Home
Pros
Forum
  • About
  • Join Community
  • Contact
Reply
WatchingStarredHistory
InboxSent
MembersPros
#Unanswered     #Active

Browse Forums
Paving & Concreting
Standard
List
Topics
Author
Replies
Views
Last Post
dbenno
dbenno
28 May

Will ply stain concrete if left out in the weather

Will ply stain concrete if left out in the weather

We are polishing our concrete slab, (semi exposed) However I want to protect the floors whilst the chippies put the frames up, so I purchased 4mm ply to lay underfoot,…

0
1049
dbenno
May 28, 2019 8:45 pm

Is this expected with exposed aggregate?

Is this expected with exposed aggregate?

I wouldn't be happy with that. I had my driveway done a couple years ago. Because of how big the job was, the concreter did it in stages. What I see on your pics is where…

3
3212
meminiau
May 08, 2019 6:01 pm
kks
kks
24 April

Exposed aggregate concrete removal options

Exposed aggregate concrete removal options

Some great patio carpets around these days.

7
3334
kks
Apr 24, 2019 12:19 am
chippy
chippy
27 March

Control Joints - Driveway

Control Joints - Driveway

It won't hurt to do the cuts now but the damage has already been done. The concrete will already have shrinkage cracks, you just may not be able to see them all yet and it…

2
755
chippy
Mar 27, 2019 3:42 pm

Would anyone know why my driveway has come up with white marks on some sections? My driveway is about 6 months old & has been sealed by our builder. Just curious if…

17
5154
Chinoandbebe
Mar 22, 2019 3:55 pm

Has anyone painted tiles? Our terracotta tiles, beside the ugliness, are SO slippery!! We are discussing painting them with a rougher tread. Has anyone painted over tiles…

0
667
ktotherose
Oct 10, 2018 12:16 pm
IamSAM
IamSAM
18 September 2018

Exposed Agg vs Coloured Concrete

Exposed Agg vs Coloured Concrete

Exposed Agg has so much more character...go for it. Any color concrete driveway will fail the color match test after a couple of years.

1
720
IamSAM
Sep 18, 2018 11:32 am
IamSAM
Gaudi
Gaudi
15 September 2018

New driveway & stormwater pit

New driveway & stormwater pit

Councils!!

3
1250
Gaudi
Sep 15, 2018 10:59 pm
HyperionX
HyperionX
2 July 2018

bleached exposed aggregate driveway

bleached exposed aggregate driveway

Hi mate, I know this is an old thread. But did you manage to find a solution to this? Cheers

1
1232
HyperionX
Jul 02, 2018 9:51 pm
HyperionX
Mr. Sausage
Mr. Sausage
21 June 2018

Stormwater pipes in driveway/concretes paths

Stormwater pipes in driveway/concretes paths

Hi, I was just wondering if the above is still consistent with the revised AS3727 standard? I had read the standards for joints had been revised but it apparently only…

6
1839
Mr. Sausage
Jun 21, 2018 1:53 pm
mynameisjonas
mynameisjonas
24 April 2018

gaps in driveway

gaps in driveway

Thanks @Lakeside Paving - I have bought Sika® Pave Fix Plus - I assume it's similar. Going to use it on the weekend. Thanks for getting back to me. ;-)

2
1108
mynameisjonas
Apr 24, 2018 10:53 am
rosewood
rosewood
11 April 2018

Concrete path around house. Use of expansion joints?

Concrete path around house. Use of expansion joints?

I had concrete paths around the slab recently and the concreter refused to add the expansion joints against the brickwork claiming he didn't have to as the other side of…

15
5307
rosewood
Apr 11, 2018 1:19 pm
rosewood
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
9 March 2018

Photos of 50mm fall to concrete apron

Photos of 50mm fall to concrete apron
1, 2, 3, 4

The photo shows the pump's pressure controller. That doesn't tell me the pump make and model. Only one downpipe means that either less than 50 sq m of roof catchment area…

65
6546
SaveH2O
Mar 09, 2018 9:43 am
SaveH2O
Simondsbuild1
Simondsbuild1
7 March 2018

Is concrete around the house required?

