Paving & Concreting
Garage floor spec
Hi @D_and_@D and As new home
There are 2 issues the concrete slab thickness and the polystyrene void former beneath the slab
Have a compacted sand pad put down and the…
Sealing Concrete Pathway
It's not necessary, but if you are concerned about aesthetics, then go ahead. There are more benefits which I am basing off on this (right under the should I seal section…
New driveway inspections?
Sorry I don't understand why you need someone else to highlight defects with a concrete driveway? If there are defects that are easily quantifiable and are not within…
These are concrete panels of a warehouse about 5 years old, 5m panels and 10m high, this particular one is much slimmer, only 1m wide.
At first just the paint just…
Resurfacing Concrete Driveway
My concrete driveway must be around 30 years old and has had some repairs done over the years but it's surface is now in need of a make over.
I don't have the funds to…
Re-Finish concrete slab
Hi Daniel, there are some applicators in Sydney that use our products.Its a concrete resurfacing material that is suitable for outdoor applications. Any good applicator…
Travertine Pavers under Spa
I have been told 2 ways to pave Travertine tiles but i am not sure which one is best option with a spa on top
Option 1: 100-150mm Road Base compacted, 30mm Sand layer,…
Is this expected with exposed aggregate?
Looks like it was poured on a windy day. Possibly hot too. Those types of cracks are from the surface drying too quickly. Looks like they lost control of the job a bit and…
We've just had new pavers laid, and the finish was not what we were expecting.
It looks as if the paveset/pavelok was not cleared from the paver surface before wetting…
Jun 03, 2019 10:51 am
You'll need to lay a screed bed first and then tile.
I'd prime the existing concrete slab with bondcrete or similar primer and then lay in the screed bed allowing for tile…
It looks weird but the black grate doesn't look like an ORG.
They have also concreted above the Damp Proof Course.
Frontyard footpath and stairs
I need some advice for a frontyard walkway. The height difference to cover is 60cm over 7 meters, hence there will be 3 steps of 20cm each, separated by sections of…
Driveway cross over / Lowered Kerb
I was wondering if any of you in NSW have had a new lowered kerb and what it cost?
Ours is breaking up and needs replacing, the actual cross over from boundary to…
Paving quote - thoughts
I'd probably get a quote from another contractor. its always hard to tell without seeing the area and exactly whats involved, but doesn't hurt to shop around.
Best sealer for limestone pavers?
Stay away from surface sealers (gloss or wet look) they do not allow pavers to breathe, go for a penetrating sealer. CCS products are good.
I’m not sure if this is the right section as this is my first time but I am trying to find someone that does gravel driveways like this picture as an example that will…
Control Joints - Driveway
It won't hurt to do the cuts now but the damage has already been done.
The concrete will already have shrinkage cracks, you just may not be able to see them all yet and it…
Would anyone know why my driveway has come up with white marks on some sections?
My driveway is about 6 months old & has been sealed by our builder. Just curious if…
Bull nose pool edge paving
Hi all, we are in the process of trying to find a matching bull nosed paver for our pool. We would like to save costs by using the pavers that were laid previously but are…
ORG and concrete pathway
The nearest drain will collect surface water but you confirmed that it drains grey and black water. If it does, it is highly illegal and you can't leave it like that.
Block wall quote
Getting quotes for a block wall built as a bit of a feature and to block neighbours a little
6.5 long by 2.2 High
That’s reinforced and filled with concrete…
I’m building a 6sm brick strong room on top of a new slap under the house and have some questions.
How long after the slab is poured can I start laying brick on…
Driveway build help
Thanks, bit of a relief. It is getting close to Christmas so our options were limited
Recently got a few quotes for our crossover (which included moving it slightly from where it is now) which was between 4,500 - 5,800.
Liquid Limestone in Adelaide
Ahh that makes sense at least, thank you. Sucks though, I only want it as a top coat on concrete which I think would eliminate this issue. Do you know if it could be…
Porous Driveway recommendations
I need a porous driveway product for a KDRB. Looking at 320sqm.
Has anyone used any particular products or recommendations. Both stoneset products and Trihex pavers look…
Can someone identify this style of driveway
Ok, with some help from another person I have discovered what this method is called and how they do it. It is sprayed onto the driveway and is called;
Spray Fleck or Spray Crete
Has anyone painted tiles? Our terracotta tiles, beside the ugliness, are SO slippery!! We are discussing painting them with a rougher tread. Has anyone painted over tiles…
Exposed Agg vs Coloured Concrete
Exposed Agg has so much more character...go for it. Any color concrete driveway will fail the color match test after a couple of years.