I think we'll be paving on a slab base now after reading this Thanks for the details davinci
Pavers for Backyard
It is a pretty crazy price. I assum it'd be a bit cheaper in WA, seeings how that where they come from. It'd still be more than the average paver though.
Granite is really…
How to remove brick pavers?
Should be pretty easy to remove. They only put cement around the edges to hold everything in place, so once you've broken that (should be easy enough with a hammer), you…
Try Gumtree. I just got a whole bunch for free. They're dirty, but could be cleaned, and anyway I don't care - that's my garden bed edging sorted
Tips for getting concrete right
What ONC said. He knows.
The one thing I would mention about watering a slab, is that the slab needs to have a constant pool of water on it.
Many people think that…
Loose Stones - Exposed Agg
Yea mate ill grab a photo soon.
Its pretty bad and looks terrible. Place has it front and back. Front is loose everywhere, and was not waterproofed so theres a few drips…
Concrete or Pave
Hey Double B, did you end up going paving or concrete? As you know we are building with Dechellis and we have a slope like yours on the driveway. We are trying to find…
Boral River Pebble Pavers
I too have no idea in how to go about a paving project. Nice link. Helpful. This is all new. I understand the concept and steps involved but it's a task that could take…
Brick Paving Required
Wondering if anyone can recommend any good tradies for brick paving North of the River (Perth)
We are needing to get a bit of the driveway over the 6m allowance…
Plain concrete driveway pricing
We have been getting quotes to get our driveway concreted in plain concrete.
We have been quoted around $4400 inc GST. This is for evething…
Dec 12, 2010 5:25 pm
Recommend a good wet look paving sealer
What your asking is something that goes hand in hand unfortunatley.
Wet = slippery. (most of the time)
We have a non slip option that has been tested to AS/NZ standards.…
Dec 13, 2010 3:56 pm
Improving a FWD-only road
by FWD do you mean Front wheel Drive or Four Wheel Drive?
If Four 4WD would be much clearer, I had to read your post a few times to figure it out.
Now the advice
You could easily calculate the m3 if…
Dec 18, 2010 2:47 pm
Yeh bloody good idea...
Low maintenance, easy care hard wearing...
I'm sending you a PM
Galley 28 with Places Homes
You have friendly neighbors.
My neighbor is a tenant. I manage to get owners contact number and explain to him. still don't want to sign. he returned the…
show us your concrete driveways
Better to work out your needs first.
Priority 1 Aesthetics?, non slip?, elevation?, shape?,
Then - colours, local soil type, trees, will the area contribute to unwanted…
Are ceramic bath tubs costly. any idea
I need an advice on the correct paving procedure. I have a two years old house which has a slab on fill, class "M". We are on the side of the hill so my right…
DYO paving a big area
My hubby did ours on the last house we built. It was about 20 years ago. Big area. When we first planned to build here he said he was going to do it but after…
Liquid Limestone Finishing
Our LL finish also came out "rough". I was partly annoyned at the installer for not mentioning about the choice of smooth or rough finishing, but i had simply assumed it…
Driveway concretor reference.
i had my driveway done in exposed.
there are a few driveways done around my area and they all look crap compared to mine.
i had mine done by a bloke from ballarat.
Footings next to existing wall
You will need a feature/contour survey and an engineer will have to design the footings. They will tell you if it can be done or not.
You will probably want a re…
outdoor concrete area
A couple of pictures would help a lot in this situation. You can use a site like photobucket or imageshack to post them.
It sounds like because of the slop of the…
Removal of broken up concrete slabs
Like Rory I find it it surprising that you found a skip bin company that refused to take concrete (but I can think of one reason).
First up, I wonder if their questions…
Yeah my builder quoted for them but we said we'd get our own. He said it wouldn't be until the end of the build and if we changed our minds it would be the same cost.
Driveway specifications - a bit confusing
Thanks guys, and those links are fabulous.
What bothers me is these superficial joints - the text says: if the cracking happens, it should happen along the cut. I don't…
Landscaper has ruined my pavers. Advice?
What is the outcome of this?
He should not of used chlorine to try and remove the mud stains, it sounds like the acid was not applied evenly, it should be reapplied by…
concrete form board
Thanks guys for your input will be endeavoring to do as one pour as i know this is best had a quote to shotcrete $380 per metre supply and spray will most likely go down…