Paving & Concreting
onenessWhat is better? Exposed Aggregate vs Coloured Concrete?
31 July 2012
Another option to consider perhaps which I have seen done very successfully is to have poured limestone which has a coloured oxide or something through it. The colour I…
SpudConcrete stain removal; Australian product Marcmove.
25 July 2012
Hydro isnt going to clean at all , its going to remove the layer by etching it away leaving massive patching and different textures > good luck…
PHLExfoliated basalt (bluestone) "tile" supplier Sydney
23 July 2012
Does anyone know of any good exfoliated basalt "tile" suppliers in Sydney? We need 400x400x20mm (I gather 20mm is the thinnest for exfoliated basalt due to cracking during…
onenessANYONE KNOW IF ITS OK TO POUR ANOTHER SLAB OVER EXISTING
11 July 2012
Thanx Onc but you have now confused me more than ever! lol Too much tech talk straight over my head!
kiwiEnd of builder's warranty inspection. Devil is in the detail
4 July 2012
squashedrexKnow of a concretor called Elitecrete?
27 June 2012
I think he is referring to a Newcastle based concreter. Not sure if your still interested but we tried getting this guy out to do a quote. Twice he failed to show after…
GetjasonConcrete slab with solid timber floors, tiles and carpet
25 June 2012
That doesnt control the RH level in new slabs , Common mistake in the concrete industry is using curing compounds on concrete that is to have a floor covering here is why…
kpwalkerExposed Aggregate Driveway and Path Recommendation Melbourne
21 June 2012
gogo65Costs for driveway for pebblecrete or coloured concrete?
18 June 2012
OMG, I think that is my friends house, is it on the castle hill/kellyville border? Hers was over $150/lm, but it looks superb
springtimeWaffle Pod Slab - Insulation advantages?
5 May 2012
Hi, I know this post is probably a bit late, but if anybody is interested, we've just moved into our new house & it has a waffle pod slab. I can tell you it does seem to…
WatemanRecommendations for driveway in South East Vic?
2 May 2012
Hi, we are organizing our driveways for our new house in Pakenham, and wondering if anybody can recommend some converters? Probably just looking at coloured concrete.
kikichanDoes anybody know any good concreters in western Sydney?
24 April 2012
I think concreter who made our slab is reliable and skillful. He has over 30 years experiences (his dad has been concreter for over 50 years) and does regular jobs for…
meggChanging Colour -2nd Coat of Berger Jet Dry for our Driveway
22 April 2012
I'm watching with interest.... we are just about to paint over our existing outdoor area, as we have extended it, and the original concrete (which is pattern of blocks)…
notremaisondriveway + paving + retaining wall = $20,000!!
3 April 2012
We always get 3 quotes, try servicecentral.com.au you can either break up the bits such as driveway will be a concreter, wall will be brickies. A lot will subcontract…
building-expertWater penetration in concrete slab. Advice requested pls
1 April 2012
Dampness coming through can a difficult problem to fix and it should not be happening. All I can tell from the pictures is that you definitely have a problem. The most…
RoryColoured Concrete Driveway - Top layer or Coloured Through?
29 March 2012
Unless your a fan of bold colours for your house then, colour through is the way to go. Its finicky so you need a smart concretor. Also I would use a bagged oxide from a…
Pittoremoving grout haze from glass pool fencing?
19 March 2012
thanks for the replys, The lads over on another reno forum recommended using white Vinegar, and it worked a treat. the grout haze was residue from the glass panels being…
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