Paving & Concreting
onc_artisanSlate vs Colored Concrete (Mixed in) vs Top
3 April 2013
You can ask that care be taken in the areas requiring the greatest need. That creating a rebate or set down will be problematic for the contractor to screed maybe ask if…
Retaining wall position after concrete? (see drawing)
Wall first then concrete.
McKinnonLeft with uneven alfresco slab for new house
11 March 2013
Went to mediation at VCAT, builder wanted his last 5%, we held it back because some things weren't finished and defects not fixed. We had to hire a lawyer & barrister to…
GibboRecommendations for a driveway / concreter contractor Brissy
10 February 2013
Hey Guys, We are looking to get a new driveway built and a slab put under the house at the back to. We would rather get it all done in one go so we are looking for…
RouxbynnePolyaspartic concrete coating for driveway
8 February 2013
Epoxy coating with flake is very attractive and incredibly durable. However I would certainly not recommend it for any outdoor area, particularly a driveway. The problem…
aquanowneed advice to enforce the existing concrete slab
30 January 2013
thanks mike, below is the picture for it. I can't see any cracked, but the slab is not even level, so regardless, I will need to level it first by either fill in more…
Shaneos gurlInfo about driveway at McDonald Jones Displays at Oran Park?
30 January 2013
Hi. Check out hanson imagecrete i think thats what ur after.. Its beautiful stuff. Not something you see often either there is 3 different types.. Hope this helps..
scotty78Colored concrete driveway quotes - difference in price?
25 January 2013
Hi there thanks for advice. I guess I didn't figure labour could consume so much of the cost. By the math above that work out at labour about $6500 of total. I guess it…
bashworthExposed Aggregate Driveway - 25 or 32 MPA?
17 January 2013
Increasing the strength is only likely to add a couple of dollars/m2 to the price, although 25N should be suitable (the Cement and Concrete Association consider N20…
onc_artisanBuilding house South of Mandurah Thinking Polished Concrete?
17 January 2013
Well Sydney ATM but back to Margs today YAY! A few jobs to look at could you get to busso for a look at a partially completed one? I will PM details.
LunchtimeConcreter needed in Melbourne's West - reccomendations?
8 January 2013
highly recommend www.nathanporterconcreting.com.au he has done a lot of work around my estate including my own and have been happy with his work. Honest approach to…
building-expertConcrete Cracking Overtime - help!
5 January 2013
I have a different interpretation Cracks along ribs are flexural cracking at negative bending moment over ribs because reinforcing mesh is too low. If you look at the…
bashworthDo you need builders plastic before pouring a driveway?
6 December 2012
You don't 'need' a polythene layer, but it is a better job with one. Polythene has 2 roles 1. Waterproofing under a habitable room. 2 Acting as a slip surface to allow…
BronkingCracks & discolouration in colour through concrete driveway
29 November 2012
We are building a home through a builder and the driveway was poured last week. I have a couple of concerns and are looking for some advice about what could have caused…
LilianaDoes this amount of concrete sound normal?
3 November 2012
The provisional sum for the concrete slab was $24,000. The two invoices together come to about 21,000 but if only the second invoice reflects what the builder actually…