Is concrete around the house required?

Do not use this guide it is extremely outdated and the fall levels on concrete are now incorrect. Unfortunately it appears many volume builders give this Foundation…

17
6304
Simondsbuild1
Mar 07, 2018 9:30 am
Old Bloke
Old Bloke
24 February 2018

Exposed aggregate

Exposed aggregate

When we did our driveway & path (November 2016) we paid $100psm.

1
793
Old Bloke
Feb 24, 2018 7:03 am
kitty1
kitty1
13 October 2017

Cut-off trench

Cut-off trench

Hi, Am in VIC and with a some movement in our home I was just being on reactive soil I was wondering if it was worth putting up a cut-off trench fillied with concrete on…

0
439
kitty1
Oct 13, 2017 4:06 pm
Nicnak14
Nicnak14
28 September 2017

Patchy exposed agg

Patchy exposed agg

We had our driveway done about 5 months ago and today I noticed that there were a few patchy areas, like it's crumbly or over exposed. I've attached a couple of photos,…

0
623
Nicnak14
Sep 28, 2017 9:43 pm
insider
insider
31 July 2017

AGI drains

AGI drains

Kitty1 If the agi pipes is not sitting in clay then will not be as effective due to water will seep below the agi pipe level usually along the clay base if is relatively…

5
918
insider
Jul 31, 2017 7:51 pm
insider
qebtel
qebtel
21 May 2017

Council' permission

Council' permission

Its pretty simple, you cannot legally concrete on land that is not yours. I think the council dork is wrong.. A pragmatic approach would be to determine if there is…

3
1709
qebtel
May 21, 2017 2:12 pm
qebtel
qebtel
21 May 2017

Concrete Reinforcement

Concrete Reinforcement

I think you'll find they mostly do it all the same way. Some use bar chair, other just pull up the mesh as the concrete get poured to a hopefully suitable level. Bar…

15
1909
qebtel
May 21, 2017 2:02 pm
logar
logar
3 April 2017

Builder recommendations for concrete retaining walls

Builder recommendations for concrete retaining walls

Can be done, the concrete retaining wall below the soil into the inside, like the toes, and then into the steel.

0
519
logar
Apr 03, 2017 4:45 pm
Gaudi
Gaudi
23 March 2017

Exposed aggregate -question

Exposed aggregate -question

Thank you so much Goody59!! Knowing what is normal is so helpful. The surface holes that remain today post wash are small. I don't think they've used the peel off type of…

2
828
Gaudi
Mar 23, 2017 8:57 pm
Sooti
Sooti
10 February 2017

Cost of new driveway and plumbing

Cost of new driveway and plumbing

hi Want to know if this quote seems excessive. Old driveway to be demolished and removed.. new pvc pipes to replace bold ceramic ones. Length is 20m x 3.5m. Then…

0
1422
Sooti
Feb 10, 2017 10:28 pm
yoyo72
yoyo72
13 January 2017

ashfelt driveway help 290sm drive and am a bit confused!

ashfelt driveway help 290sm drive and am a bit confused!

ok so we have a new build driveway is huge and the drive has quite a steep drop. due to site costs being doubled budget is a bit low and we are kinda country so an ashfelt…

0
668
yoyo72
Jan 13, 2017 11:39 am
yoyo72
building-expert
building-expert
6 January 2017

Gravel fill

Gravel fill

Given that your soil is highly reactive and that your trench runs to the edge of the building it is effectively a water channel that could deliver water under your house…

4
2135
building-expert
Jan 06, 2017 5:24 pm
building-expert
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
23 November 2016

Concrete Perimeter around home

Concrete Perimeter around home
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Oops, I had waterlogged as two words, I have gone back and edited it.

