Paving & Concreting
Planned LScapeHelp! Ugly Tyre marks on brick paved driveway
3 September 2009
Miteq make a good range of sealers and cleaners. This one is good for rubber and road grime removal http://www.miteq.com.au/products/mc302.html It won't be the cheapest…
Planned LScapeTyre marks on cream exposed aggregate driveway
4 September 2009
Get your concretor to seal the concrete after it has cured, it will make cleaning easier and not hold as much marks. The miteq rubber/road grime cleaner mentioned in the…
CozmoI need a footpath - what type? Crazy paving, granitic sand..
6 September 2009
If you went with granitic sand you could use this stuff to bond it together http://soilbond.com.au/index.htm
mudmapare house bricks a good option for paving backyard?
15 September 2009
Most bricks now have holes thru them so you have to lay them on their side so you'll need a lot of them. We laid brick paving which was still good as new 10 years later…
dave-Where to get ideas on paving style/colour/materials in Melb?
21 September 2009
Well it seems my original idea of paving isn't really going to work with the style of house using the traditional style pavers. Headed out to UrbanStone. They have some…
digammahelp! Concrete over termite barrier and silt pits
24 September 2009
Fair enough. It's all these little things that no one ever really thinks about in varying locations. For us, termite proofing wasn't even mentioned in the building…
the montCan anyone recommend a Paver and Landscaper that...
29 September 2009
we have booked Life Outside (NW Sydney) to do our landscaping soon. came with good ideas, attitude and willingness to use our budget in the areas that we will get the most out of.
davinciSpecial concreting or preparation for large tiles?
29 September 2009
The concrete should be min 25 MPa with appropriate reo for your site. It should be trowel finish not rough screed or at a minimum bull float and fresno trowel, the fresno…
GetjasonTired ,ugly, wrong colour, faded concrete cobbles pavers
30 September 2009
OK Who has concrete or pavers, old stamped concrete, the wrong colour, cobbles ? Normally you would dig it up and replace Who out that has NIGHTMARE concrete
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…