Paving & Concreting
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…
GaudiStormwater pipes in driveway/concretes paths
5 April 2017
Thanks saveH20 There not being an agreed standard seems crazy. My concreter has just finished paths. Time will tell how well he complied with best practice. I looked up…
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…
sandman55What do you use for boxing up under a concrete slab
3 November 2016
Thanks Rory, at present I am chasing up quotes for the materials for the carport and then I will seek out a builder. I mainly wanted some info for my own knowledge in how…
RoryAnyone used filler on cracked exposed aggregrate driveway?
2 November 2016
you never know... I have a feeling it will be too white and stand out from 10 times further away than the hairline crack... or be something that crumbles away when it…
1960sModernistHomeRestoring old brick paving grout
29 October 2016
We have clay brick pavers around our pool that are about 35-40 years old. They are laid on a sand cement base. The pavers are still in good condition and still level. The…
janvandzuraWhere is the cheapest concrete in Adelaide 2.5m³
27 October 2016
Hi I am looking to build fence and need 2.5m³ for the footing in Holden Hill. Does anyone know cheap company or someone who can do it for me. cheers J.
hongsilconcrete Driveway - Inner city Sydney recommendation
20 October 2016
Hi Everyone, Could you please recommend the concrete driveway contractor for inner City? Thanks
braylenjohnson432Big enough driveway to reverse a car
5 October 2016
Normally,Plan driveways with a minimum of 10 feet of width for each vehicle. If space allows, use wider spacing for easier walk-about space between vehicles, the driveway,…
danrtsCrommelin Diamondcoat PAving & Concrete sealer - thoughts?
15 September 2016
Hi, I'm wanting to seal my concrete driveway, I came across this product at bunnings - Crommelin Diamondcoat Paving and Concrete sealer. ($150/10L). It's a solvent based…