Paving & Concreting
ktotherosePainting terracotta tiles around Pool area
10 October 2018
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…
Mr. SausageStormwater pipes in driveway/concretes paths
21 June 2018
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…
rosewoodConcrete path around house. Use of expansion joints?
11 April 2018
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…
SaveH2OPhotos of 50mm fall to concrete apron
9 March 2018
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…
Simondsbuild1Is concrete around the house required?
7 March 2018
Do not use this guide it is extremely outdated and the fall levels on concrete are now incorrect.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…
logarBuilder recommendations for concrete retaining walls
3 April 2017
Can be done, the concrete retaining wall below the soil into the inside, like the toes, and then into the steel.
yoyo72ashfelt driveway help 290sm drive and am a bit confused!
13 January 2017
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…
Lea889Concrete driveway - building with Henley
21 November 2016
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…
potting aroundCement Pot
10 November 2016
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…
RoryAnyone used filler on cracked exposed aggregrate driveway?
2 November 2016
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…
SaveH2ODampness around gutter pipe when we put evap cooling on
9 March 2016
You should never silicone the adapter. The adapter shown is a 100mm x 50mm x 90mm. The next time anyone reading…
MegeraConcreter rec: Western Melbourne
12 February 2016
Why not you try this http://www.yarrabee.com.au/beinspired/u ... rt-project I hope it will help you!
shadowarriorAnother drainage problem am trying to tackle with concrete
1 December 2015
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…