Paving & Concreting
How to monitor soil moisture to prevent slab heave?
Hi there Interested to know if the sensors are placed at ground level and if so how would they detected a stormwater or sewer leak which are are all below ground level…
Outdoor tiles - How to check if they are sealed (or not)?
Yes, the grout is never sealed unless someone went to the effort to seal it, which usually happens along with sealing porous tiles. You could do it if you wanted.
How to get concreter to remove their concrete left behind
My concreter completed my driveway and a small slab for a garden shed back in June. Overall fairly happy with it all and the bill has been paid in full. The issue I have…
5cm gap not kept underneath weep holes in pathways
NCC-BCA V2 Class 1 & 10 220.127.116.11 Damp-proof course (b)The location of a damp-proof course or flashing serving as a damp-proof course, must be not less…
Removal of large concrete driveway and front entrance
Would like views on removal of very large concrete driveway that has numerous cracks. The concrete also extends to the front door entrance and abuts two house walls. What…
Drainage under garage - Anyone experiences this problem?
Hey Hardyboyz90 Welcome to the forum A bit more information and photos help, otherwise members are just guessing or don't reply. Also reference other posts where possible,…
Waffle slab whether exposure before framing?
Sounds like you haven't nailed anything down? BTW, Have the contract docs, drawings' finalised include Siteworks variations and engineering. LOL, You won't be the first…
Cleaning of coloured concrete splatter from weatherboards
You can also try WD-40. Perform a spot test in a non-obtrusive area first before applying it to the walls..
Sloped land and wetness through cracks on driveway
I noticed yesterday when it was moderately raining that our neighbour’s front garden bed’s draining hole was letting the water out under their front retaining wall -…
Concrete foundation for a garage on sloping block
$6-10k most likely. It all depends on the excavations needed and if the wall is to be included and size of it etc, You would need to get someone to come out and look at…
Surface cracks immediately in new concrete driveway
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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…