Paving & Concreting
building-expertPouring Piers Prior to shed slab.
Shed floor should be of similar standard as a concrete driveway, I would go for 110mm +F82 and I would definitely go with edge beam design. You may want to drive and park…
ew-johnLarge Shed Concrete Slab - Class M Soil, Sand depth, Advice
Hi all. I am building a large structural steel shed on M class soil with a fair bit of clay. Due to the slope of the ground I have had to cut from some areas and fill in…
bg100Concrete/Mortar for Sandstone Rock Retianing Wall
I have just completed a low-height dry-stack retaining wall made of small sandstone boulders (1-2 man rocks). I want to finish off the wall by capping it with some of the…
mrbiggensColoured Concrete Driveway - Colour in Mix or Oxide on top?
I will start by saying that when it comes to maintenance, both types of colour would require the same maintenance, as it would be the sealer that is the sacrificial layer…
kaykensRecommendations for paving/concrete in Adelaide SA
I'll have a chat to my main concreter that we've used multiple times. Quality hasn't let us down over the years and is based in Gawler so shouldn't be too much of a…
Matt1987Concrete Unit Ceiling - Removed textured paint...What next?
Hi Guys I've looked at others similar questions relating to this issues, however most suggest installing a false ceiling and gyprocking, which i'm not interested in. I'm…
DkjhConcrete pathway over reticulation fill point question
Hi everyone, I have two reticulation fill point for terminte protection around the house. The concreter whom did my pathway has covered one of the reticulation fill point…
sandman55Stop new rio rod from rusting till job is completed
Thanks for your reply bashworth, that sounds good and I have been doing some reading on the net and I see that welding rio bar as I planned to weld it to the posts can…
logarBuilder recommendations for concrete retaining walls
Can be done, the concrete retaining wall below the soil into the inside, like the toes, and then into the steel.
gmbuildingconsultantFront porch separating from the house ....
Sounds like you are on a site with reactive clay soils, hence the soils shrink or swell depending on the underlying moisture content in the soil (resulting in the…
building-expertBuilding consultant/inspector for Concrete in Adelaide
Maybe you can post few quality photos
bashworthConcrete slab over deck footings (pour at same time)
I don't really see why you need footings and a slab. If it were me I would Forget the three footings holes on the…
GillyMSteep, slippery driveway........ looking for suggestions?
Received a msg abut this from Venessa, but HomeOne says I can't respond as the user is no longer registered, so hopefully Venessa will read this, and I will respond here! …
RoryHELP Removing throw on concrete color off porch tiles ?
Using an acid or chemical will not damage the tiles. But it will damage the concrete. And you might end up with a lot of effort and a mediocre result. It would probably be…
Jay95Self Levelling Concrete Over a Sealed Concrete Slab?
ozyboy84Be Warned - unlicensed concreter Primo Concreting Steven
Hi I was recently ripped off by Steve Costello from Primo concreting He gave a fake licence and i mistakenly paid him upfront Ive since found out that his unlicensed…