Paving & Concreting
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Advice on Driveway Concrete
We are getting coloured grano with mesh in our garage, we had to choose from the CCS range with our builder. It is the one thing that we had to choose from a colour chart…
Driveway - screw piers
Thanks for the reply.
I challenged council and due to a technicality, was able to remove this oppressive condition!
Apr 25, 2018 6:58 pm
gaps in driveway
Thanks @Lakeside Paving - I have bought Sika® Pave Fix Plus - I assume it's similar. Going to use it on the weekend. Thanks for getting back to me.
We have concrete floor in our house, we don't have a lot of budget so we were just planning on leaving it with the concrete look, like those contemporary houses. I've…
Cracks on new concrete floor
Those cracks don't look unusual for a new house slab.
There is an article at the following link that explains more
Cleaner 303, which is one of our products, will remove this! Search for it under the name of Miteq.
Also,consider to a seal while you're at it...couldn't hurt.
Mar 20, 2018 1:21 pm
Brick Paved Driveway- Pavers Sinking
This is due to poor haunching otherwise called edge restraints.
From the photos I'd guess you're in WA ?
There's a six year structural warranty on the driveway so if your…
Photos of 50mm fall to concrete apron
The photo shows the pump's pressure controller. That doesn't tell me the pump make and model.
Only one downpipe means that either less than 50 sq m of roof catchment area…
Thanks building- expert. Unfortunately the slab isn't all straight lines.. there are done concrete bulges and also what looks to be excess brick mortar. I suspect the…
Concrete path around house query
If you didn't already I would get a building surveyor to report on this to check compliance.
As long as surface water is being directed away from the house (albeit, in…
Is concrete around the house required?
Do not use this guide it is extremely outdated and the fall levels on concrete are now incorrect. Unfortunately it appears many volume builders give this Foundation…
Concreting House Slab Profit Margin
Without going into the specific direct costs, you're also not factoring all the indirect and overhead costs - insurance, capital costs (equipment and vehicles, including…
Concreting quotes and future pergola area
basic quotes i have been getting are $95 to $100 m2 coloured and $120m2 aggregate
think the main thing is to just follow your engineers drainage recommendation for example…
That is something I think we’ll need to compare, it certainly feels like one of the quickest set ups for a driveway. And a lot of rural/semi-rural tend to have stone of…
Thoughts on polished concrete quote
If you are confusing about polished concrete quote you can go with wide company. I hired this company in april and they did good work and also they helped me to chosing…
Steve Costello - (Not) Primo
I can second your warning Ozboy84. He left my 85-year-old mother's job unfinished because he miscalculated and I can't find anyone to complete the job. She is distressed…
Aggregate Spider cracks
Hi I have read your post regarding your fine cracks appearing in your aggregate, I had honed aggregate poured in Aug/September and I am now experiencing the same issue as…
Nov 06, 2017 1:14 pm
Driveway and fencing
whereabouts in Keysborough are you building? I am looking for driveway, landscaping and fencing too. Have found a few for fencing and driveway
Driveway cracks and sealer
I have a similar problem, had my driveway poured about 4 months ago and now i have noticed a crack. My drive is about 5 meters wide and about 9 meters long. My…
Am in VIC and with a some movement in our home I was just being on reactive soil I was wondering if it was worth putting up a cut-off trench fillied with concrete on…
Pouring Piers Prior to shed slab.
Shed floor should be of similar standard as a concrete driveway, I would go for 110mm +F82 and I would definitely go with edge beam design. You may want to drive and park…
We are tossing up between exposed aggregate, stained concrete or plain concrete driveway with covercrete.
We have had a quote of $89.50 a metre for agg, and are…
Just a reminder that if the path will have an Overflow Relief Gully (ORG), there are clearances that must also be observed.
The ORG must be be a minimum of 75mm above…
We had our driveway done about 5 months ago and today I noticed that there were a few patchy areas, like it's crumbly or over exposed.
I've attached a couple of photos,…
Double Mesh Under Tiles Areas?
On my plans it has the words;
"Add layer of SL72 under top mesh to any tiled areas typical"
Why is there a second layer and do I have to do this?
Aug 11, 2017 4:52 pm
If the agi pipes is not sitting in clay then will not be as effective due to water will seep below the agi pipe level usually
along the clay base if is relatively…
home decking ideas / rough estimates
Good idea, decks can make a huge difference in the look.
It's hard to say a cost as the scope is unknown, but you could spend anywhere between 5-15k depending on the size…
Driveway thickness question
thinking ill hold of the patio concrete and they can just come back when im ready to do it and i assuem use a concrete pump to get it the 24meters + to the back of the…