Whether your floors are tarnished and in need of a fix-up or you just fancy a change in aesthetic, there are many factors to take into account when you're considering how to replace them – but whether you're prioritising cost, function or appearance, you may well find that concrete is the best option for your home's floors. Frankly, concrete flooring is one of home design's best-kept secrets. Why? A whole host of reasons. [Read More]
2 Striking Concrete Finishes That Will Give Your Home's Interior The "Wow Factor"
Concrete is an enduringly popular product in the Australian building industry. It's versatile, incredibly durable and relatively inexpensive in comparison to many other building materials. Traditionally, it's been used as a structural component and as a base material for other materials. However, with an ever-increasing number of decorative finishes now available, concrete is frequently being used as a design element. Interior concrete flooring is now a common feature in many modern homes. [Read More]
How to Limit Erosion Problems at a Construction Site
Erosion can pollute stormwater drainage systems and affect surroundings properties. It is, therefore, necessary for you to implement measures that will limit the magnitude of the erosion that occurs on your construction site. This article discusses some of those helpful erosion control measures that you can implement during your DIY construction project. Minimise Disturbance Zones The first step in controlling erosion during a construction project involves limiting the extent to which you disturb the landscape at the site. [Read More]
Tips to Ensuring Your Concrete Kerbing Stays in Good Condition
One of the primary reasons commercial and residential premises have concrete kerbing is because concrete requires minimal maintenance to stay appealing. However, this does not mean that your concrete kerbing will not degrade over time, especially if it is not given the proper attention. The following are some of the tips that you should employ to preserve the condition of your concrete kerbing. Tip 1: Schedule routine application of sealant [Read More]