Paving & Concreting
Concrete pathway around home - distance to weep holes QLD
Hi guys & gals, Installing a 1mtr concrete apron around our QLD home to provide a path and provide a water barrier and correct the fall in some areas. I have spoken with…
Guidance with labour and material costs for my concrete bric
Homeone, is there a reason no one has responded to my thread topic? Maybe I’m missing something in the settings or I didn’t check a box. Or maybe I needed to come…
How to seal your coloured driveway Step by Step
Would anyone know why my driveway has come up with white marks on some sections? My driveway is about 6 months old & has been sealed by our builder. Just curious if…
Concrete path against back of home to prevent water ingress
Hi guys & gals, I have been reading on the forum and gained some great ideas. Not long bought a property on the Sunshine Coast…
Remove bedrock & concreting vs levelling bedrock & sealing?
Hi all. I'm digging/jack hammering out bedrock in a workroom I'm expanding under my house. The previous owner had leveled and concreted about half of the open area,…
Suspended concrete slab on top floor of office building.
It's factored Dead Loads plus Live loads refer to the codes If you want more accurate coupled results the use 3D BIM
Can I build a garden bed with concrete pavers?
Buy a cheap grinder with metal cutting discs. Learn to use it But it will be much less cutting if you just buy trench mesh, it is sold in 6 m lengths. Best online…
Can someone identify this style of driveway
Ok, with some help from another person I have discovered what this method is called and how they do it. It is sprayed onto the driveway and is called; Spray Fleck or Spray Crete
Has anyone painted tiles? Our terracotta tiles, beside the ugliness, are SO slippery!! We are discussing painting them with a rougher tread. Has anyone painted over tiles…
Where to buy 12mm deformed bars
Fibreglass pool coping and alfresco levels question
Hi, We put our fibreglass pool in prior to slab and they set to builders pegs and levels. Then the slab was poured and it looks like the pool (without coping) is sitting…
Stormwater pipes in driveway/concretes paths
Hi, I was just wondering if the above is still consistent with the revised AS3727 standard? I had read the standards for joints had been revised but it apparently only…
Established Home Renovation - Concrete Slab and New Shed!
Hey seanpain4, Thank you! We are pretty happy with how it turned out. The total cost of the slab was about $2,500 but that was worked into the cost of the shed as we…
Concrete path around house. Use of expansion joints?
I had concrete paths around the slab recently and the concreter refused to add the expansion joints against the brickwork claiming he didn't have to as the other side of…
Exposed Aggregate Driveway Companies Recommendation
Hello, We're building in Edmonsonpark (Sydney West) and is nearing the end of our build. Would like to ask if anyone has any recommendation for companies that does…
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