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onc_artisan
onc_artisan
20 January 2010

how much fall is enough for my concrete driveway..........

how much fall is enough for my concrete driveway..........

My puter crashed as I was posting, (lost power, we have a N00B neighbour who likes to turn off our power for laughs :roll: ) looks like you will need drainage yes. ....but I…

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onc_artisan
Jan 20, 2010 4:11 pm
onc_artisan
just Erin
just Erin
20 January 2010

Is Exposed Aggregrate better than all other types of drivewa

Is Exposed Aggregrate better than all other types of drivewa
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In Austria they are the traditional Christmas meal... carp... ewwwwwwwwwwwwww

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just Erin
Jan 20, 2010 10:07 pm
snakeyB
snakeyB
21 January 2010

what to do about paving that is not the correct colour?

what to do about paving that is not the correct colour?

Thanks for your interest and input so far - I hadn't thought about trying the credit card company so will give that a try. Its great to hear that you seem to agree that…

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snakeyB
Jan 21, 2010 12:43 pm
digamma
digamma
24 January 2010

DIY Rain water Tank Concrete base

DIY Rain water Tank Concrete base

My 5000l slim tank is on a concrete pad, 3.1mx1.3m, done by the builder. I'm putting another one right next to it and then a shed, so I'm getting one bigger slab poured…

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digamma
Jan 24, 2010 10:39 am
digamma
Aiah
Aiah
25 January 2010

White concrete?

White concrete?

Well as of yesterday that idea just got thrown out the window. The aggregate in the mix will no doubt expose and show marks down the…

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Aiah
Jan 25, 2010 4:07 pm
Aiah
davinci
davinci
25 January 2010

Cutting stackstone to length? davinci?? can you help??

Cutting stackstone to length? davinci?? can you help??

how many cuts and what type of stack stone what is the length and depth of cut

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davinci
Jan 25, 2010 4:11 pm
davinci
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
25 January 2010

Exposed Aggregate finished.. top job!

Exposed Aggregate finished.. top job!
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Well done... the cost of concrete only is about $30.20 per sq mtr Plus a margin, labour and consumables.

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onc_artisan
Jan 25, 2010 6:51 pm
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
26 January 2010

what colour for garage floor?? Help please!

what colour for garage floor?? Help please!

Google is you're friend... Fu is a master of Google :wink:

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onc_artisan
Jan 26, 2010 1:43 pm
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
27 January 2010

Exposed Aggregate Concrete Quote Melbourne South

Exposed Aggregate Concrete Quote Melbourne South

Get a quote from a concreter. The cost of your mix was about the same as the one I used. This worked out to be $90perSqM fully laid, cut sealed…

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onc_artisan
Jan 27, 2010 7:03 pm
onc_artisan
jbarry
jbarry
28 January 2010

Used Stylestone Signature Series Quartz pavers? Photos pls

Used Stylestone Signature Series Quartz pavers? Photos pls

Hi There Thanks so much. We have already upgraded and have the costs now included in our contract along with extension of our Alfresco area. They are a really specky…

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jbarry
Jan 28, 2010 9:39 pm
mohit
mohit
1 February 2010

Driveway Options - Sydney

Driveway Options - Sydney

Lex Found a guy who is willing to do the stuff this week!!! He is charging me approx 12K for stencilled. As for exposed agg, the quote for half the area was 17K and was…

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mohit
Feb 01, 2010 8:13 am

Sorry but I only have mobile phone photos and as per work in progress :oops: So no finished ones…

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onc_artisan
Feb 01, 2010 2:02 pm
onc_artisan
The Garden Whisperer
The Garden Whisperer
1 February 2010

Recommended Pavers in Perth???

Recommended Pavers in Perth???

