Paving & Concreting
CasuarinaforusRaised driveway with raised sewer manhole at edge help...
12 February 2014
What's the best way to edge a raised driveway? I was thinking reinforced retaining wall or besser block wall. We have to raise the driveway (side down slope) to level the…
chrishsailingWhat type of gravel to repair existing long gravel driveway
8 February 2014
We have a long (roughly 400m) gravel driveway, at Cobbitty in NSW. Much is in reasonable condition, but some areas washed away, some potholes. Need to repair the washed…
MiaMiaCreating short driveway where house is close to verge
21 January 2014
Hi! I'm very new to these forums (I have mostly been lurking) and I was hoping someone might be able to help with me with ideas for creating off-street parking. Our…
Saint MikeHalf Filled Piers for house foundation. Is this ok??
19 December 2013
TreeseachangerLiquid limestone vs stone pavers for patio paving (VIC)?
11 December 2013
I'm not in Vic but I can tell you about liquid limestone. It never gets really hot underfoot even in a heatwave, which is great, no weeds or ants, but the drawbacks are…
leightonJapanese post and beam house needs foundation
24 November 2013
hi be better to look at the photos - sounds like a bit of underpinning to me. Interesting project. Have two sisters in law in Japan and looking to visit early next year .
comfyhouse4meConcrete screed over Hebel Powerfloor or Timber subfloor?
27 October 2013
Sorry for cross-posting, but it just occurred to me that this may be a more appropriate board for my question re concrete screeds over Hebel Powerfloor, or timber…
Treeseachangerblock pavers vs coloured concrete - anything in between!
18 October 2013
Poured limestone, looks great, no weeds, cool underfoot even in the hottest weather, but for a driveway you would have to look into getting it sealed as it is a natural…
miteqBrand new Plain Concrete Driveway - Sealer?
16 September 2013
Sealing is personal choice. Always has been always will be. The reason we seal is to ensure that the product being sealed will remain looking newer for longer (which is…
gpolyA few beginner questions about a new concrete driveway
15 September 2013
I selected my driveway Concretor by talking to my neighbours. Look around for a few jobs in your neighborhood/street that are similar to yours (ie slope/size/finish) and…
orrm280Concrete base for pool paving - is reo required ?
13 September 2013
I am looking at laying a concrete slab as a base for paving around a pool as its only requires a rough screed and most of the prep work has been done. Its going over a…
miteqPoured limestone V salt and chlorine, and paving grading?
12 September 2013
Thanks mitec. Installer will be me Do you have any thoughts about grading drainage back to the pool? Could only help the paving I would think,…
GetjasonHow much does it cost to paint the existing pavements?
21 August 2013
Chances are your Pavement is hydrostatic so a Paint will peel and flake off pretty fast ... Stain it , breathable , doesn't flake or peel , totally natural looking and…