Can You Pour a Concrete Slab Over Grass?

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Are you considering laying a patio for a shed or walkway that you’ve always wanted to make your outdoor space more practical and reduce the amount of mowing required in your backyard? Inexpensive, versatile and easy to pour, concrete will last you for many years and is low maintenance. But can you pour a concrete … Read more

Do I Need a Permit to Build a Concrete Patio?

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So, you’ve decided you want to build yourself a great new concrete patio. You’re starting to get excited. Then someone says those dreaded words, ‘do you need a permit to build a concrete patio?’ Usually, this is the point where everyone looks at each other blankly and someone brings up Google on their phone. Sound … Read more

Aluminium Formwork: The Complete Guide to Using Aluminium Concrete Shuttering

The Aluminium Formwork System was invented in 1990 by a Malaysian Company called Mivan, which is still one of today’s leading aluminium formwork manufacturers. Hence, the system is sometimes referred to as Mivan Shuttering. Aluminium Formwork System allows the casting of entire slabs and columns all at once, making the unit a composite structure. Difference … Read more

Micro Cement: The Ultimate Guide to its Benefits and Uses

Micro cement (or Micro Concrete) is a relatively new finishing method that an increasing number of people are using in their interior designs. The main benefits of it are that it allows you to create a beautiful concrete finish to surfaces that wouldn’t usually be able to support this type of finish. It’s also much easier and cheaper than a full concrete finish. 

In order to determine if this could be a viable solution for your next project, we’ve put together this in-depth guide. 

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What is Exposed Aggregate Concrete?

Concrete’s internal beauty shows through with an Exposed Aggregate Concrete Finish. Exposed Aggregate Concrete is a commonly used method of creating a designer, decorative and classic finish around a pool deck, on driveways, patios and walkways. There are a few different ways of creating an exposed aggregate finish in concrete. The 3 most common ways … Read more

What Is GFRC?

GFRC, the acronym for “Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete,” is an innovative type of concrete used for a variety of applications. Along with some of the more conventional uses, experts utilize this concrete for an array of highly creative concrete products. As you can see below, GFRC offers tremendous benefits not provided by traditional concrete. Diversity … Read more