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Corkscrew Driveway

Corkscrew Driveway

the whole drive falls to the bottom left corner.

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The Garden Whisperer
May 18, 2009 7:52 pm
The Garden Whisperer
abrogard
abrogard
20 May 2009

Compacting Fine Soil before Concreting

Compacting Fine Soil before Concreting

OK, I've got the mixer fixed and working, I hope, the test is going to be if it does a job or not. I'll pour this doorstep today. I haven't got any reo for it. Do I…

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abrogard
May 20, 2009 11:56 am
davinci
davinci
23 May 2009

Lights on Driveway

Lights on Driveway

moonbeam garden lights sell the lights in kit form with appropriate sleeves etc for conc. installation app. $80 each

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davinci
May 23, 2009 6:52 am
davinci
Matrix
Matrix
25 May 2009

Should our driveway look like this?!?

Should our driveway look like this?!?
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UPDATE: We ended up paying for plain grey concrete which was essentially the cost of materials with no labour. The chemicals helped a bit and luckily the worst patches are…

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Matrix
May 25, 2009 11:43 pm
Planned LScape
Planned LScape
26 May 2009

when new driveway concrete be ready?

when new driveway concrete be ready?

Most concretors will recommend you stay off with your vehicle for 10 days or so. You can walk on it the next day, but carefully as it can scuff up the surface. Concrete…

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Planned LScape
May 26, 2009 7:50 pm
Planned LScape
Planned LScape
Planned LScape
31 May 2009

Driveway

Driveway

I can recommend RPC Concreting, speak to Ronnie. He does a heap in the north, mostly exposed agg and can also recommend you with addresses of previous jobs he has done.

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Planned LScape
May 31, 2009 11:48 pm
Planned LScape
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Southies
Jun 04, 2009 6:37 pm
Southies
overwhelmed
overwhelmed
8 June 2009

Aggregate Driveway recommendations - Nunawading, VIC

Aggregate Driveway recommendations - Nunawading, VIC

Could someone also pm me a price for the exposed aggregate from the different companies? Thanks!!!

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overwhelmed
Jun 08, 2009 12:48 pm
LucyJane
LucyJane
8 June 2009

Problem with concrete Sealer

Problem with concrete Sealer

Thankyou for all your help... I went slowly into brainfade as soon as tensile strength came into your posts! ::: I really have no idea about concrete... We bought the sealer…

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LucyJane
Jun 08, 2009 3:44 pm
scrappinfreak
scrappinfreak
8 June 2009

Steep driveway bumping my new Car towbar

Steep driveway bumping my new Car towbar

I had the same problem. The builder ripped up the existing path, then reconcreted the whole thing. making the footpath an extention of my drive. However it cost me an…

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scrappinfreak
Jun 08, 2009 6:29 pm
andrew1977au
andrew1977au
13 June 2009

Melbourne Concreting

Melbourne Concreting

hey dude, heres a concreter for you, his name is Renato and his number is 0432199881, let him know Andrew from Homeone put you onto him. Regards Andrew

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andrew1977au
Jun 13, 2009 5:39 pm
priti
priti
14 June 2009

Front wall with iron gate and fence

Front wall with iron gate and fence

thanks a tonne to you... you have shown me a way to start with .... thanks again guys

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priti
Jun 14, 2009 3:35 pm
Tony & Emma
Tony & Emma
14 June 2009

Feedback on Angelo & 'Artistic Paving' Narre Warren please.

Feedback on Angelo & 'Artistic Paving' Narre Warren please.

Hi Nicola - thanks for that, I feel better about it now. Not that I had any reason to doubt them, Angelo seemed like he knew his stuff - I just had a sudden panic about…

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Tony & Emma
Jun 14, 2009 4:33 pm
jspitz
jspitz
14 June 2009

Has anyone extende Driveway/Crossover?

Has anyone extende Driveway/Crossover?

Hi, it depends on each individual council how wide they will allow the crossover and how close it is to nature strip trees, drains etc. We are trying to get approval for…

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jspitz
Jun 14, 2009 5:19 pm
cluelessEm
cluelessEm
14 June 2009

Show me your saw-cut concrete!

Show me your saw-cut concrete!

Here is a link here, I think image is too large to post pic

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cluelessEm
Jun 14, 2009 8:34 pm
royalblue
royalblue
23 June 2009

Cleaning stained concrete. HELP please~!!!

Cleaning stained concrete. HELP please~!!!

Diamond, Cool! 8) Sounds like you have far more experience in this field than do I! The thing is, when there are those that have all this experience, equipment and…

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royalblue
Jun 23, 2009 9:52 pm
Rory
Rory
26 June 2009

DRIVEWAY-which one is the best

DRIVEWAY-which one is the best

perhaps go for one where the aggregate is, for example, river pebbles rather than crushed rock. it will be smooth on the feet. avoid anything with crushed quartz in.

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Rory
Jun 26, 2009 10:36 pm
Rory
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 26, 2009 11:07 pm
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 2:08 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 4:34 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 8:24 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 6:06 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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The Garden Whisperer
Jul 01, 2009 11:56 pm
The Garden Whisperer
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 8:14 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 1:59 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 6:15 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 5:44 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 8:27 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 1:15 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 7:15 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 12:38 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 12:42 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 11:21 am
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 2:15 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 4:50 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 25, 2009 11:02 pm
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 3:43 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 5:58 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 8:24 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 6:48 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 11:48 am
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 7:43 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 03, 2009 11:50 pm
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 6:38 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 10:10 am
Hels
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Concreater
Aug 11, 2009 1:25 am
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Dukekamaya
Aug 11, 2009 7:54 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 8:17 am


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