Paving & Concreting
Concreter Suggestions needed (South East Melbourne, Berwick)
Bumping this one if someone shares any info
Timber deck replacement - concrete slab or backfill?
Hi, I'm not sure whether this is the correct forum for my question. Our townhouse is built on a slightly sloping block. At the back of the house is a timber deck on…
Soil test and concrete slab classification around 1434
Has anyone received their soil test report? What type of the concrete slab classification and how height?
Concrete path around the house and exposed aggregate drivewa
Hi, I am currently in the process of getting my driveway done and side paths concreted. After researching i found out that the side paths need to slope away from the…
Working around existing concrete slab with paving
I have discovered a concrete slab under the pavers on my driveway which consists of a 3-4 inch solid base and a softer brittle 1/2 inch section on top. I was forced to…
Tile over exposed aggregate? Request sealed or unsealed?
We have lined up a concrete to concrete the driveway/skirts and 2.4m from the back of our house where we have a large stacked door and plan to have an outdoor living space…
Removing cement stains off existing concrete floor
Any people good with concrete stuff here? I got some stubborn cement stains when we poured some extra concrete around the house.…
Self-levelling surface is powdery after application - normal
Hello experts, I've paid to level our floor with self-levelling compound (mapie ultraplan eco product was used). The surface after 3-4 days of drying is very powdery in…
Can I re-profile the kerb for a new driveway?
Hi there, Looking at getting a new driveway done. I currently have a single driveway and wish to expand it to a double. My block of land is large enough for council to…
Concrete path insufficient clearance from weep holes - NSW
Concrete driveway testing - please help
When we test concrete in place we have a couple of tools available: - Schmidt Hammer tests. A non-destructive way to measure the strength of the concrete surface. They can…
No isolation joint between driveway and slab, dowel used?
And that is why we don't install rebar dowels externally, it rusts->expands, cracking the concrete over time more importantly, the concretor hasn't followed the engineers…
Concreter recommendations - Sydney lower north shore
Hi, I'm nearing completion of KDR and am looking for recommendations for a concreter to do my driveway and cross-over. Thanks
please recommend a good trader for driveway and crossover at
Expert advice on broken internal drain pipes on slab
This is what the builder has to say. Does this make sense or are they taking the easy way out of this? I saw from another post that they need to cut the concrete and…