Paving & Concreting
winnerWhat to do???? Slab poured and Drainage in Wrong spot?
28 January 2012
Will drilling the slab to relocate the drainage pipe effect the integrity of the slab
MissReidStencilled concrete driveway and new kerbing? Advice plz!
27 January 2012
Hi everyone, My fiancé and I are building a new home in northwest Brisbane and are looking to get some quotes for a stencilled concrete driveway. We have a small issue…
TomeDIY - Paving my Driveway - Got some questions
26 January 2012
Use render, sand and cement 3-1 mix, since you have a concrete base, only if you know what your doing though because you only get one go at it when using cement, else just…
humbleReference Required - Agg Concrete Driveway - West Melb
4 January 2012
Still need a contact..
bashworthPattern Concrete Vs Paving - Suggetions?
29 December 2011
I would get the builder to do the driveway so you have got clean access to the house as soon as you have the keys. The other paths you can do later. Sorry I can't help…
bashworthThe effects of constant water on concrete and mortar
20 December 2011
Water doesn't have any effect on cement so there shouldn't be a rush to do something. If you can't drain the water away I suppose you could make a sump and put a small…
KTKTKTConcreter recommendations for Sydneys North (Hornsby)
5 December 2011
I am now doing the same. Just wondering if you got any pms in reply? I am in Carlingford.
New concrete driveway on top of old concrete driveway
Whats the difference in the quote with or without the removal of the existing concrete? maybe a good idea to remove the existing concrete your self and save $$$ Why are…
bashworthDowel Joints in Concrete Path
1 December 2011
Have a read of the following document its got loads of good information http://www.concrete.net.au/publications ... veways.pdf
avionAdvice Needed On My First Paving Job
24 November 2011
Many of the paver manufactures have DIY guides and quantity calculators on their websites. here's an example with both: http://www.boral.com.au/brochures/order ... st=0&scr=1
concadorespolished conc! how to tell if your gettin your$ worth
21 November 2011
a few little tips for those of you considering polished conc 1. take the time visit jobs in your surrounding area 2. photos on the net may look good from certain angles…
northernperthrenoPotential Slad issue found in bathroom during reno
11 November 2011
Hey, Many thanks will do more investigations. Yes bath coming our and full shower going in plus wall mount vanity etc so plumbing changes so looking at pulling the crap…
Stewie Dconcrete for verandah against house - above damp course
29 October 2011
It may also void the builders warranty regarding termite proofing for the slab !!! Stewie
AiahP Class Slab - what is involved in laying
26 October 2011
Ive seen P sites with 100mm polystyrene sheets laid onto the plastic membrane and then the 300mm waffle pods laid on top of them. the slab was completely isolated from the…
chrisandkateCan anyone clarify the term "prepare the site" for me? (pic)
24 October 2011
OK I'm a little confused (and by no means an expert on these things) but to answer your original question; if someone said to me they were going…
Aiahcoloured concrete curing question of concern - please help!
20 October 2011
Its true, concrete can look mottled or blotchy as it cures. Is it coloured through mix? throw on colour? Photos would help.
Concerned customercoloured concrete curing question of concern - please help!
19 October 2011
Hi, we had coloured concrete poured outside and under our deck 8 days ago now. the finish is terrible - patchy, blotchy and the sealant is uneven and darker in…
nowayLap pool, slab reinforcement, I'm an idiot....
12 October 2011
Do your research, question the contract and the quote and then ensure you don't make the worst possible mistake. Under NO circumstances of any king, even if they offer to…
StormyHow should concrete slab in garage be finished off?
3 October 2011
Oh, and yes, it can be used on driveways. We havent done our driveway yet but we will have colour through the concrete, where as the sealer we used is a medium grey…
Tamara1975Frameless glass concrete footing depth please???
30 September 2011
the concrete footing will be 1/2 way in existing soil, (digging out 150mm approx) we will be backfilling to the concrete with clay type soil. Good question by the way.
Madison27AACan you recommend someone for driveway (exposed aggregate)
26 September 2011
Thanks Bam. Goggled Impact services and comes with Mark Reid...will get in touch with him for some quotes
adamRLLaying new steps over existing natural stone
31 August 2011
Hi all First time post While I am going through the other posts and answering where I can, I thought I'd put one in. Is it possible to put concrete or some sort of…