Author: Devon Mckinney

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Will concrete crack?

The most common question, and most common misconception about concrete is, “Will it crack?”  The answer is….possibly yes.  However, this refers to minor shrinkage cracking (“hairline”) not structural cracking (“breaks”) as described below.

 

“Hairline” shrinkage cracking (minor)

“Hairline” cracks can be a natural consequence of exposure to the

Do I need Council approval to construct a driveway?

Council Approval

It depends on the location of the “driveway”.  A “driveway” located within the road verge, between the existing kerb (road) and the property boundary, is referred to as a vehicle crossover (or VXO).  Generally local Council’s require that a VXO application is lodged and approved prior to any construction commencing.  O&O Concreting can complete and coordinate this process.