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Rory
Rory
26 June 2009

Driveway suitability

Driveway suitability

They should be happy to upgrade the steel to F72 for an extra $1.50 a meter. Personally I would ask for F82 for around $3-4 extra. You never know one day you may be…

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Rory
Jun 27, 2009 12:07 am
Rory
davinci
davinci
27 June 2009

Suggestions for 'floor' in driveway & under pergola

Suggestions for 'floor' in driveway & under pergola

i dont know what tuscan toppings is. out off all of them in regards to sticking to shoes there all about the same

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davinci
Jun 27, 2009 3:08 pm
davinci
birdy294
birdy294
29 June 2009

concrete slab and sand pad required any recommendations

concrete slab and sand pad required any recommendations

I am building SOR at Oakford and require a sand pad building up and a concrete slab laying for the house. Has anyone any recommendations of who too use? Thanks

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birdy294
Jun 29, 2009 5:34 pm
Bella09
Bella09
30 June 2009

Paving brands - help please!

Paving brands - help please!

Thanks for the advice everyone! :) Looks like I've got a bit of research to do....I'd better get to it quick smart.

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Bella09
Jun 30, 2009 9:24 pm
Bella09
kid81
kid81
1 July 2009

Large Sandstone coloured Bricks

Large Sandstone coloured Bricks

both Selkirk and CSR Bricks & Roofing (PGH) make these types of bricks. Make sure if you are dealing with Concrete Blocks or Sandstone that you waterproof them after they…

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kid81
Jul 01, 2009 7:06 pm

sandblasting

sandblasting

mate it craps on sand blasting. In automotive applications, you can soda blast a car and not have to remove seals. won't harm glass. Takes the paint off very well and is…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Jul 02, 2009 12:56 am
TheGardenWhisperer
themax
themax
5 July 2009

Spray-on concrete

Spray-on concrete

We are tiling ours in a tile vey close to our house floor so as to create a seamless floor from inside to outside. Perhaps you could do the same with the colouring of the…

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themax
Jul 05, 2009 9:14 pm
themax
mellybuilding
mellybuilding
8 July 2009

Driveway in Brisbane Area

Driveway in Brisbane Area

Remembers that builders will often put a min 20% mark up on the job. Thats why we are doing ours after handover!! QN: what is the best sealer to use on exposed agg???

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mellybuilding
Jul 08, 2009 2:59 pm
mellybuilding
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
8 July 2009

Slab Footing Advice

Slab Footing Advice

sand(9), aggregate(6)(14mm) and cement(3) yes. 8) per mix. about 4(mixes) x 2.2 cu ft small barrel mixer loads. Form a level screed edge to suit, fill the form and screed…

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onc_artisan
Jul 08, 2009 7:15 pm
onc_artisan
dave83
dave83
14 July 2009

Paving price

Paving price

I got a qoute the other day $19 per sq/m for these http://brikmakers.com/scripts/01_findap ... ave&ids=24 supplied and $20 for install seems reasonable to me

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dave83
Jul 14, 2009 6:44 pm
mellybuilding
mellybuilding
16 July 2009

Stencil Driveway Colour Choice Picture********* Help

Stencil Driveway Colour Choice Picture********* Help

Thanks!! Thanks Southies- Ill PM Him PFM- ohh i like it . I couldnt afford stamped it was dearer than stenciled. I love that colour. It looks a bit bluish on my screen.…

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mellybuilding
Jul 16, 2009 9:27 pm
mellybuilding
StuRat
StuRat
17 July 2009

Concreting the garden shed

Concreting the garden shed

Thanks for all your input. Sturat, I'm thinking of doing it in sections myself, say 1/4 at a time to make sure I get it right, and I dont feel…

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StuRat
Jul 17, 2009 2:15 pm
Planned LScape
Planned LScape
18 July 2009

Concrete or Pavers

Concrete or Pavers

Weeds will only grow inbetween pavers if they are laid on sand, the method I had mentioned was to lay them on a concrete slab base then set the pavers in a mortar bed with…

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Planned LScape
Jul 18, 2009 8:15 pm
Planned LScape
carson
carson
21 July 2009

Liquid Limestone

Liquid Limestone

Who did your work for you?

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carson
Jul 21, 2009 1:38 pm
carson
carson
21 July 2009

paving and driveway in melbourne?

paving and driveway in melbourne?

Why not go for liquid limestone? It does not get hot in summer no ants no weeds.

