Paving & Concreting
Planned LScapePool paving and coping - Expansion joints
5 October 2009
The best way is to lay a concrete slab base under the poolside paving, 100mm thick. Pin it to the concrete pool shell with rebar but before concreting, lay the expansion…
C&CAny tips to request a double-width driveway from council?
5 October 2009
15m on the dot! I guess I can always re-apply if the application is denied.
room4acubbyType of concrete design to be used ?
15 October 2009
iTalk, I just reviewed your slab design to AS2870 (Residential Slabs and Footings). This is defined as a stiffened raft slab. Do you know the length or width of your…
HelsAnyone have photos of their white or charcoal exp aggregate?
23 October 2009
Ours is LB Mix from Mentone pre-mix, I love it as it has black, white and gold pebbles through it on a dark grey concrete…
echizenRecommed a Concreter who actually turns up. Hillside area Me
29 October 2009
I agree with buildingwithhamra. Do not use JR Fencing in Adelaide, he came to give me a quote for a pretty large fencing and retaining wall job (~$20K+)... all he did was…
davinciHow to fix not leveled & cracked concrete
31 October 2009
floor level compound to low spot, tenax or epoxy filler to fix cracks floor level compound will need to be coated with epoxy etc to protect (it has a smooth slippery finish)
GetjasonGetting paint off concrete, what to use???
7 November 2009
Hey i deal a lot with this Dont like grit blast or grind as it makes a mess and very messy i use easy strip 1000 or 2000 eco friendly coating and paint remover Not…
summergraceInternal concrete - affordable and eco friendly finishes?
27 November 2009
That price doesn't include GST! There's always room for negotiation depending how much DH want to fork out and how badly the company wants our business..... I am…
renaAny tips on building bluestone gate pilers and entrance ?
10 December 2009
G'day people. Has anyone here built bluestone walls , entrances or whatever. I'm building a bluestone entrance. It will be roughly 1.5 high and each pillar will be…
AiahConcreting a back patio area and pool surround
15 December 2009
2200 is a good price for plain concrete, expect well over 100$ per square meter for stamped or stencil. Any less and id be wary. Powdered release agents around pools are…
reaver[Melbourne Western Suburbs] -Exposed Aggregate Advice & Info
21 December 2009
Call Mark at 0418 341 466 and he will do a quote for you. It can be any shape that you want.
GetjasonHelp please. How to seal a concrete slab?
22 December 2009
Unlike hydropoxy its not cheap Soft broom applied and you will do 50 sqm in 15 mins Did you explain what you were doing to Prot3ct Cr3t3 > wondering why they sold you…
AnnietomWhat colour should we make the driveway?
29 December 2009
I def think it needs to be darker, I can't stand short little driveways (sorry, but yours is - hehe) that don't have definition. Then they almost become the sidewalk. …