Paving & Concreting
Our Build123home decking ideas / rough estimates
31 July 2017
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…
dzernumbrdpolished concrete cost difference (Perth)
27 July 2017
Varsani, We decided to hold off building. We went through a broker and we worked with a particular builder and we were being quoted $1.3k/sqm throughout the design…
mrbiggensColoured Concrete Driveway - Colour in Mix or Oxide on top?
24 July 2017
I will start by saying that when it comes to maintenance, both types of colour would require the same maintenance, as it would be the sealer that is the sacrificial layer…
kaykensRecommendations for paving/concrete in Adelaide SA
3 July 2017
I'll have a chat to my main concreter that we've used multiple times. Quality hasn't let us down over the years and is based in Gawler so shouldn't be too much of a…
Matt1987Concrete Unit Ceiling - Removed textured paint...What next?
28 June 2017
Hi Guys I've looked at others similar questions relating to this issues, however most suggest installing a false ceiling and gyprocking, which i'm not interested in. I'm…
DkjhConcrete pathway over reticulation fill point question
12 June 2017
Hi everyone, I have two reticulation fill point for terminte protection around the house. The concreter whom did my pathway has covered one of the reticulation fill point…
sandman55Stop new rio rod from rusting till job is completed
1 May 2017
Thanks for your reply bashworth, that sounds good and I have been doing some reading on the net and I see that welding rio bar as I planned to weld it to the posts can…
logarBuilder recommendations for concrete retaining walls
3 April 2017
Can be done, the concrete retaining wall below the soil into the inside, like the toes, and then into the steel.
gmbuildingconsultantFront porch separating from the house ....
30 March 2017
Sounds like you are on a site with reactive clay soils, hence the soils shrink or swell depending on the underlying moisture content in the soil (resulting in the…
building-expertBuilding consultant/inspector for Concrete in Adelaide
28 March 2017
Maybe you can post few quality photos
bashworthConcrete slab over deck footings (pour at same time)
23 March 2017
I don't really see why you need footings and a slab. If it were me I would Forget the three footings holes on the…
GillyMSteep, slippery driveway........ looking for suggestions?
14 March 2017
Received a msg abut this from Venessa, but HomeOne says I can't respond as the user is no longer registered, so hopefully Venessa will read this, and I will respond here! …
RoryHELP Removing throw on concrete color off porch tiles ?
9 March 2017
Using an acid or chemical will not damage the tiles. But it will damage the concrete. And you might end up with a lot of effort and a mediocre result. It would probably be…
Jay95Self Levelling Concrete Over a Sealed Concrete Slab?
5 March 2017
ozyboy84Be Warned - unlicensed concreter Primo Concreting Steven
20 February 2017
Hi I was recently ripped off by Steve Costello from Primo concreting He gave a fake licence and i mistakenly paid him upfront Ive since found out that his unlicensed…
yoyo72ashfelt driveway help 290sm drive and am a bit confused!
13 January 2017
ok so we have a new build driveway is huge and the drive has quite a steep drop. due to site costs being doubled budget is a bit low and we are kinda country so an ashfelt…
Lea889Concrete driveway - building with Henley
21 November 2016
Hi gngcrazy, Has your house been complete? I'm just going through the final stages of my house. The builder did my driveway. I recommend you do this after handover. The…
Lea889New House - Concrete Driveway Concerns (Please Help)
20 November 2016
Thank you Waldorf_Grange_Build for your response. Unfortunately, I'm in Sydney. I've already engaged a pre-handover inspection, just waiting confirmation if the driveway…
potting aroundCement Pot
10 November 2016
Hi All I've made a pot out of pure portland cement (and water). You can see a picture here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwUfC- ... p=drivesdk It's a mix of grey and…