123
11248
SaveH2O
Nov 23, 2016 8:33 pm
SaveH2O
LynneB
LynneB
22 November 2016

Weeping over Weep Holes

Weeping over Weep Holes

Are you sure you have weep holes on your garage wall? Some external garage walls are not framed and lined and thus no weep holes. What type of termite management system…

1
766
LynneB
Nov 22, 2016 9:01 pm
LynneB
Lea889
Lea889
21 November 2016

Concrete driveway - building with Henley

Concrete driveway - building with Henley

Hi gngcrazy, Has your house been complete? I'm just going through the final stages of my house. The builder did my driveway. I recommend you do this after handover. The…

3
1554
Lea889
Nov 21, 2016 10:49 pm
potting around
potting around
10 November 2016

Cement Pot

Cement Pot

Hi All I've made a pot out of pure portland cement (and water). You can see a picture here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwUfC- ... p=drivesdk It's a mix of grey and…

0
932
potting around
Nov 10, 2016 3:24 pm
Rory
Rory
2 November 2016

Anyone used filler on cracked exposed aggregrate driveway?

Anyone used filler on cracked exposed aggregrate driveway?

you never know... I have a feeling it will be too white and stand out from 10 times further away than the hairline crack... or be something that crumbles away when it…

3
789
Rory
Nov 02, 2016 10:31 pm
Rory
limefroggy
limefroggy
29 October 2016

How much for a slab 4m x 4m?

How much for a slab 4m x 4m?

We're really pleased. ☺

6
2333
limefroggy
Oct 29, 2016 7:34 am
limefroggy
JordanT
JordanT
19 September 2016

front entrance to house

front entrance to house

It looks as though you could pave straight over the top of the existing concrete. The height of your door will determine how much play you have, but I would use the…

1
853
JordanT
Sep 19, 2016 3:30 pm
JordanT
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
23 May 2016

Concrete path along slope

Concrete path along slope

Yes but concretors are a mixed lot and many don't know the regulations, in part due to misinformation in their industry handbook...unless there has been a recent reprint.…

7
1431
SaveH2O
May 23, 2016 1:44 pm
SaveH2O
PVBuild
PVBuild
15 May 2016

Concreter for Melbourne builds

Concreter for Melbourne builds

Thanks Simmi, I'll need someone in about a year so this is great. Will definitely give Mark a call then.

10
1589
PVBuild
May 15, 2016 7:59 am
qebtel
qebtel
11 March 2016

New Paving Installation (Urgent)

New Paving Installation (Urgent)

The Bahamas are nice to visit at any time of the year.

1
920
qebtel
Mar 11, 2016 12:02 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
9 March 2016

Dampness around gutter pipe when we put evap cooling on

Dampness around gutter pipe when we put evap cooling on

You should never silicone the adapter. The adapter shown is a 100mm x 50mm x 90mm. The next time anyone reading…

4
921
SaveH2O
Mar 09, 2016 1:38 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
27 February 2016

How do i know if the concreting is done right?

How do i know if the concreting is done right?

Australian Standards (AS) are level 4a Deemed To Satisfy solutions. They are not alternative solutions. Alternative solutions are level 4b.

19
2417
SaveH2O
Feb 27, 2016 2:53 pm
SaveH2O
Megera
Megera
12 February 2016

Concreter rec: Western Melbourne

Concreter rec: Western Melbourne

Why not you try this http://www.yarrabee.com.au/beinspired/u ... rt-project I hope it will help you!

2
752
Megera
Feb 12, 2016 6:59 pm
Megera
Love to Build
Love to Build
22 January 2016

Cost of waffle slab Melbourne

Cost of waffle slab Melbourne

Hi All, Does any one have an idea of the price of waffle slab for a house on flat ground 109sqm plus 44sqm garage ? Any recommendation for a good reliable…

0
594
Love to Build
Jan 22, 2016 2:20 pm
Love to Build
Crazyk
Crazyk
3 January 2016

Minimum thickness requirements

Minimum thickness requirements

The plans and specifications take precedence don't they?

