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Creative DIY Projects Using Concrete

Concrete may look like a boring and limited material, but in actual fact it’s extremely versatile. In addition to being used for large projects and buildings, it’s also used for smaller and more creative projects. The utilitarian reputation of concrete couldn’t be further from its actual potential, with a number of amazing DIY projects on […]

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13 Steps to Organising Your Garage

Too often, the garage is relegated into a storage room for items that are infrequently used or perhaps too large or unimportant for the home. However the garage is actually an important space in itself, and with proper organisation, can truly be a useful part of the home. A little effort and some creative nous […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Money-Saving Tips on Home Construction, Renovation & Maintenance

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Generally when someone thinks about renovating their home or building a new home, they often think about how exciting the whole process will be. Of course, it is quite an adventurous task and often provides you with satisfaction at the completion of the task. However, before and during the build or renovation, costs can seem […]

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How to Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal

You never get a second chance to make a good first impression, and it’s as true of your home as it is when you meet someone. There’s a reason why real estate agents talk about the importance of a house’s ‘curb appeal’. It’s because the impression that a potential buyer gets when they pull up […]

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Concrete Solutions: Top Tips for Successful Concrete Driveways

Have you ever wondered why concrete is such a popular choice for driveways? The answer is that in terms of versatility, durability and value for money, it’s hard to beat. Concrete is incredibly tough and long lasting. After the initial cost of installation, a concrete driveway can last several decades with only minimal maintenance. Concrete […]

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How to Jazz Up Your Concrete Using Stencils

Concrete resurfacing is a flexible and cost effective solution to jazzing up a tired looking concrete space. Offering a multitude of colours and finishes, resurfacing is designed to create a decorative finish on new and/or existing concrete surfaces. The end result includes strong, durable, economical, and stylish driveways, pathways, courtyards and patios. Add to that […]

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Concrete Solutions to Increase the Value of Your Home

A lot of homes have concrete surfaces that have been there for many years, and may be starting to crack, become dull, or are getting damaged. People often leave these surfaces not knowing what to do with them. However, there are some great options that will not only fix and complete your home, but can […]

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Concrete 101

There are some basics to working with concrete that a lot of people do not know, such as the ingredients of common concrete and the tools you will need to make it. To embed ‘Concrete 101′ on your site, copy and paste the code below: <a href=”http://www.on-crete.com.au/blog/concrete-101/” target=”_blank”><img src=”http://www.on-crete.com.au/blog/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/On-Crete-infographic.jpg” width=”540″ alt=”Concrete 101″></a><br/> – An infographic […]

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Concrete crack repair that worked!

We may have taken the concrete repair process to the extreme but it worked and saved us a tone money and time since. If you have very poor concrete that moves all over the place and keeps on cracking we may have the solution. The quality of concrete over the past decade has deteriorated resulting […]

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Common Concrete Project Mistakes (and how to avoid them)

Concrete pouring is often considered to be one of the most dangerous and concerning aspects of the construction industry. Because time is often limited during construction projects, it puts a stress factor onto the completion of concrete work, which really needs a suitable amount of time taken to be completed successfully. Workers are often rushed […]

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