There is an enormous variety of different driveway material options available in Australia these days. Despite the increased variety, concrete driveways remain an incredibly popular choice for many homeowners all around the country. If you are planning a new driveway for your home and you're wondering which material to use, then here are four reasons why concrete may be the best choice. 1. Concrete is strong and durable Concrete is one of the toughest and most long lasting materials available.
If you have an old and damaged concrete patio, then you may think that replacing it is the only option. However, replacement is an expensive and time-consuming project that is often unnecessary. Even concrete patios that are in a dreadful state of repair can be salvaged with the right repair process. Here are the three steps your concrete contractor is likely to take to restore your patio to an attractive and functional space.
If you're involved with any type of major construction project, you know that you have to cater for drainage and must focus on storm water run-off and management. For this reason, it's likely that you will have to have a specific pit or two installed in order to cope with those all too frequent climatological occurrences in Australia. As you're getting ready to order your storm water pits, how do you prepare for their placement?
Kerbs are a fantastic way of landscaping your commercial property. However, with use and exposure to the weather, the concrete kerbing may begin to deteriorate and crack. This cracking can reduce the functionality of the kerb and can also make it look ugly. If your kerning started to show signs of damage, you might be wondering how you can repair it. Below is a guide to carrying out a repair on a cracked concrete kerb.
Precast concrete is poured into a mould, and when the mould is removed, the concrete holds a unique shape. If you have your own portable concrete mixer, you may want to make your own moulds. It's tricky, but here's a look at the process. Find a Plastic or Wood Copy of the Shape You Want The easiest way to make a precast concrete mould is by starting with the shape you want.
Hello, my name is Eric and this is my concrete blog. I am not a concrete contractor but I have recently learnt quite a lot about concrete and concrete pumping. I decided to lay a new concrete drive at my home. The drive is very long and very wide so I needed a lot of concrete. I didn't fancy carrying all this concrete so I opted for a concrete pump. I wasn't exactly sure how to operate this piece of equipment so I contacted a contractor who came out and assisted me. I learnt so much from this guy that I decided to start this blog.