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[…]

Concrete or Cement – What IS the Difference?

In the world of construction, two words are used quite often – “concrete” and “cement”. Most people assume that they both refer to the same thing, but this couldn’t be more untrue. Though both cement and concrete are used in the same field, they are different materials used for different purposes. Let’s find out the Read more about Concrete or Cement – What IS the Difference?[…]

How to Decide Which Concrete is Right for Your Home

Building or renovating your home is one of the most personal experiences. While many factors are involved, choosing the right concrete is often overlooked. If you are looking for concrete delivery in Brisbane, you might want to think again about choosing the right concrete. Things to Check before Contacting Concrete Delivery Brisbane Concrete might look Read more about How to Decide Which Concrete is Right for Your Home[…]

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[…]

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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Setting your plans in concrete

Planning a renovation or building project requires awareness, patience, and materials like concrete and rebar. You’ve met the interior designer to pick out paint colours and beento the furniture shop for a new couch. Getting the practical details right, though, is important.   (Tensile) strength Concrete and rebar –  one won’t exist without the other Read more about Setting your plans in concrete[…]

flexibility with concrete

Flexibility with concrete

The words ‘concrete’ and ‘flexible’ aren’t two you’d imagine go together. But concrete has a lot of versatility, making it a popular choice in construction, design and even art.   Shape-shifting Wood is all angles and sharp corners. Trades need to use loud machine tools to get the wood the way they want it to Read more about Flexibility with concrete[…]