Paving & Concreting
Coloured 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…
Recommendations 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…
Concrete 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…
Concrete 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…
Stop 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…
Builder 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.
Front 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 consultant/inspector for Concrete in Adelaide
Maybe you can post few quality photos
Concrete 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…
Steep, 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! …
HELP 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…
Self Levelling Concrete Over a Sealed Concrete Slab?
Be 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…
ashfelt driveway help 290sm drive and am a bit confused!
ok so we have a new build driveway is huge and the drive has quite a steep drop. due to site costs being doubled budget is a bit low and we are kinda country so an ashfelt…
New House - Concrete Driveway Concerns (Please Help)
Thank you Waldorf_Grange_Build for your response. Unfortunately, I'm in Sydney. I've already engaged a pre-handover inspection, just waiting confirmation if the driveway…
Hi All I've made a pot out of pure portland cement (and water). You can see a picture here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwUfC- ... p=drivesdk It's a mix of grey and…
What do you use for boxing up under a concrete slab
Thanks Rory, at present I am chasing up quotes for the materials for the carport and then I will seek out a builder. I mainly wanted some info for my own knowledge in how…
Anyone used filler on cracked exposed aggregrate driveway?
you never know... I have a feeling it will be too white and stand out from 10 times further away than the hairline crack... or be something that crumbles away when it…