Jorge Hawkins

How to Prepare a Driveway Pothole for Asphalt Repair

12 March 2020
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If you have an asphalt driveway that has developed a pothole, then you want a quick fix. You don't want the damage to spread, and you don't want to have to drive over the hole any longer. While you may think that you can simply buy an asphalt mix and fill the pothole with it, this isn't the best way to go. If you don't prepare the area correctly first, then the filler won't provide a long-term solution. Read More …

Possible Benefits of Getting an Epoxy Floor for your Garage

10 March 2020
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Not many homeowners really think about the make and design of their garage floor. This is probably because the garage is seen as an auxiliary feature in the home and one that does not need a lot of attention in design. While the garage floor may not be as frequently used as the other surfaces of the home, poor material choice and installation processes lead to the floor getting ruined long before its intended lifespan. Read More …

Why Foam Bitumen is a Better Asphalt Road Stabiliser than Bituminous Emulsion

10 March 2020
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Tarmac roads used predominantly by heavy trucks take quite a beating. As such, it is critical for paving contractors to construct asphalt roads that can withstand the elements. However, standard asphalt roads deteriorate over time because of continued use. If repairs are not made in time, the road will become unusable. Moreover, continued repairs can reach a point where they don't make financial sense for both the paving contractor and the client. Read More …

3 Reasons to Have Your Garden Walls Rendered

26 February 2020
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If you have brick walls around your property that you aren't happy with, then you can take them down and replace them. However, this takes some time and money. In some cases, rendering the walls is a viable alternative. This is when you plaster over the brickwork with a cement mix that contains other additives like sand and water. The render creates a covering layer over the walls. What are the benefits of rendering your walls? Read More …

Top Tips for Install Soakwells Correctly

20 February 2020
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Over the past few years, the population in Australia, especially in major settlement areas, has been increasing steadily and stands at about 86%. Consequently, this has led to the diminishing of stable land and forced more people to build on challenging sites. Some of the challenging sites have a problem with water drainage, which is a significant concern to the foundation of stable structures. If you intend to build on challenging sites, then you will need to install soakwells. Read More …