Paving - Adelaide
Wrong phrase used by me. Sorry. The paving is too high in relation to the DPC.
You are most likely in a low rain intensity area. If so and if you concrete, you will need…
Garage floor sealing
Wow that's a top notch finish right there! I'm going have to follow yr instructions and do the same for my garage
Cost of Concrete and concretor
Concrete Material cost may be different from contractor to contractor, it also depends on quality of work that you expect from a contractor.
Crossover, nbn pit and home drain
We have an NBN pit in the garden between us and our neighbour. originally it was located in the wrong place by NBN co so they relocated it less than a metre at their…
Paver sealer recommendations
It's interesting that you find Bluestone to be porous.
It's a natural stone that absorbs liquid. I would consider that porous.
What's the going rate for having paving laid? I have my own pavers.
query about extension concrete floor
Your slab is Non-Compliant to make it compliant you will need to pull it up and redo it as per the NCC..or have it certified as equivalent or better by a Structural…
Patio Deck Extension ideas and approach
Hi my query is about extending my existing tiled patio. There are three different layers that I would like to make a consistent height and then tile over.
If you look at…
Clay, Concrete or Limestone Pavers
Ha! Yes, that maybe would help. I am more after the technical aspects of why you would go one over the other, however here are some details about the house.
Bricks - Red…
Filling in grasscrete
Thank you Joynz ans Stewie D.
The driveway is not sloping but it gets frequent flooding from the property next door, which sits higher than ours. If we plant, the grass…
Liquid limestone diy
Hey gents, just wondering if anyone has the mix for making liquid limestone, I'm not having much finding it anywhere. Cheers
Cost of waffle slab Melbourne
Does any one have an idea of the price of waffle slab for a house on flat ground 109sqm plus 44sqm garage ?
Any recommendation for a good reliable…
Bluestone paver seal
I'm going to be laying bluestone 300x600 pavers and I'd like some advice on using water based or solvent based sealers.
I'm going to have the pavers border…
Driveway paving advice wanted
Looking for some advice on paving my driveway
I have jack hammered off the existing brick paving and mortar back to the slab. Slab is 100mm thick and in pretty good…
Expansion joint foam aka able flex
Thanks for the reply. I'm more so actually wondering when to use the able flex if there's a law on it or not.
I have able flex where it meets the brickwork but where it…
Sandstone paver thickness
Hoping someone can let me know what is acceptable for a variation in natural stone paver?
I've received my 30mm Himalayan sandstone paver (the creates they got delivered…
Dec 18, 2015 11:00 pm
Thanks BW. They are so small I might just leave it And its that pebbly look - not plain.
Travatine paver and black pebble path
Planning a concrete path using 300 x 300 travertine pavers in a checkerboard pattern surrounded by 20m polished black pebbles. Something my wife saw at a resort in Bali…
Dec 01, 2015 1:36 pm
Crack in new New Driveway. Is it normal?
Thanks guys. I have asked my concreter again and he said he will fix it when he seals it. If this crack is not going to be a big problem, I will live with it before asking…
Dec 01, 2015 12:11 pm
Perth - paving recommendations?
I've gotten my builders provisional sum items converted to fixed. Soakwells are coming up close to 5.3k and a third party quote i got previously was around 3.5k plus gst.…
Nov 29, 2015 7:51 pm
I did not pay a bond to council but that may be something my Builder- Simonds Home had to do I am unsure. But I also have a damaged footpath in two separate locations…
Precast concrete front fence
I was planing to DIY it but just did a trial run (600mmx150mmx200mm), it didnt turn out so good. It wasn't smooth as the pic above. Also, I dont have the time…
Nov 23, 2015 10:45 pm
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Qld Driveway Quote - too high?
Make sure you check out previous jobs. Exposed aggregate is somewhat of an art and it can easily go wrong if they've not much experience.
Raised Concrete Help Around Garage
The best fix is ripping out and relaying the raised panel. And make sure that they bolt the new panel to the garage so that it doesnt raise again. I imagine…
vapor barrier deterioration
The slab was set out 6 weeks ago, and the plastic sheeting for the vapour barrier has deteriorated completely. One section which was older plastic is fine, so it pretty…
Paving around pool - query
Been a while since I've popped in to H1... I have to use my phone so please forgive any typos or abbreviations.
We have finally ordered a pool and we are…
Driveway quote - Good, bad or ugly??
We have had a quote for our driveway, we are in Adelaide and have not been able to get another quote so far due to no shows or people turning up but not…
Concreting advice pls
Thanks Lilana. No more water pooling after I hand dig whole backyard and added top soil. All water is going down.