Paving & Concreting
New 'blistering' slab... why and how to paint
Bleed water happens after the job is placed... To me it look as though they use the broom waaaay to early in the process. PM me if you want to, I might have a cue or 2 to share.
Creating plaster for a small water hole | question
nemisisHELP AND ADVISE ON CLEAN CONCRETE OR MORTAR FROM BRICKWORK
12 August 2010
Don't acid clean cream/white bricks, will stain them for life.
VijayGabaExposed Aggregate Driveway - Any recommendations?
16 August 2010
Hi members, I am building at Truganina VIC (western Melbourne suburb), can you please also send PM me some good concreter who is good in doing exposed aggregate. I can…
xanthropeIdeas for fixing broken concrete driveway
17 August 2010
Old fashioned driveways can actually look quit charming if maintained well. They look better than the run-of-the-mill plain concrete driveways you see people building…
SharonCDriveway Recommendations & Paver colours
21 August 2010
Thanks for your comments Jacaranda. Heres a photo of the house now we've done limestone paving on front verandah and the driveways been paved. Next project is putting…
PoopeeLeveling area of uneven pavers for a 2100L rainewater tank
12 September 2010
Thanks davinci & Huggy_B for the posts so far. They've been much help. I also went down to the local boral and the guy suggested laying a 60mm layer of rubble and then…
cmooringConcrete over an existing slab in a shed?
17 September 2010
Hi All, I am curious about suggestions for concreting over an existing slab. I realise it isn't as good as removing the existing slab and having it relaid, but I can't…
onc_artisanadvise regarding providing concrete belt around house
19 September 2010
Edge 'beams' tend to retain the soil moisture content seasonally. This will reduce cracking, together with all the other things mentioned.(plumbing, falls etc)
AiahHELP!!! Worst concrete ever - photos added
22 September 2010
You get what you pay for, be wary when you are offered a "cheaper" rate for cash. its dodgy. Cheapest quote is usually cheap for a reason, and most deserve what they pay…
cherubslab for extension and pergola....Can you get it coloured
8 October 2010
Yes, spray the colour after whole extension works are finished
MrT49Anyone have experience with asphalt driveways?
16 October 2010
My parents house has an asphalt driveway. No problems that I'm aware of. No melting or holes in hot weather. No potholes. It looks great. Been there for about 45…