Concrete driveways are a common feature in most Australian homes thanks to the remarkable strength and durability of concrete as a paving material. Despite having these commendable qualities, concrete driveways are not entirely indestructible. Over time, these driveways can get damaged because of constantly being subjected to harsh weather elements as well as the extremes of normal use. To minimise repair issues that may arise down the road and prolong the lifespan of concrete driveways, homeowners are expected to have a preventative maintenance program. [Read More]
Smooth, Safe and Stylish: Why Seamless Flooring is Right for Your Home
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]