It's sustainability, high fire resistance, thermal mass effect and aesthetic appeal are enhanced by the use of Foamular Extruded Polystyrene Insulation (XPS) as the Insulation Barrier between the external and internal walls.

Artisan  Builders -  Rammed Earth Victoria based on the Mornington Peninsula have been at the fore front of Rammed Earth Buildings since 1992.

Construction Manager Matthew Hawthorn needed a high performance Insulation and found Foamular XPS met all his criteria. Being a closed Cell Rigid Board, Foamular has a very high moisture resistance, long term thermal performance (and high R Value for thickness (75mm - R2.67).

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Add Instant Curb Appeal to your Home that is Durable and Low Maintenance

Bring your doors and windows to life with the distinctive style of decorative Perfect Shutters. In a wide range of traditional and contemporary styles, Perfect Shutters bring the warmth and elegance of timber with the durability and easy maintenance of modern plastics technology.

Perfect Shutters will not peel, crack or warp but maintain a constant wood grain finish.  The range of Perfect Shutters includes 13 standard sizes, but can also be custom built to match window sizes and one off designs. Perfect Shutters come in a choice of 10 colours that never need painting, or primed and ready to take on any colour you need.

View and purchase Perfect Shutters

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Around Australia we are seeing a growing popularity of people building Granny Flats in their backyard. Homeowners are building a brand new granny flat that resembles a miniature home or simply converting a garage.  Granny Flats can be used for a variety of purposes such as to generate a rental income, home offices or simply to accommodate your extended family. 

Vinyl Cladding is a great way to finish off a Granny Flat and provide an aesthetically pleasing look without blowing the budget. Available in 13 different colours our Vinyl Cladding is low maintenance and is the perfect solution for a small investment property. Austech are experienced in regards to external cladding, having supplied Vinyl Cladding throughout Australia for over 25 years. 

Duratuff Select vinyl wall cladding is built to last, we are so confident in this that we offer a 50 year warranty. All Austech wall cladding is extensively tested so we know it won't rot, peel, dent, split or crack.  Austech's Duratuff Select is compatible with Australian standards and meets the highest quality with a 50 year warranty to keep your home's exterior trouble-free. 

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The newly appointed Owens Corning Business Manager for South East Asia Mr Guan Wee Seah recently visited Austech External Building Products in Sydney.

The continuing demand for Owens Corning Foamular Extruded Polystyrene Insulation in the Oceania area has required the opening of a new manufacturing plant in India. Mr Seah is based in Singapore to ensure product development and an efficient supply chain is maintained to meet Australian market demand for Extruded Polystyrene Insulation. 

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Give your Pool a Luxury Resort feel with Craftstone!

Winter is the perfect time to finish the landscaping around your pool or give it a fresh new update! So you and your family can relax around your pool in the warmer months.

We have all seen those amazing stone featured walls and beautiful stone fountains in luxury resorts, hotels and health centres. Austech and their range of Craftstone can help you create an identical stylish appearance in your own home. Craftstone has been commonly used for indoor projects but is now becoming increasingly popular in outdoor applications such as pool features, waterfalls, outdoor bars and entertaining areas.

The lightweight nature of Craftstone makes this product ideal for the use in pool features/ waterfalls as there is no need for costly structural support. Craftstone is substantially cheaper, often half the price of natural stone. As well are being exceptionally durable and maintenance free, making it ideal for exterior designing around the pool area.

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Foamular XPS Insulation may be the Perfect Choice
May 18 - For decades, countless Building Designers, Architects and Engineers have found Foamular Extruded Polystyrene to be the perfect choice for a myriad of ...
Foamular XPS Insulation - Long Term Performance
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