Creative Paving Services p:0400 211 335 Exacta Paving P:0415 138 252 JJR Brickpaving p: 0407 440 295 The very best choice would be Hollywood Paving, really top work :)

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The Garden Whisperer
Feb 01, 2010 7:03 pm
The Garden Whisperer
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
2 February 2010

Exposed Agg cracks

Exposed Agg cracks

If the path has mesh, then I would say to use a high flow repair epoxy. But you need to know what to do. Will it crack more - maybe, have you wet it down? Where you told…

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onc_artisan
Feb 02, 2010 5:26 pm
onc_artisan
Lex
Lex
4 February 2010

A Question About The Slab @ The Garage

A Question About The Slab @ The Garage

Note to self: roller door rebate is an important feature need to locate it first :oops: then…

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Lex
Feb 04, 2010 8:55 pm
Lex
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Lex
Feb 04, 2010 9:19 pm
Lex
Lex
Lex
6 February 2010

Defective concrete...ONC please help.

Defective concrete...ONC please help.

^^^ Yep, me too. Enough already with settling for something you never ever dreamed of (well, definitely not dreamed of :wink:)!

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Lex
Feb 06, 2010 8:23 pm
Lex
Lunchtime
Lunchtime
8 February 2010

Can anyone recommend a stenciled coloured concretor-West Mel

Can anyone recommend a stenciled coloured concretor-West Mel

If you find one, let me know. Im also in point cook and going for stamped concrete *poss charcol slate look* I have seen that exposed agg tends to show tire marks after a…

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Lunchtime
Feb 08, 2010 9:52 pm
dreamhome
dreamhome
10 February 2010

concreter western burbs' melbourne

concreter western burbs' melbourne

We used a guy called Darren Taylor 0417115857. I think he's based in Thomastown but comes out West. I found him excellent and did our job in a…

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dreamhome
Feb 10, 2010 9:49 am
dreamhome
dreamhome
dreamhome
12 February 2010

Pictures of your driveways/paths

Pictures of your driveways/paths

Thanks, sorry i didn't notice this one..

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dreamhome
Feb 12, 2010 10:35 am
dreamhome

Just a few... Sorry about the cr@ppy photo out of the mobile phone :roll:

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onc_artisan
Feb 12, 2010 10:59 am
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
12 February 2010

Painting garage floor

Painting garage floor

The product has been around for a long time :wink: I'd run it past them and see what they have to say :wink:

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onc_artisan
Feb 12, 2010 3:00 pm
onc_artisan
ads89
ads89
13 February 2010

Wall cladding

Wall cladding

firstly, where do you live? what's your budget?

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ads89
Feb 13, 2010 8:04 pm
Vundaful!
Vundaful!
16 February 2010

WA: Midland Brick sale on paving and retaining blocks

WA: Midland Brick sale on paving and retaining blocks

I just noticed some very cheap pavers and retaining walls for the selling ::wink::

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Vundaful!
Feb 16, 2010 9:11 pm
Vundaful!
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
18 February 2010

Polished Concrete Cracks. Are these anything to worry about?

Polished Concrete Cracks. Are these anything to worry about?

Slab edges need to be vibed no matter what the installation :wink: and the thickenings, piers, etc.

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onc_artisan
Feb 18, 2010 9:44 pm
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
20 February 2010

suspended slab and waffle pod slab pricing?

suspended slab and waffle pod slab pricing?

800 is for the larger type s/slabs :lol: and include things like pools n stuff

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onc_artisan
Feb 20, 2010 10:41 pm
onc_artisan
Righty
Righty
21 February 2010

Crossover cost?

Crossover cost?

I was quoted up to 3k! Luckily i got the vendor who sold me the block to bare that cost. Not sure what the actual price ended up being.

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Righty
Feb 21, 2010 6:24 pm
mat41
mat41
22 February 2010

Cost effective driveway option

Cost effective driveway option

Yes that would be an option. Thank you for your time...

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mat41
Feb 22, 2010 7:54 am
The Garden Whisperer
The Garden Whisperer
22 February 2010

Paving slab for shed - Advice needed

Paving slab for shed - Advice needed

I can't believe I'm going to post this but it was a result I found quickly for you and does cover off reasonably well on the basics. At the end they used some plastic…

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The Garden Whisperer
Feb 22, 2010 7:03 pm
The Garden Whisperer
'chelle
'chelle
24 February 2010

30 Meters of driveway - Seeking advice on what to do?

30 Meters of driveway - Seeking advice on what to do?
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:lol: It might not look like it, but we are in the middle of suburbia. We live a couple of k's from the centre of the city and there are established houses either side of…

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'chelle
Feb 24, 2010 7:00 pm
'chelle
kassan1973
kassan1973
25 February 2010

Council approval for DIY Driveway - SYdney

Council approval for DIY Driveway - SYdney

Hi Bexi your council will require you to have insurance for public liability as you are working on public land. I did my own driveway and confirmed with my house…

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kassan1973
Feb 25, 2010 5:49 pm
od
od
26 February 2010

Conretor needed - Caboolture / Woodford area

Conretor needed - Caboolture / Woodford area

Can anyone recommend a concretor around the Woodford / Caboolture area?

