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Tips for creating a year-round alfresco area

Spring has sprung, which means it’s time for Melburnians to start spending a little bit more time outdoors! A concrete patio with an outdoor alfresco area is one of the best ways to enjoy your backyard on beautiful days, not to mention an excellent way to maximise the use of space, but who says alfresco [...]

By | October 16th, 2017|Concepts, Education tips, Residential|0 Comments

Creative uses of your concrete patio space

The beauty of a concrete patio area lies in its versatility, as well as being a durable and easy to maintain space. With a little creative thinking, you can use your patio for everything from day-to-day living to being an entertainment and relaxation area. Here are some of our favourite ideas: Instant garden all year [...]

By | September 7th, 2017|Concepts, Residential|0 Comments

Key things to look out for when it comes to driveway maintenance in the winter

Here in Australia, our driveways generally do not have to stand up to some of the extreme weather conditions that some people face in other countries, for example heavy snowfall during the winter months. However, there are still a couple of key things to look out for when it comes to your concrete driveway in [...]

By | August 1st, 2017|Driveways, Education tips|0 Comments

The benefits of having an alfresco kitchen on your concrete patio

Cooking and dining outdoors, or al fresco, has to be one of the most enjoyable experiences, usually only happening while on holiday, with all the family gathered around. But it doesn’t have to be a rare occurrence. If you’re lucky enough to have a concrete patio right here in Melbourne, why not consider installing a [...]

By | July 7th, 2017|Education tips, Residential|0 Comments

Top 3 questions to ask your concrete driveway professional before engaging them

Getting the right professional in to install a concrete driveway that will complement your property is really important. If it is not something you have done before and you are starting from scratch, here are the top 3 questions to ask prospective contractors before finalising your decision. What work have you carried out locally so [...]

By | June 6th, 2017|Driveways, Education tips|0 Comments

What you need to consider when looking to get a new driveway

Getting a new driveway put in is truly an investment, and one that you need to consider carefully. While it might be tempting to get the cheapest and easiest option, remember that your driveway will not only greatly improve accessibility and convenience when it comes to living in your home, a good quality, beautifully looking [...]

By | May 29th, 2017|Driveways, Education tips|0 Comments

Driveway safety tips every family needs to know

So many accidents in the home, both reported and unreported, happen in the driveways of family properties all across Australia. You might think you’re safe in your own driveway, but the fact is sometimes, all it takes is a moment of carelessness or forgetfulness and something unfortunate could happen. Avoid accidents in your own driveway [...]

By | April 4th, 2017|Driveways, Education tips|0 Comments

Getting a new driveway? Here are the most popular driveway shapes

There are several factors to consider if you’re thinking about getting a new driveway installed, such as available budget, materials used, and the purpose/usage of your driveway. But that’s just the start of it. Once you’ve got all that sorted, you will also need to think about the design of your driveway, as a well [...]

By | January 9th, 2017|Driveways|0 Comments

What you need to know about concrete driveway maintenance

So you’ve got a new concrete driveway? Congratulations! Concrete driveways are a wise investment for any property because they are so durable and easy to maintain. That doesn’t mean, however, that you shouldn't do any kind of maintenance at all. In order to preserve your investment and ensure that your new concrete driveway looks amazing [...]

By | December 14th, 2016|Driveways, Education tips|0 Comments

How to ensure that your exposed aggregate concrete driveway looks good for longer

There is a reason why exposed aggregate concrete driveways is the driveway of choice for so many homeowners here in Melbourne – when properly laid by a reputable driveway professional and well maintained, they are an excellent hardwearing and durable surface that will last you and your family many years to come, and they look [...]

By | November 12th, 2016|Driveways|0 Comments