Need a patio and some pathways around your house?
Decorative finishes on driveways, patios and paths are usually always going to be at least a 2 step process where a slab is laid and then either a tile or paver is laid on top, or another product is applied to the top be it a covercrete product, an epoxy, a chemical to create a distressed look or a grind to remove the top revealing the stones below.
For a little more investment per square metre compared to plain concrete, you could get decorative exposed concrete finish. Exposed aggregate is a one-step decorative finish product that’s easy to maintain, long lasting, looks great and is more cost effective compared to other decorative finishes. It is simple to clean and maintain if you want to retain its brand new look and the colour in the natural stones won’t fade like many stamped driveways eventually do.
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Some people would like to widen their driveway to improve vehicle access into their property. This article will aim to provide useful information about vehicle crossovers on the Gold Coast.
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Many times I have done a site visit to do a measure up for pricing a job. What I notice fairly often is that a lot of concrete surrounds already done around houses are done too high. What are high surrounds? Why are high surrounds a problem? How can you check if your surrounds are too high? What can you do if they are? Continue reading “Your Concrete Surrounds – What You Need to Know”
You want to have some concrete done but you aren’t sure how much it should cost. You can call, email or message some contractors in your area but it is often found that it is hard to get contractors to come and look at what you want done and even harder to get a price for it. Continue reading “Getting a Price For Your Job”