Category: Concreting

types of concrete garden edging

What Types of Concrete Garden Edging Are There?

Wondering what types of concrete garden edging there are? Concrete edging is a great way to add interest to any garden. It’s visually striking and can help to cut down the time it takes to maintain your garden. It’s a fantastic investment as it keeps your garden looking neat and tidy without having to do

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Tips and Tricks for Finishing Concrete

Achieving a beautifully smooth finish when pouring your own concrete can be harder than it looks. These tips and tricks will not only leave you with aesthetically pleasing and even concrete, but will also ensure its durability and a long-lasting surface. Make Sure You Have the Right Tools Having a proper set of tools will

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A Short History of Concrete

Everlast Services are concrete aficionados. We use it for everything, and whether you enlist us for a fencing, decking or landscaping service, chances are we’ll be using our favourite material in one way or another. Why? Because it’s incredible and it delivers on three fronts – durability, cost and maintenance. So, to celebrate this miraculous

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pouring concrete in cold weather

Pouring Concrete In Cold Weather

This summer has been a scorcher, but it won’t be long before those temperatures start plummeting. Hot summers often mean cool winters which may seem like a relief now but if you’ve got a concreting job you’ve been saving till June, you’ll want to keep the following advice in mind. When laying a slab in

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The Ultimate Guide to Concrete Slate Driveways

If you’re building a new home, or your current driveway needs a bit of a facelift, you need to know about concrete slate. If you’re investigating possible options, you’re probably thinking about tile, stone or even other concrete options, such as stencil, aggregate and painted, but, concrete slate is becoming an incredibly popular choice. Find

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Why Decorative Concrete is Perfect for Pathways and Entryways

Choosing the material for your pathways and entryways is an incredibly important design choice for your home. Pathways and entryways perform a function, so unlike other design aspects, it’s about so much more than aesthetics. Your pathways and entryways will usually be the most high-traffic areas of your home. That means the material you choose

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Five Things to Consider When Choosing a Driveway in Melbourne

Five Things to Consider When Choosing a Driveway in Melbourne

If you’ve got a home or a property, you need a driveway. In fact, it’s probably the most essential aspect of your front yard design. You need to put particular focus on choosing the right driveway because it is both a functional and aesthetic aspect of your property. So, here are five things to consider.

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The Benefits of a Concrete Driveway

In the process of designing a driveway? You need to put a lot of thought into this process as your driveway performs so many essential functions. Firstly, it is the path between the street and your home, that means it is a high-traffic area, and it has to be built to last. Secondly, it is

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The Ultimate Driveway Design Ideas

Your driveway should be so much more than a parking place for your car, or an entry point to your garage. It needs to be a design feature. Remember, first impressions count, and kerb appeal can make or break your house’s value. Your driveway is an essential part of this kerb appeal, so use this

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how to build a concrete patio

6 Ways You Can Use Concrete in Your Front and Back Garden

Concrete is without a doubt one of the most useful construction materials at our disposal. It is cost-effective, it is durable and most of all, it offers incredible variety in terms of design and application. If you’re about to do some work on your front or back garden, concrete needs to be at the very

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