Stamped Concrete Driveway
To greatly reduce the slip factor you can go for a light stamp texture. . a seamless stamp with saw cuts fits the bill. In my opinion it looks far better than the usual…
Totally agree that F82 is the way to go. Not because the concrete needs it, but becasue when it's stepped on it doesn't distort. And the concreters will step onit plenty!
Jul 29, 2010 7:14 pm
Hi there we have a resin that is been made just for this type of job its polyurethane and wont yellow like epoxy
Step up or excavate??
just bear in mind the highest step you can have is 190mm. You may end up with 2 steps
slab approved SUBJECT TO ?
unfortunately he has already been paid. in hindsight that is exactly what i s/d have done. the building surveyoe passed the inspection based on the builders undertaking…
sandstone paver thickness
Would not lay that thickness sandstone on sand base. they would be more for glueing to slab applications.
50 mm would be preferred thickness.
Concrete floor slabs
Hi Can anyone please let me know what the going rate per m2 both labour only and supply waffle pod floor slab is. also any decent concrete layers around western sydney…
what should i do..
i have a concrete path all the way around my house.
in some spots the path doesnt get any sun, and because we have had so much rain the path is always damp.
Painting Clay Driveway Pavers?
I have a clay paved driveway which my wife wants to change the colour of to better match the house. Stamping & stenciling & ripping up the pavers (they wont stamp/stencil…
Concrete Over Storm Water Pipes.
I'm building in Melb West. The site survey recommends paving around the house to regulate moiature. The plans show the storm water running under the garage as well as all…
Concrete Roof Tiles!
My builder recently had me reselect roof tiles as the colour and specification had been discontinued. Very reluctantly we agreed to a tile from their range that was close…
Priti, you dont say where you are but there is a good concrete supplier in Epping, Australian Slatecrete suppliers, I think it's Yale Drive, off Coppers St, they sell all…
Ideas for fixing broken concrete driveway
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…
Driveway Recommendations & Paver colours
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…
DIY Q: block paving driveway
dreamhouse, paving a driveway with little fall is what you want to ensure a good drainage.
There are heaps of guides out there to help which include Boral's website and…
Paving or Decking
Thanks for the responses. I think going to look at some displays is a great idea. I've seen some pics of display homes with what looks like tiled patios which look good…
Bored Concrete Piers
Thank you everyone for your responses ..... they all have been very interesting and helpful ...... will definitely be following this through with the builder.
Just as a…
Best patio covering
We have a suspended outdoor patio in full sun which also forms the roof of the workshop below and must be watertight - it is about 3 x 5M.
Doing a home extension, converting a carport into an internal room. Doing this as an owner builder to save $$ and want to start calling around to get some…
Sep 15, 2010 9:32 pm
Concrete over an existing slab in a shed?
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…
They will replace them with bricks when bricks laying starts.
I had the same, and I am told it is supposed to be a decorative feature.
Polished concrete driveway?
Thanks Onc. The tenants will be out by next weekend so I'll get some pics when it's completely empty. It's prob about 130sqm all up - all open plan... Cheers.
HELP!!! Worst concrete ever - photos added
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…
Advice on 100m driveway
The last 2 houses my parents lived in had 50m driveways.. both times the driveways were redone when they lived there. The most recent was bitumened (this was early 90s). …
Sep 24, 2010 11:52 am
Cost of kerbing in Perth/WA ?
I'm considering concrete kerbing for my driveway. What's the resonable cost/m in Perth, WA ?
Any gotchas, recommendations, etc?
Concrete gurus - need your opinions :)
We have a renovator home which really needs a driveway. We have road base there now as a temporary measure and due to the slope and all the rain we're getting isn't going…
Edge Tiles on Acrylic Pool not sticking
acrylic as in fibreglass? is there a concrete beam around the perimeter of the pool? are the tiles / bullnose on the top of the pool beam (horizontal surface) or on the…
Oct 05, 2010 5:10 pm
Used Grass cell with good results just follow prep work for best results.