Paving & Concreting
Mr. SausageStormwater pipes in driveway/concretes paths
Hi, I was just wondering if the above is still consistent with the revised AS3727 standard? I had read the standards for joints had been revised but it apparently only…
Constec constructionTimber stains on concrete...HELP!
Tanin stains are Best removed with oxalyc acid. This is what timber coating products use as a prewash to remove the tannins as a base agent. It used to be called “oxalyc…
Ladybug09Established Home Renovation - Concrete Slab and New Shed!
Hey seanpain4, Thank you! We are pretty happy with how it turned out. The total cost of the slab was about $2,500 but that was worked into the cost of the shed as we…
krishnadevmpWood Fiber Cement Board Acoustic Laminated Gypsum Ceiling
Our talented and active R & D staff has always been dedicated to keeping up with the newest trends, to ensure acoustic product…
rosewoodConcrete path around house. Use of expansion joints?
I had concrete paths around the slab recently and the concreter refused to add the expansion joints against the brickwork claiming he didn't have to as the other side of…
JordannExposed Aggregate Driveway Companies Recommendation
Hello, We're building in Edmonsonpark (Sydney West) and is nearing the end of our build. Would like to ask if anyone has any recommendation for companies that does…
Lakeside PavingBrick Paved Driveway- Pavers Sinking
This is due to poor haunching otherwise called edge restraints. From the photos I'd guess you're in WA ? There's a six year structural warranty on the driveway so if your…
SaveH2OPhotos of 50mm fall to concrete apron
The photo shows the pump's pressure controller. That doesn't tell me the pump make and model. Only one downpipe means that either less than 50 sq m of roof catchment area…
Simondsbuild1Is concrete around the house required?
Do not use this guide it is extremely outdated and the fall levels on concrete are now incorrect. Unfortunately it appears many volume builders give this Foundation…
EntilzhaConcreting quotes and future pergola area
basic quotes i have been getting are $95 to $100 m2 coloured and $120m2 aggregate think the main thing is to just follow your engineers drainage recommendation for example…
CD12JDConcrete skirt/path drainage on neighbouring property
27 December 2017
Hi everyone I have a question regarding drainage for concrete pathways, we have finished our build and have moved in, next door is in the process of building and its been…
brucefil2011Grind & Seal existing (old concrete) Bedrooms
5 December 2017
if your in Melbourne speak to concretefx there great. I'm doing polished concrete plus grind and seal on a new build with them. There not the cheapest but they won't rip…
building-expertPouring Piers Prior to shed slab.
6 October 2017
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
17 September 2017
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…