Paving & Concreting
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…
PulpoHELP! Runaway Concretor:FIX IT PROPERTY SERVICES
26 August 2011
That sucks. Consumer affairs don't hold your breath. When someone threatens with consumer affairs (not directly to me) I have a laugh. I know you see your driveway…
davinciCLASSICSTONE PAVER - HUNTER or WILLOW COLOUR
25 August 2011
would not recommend classicstone, riverstone or most wet press pavers. Try Urbanstone, they have just had a price reduction. Natural stone is generally cheaper than man made
zeitgeberAir-light (almost) concrete products (not sure of the name)
20 August 2011
I always see these guys at home shows and home ideas…
Casa2What did your concretor use for sub-base & did he compact?
19 August 2011
Just whatever was there, with a bit of shaping.
ozx6rIs this a reasonable quote for concrete polishing?
15 August 2011
If the $110 per meter is to much and you are willing to go with a topical sealer eg.epoxy try ringing the company back and asking if they can quote to do a "Grind and…
LexHow do you install bullnose paver treads in block ret. wall?
5 August 2011
Hi evo, Have you had a chance to look into this for me please?
timpenLiquid limestone versus poured concrete - advice appreciated
4 August 2011
Vegemite, not sure where you are located but if you around Perth with bore water don't go for light coloured liquid limestone., We did, even with sealing it we still get…
spc_tanPlease recommned a good driveway/concretor - Mel East
26 July 2011
Hi Yellow, We just had our concreting done in Doncaster. Matt and his team did a great job and offered great service. We had our front done in exposed aggregate and the…
Pondering_PinkyConcreter suggestion - Waffle Pod Footing - Adelaide
12 July 2011
Hello, I am looking for a concreter in the western suburbs of Adelaide to pour a waffle pod foundation for a extension that I am owner building. I have had trouble…
LexWhat is a cold joint in concrete construction?
3 July 2011
Thanks evo ... well, they poured it and all was done in about 1 hour I haven't noticed any cold joints being created, and unless some 30 minutes on a cloudy and cold…