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davinci
davinci
17 October 2007

Ratio of cement in concrete

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…

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davinci
Oct 17, 2007 8:17 pm
davinci
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
20 November 2007

Stop weeds in brick pavers

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! :lol: They'd be thinking you were some…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Nov 20, 2007 12:02 am
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
20 November 2007

cleaning pavers

cleaning pavers

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…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Nov 20, 2007 12:13 am
TheGardenWhisperer
louie
louie
20 November 2007

Base for concreting on

Base for concreting on

cheers guys. I might give the cracker dust a go then :)

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louie
Nov 20, 2007 10:01 am
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
16 December 2007

Exposed Aggregate / Crazy Paving driveway quotes

Exposed Aggregate / Crazy Paving driveway quotes
1, 2

Yeah, people keep telling me that i talk too much???? :shock: :shock: Do ya think????:wink: :wink: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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PhoenixStar
Dec 16, 2007 6:37 pm
PhoenixStar
saxlady
saxlady
28 December 2007

Ideas for Driveway, and how to dispose of concrete

Ideas for Driveway, and how to dispose of concrete

Maybe you should consider plastick mesh from http://www.atlantiscorp.com.au/applications/permeable_paving or…

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saxlady
Dec 28, 2007 9:26 pm
davinci
davinci
1 January 2008

concrete on concrete

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

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davinci
Jan 01, 2008 9:09 pm
davinci
_Al_
_Al_
8 February 2008

make concrete wall smooth and flat

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…

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_Al_
Feb 08, 2008 8:30 am
vanderlay
vanderlay
19 March 2008

Levelling sand to lay the pavers...

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…

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vanderlay
Mar 19, 2008 12:35 pm
vanderlay
_Al_
_Al_
31 March 2008

Unsealed Driveway

Unsealed Driveway

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.

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_Al_
Mar 31, 2008 8:38 am
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
3 April 2008

Asphalt Paving - Whatyareckon?

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…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Apr 03, 2008 10:35 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
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zonk
Apr 10, 2008 10:25 pm
zonk
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clath
Apr 16, 2008 12:14 am
clath
to_do_list
to_do_list
17 April 2008

M Class Slab design??

M Class Slab design??

Try the following site third reference down....Figure 4.7 covers M-class slabs http://www.concrete.net.au/search.php?i ... on=&menu=4

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to_do_list
Apr 17, 2008 6:46 pm
to_do_list
to_do_list
to_do_list
18 April 2008

M, H and P class slabs

M, H and P class slabs

Whoops...sorry *P* didn't scroll down to see you'd already answered.... :oops:

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to_do_list
Apr 18, 2008 6:44 pm
to_do_list
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
22 April 2008

front porch....

front porch....

Looks great V!!! So you haven't spent all your time in the theatre then??? ::lol:: ::lol:: More pics, we want more pics!!!!! Pleeeeeeeezzzz!!!!!

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PhoenixStar
Apr 22, 2008 12:48 pm
PhoenixStar
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
22 April 2008

Outdoor concrete - how big?

Outdoor concrete - how big?

Pave it. I have clients who pave massive areas. Why ??? Because it is much cheaper than concreting it. Steve

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Yak_Chat
Apr 22, 2008 10:07 pm
Yak_Chat
mattwalker
mattwalker
8 May 2008

Pics of your Concete/Driveway

Pics of your Concete/Driveway

There are some pics here worth a look! http://www.allfxconcrete.com.au/exposed.html

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mattwalker
May 08, 2008 12:36 pm
mattwalker
awallace
awallace
12 May 2008

Reducing concrete driveway cracking

Reducing concrete driveway cracking

Many thanks for your advice. Much appreciated.

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awallace
May 12, 2008 10:14 am
awallace
DeeElle
DeeElle
15 May 2008

Exposed aggregate paving - different colours?

Exposed aggregate paving - different colours?

Troy does exposed aggregate cement crack easily? The pavements in our development are all exposed aggregate cement and some of them have significant cracks in them :?

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DeeElle
May 15, 2008 1:41 am
DeeElle
Draconis
Draconis
17 May 2008

Acid Stained Concrete

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…

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Draconis
May 17, 2008 10:09 pm
Draconis
Helyn
Helyn
18 May 2008

How long for concrete to set?

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…

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Helyn
May 18, 2008 7:43 pm
Helyn
to_do_list
to_do_list
19 May 2008

Our garage Slab

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…

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to_do_list
May 19, 2008 11:50 pm
to_do_list
gpierce
gpierce
3 June 2008

Extending the driveway crossover...

Extending the driveway crossover...

