Why Polished Concrete Floors Have Become So Popular

You may be wondering why polished concrete floors have become so popular in Brisbane. Here is the answer to your question about concrete Brisbane. There are mainly five significant reasons which explain why most people are contacting concrete suppliers Brisbane. 1. Friendly with Environment: Surprisingly, you don’t actually require new concrete all the time. You Read more about Why Polished Concrete Floors Have Become So Popular[…]

Concrete Methods – Adding Reinforcement

Think of The Pantheon in Rome, or the modern twin towers of The Petronas Towers in Malaysia. The common factor for both is that they are incredible works of concrete. Concrete is a wonderful mix that has made beautiful and long-lasting structures possible. And when a reinforcing mesh Brisbane is used in conjunction with concrete, Read more about Concrete Methods – Adding Reinforcement[…]

Create and dress concrete entertainment areas with ease

Humans are programmed to spend time outdoors, in the sun, soaking up that vitamin D. But we don’t feel encouraged when our existing outdoor patio resembles a dumping ground instead of a haven. If it’s time to update, don’t forget these points. Be practical You might dream big but only have a little space. Is Read more about Create and dress concrete entertainment areas with ease[…]

10 Sensible or Slightly Guilty Ways to Spend Your Concrete Budget Leftovers

Okay, so the concrete refinishing/driveway/house renovation is complete and by some miracle, you have some money left over. What on earth are you going to do with it? Be sensible or adopt the You Only Live Once mindset? We have some suggestions…   Pay off the credit card The credit card bill is a whammy Read more about 10 Sensible or Slightly Guilty Ways to Spend Your Concrete Budget Leftovers[…]

Get artsy with rebar and premix concrete

Concrete isn’t exclusively for pavement and driveways. It’s a material that’s useful for many domestic and private uses…like art. Architects are artists with the stuff, as are sculptors. Look at Ai Weiwei. Though grim, he used rebar from the Sichuan earthquake to make both art and a statement about the lives lost. Our suggestions, though, Read more about Get artsy with rebar and premix concrete[…]

Reocrete History Lesson: Famous concrete structures around the world

Concrete and rebar are essential building materials that modern construction can’t go without. We wouldn’t have these amazing monuments otherwise!   The Pantheon, Rome The Romans created some prolific structures that attract tourists by the millions today, including the Pantheon. The temple was finished in the early first century AD by Emperor Hadrian and has Read more about Reocrete History Lesson: Famous concrete structures around the world[…]

5 things to be aware of when breathing new life into a heritage house

Buying and renovating a ‘fixer upper’ is nothing new in Australia. It’s basically the premise for most home renovation shows on television. Before they take the plunge, renovators, aka you, must take a moment and consider these points before powering up the tools. Check the structural integrity Before anyone picks up a hammer, get the Read more about 5 things to be aware of when breathing new life into a heritage house[…]

Planning a renovation? 5 ways to prevent budget blowout

We’re experienced in construction and have poured a few slabs around new home builds. The apprehension and excitement that comes with renovation can overshadow money matters until it’s too late. You’ll have a lovely home, but can end up with some excess debt you don’t need.     Organise your quotes The builder, the concrete Read more about Planning a renovation? 5 ways to prevent budget blowout[…]

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Concrete delivery, tools and general worksite etiquette

Trades on a worksite can have been on the job for a long time or only just started. But whether it’s the concrete delivery person or a first year apprentice chippie, everyone’s expected to follow the rules and regulations.   Show up on time Clients, colleagues, and the work that’s getting done rely on the Read more about Concrete delivery, tools and general worksite etiquette[…]