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carson
Jul 21, 2009 1:42 pm
haywgl
haywgl
22 July 2009

Exposed Aggregates

Exposed Aggregates

Joe 0421796243 - not the best english ;) :lol:

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haywgl
Jul 22, 2009 12:21 pm
haywgl
Rod1949
Rod1949
23 July 2009

What would you do ??

What would you do ??

Install the tank around the back of the shed.

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Rod1949
Jul 23, 2009 3:15 pm
Brickie
Brickie
23 July 2009

Fixing Brick Paving

Fixing Brick Paving

So wheres the pics of the F'ee?.....lol

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Brickie
Jul 23, 2009 5:50 pm
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
25 July 2009

recommendations exposed aggregate in perth?

recommendations exposed aggregate in perth?

Maria, this is because there is NO barrier to the soiling/staining, or if there is then it needs to be cleaned :wink: is all. Work completed for clients 5 years ago in a unit…

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onc_artisan
Jul 26, 2009 12:02 am
onc_artisan
davinci
davinci
27 July 2009

concrete slab

concrete slab

depends if its traditional slab or waffle slab generally beams are in waffle from memory 400 deep with 150mm rebate top of waffle is av. 100mm, beam width 300mm? i havnt…

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davinci
Jul 27, 2009 4:43 pm
davinci
kpgduras
kpgduras
27 July 2009

Concrete paving slabs used as floor in rear extension

Concrete paving slabs used as floor in rear extension

Chances are that the extention started life as a patio with awning and then was enclosed at a later date. Is that what it looks…

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kpgduras
Jul 27, 2009 6:58 pm
chickad23
chickad23
29 July 2009

Driveway

Driveway

Questions: Did you move into your house before or after your driveway was completed? If so how long from moving in was your driveway installed? Does your estate allow…

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chickad23
Jul 29, 2009 9:24 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
30 July 2009

Decking

Decking

Putting a deck on posts is the proper way to build a deck - not laying it over concrete

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Dukekamaya
Jul 30, 2009 7:48 pm
Dukekamaya
carson
carson
31 July 2009

Liquid limestone - Brisbane

Liquid limestone - Brisbane

Try yellowpages.com.au cheers :D

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carson
Jul 31, 2009 12:48 pm
Carmel
Carmel
3 August 2009

Driveway required

Driveway required

Sorry, is that in Sydney? If so, try Gillett Concreting Service, 9833 8006. oops, just read PM. Oh well.

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Carmel
Aug 03, 2009 8:43 pm
Carmel
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
3 August 2009

opinions on concrete paint?

opinions on concrete paint?

They use it in Veterinary clinics etc, though it is not new. The one we use has been the same product for 19 years (when we started using it). If applied well it will last…

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onc_artisan
Aug 04, 2009 12:50 am
onc_artisan
lisanne
lisanne
5 August 2009

Great concretor in Melb North/West!!

Great concretor in Melb North/West!!

Brittany - did you get the colour on top or through the concrete?

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lisanne
Aug 05, 2009 7:38 pm
Hels
Hels
9 August 2009

Painting Patio Slab

Painting Patio Slab

Yes it might have been that, sounds familiar. Seriously, I wouldn't touch it mate. This is where we got the proper stuff…

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Hels
Aug 09, 2009 11:10 am
Hels
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Concreater
Aug 11, 2009 2:25 am
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Dukekamaya
Aug 11, 2009 8:54 pm
Dukekamaya
comic
comic
12 August 2009

concrete floor advice

concrete floor advice

Thanks for that artisan. :) Have you heard of any problems with cracking? Adding....(Put this in another post, I'm all over the place. :? ) Found this. In the states…

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comic
Aug 12, 2009 9:17 am
mohit
mohit
13 August 2009

Driveway Recommendations

Driveway Recommendations

I guess it is a personal choice...we are going for concrete as it is (we believe) less maintainence. With pavers, you would still have weeds etc in between the gaps and…

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mohit
Aug 13, 2009 10:17 am
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
13 August 2009

Need help with driveway

Need help with driveway

So that is $96 sq mtr onc_artisan

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onc_artisan
Aug 13, 2009 11:00 pm
onc_artisan
Planned LScape
Planned LScape
17 August 2009

What does the quote concrete price include?

What does the quote concrete price include?