Lucky you, our council only allows 3 (or 3.5 metre I forget) wide single car crossovers. Nothing wider is allowed:(

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gpierce
Jun 03, 2008 4:52 pm
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
17 June 2008

removing paint from brick work

removing paint from brick work

High pressure gerni would take it of 4000 psi but will also create a mess on the ground. Craig

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Grout Perfect
Jun 17, 2008 9:57 am
Grout Perfect
bandicoot
bandicoot
25 June 2008

Raised paving help for new member

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…

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bandicoot
Jun 25, 2008 9:34 am
davinci
davinci
2 July 2008

Pool Paving

Pool Paving

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 the surface…

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davinci
Jul 02, 2008 6:52 pm
davinci
Peter_OZ
Peter_OZ
24 July 2008

Stamped Concrete Driveway

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

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Peter_OZ
Jul 24, 2008 3:49 pm
Southies
Southies
24 July 2008

Driveway Dilemas

Driveway Dilemas

TOLITASH WAS YOUR DRIVEWAY ISSUE RESOLVED TO YOUR LIKING ?

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Southies
Jul 24, 2008 4:42 pm
Southies
Adrian B
Adrian B
3 September 2008

Concrete footing for brick fence

Concrete footing for brick fence

Steps Dont forget to do your measurements tomake sure your bricks are are level across the steps.

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Adrian B
Sep 03, 2008 1:46 pm
Adrian B
HappyHome
HappyHome
5 September 2008

Cement Render

Cement Render

Thank you D :D

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HappyHome
Sep 05, 2008 5:57 pm
Paula
Paula
12 September 2008

concreting a basketball court for kids???

concreting a basketball court for kids???

No just give it a blow off with the blower.

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Paula
Sep 12, 2008 10:01 am
Paula
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
26 September 2008

Paving preparation

Paving preparation

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…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Sep 26, 2008 1:05 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
davinci
davinci
3 October 2008

Best surface for steep driveway?

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…

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davinci
Oct 03, 2008 5:03 pm
davinci
davinci
davinci
14 October 2008

Water proofing for concrete in prep for wooden floor

Water proofing for concrete in prep for wooden floor

if you have a decent pressure cleaner ie : petrol you can hire hand held floor cleaners that attach to cleaner and have an acid intake, no splash etc and you will also…

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davinci
Oct 14, 2008 8:11 pm
davinci
sp_au
sp_au
17 October 2008

Colouring plain concrete

Colouring plain concrete

Hi All, 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? :(

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sp_au
Oct 17, 2008 12:00 pm
davinci
davinci
20 October 2008

Exposed Agregate MPA

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…

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davinci
Oct 20, 2008 9:48 pm
davinci
chuth77
chuth77
21 October 2008

Shed Slab !

Shed Slab !

Why not DIY?

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chuth77
Oct 21, 2008 8:08 pm
JellyLegs
JellyLegs
23 October 2008

Concrete floor coating

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…

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JellyLegs
Oct 23, 2008 10:42 pm
JellyLegs
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
25 October 2008

Perth Paving

Perth Paving

try exacta paving 0415 138 252 or Creative paving services (Adam) 0400 211 335

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TheGardenWhisperer
Oct 25, 2008 1:22 am
TheGardenWhisperer
to_do_list
to_do_list
31 October 2008

driveway f62 steel ok?

driveway f62 steel ok?

From https://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.p ... 542#118542 mpa strength is dependant on the agg. mix you choose. 25 mpa is the starting point…

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to_do_list
Oct 31, 2008 3:57 pm
to_do_list
davinci
davinci
4 November 2008

Concrete help

Concrete help

concrete almost always cracks the concreter takes steps to minimise and control the cracking thru proper base prep , steel size , conc. thickness , control joint…

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davinci
Nov 04, 2008 9:50 am
davinci
SM18
SM18
7 November 2008

Paving a driveway in Canberra

Paving a driveway in Canberra

Hi, 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…

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SM18
Nov 07, 2008 2:23 pm
PrincessB
PrincessB
13 November 2008

white patches on newly laid stencil;char. grey

white patches on newly laid stencil;char. grey

Hi there, To be honest with you there are not allot on concreters that know how to do stencil properly. The 'white patches' you have described are caused by trapped…

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PrincessB
Nov 13, 2008 3:43 pm
davinci
davinci
13 November 2008

Power Trowel?

Power Trowel?

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…

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davinci
Nov 13, 2008 7:42 pm
davinci
zaff
zaff
14 November 2008

Paving over concrete

Paving over concrete

Thanks mate...

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zaff
Nov 14, 2008 8:35 am


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