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Pool paving cost

Pool paving cost

What material are your tiles? Pretty sure any pool copers can be made from pavers, any good mason will do it. Price will vary with materials however. Your quote might…

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Blacktea2sugars
Jan 06, 2021 1:38 pm
Blacktea2sugars
Maggie Mags
Maggie Mags
25 December 2020

Patchy concrete

Patchy concrete

Hi All, We have concreted at different stages and now we have a whole lot of patchy concrete as opposed to the whole pieces typically seen in driveways. I’d like to…

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Maggie Mags
Dec 25, 2020 12:49 am
Callifo
Callifo
24 December 2020

Best way to level small concrete slab?

Best way to level small concrete slab?

Any suggestions on the suitability of doing this? Had concrete done and the concreter put a 20mm edge where the tank is to go and a very slight lean foward across where…

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Callifo
Dec 24, 2020 12:09 pm

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…

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karcher.cc
Dec 16, 2020 5:01 pm
esaw
esaw
8 December 2020

Soil test and concrete slab classification around 1434

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?

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esaw
Dec 08, 2020 8:52 pm
Soph2
Soph2
2 December 2020

Laying paver against the house foundation

Laying paver against the house foundation

Hi, I am wanting to lay some pavers in an area that will be from my house slab to the fence. I want to lay them on a concrete slab. My concern is that they will be a few…

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Soph2
Dec 02, 2020 9:54 pm

Hi all I built a house a year ago. Unfortunately due to the slope of the block we had large retaining walls placed on either side of the boundary of the block (above 1m in…

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Skuks
Nov 22, 2020 6:58 pm

Existing standard 150mm profile kerb and guttering ends on the upside of my property boundary and stormwater runoff from the nearby junction road flows into my small…

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Wollemi
Nov 18, 2020 10:27 am
Shane101
Shane101
17 October 2020

Concrete path around the house and exposed aggregate drivewa

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…

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Shane101
Oct 17, 2020 8:28 pm
mjcmjc
mjcmjc
17 October 2020

Limestone pavers - are they destroyed?

Limestone pavers - are they destroyed?

We had limestone pavers installed by our pool builder. Would really appreciate some feedback on this as…

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mjcmjc
Oct 17, 2020 11:24 am
worldofmud
worldofmud
14 October 2020

Extending alfresco slab

Extending alfresco slab

Hi Rhys, A couple of things you should consider-they may or may not be relevant to your situation but worth thinking about: 1. The waffle slab and the new slab will…

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worldofmud
Oct 14, 2020 10:37 pm

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…

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le tueur
Oct 10, 2020 12:15 pm
chippy
chippy
6 October 2020

Exposed agg driveway colour issue

Exposed agg driveway colour issue

It's a bit hard to tell from the photo but in all honesty I think I'd be getting them to rip it out and redo it. That looks like a cold join where they have had to stop…

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chippy
Oct 06, 2020 8:30 pm
chippy
bashworth
bashworth
4 October 2020

Resurfacing Concrete Driveway

Resurfacing Concrete Driveway

Basically once a concrete slab is cracked there is no way to get rid of the crack. One repair is a thin layer of asphalt. . . . but after two or three years that will…

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bashworth
Oct 04, 2020 6:29 pm
bashworth
lbrennan
lbrennan
28 September 2020

concrete driveway

concrete driveway

Hi everyone For the past few months I noticed my concrete driveway has started to crack in multiple places at a rapid rate. I would like to know what is the average…

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lbrennan
Sep 28, 2020 7:11 pm
Lara18
Lara18
28 September 2020

Can weep holes be raised?

Can weep holes be raised?

Hi there, I’m having a pool built next to the side of the house. The pool height and pavers along side of the house are higher than the weep holes. The pool builder is…

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Lara18
Sep 28, 2020 4:35 pm
Shankly96
Shankly96
7 September 2020

Concrete

Concrete

Just had some concrete done and found that it doesn't slope away from my existing patio so pooling badly. Also concreted over the bottom of my colourbond fences and…

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Shankly96
Sep 07, 2020 11:02 am
RobGee
RobGee
6 September 2020

Tile over exposed aggregate? Request sealed or unsealed?

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…

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RobGee
Sep 06, 2020 6:54 pm
John0322
John0322
1 September 2020

Concrete against fence

Concrete against fence

I'll be interested as well. Is there a sealer to deal with this gap? I am in a similar situation but have concrete sleepers abutting the concrete footpath. My sleepers are…

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John0322
Sep 01, 2020 12:46 pm
John0322
John0322
1 September 2020

Plastic membrane under footpath

Plastic membrane under footpath

Just wondering if I can install a plastic membrane under my footpath to direct water away from my house straight to a french or channel drain. I am having my retaining…

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John0322
Sep 01, 2020 12:37 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
29 August 2020

Aggregate Spider cracks

Aggregate Spider cracks

Welcome to the forum correct and properly place reinforcement and concrete doesn't crack in that way, It sounds like they did a poor job, did you have it properly…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Aug 29, 2020 11:06 am
StructuralBIMGuy
chippy
chippy
17 August 2020

Concrete Before or After Fence?

Concrete Before or After Fence?

Fence first. The fence posts need to be concreted in which is very difficult if the path is in.