For exposed it depends on the mix too. Some mixes from Mentone premix for example, can be $200/ cubic metre, yet some mixes with specialised materials or additives can be…

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Planned LScape
Aug 17, 2009 10:03 pm
Planned LScape
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
17 August 2009

Slab question for onc_artisan...

Slab question for onc_artisan...

Some do :wink: some don't :wink: ...if we just ramp down to the waste all is good too 8) Mostly there will be another floor covering :D adjoining. onc_artisan

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onc_artisan
Aug 17, 2009 10:48 pm
onc_artisan
danc12
danc12
18 August 2009

CONCRETING: what to ask for

CONCRETING: what to ask for

Concreting where and for what? if its a driveway that's one thing and what about the soil it is on? try http://www.concrete.net.au/publications ... %20Web.pdf

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danc12
Aug 18, 2009 10:45 pm
snistr
snistr
19 August 2009

Bricklayer in Melb Western area

Bricklayer in Melb Western area

Hi Guys, back on the hunt for a brick layer as i finally got the footing done and am now at the stage of getting the fence built. Anyone know a decent bricklayer in the…

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snistr
Aug 19, 2009 5:07 pm
Getjason
Getjason
20 August 2009

driveway options

driveway options

HI Wow wha a question as there are so many answers Exposed, stamped, stencil , colour through , stained i could go on. What i would reccomend is find a look you like, i…

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Getjason
Aug 20, 2009 7:14 pm
Getjason
Getjason
20 August 2009

Driveway options?

Driveway options?

HI Just to add my 2 cents worth id go for a stamped concrete look Dark colours fade fast and prepare to replace a sealer every 2 years ::smile::

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Getjason
Aug 20, 2009 7:33 pm
Getjason
Getjason
20 August 2009

Stenciling the driveway

Stenciling the driveway

HI Yup Onc_atisan is right on the money Just remember what you are placing on top ( topping ) is only as good as what is below and if the bricks have moved and will…

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Getjason
Aug 20, 2009 7:51 pm
Getjason
Getjason
20 August 2009

fixing concrete cancer

fixing concrete cancer

Better be a good one artisan Dont like em expoxies going yellow lol

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Getjason
Aug 20, 2009 8:52 pm
SofiWY
SofiWY
20 August 2009

Concreter in Mernda

Concreter in Mernda

Hi All, what is the price for "exposed agg" around 50-60m2

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SofiWY
Aug 20, 2009 9:10 pm
Getjason
Getjason
21 August 2009

Refreshing stenciled concrete

Refreshing stenciled concrete

Yup That will work too. just remember sealer should be replaced every 2-3 years , solvent based ones more so and the darker the colour the shorter time frame Regards

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Getjason
Aug 21, 2009 11:16 am
Getjason
Getjason
21 August 2009

Exposed Aggregate Driveway - Sydney

Exposed Aggregate Driveway - Sydney

HI Id reccomend either visiting a Boral yard or a Concrete Technologies Both should have agents in your area. From there they will have a list of there favoured…

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Getjason
Aug 21, 2009 11:26 am
Getjason
Getjason
22 August 2009

Concrete recommendations - Melbourne

Concrete recommendations - Melbourne

Never been a fan of the next day sealers esp solvent based one, most of these tend to go blotchy There are now a couple of good water Based ones you can put on to help…

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Getjason
Aug 22, 2009 6:55 pm
yvette72
yvette72
23 August 2009

Concrete cracks in garage

Concrete cracks in garage

we have them everywhere in our slab nothing to worry about

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yvette72
Aug 23, 2009 10:39 am
Princess Bandicoot
Princess Bandicoot
24 August 2009

Bitumen Costs

Bitumen Costs

I try to quote all quotes on their merits. I know that it is frequently done by tradies to overquote should they be too busy or the job is…

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Princess Bandicoot
Aug 24, 2009 11:58 pm
maxyb
maxyb
25 August 2009

Paving - How much?

Paving - How much?

You can really only go look at some pavers and get prices. Pavers can be cheap or cost a motza. How fat is your wallet. Honestly it is a tough…

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maxyb
Aug 25, 2009 10:57 am
maxyb
sammy
sammy
25 August 2009

Couloured through concrete: Is this normal?

Couloured through concrete: Is this normal?

thanks everyone. Another day, the concreter did not show up. He called yesterday to let me know he will be here this morning. Actually believed him as he was the one that…

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sammy
Aug 25, 2009 1:40 pm
sammy

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