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 9:01 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 11:00 am
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…
cutting concrete and types of drains
Sure, any concrete can be cut, but the concretor should have had the fall right in the first place, anyway, Reln have a decent array of drains & pits, bunnings carry them…
IMO if you want to save money then atleast try to prepare the site as best you can and then get some quotes. That way the mundane labour is done.
I'd be too scared to…
To ashphalt or concrete?
Thanks for all the feedback. I think I will get some quotes for both, but you are all right, it probably comes down to how good a job they do as to whether it…
Tiling over pebblecrete?
if the base or pebble crete is sound and not cracked then yes you can tile / pave over it with the correct adhesive's. ie:…
Meeting concrete guys?
we did with our builders as piers are one of the provisional costs. We are there just to confirm how much piers etc used.
Dec 08, 2008 12:54 pm
90 mpa is a typical non shrink mix high load bearing
Quote for driveway, Brisbane?
Hi My Husband is a concreter/ landscaper. He can do all types of concreting, including Covacrete and Exposed aggregate.
He has been in the business for over 20 years, and…
Cracked concrete slab
Unless you can get a $1 coin in the crack, then the shrinkage cracks are fine. It's only when you can get a coin in there that you have issues.
Sealing very steep concrete drive
There is an acid etch product that you can buy from Bunnings (cant remember name but its approx $15 and in a white plastic container.
Easy to use, all you do is dilute…
Paving sand price
I am in VIC and here is the price I got from my garden supplier (It's Craigieburn Garden Supplier).
I ordered 30 sqm x 1 inch thick sand+5%extra. They…
all paving should be laided on a concrete base min 80mm thick, if slab is poured over fresh fill then there may be a need for piers for slab support
all fill should be…
all tiles no matter what they are made from in external situations need to be sealed
Coloured concrete - Sydney
I don't know about fully coloured concrete - but you could always get a plain concrete drive laid and then have them spray the colour on top (like the stencil stuff - but…
Stencil or Stamped? Cost per sq m.
Hi, Stone cutter is right, im in NSW, forgot to add. Good idea, ill have a drive around this weekend.
I will have to get a couple more quotes and go from there. Thanks…
concrete driveway and patio question
we are putting in driveway for a 6x6 carport and have no idea the cost involved any ideas? also only after reading this forum discovered the many different design…
My Concrete's Cracking!
winter mix has accelerant in it and if asked warm/hot water
summer mix has no accelerant etc
if you make the conc. your self then dont worry about accelerates