Paving & Concreting
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…
willcresconcrete slabs, do you need council approval?
18 March 2012
I think if you already move in, you don't need to report council...unless it's really huge shed and concrete....or your neighbour reports you, which sometimes happen....
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…