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House-To-Be
House-To-Be
9 March 2010

Driveway how long before you can use.

Driveway how long before you can use.

We were able to walk on ours after 24 hours and drive/park on it after 7 days. We have colour through with stencil.

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House-To-Be
Mar 09, 2010 1:12 pm
marjencait
marjencait
12 March 2010

Pool Paving - Melbourne

Pool Paving - Melbourne

Hi, Can anyone recommend and excellent paving company to do around our pool area - Melb West Suburbs. Would be handy if they laid the concrete base too! Thanks,

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marjencait
Mar 12, 2010 3:16 pm
Planned LScape
Planned LScape
14 March 2010

Water washing out grout from pavers

Water washing out grout from pavers

It sounds like there is weak grout in your paving. I presume it was a wet grout that was installed (ie. a sand:cement mix)? If cement content is low it will wash out…

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Planned LScape
Mar 14, 2010 11:33 am
Planned LScape
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
14 March 2010

Fiberglass pool resurfacing

Fiberglass pool resurfacing

Keen - If you want to place a coping tile, then I'd be suggesting using a polyurethane caulking compound. ... then use the same ‘glue’ to ‘joint’ control the under…

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onc_artisan
Mar 14, 2010 10:30 pm
onc_artisan
pickledmuffin
pickledmuffin
15 March 2010

Paving in Ipswich Area. QLD

Paving in Ipswich Area. QLD

Hello, I am looking for a Paver to lay 160sqm of claypave pavers in Fernvale 4306. I am having a world of trouble finding a paver locally. The conrete base is already…

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pickledmuffin
Mar 15, 2010 5:35 pm
homeowner
homeowner
16 March 2010

Concreter

Concreter

Hello, Do you do driveways as well? Do you know how much it would cost to do a driveway (exposed agg nothing fancy) for a 50m2 area? How much do you charge for plain…

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homeowner
Mar 16, 2010 7:30 am
reaver
reaver
17 March 2010

Reccs for a paver in Melbourne west

Reccs for a paver in Melbourne west

That makes the 3 of us. Anyone with excellent recommendations for a tiler/paver?

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reaver
Mar 17, 2010 10:11 pm
reaver
borepig
borepig
22 March 2010

Termite protection

Termite protection

I thought the warranty warranted no termite damage with scheduled checkup and refills, but this is my understanding

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borepig
Mar 22, 2010 11:21 am
Benny-
Benny-
25 March 2010

Driveway - Hunter Valley

Driveway - Hunter Valley

A friend at work in Maitland lives up the valley and had the same thing happen. They droped the price again after he said no... They gave the whole "we are in the area"…

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Benny-
Mar 24, 2010 11:14 pm
Benny-
davinci
davinci
31 March 2010

Drainage under garage - Anyone experiences this problem?

Drainage under garage - Anyone experiences this problem?

if the landscaper has repaired or replaced damaged or incorectly installed drainage then you have most probaly voided your warranty. At the first sign of problems call the…

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davinci
Mar 31, 2010 7:09 pm
davinci
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
31 March 2010

Concrete finish

Concrete finish

epoxy or urethane yes... Have a look at the high wear areas :wink: IE Counters and entry

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onc_artisan
Mar 31, 2010 9:00 pm
onc_artisan
nemisis
nemisis
1 April 2010

Concrete vs Clay paving

Concrete vs Clay paving

I'm looking for some good paving, ideal for both driveway and footpaths around house. I'm looking at a charcoal paver, with a cream border. Also sizes, anyone got some…

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nemisis
Apr 01, 2010 2:51 pm
Planned LScape
Planned LScape
3 April 2010

crazy paving salt pool side - anyone?

crazy paving salt pool side - anyone?

You're best to lay paving around a pool on a concrete slab. In fact we do all paving on concrete now, it's the only way of ensuring that the foundation is stable for…

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Planned LScape
Apr 03, 2010 3:29 pm
Planned LScape
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
4 April 2010

Coloured Concrete Driveway Geelong

Coloured Concrete Driveway Geelong

Couple of things: Have fun and you will learn why concretors charge what they charge. Charcoal is about $230 cubic mtr or $23 sq mtr plus placement...

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onc_artisan
Apr 04, 2010 9:18 pm
onc_artisan
katherineandadrian
katherineandadrian
4 April 2010

Liquid Limestone in Adelaide

Liquid Limestone in Adelaide

:wink: bump :wink: I'm really interested in this too.... Any ideas on a price or company here in Adelaide. I have done some research and everything i seem to find is for WA. Any…

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katherineandadrian
Apr 04, 2010 11:24 pm
Planned LScape
Planned LScape
5 April 2010

Where to buy pavers or sandstone?

