Ratio of cement in concrete
if you mix it your self u need 1 part cement 3 parts blue metal 1 part concrete sand but it is cheaper to get a mini mix than mix your self
and by the time you get the…
Stop weeds in brick pavers
you could use your iron pluged into a big extention cord to steam the weeds.
That would give the neighbours something to talk about!
They'd be thinking you were some…
in all my years of nursery work the only product that has ever managed to rid algae and moss is chlorine. we have tryed every product under the sun and it either comes…
Nov 20, 2007 10:01 am
concrete on concrete
just read your other post
dont do what my reply to your question was it will not stop your pergola from wobbling
do as Dukekamaya suggested
make concrete wall smooth and flat
Sure it's concrete and not solid plaster.
Unless you're really patient I doubt you'll get it flat by filling and sanding.
One soultion would be to rip it down and…
Levelling sand to lay the pavers...
vanderlay i get around your neck of the woods for family reasons will be there in 2 odd weeks i dont mind coming round and screeding it for you…
Mar 19, 2008 12:35 pm
If you're driving a car on it every day it will get trenches in it after a while, you'll need to continually top them up to keep it looking nice and level.
Asphalt Paving - Whatyareckon?
eng-cro666 you may have seen what is sometimes called exposed ag concrete. once it has been poured and screeded, the granos (concreting fellas) will apply a detergent or…
Apr 10, 2008 10:25 pm
Apr 16, 2008 12:14 am
Looks great V!!!
So you haven't spent all your time in the theatre then???
More pics, we want more pics!!!!! Pleeeeeeeezzzz!!!!!
Outdoor concrete - how big?
I have clients who pave massive areas.
Because it is much cheaper than concreting it.
Acid Stained Concrete
Hey guys this sound so cool but cant find any where in Aus that supplies the acids to do it .... (gonna have to look harder )
But just a quick question does the prep…
How long for concrete to set?
Colleen, just wondering how you went, did all those things get done so you could move into your house on Friday or did handover have to be delayed??
It did seem to be…
May 18, 2008 7:43 pm
Our garage Slab
*P* I haven't looked at a panel lift door install before but if this is yours....and the door is supposed slide…
Raised paving help for new member
yeah, i probably didnt describe it as best i could, its not really going to be a retaining wall. the height of the pavers will only be about 125mm of the ground, so its…
you can ask about website i had it updated but it still isnt right still needs work
stay away from melbourne stone pavers one of the worst pavers available
Stamped Concrete Driveway
hey concrete is concrete, even in Canada though you could prob use ICE hehehe
by the way stamped concrete can get very slippery i'm told
Sep 12, 2008 10:01 am
I know a guy who does liquid limestone and has great prices.
On the paving, well for a big area as you say you maybe looking at 1-2k for someone just to lay…
Best surface for steep driveway?
work out your approach and departure angle of your car/s and then you have you maximum drive angle.
other than cobble impression expossed agg. would be best for steep…
Colouring plain concrete
I have recently bought a house and a concrete drive way near the porch is very sandy.
Is there are ways to fix it somehow?
Oct 17, 2008 12:00 pm
Exposed Agregate MPA
mpa strength is dependant on the agg. mix you choose.
25 mpa is the starting point for trafficable conc.
32 mpa for stone below 7mm and or glass agg.
32 -42 mpa for…
Concrete floor coating
Sounds like you're way ahead of us. We still haven't even had our site scraped yet - so, this is a long way off.
I agree, it would be good to get some more info from…
try exacta paving 0415 138 252 or Creative paving services (Adam) 0400 211 335
concrete almost always cracks
the concreter takes steps to minimise and control the cracking thru proper base prep , steel size , conc. thickness , control joint…
Paving a driveway in Canberra
I have an old (40years old) concrete driveway that I want removed and replaced with paving.
I have had 2 quotes and measures with varying m2 amount - 109m2 and…
the choppers in pic are used on every single house slab, factory etc that is poured they are used so you dont have to get on knee boards and hand trowel
they give two…