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chippy
Aug 17, 2020 9:56 pm
chippy

Hi all, Looking for some advice please. I am in the process of replacing all the mortar in the paving…

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l00kin4
Aug 12, 2020 10:20 am
Patrick
Patrick
10 August 2020

Removing cement stains off existing concrete floor

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.…

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Patrick
Aug 10, 2020 9:49 pm
Patrick

Long story short, moved into a house 2.5 years ago (25 year old house). continually having problems. solve one issue, onto the next. I've been finding and solving…

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DIYer123
Aug 04, 2020 2:36 pm
Jimmy123
Jimmy123
15 July 2020

Self-levelling surface is powdery after application - normal

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…

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Jimmy123
Jul 15, 2020 9:19 pm
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alexp79
Jun 27, 2020 1:26 pm
Jillie
Jillie
26 June 2020

Driveway

Driveway

Hello. I have a large concrete driveway which we had speckled paint done about 6 years ago. Unfortunately the concrete is developing lots of fine cracks. I am unsure if it…

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Jillie
Jun 26, 2020 7:23 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
18 June 2020

Concrete around newly constructed house

Concrete around newly constructed house

It is also best to incorporate a spoon drain on the side of the path, particularly if you are on reactive soil.

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SaveH2O
Jun 18, 2020 10:02 pm
SaveH2O
insider
insider
17 June 2020

Lifting Pathway

Lifting Pathway

Is it lifting or dropping and pulling away laterally ?

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insider
Jun 17, 2020 7:24 pm
insider

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…

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ndossy
Jun 02, 2020 11:21 am
MClark
MClark
14 May 2020

Concrete over order...

Concrete over order...

They might deliver?

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MClark
May 14, 2020 10:23 pm
MClark
Cyberminusie
Cyberminusie
11 May 2020

DIY concrete balcony repair

DIY concrete balcony repair

First job in the country house after quarantine for…

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Cyberminusie
May 11, 2020 7:26 pm
Cyberminusie

ok thanks for letting me know. It has been suggested to me that the white is not bleaching, its just where the concrete sealant has been removed by the acetone, so it…

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Freemunji
May 08, 2020 10:55 am
Sam_Sher
Sam_Sher
4 May 2020

Cracks in slab

Cracks in slab

Looks like a problem, hard to evaluate without a scale (is your crack larger than ?). There may be a dozen reasons for this, most likely a mistake in the construction technique.

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Sam_Sher
May 05, 2020 12:00 am
Sam_Sher
cornellengineers
cornellengineers
23 April 2020

Concrete driveway testing - please help

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…

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cornellengineers
Apr 23, 2020 1:46 pm
cornellengineers
alymei
alymei
19 April 2020

Silicon in our new exposed aggregate

Silicon in our new exposed aggregate

Thanks Chippy - with our job it affects our driveway and 30sqm of alfresco - the alfresco is just disastrous though, its honestly shocking with mass craters over the…

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alymei
Apr 19, 2020 2:54 am
Luka Karanovic
Luka Karanovic
16 April 2020

Concrete Watertank build

Concrete Watertank build

I also had a concrete tank at my house for more than 10 years but It's not good for the terrace. It may cause some kind of leakages. Now I've bought a steel water tank…

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Luka Karanovic
Apr 16, 2020 4:39 am
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
17 March 2020

No isolation joint between driveway and slab, dowel used?

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…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 17, 2020 7:32 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
vikram3151981
vikram3151981
12 March 2020

Cracks in concrete driveway

Cracks in concrete driveway

Thanks for the reply Chippy I have already written to builder with the photographs but no reply yet. Can it be considered as a defect? Because it is quite low (even lower…

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vikram3151981
Mar 12, 2020 3:27 pm
patels
patels
11 March 2020

Driveway after Handover

Driveway after Handover

$5500

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patels
Mar 11, 2020 9:57 am
slurm
slurm
9 March 2020

easy solutions for an undercover outdoor space

easy solutions for an undercover outdoor space

Hi, looking for some advice/suggestions I have a bit of land 10 m x 6 m on top of a retaining wall at the rear of my house. It's recently been enclosed by the…

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slurm
Mar 09, 2020 9:31 pm
ginzak
ginzak
2 February 2020

Blotched Driveway

Blotched Driveway

We had our driveway poured 4 days ago on a hot day. The concrete has dried but the driveway has turned to have different shades at three different parts (probably as they…

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ginzak
Feb 02, 2020 8:09 am
Yowiee
Yowiee
27 January 2020

Concreter recommendations - Sydney lower north shore

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

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Yowiee
Jan 27, 2020 2:47 pm
Yowiee
cromorc
cromorc
20 January 2020

Hairline crack in exposed aggregate

Hairline crack in exposed aggregate

Oh guys, same here. 2 months later the driveway done in the same style, I can see a crack very much alike as above one. Is there any outcome we can see?

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cromorc
Jan 20, 2020 11:59 am
bashworth
bashworth
13 January 2020

Paving around house

Paving around house

Here is some information about why foundations on some soils need to kept dry.

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bashworth
Jan 13, 2020 2:56 pm
bashworth
John0322
John0322
4 December 2019

Expert advice on broken internal drain pipes on slab

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…

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John0322
Dec 04, 2019 7:09 am

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