14
1983
Crazyk
Jan 03, 2016 9:31 pm
Crazyk
Crazyk
Crazyk
3 January 2016

Bluestone paver seal

Bluestone paver seal

Hey all. I'm going to be laying bluestone 300x600 pavers and I'd like some advice on using water based or solvent based sealers. I'm going to have the pavers border…

0
401
Crazyk
Jan 03, 2016 7:29 pm
Crazyk
building-expert
building-expert
30 December 2015

Is this concrete cancer...how to fix?

Is this concrete cancer...how to fix?

Good building consultant should be able to inspect and guide you as what needs to be done.

3
770
building-expert
Dec 30, 2015 7:36 pm
building-expert
blute72
blute72
27 December 2015

Driveway paving advice wanted

Driveway paving advice wanted

Looking for some advice on paving my driveway I have jack hammered off the existing brick paving and mortar back to the slab. Slab is 100mm thick and in pretty good…

0
524
blute72
Dec 27, 2015 10:56 am
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
24 December 2015

Flooring issues - hole at couple of places.

Flooring issues - hole at couple of places.

Have you had it looked at - maybe get a few quotes - if only for ideas etc.

5
943
Saint Mike
Dec 24, 2015 6:20 am
Saint Mike
psyko
psyko
1 December 2015

Suggestions for paving and drainage?

Suggestions for paving and drainage?

I've installed over 30 metres of Everhard, and it works well. Another option is RELN, and they offer different sizes for various flow…

6
1184
psyko
Dec 01, 2015 12:36 pm
shadowarrior
shadowarrior
1 December 2015

Another drainage problem am trying to tackle with concrete

Another drainage problem am trying to tackle with concrete

On one side of our land we have a retaining wall belonging to one of the neighbour. The soil in our area is quite rich in clay, any amount of rain and you have sticky…

0
499
shadowarrior
Dec 01, 2015 11:17 am
goody59
goody59
28 November 2015

Footpath

Footpath

I did not pay a bond to council but that may be something my Builder- Simonds Home had to do I am unsure. But I also have a damaged footpath in two separate locations…

6
835
goody59
Nov 28, 2015 6:41 am
goody59
AP81
AP81
23 November 2015

Removing excess slab concrete

Removing excess slab concrete

Spoke to builder, advised it's OK to jackhammer or use hammer+chisel.

1
535
AP81
Nov 23, 2015 9:45 pm
joea
joea
19 October 2015

Sewerage Access in way of Footpath

Sewerage Access in way of Footpath

Thanks for the feedback :)

7
1357
joea
Oct 19, 2015 12:31 pm
joea
How Hard Can it Be
How Hard Can it Be
17 October 2015

Paving around pool - query

Paving around pool - query

Hi there Been a while since I've popped in to H1... I have to use my phone so please forgive any typos or abbreviations. We have finally ordered a pool and we are…

0
449
How Hard Can it Be
Oct 17, 2015 10:50 am

You are here
Building ForumBuilding, Renovation & MaintenancePaving & Concreting
Featured Professional

Melbourne Concrete Removal specialises in the Breaking Up & Removal of Concrete from residential properties. And, no job is too big or too small for these guys!

Melbourne VIC
Contact Us
Related Professionals
Browsing this forum

No registered users and 11 guests

You are here
Building ForumBuilding, Renovation & MaintenancePaving & Concreting
Homeone Australian & New Zealand

Australia's largest home building and renovation
community with over 1.7 million posts

Home
Pros
Forum
Start a new topic
About
Join Community
Advertise
Contact Homeone
All comments made express the views and opinions of the author and not the Administrators, Support nor Homeone Australia & New Zealand
© Homeone Australia & New Zealand All Rights Reserved ‎2001 - 2019
Australia's largest home building and
renovation community
Homeone
About

Terms
Privacy

Follow homeone on FacebookFollow homeone on Twitter
All comments made express the views and opinions of the author and not the Administrators, Support nor Homeone Australia & New Zealand
© Homeone Australia & New Zealand All Rights Reserved ‎2001 - 2019