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od
Feb 26, 2010 7:42 pm
Redman
Redman
27 February 2010

melb - seeking Clifton Creams in very good condition

melb - seeking Clifton Creams in very good condition

There are 2 home demo recovery businesses in Newlands Road Coburg North. They have mountains of them.... http://www.nearmap.com/?ll=-37.720496,1 ... d=20100107

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Redman
Feb 27, 2010 1:43 am
Redman
Aiah
Aiah
27 February 2010

Wollongong Driveway Options

Wollongong Driveway Options

If the tree is staying avoid concrete.

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Aiah
Feb 27, 2010 5:10 am
Aiah
rezso
rezso
27 February 2010

Exposed Concrete Perth

Exposed Concrete Perth

We've had a couple of quotes at $90m2 for our driveway - but most do say $100m2. Let me know if you'd like some names? We're going with a guy who's done a couple of…

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rezso
Feb 27, 2010 10:56 am
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
27 February 2010

Builder did it again

Builder did it again

I do at that Ozberg :wink: No effing true, ...harder wearing I am not that sure, more even in colour and texture, yes it is.

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onc_artisan
Feb 27, 2010 9:29 pm
onc_artisan
mattimoo
mattimoo
28 February 2010

How much sand cement water to make 1m3 of strong concrete?

How much sand cement water to make 1m3 of strong concrete?

practically speaking we are talking in terms of volume rather than weight (you will buy your sand and blue metal by volume anyway). 1m3 is something like about 8 - 12 (?)…

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mattimoo
Feb 28, 2010 12:06 pm
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
3 March 2010

Noobie question about paving

Noobie question about paving

I think what Fu is saying is there should be 'Fall' away from the house. The slab edge should be visible for white ant inspection. If the pavers are above the top of slab…

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onc_artisan
Mar 02, 2010 11:33 pm
onc_artisan
Nathan SteelFab
Nathan SteelFab
3 March 2010

Paving - Has anyone used Travertine?

Paving - Has anyone used Travertine?

I've only briefly considered it for our outdoor entertaining area and around the pool. What turned me off was the slip rating, if not filled it would be kind of ok, but…

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Nathan SteelFab
Mar 03, 2010 9:17 am
Nathan SteelFab
Aiah
Aiah
5 March 2010

Driveway quote

Driveway quote

its a reasonable price. Shop around for more quotes, be wary if you find somthing dirt cheap tho, check previous completed jobs on all quotes.

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Aiah
Mar 05, 2010 2:33 pm
Aiah
Gazza
Gazza
6 March 2010

Cracked Footpath/ future driveway!

Cracked Footpath/ future driveway!

The builder has removed the 3 damaged panels and is going to replace it with roadbase. I will take care of it after my build is complete. Hopefully this the end.

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Gazza
Mar 06, 2010 12:31 pm
keen
keen
6 March 2010

Concrete gap - How to fill it ?

Concrete gap - How to fill it ?

Personally I would excavate a bit out, place weed mat and then backfill with some decorative rock eg river stones or gravel. That little gap will provide a useful break in…

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keen
Mar 06, 2010 10:50 pm
Aiah
Aiah
7 March 2010

Recolouring Concrete

Recolouring Concrete

OK, how much would that cost for approx 100 sq mt area…

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Aiah
Mar 07, 2010 2:54 pm
Aiah
probe
probe
7 March 2010

Concretor for driveway around Blacktown, NSW

Concretor for driveway around Blacktown, NSW

Hi All, I am building a house around Blacktown area which is going to complete around May 2010 and I am looking at doing a stencil/stampe concrete for my driveway which…

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probe
Mar 07, 2010 5:11 pm
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


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