Where to buy pavers or sandstone?

Where about are you located? If you google or yellow pages around your area there are paving outlets, wholesale outlets who sell all range of materials. Hunt around for…

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Planned LScape
Apr 05, 2010 8:00 pm
Planned LScape
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Hels
Apr 10, 2010 4:44 pm
Hels
deletedpenguin
deletedpenguin
13 April 2010

Plain or coloured concrete for driveway?

Plain or coloured concrete for driveway?

I think the light gray, or even dark gray looks better than plain. Our crossover has to be plain, but we plan on doing gray otherwise. I think it looks quite nice.

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deletedpenguin
Apr 13, 2010 9:04 am
deletedpenguin
Pete E2W
Pete E2W
18 April 2010

Any quote stencil, stamped and slate in Melbourne west

Any quote stencil, stamped and slate in Melbourne west

I would like to know the differentiation between all of that and price Thanks and kind regards pete

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Pete E2W
Apr 18, 2010 9:22 pm
rlay1
rlay1
19 April 2010

Recommend Me A Concreter For Suspended Stairs – Melbourne

Recommend Me A Concreter For Suspended Stairs – Melbourne

I've updated the subject title to better reflect that I am the one who is after the recommendation. So anyone know of a concreter in Melbourne who can do a suspended staircase?

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rlay1
Apr 19, 2010 8:19 am
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
21 April 2010

Exposed Aggregate

Exposed Aggregate

I don't really understand, have you got any photos?

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onc_artisan
Apr 21, 2010 9:20 am
onc_artisan
mdzzj
mdzzj
22 April 2010

Choosing a driveway - thank you for your votes.

Choosing a driveway - thank you for your votes.

Thank you everyone for your comments, we are very pleased with how it has come together. :D Hi Mdzzj How much that you spend for that ? How…

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mdzzj
Apr 22, 2010 11:07 am
Planned LScape
Planned LScape
28 April 2010

Concrete or cement for paving edging.

Concrete or cement for paving edging.

It probably is a case of what different people have learned they will also do. My 1st boss used concrete, and I also do when I pave on sand (always lay on concrete slab…

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Planned LScape
Apr 28, 2010 8:45 pm
Planned LScape
Aiah
Aiah
2 May 2010

What is the expect question when you ask for driveway

What is the expect question when you ask for driveway

The only thing i can think of that could be a variation on a driveway quote is the removal of spoil from the excavation. 58 a meter sounds like a good price

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Aiah
May 02, 2010 6:32 am
Aiah
wombat
wombat
3 May 2010

Paved driveway advice

Paved driveway advice

I still hav'nt decided to go cement or paving. Pavings "prettier" isn't it?- And easier to shift etc if necc'. Concrete quicker of…

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wombat
May 03, 2010 7:43 pm
Elzbeth
Elzbeth
4 May 2010

Asphalt price vs stenciled concrete

Asphalt price vs stenciled concrete

Hi there! We have approx 140sqm of sloping driveway and I wanted to get an idea of price for asphalt or stenciled concrete - we are not sure if we can even afford either.…

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Elzbeth
May 04, 2010 5:08 pm
hmmmmm
hmmmmm
9 May 2010

Estimated cost of exposed aggregate in Victoria?

Estimated cost of exposed aggregate in Victoria?

hey jasetash i had my exposed agg done from a local concreter who was fantastic. price was very good, a lot less than what you have been…

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hmmmmm
May 09, 2010 8:47 am
Planned LScape
Planned LScape
10 May 2010

How many bricks?

How many bricks?

The other way to work it out if you have different brick sizes, is get your total length, and divide by the brick length ie. 0.240mm (length of most brick's + 10mm…

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Planned LScape
May 10, 2010 4:58 pm
Planned LScape
hmmmmm
hmmmmm
12 May 2010

exposed aggregate

exposed aggregate

no, sorry not exactly sure. It's a double driveway for 2 x townhouese and we are also looking getting the porch and walkway to the back done.. so it would be quite a lot…

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hmmmmm
May 12, 2010 8:15 pm
Ceebs
Ceebs
14 May 2010

Crushed rock for driveway....

Crushed rock for driveway....

