Category: Concreting

A short history of concrete

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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Slate Concrete

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

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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Concrete driveway maintenance

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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EA65 - Exposed Aggregate + Motorised Double Gate

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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MW 42 - Front Low Retaining Wall Driveway

Asphalt Driveways Versus Concrete Driveway: What to Look For

One of the most crucial decisions to make when designing a driveway is between materials. Tried and tested, bitumen and concrete have been reliable options for homeowners across the country for decades now. They’re quite different too in terms of their material composition. Bitumen, commonly known as Asphalt around the world, is a petroleum product

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Garden shed in a beautiful green garden

How To Pour A Concrete Slab For A Shed

Concrete flooring will always be a fantastic option for any outdoor garden shed. Fortunately, this can be a simple, procedural DIY job, provided you follow the right instructions and take all the necessary precautions. This is an undeniably complex job, requiring acute attention to detail and planning in advance. At any stage of this process,

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