Thanks so much Cherub - I thought it would be cubic metre but just wasn't sure how much to expect out of it. Thanks again. Ceebs

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Ceebs
May 14, 2010 9:30 am
homeowner
homeowner
14 May 2010

Sealant Info for Exposed Aggregate needed

Sealant Info for Exposed Aggregate needed

Hi Miteq, I am in the Western suburbs and am looking for a good concretor to do my driveway - exposed driveway. Are you able to PM the details as well? Thank you. Cheers,

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homeowner
May 14, 2010 2:38 pm
wrexter
wrexter
14 May 2010

Driveway qustions

Driveway qustions

Hi Andy, these thread might help you: viewtopic.php?f=22&t=31312 p.s. Zanet

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wrexter
May 14, 2010 4:43 pm
wrexter
Lex
Lex
16 May 2010

Paved / Colored Concrete / Exposed Concrete Driveway?

Paved / Colored Concrete / Exposed Concrete Driveway?

Also interested in pavers, at least on the sides of the house. However, I thought they would be on the more expensive side ... BTW, I think some people on h1 had their…

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Lex
May 16, 2010 10:30 am
Lex
keen
keen
18 May 2010

Saw Cut/Handfinished Driveway

Saw Cut/Handfinished Driveway

There are different types of joints in concrete, the two main ones are expansion joints and crack control joint (cuts). You should be able to intergrate both in your…

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keen
May 18, 2010 9:52 am
keen
keen
18 May 2010

Excellent info on all types of paving

Excellent info on all types of paving

Actually if you follow the links embedded it explains at length exposed agg, stamped, seeded etc. finishes. Doesn't mention LL (being British) but if you look closely…

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keen
May 18, 2010 1:57 pm
bicko123
bicko123
23 May 2010

DIY Concrete

DIY Concrete

You still have to do a good job with exposed aggregate. If its not flat, you will see it.. also, if you have never poured concrete before you will struggle with 30m2 by…

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bicko123
May 23, 2010 7:02 pm
SharonC
SharonC
26 May 2010

Cost for laying of Pavers? - Perth

Cost for laying of Pavers? - Perth

Can anyone please give me some idea of labour costs to lay paving bricks per square metre ? We are South West of Perth and have a big driveway to pave. Thanks in anticipation!

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SharonC
May 26, 2010 11:36 pm
borg
borg
27 May 2010

Sealed aggregate driveway and footpath constantly wet

Sealed aggregate driveway and footpath constantly wet

The concrete is non porous atm. I have exactly the same thing happening.

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borg
May 27, 2010 10:03 am
borg
tamamontu
tamamontu
27 May 2010

How to seal concrete floor?

How to seal concrete floor?

Thanks guys, we went to bunnings yesterday and the guys there also suggested "Bondcrete" sealer. Its cheap and does the job. We would be covering the floors with underlay…

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tamamontu
May 27, 2010 6:20 pm
Melly03
Melly03
28 May 2010

Drainage

Drainage

Does anyone know how large your area of concrete or stencil crete used for entertaining including the driveway and side enterance needs to be before a drain needs to be…

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Melly03
May 28, 2010 2:28 pm
Rowena
Rowena
28 May 2010

Driveway/Path/Porch - Pavers v's Concrete Stencil?

Driveway/Path/Porch - Pavers v's Concrete Stencil?

can't give you any technical advice, but IMO the stencil concreting will look better. The charcoal colour sounds good. There are a few granos on H1 who can give you…

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Rowena
May 28, 2010 10:52 pm
Rowena
chook07
chook07
30 May 2010

best finish for slab in proposed garage /workshop ?

best finish for slab in proposed garage /workshop ?

Wow, love that finish TheAlbany. Is it slippery when wet. I have to be careful in my thongs now on our normal garage if they're wet. Forever look like going bum up. I…

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chook07
May 30, 2010 7:13 am
jeremy_ville
jeremy_ville
30 May 2010

anyone had stencilled concrete done cranbourne area?

anyone had stencilled concrete done cranbourne area?

hey, we are looking into stencilled concrete for our driveway as we are struggling to justify the exposed agg quotes, just wondering if anyone has had stencilling done,…

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jeremy_ville
May 30, 2010 5:15 pm
jeremy_ville
Aiah
Aiah
2 June 2010

reccomend a driveway concreter

reccomend a driveway concreter

$90 a sqm for a driveway that size is a reasonable rate.

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Aiah
Jun 02, 2010 7:58 am
Aiah


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