Steps to build a shed: Know the lay of the land Draft your up your plans Finalise plans and mark out area Excavate the slab hole Install wooden forms around excavated slab hole Pour basecourse and compact it Add in layer of sand Lay a sheet of polythene Lay reinforcing mesh Pour and cure concrete (one of the hardest and most tedious steps) Organise shed frame Install and secure shed frame (fasten/fix to slab) Install shelving, furniture, and decorRead more here
Steps to build a retaining wall: Know the lay of the land - contact Dial Before You Dig Draft your wall design Finalise plans and mark out area Excavate area and trench Lay and compact road base Lay steel bar grid/mesh and set up wooden forms Pour footing - lay cement and sand mix Screed and level the cement/sand mix Lay first row of bricks Fill first layer of bricks with blue metal aggregate Optional - Install drainage pipe Lay remaining layers of bricks Remove lugs from top layer Install caps Allow everything to dryRead more here
Steps to build a driveway: Check for underground utilities Survey your land and know your boundaries Mark your project area and stake out boundaries Excavate topsoil and level out project area Lay wooden forms around the project area, anchored with stakes Add in sand to firm up the soil, and gravel to ensure base thickness Compact gravel and soil Lay steel reinforcing mesh or bars Pour concrete Smooth out and level the concrete Set and cure concrete (don’t rush it!) Park your car!Read more here
At iSeekplant, we are proud to offer a wide range of quality equipment for your construction projects. We are the brand Australia trusts when it comes to high-performance, durable equipment that gets the job done.
We make it simple to source the machinery you need in Cairns, and have it onsite in barely any time at all. With suppliers located throughout the city, its suburbs, and more regional areas, you are likely to find the ideal machinery for your task at hand.
Acting as a connection point between parties, we link suppliers with people who need their products the most, helping streamline Australia’s civil construction industry.
We make sure to vet our suppliers thoroughly, to ensure you are only linked with those that provide the best. We have policies in place to ensure each piece of equipment fulfils all safety regulations, so you can ensure you optimise your workers’ wellbeing.
No matter what you are after, we are dedicated to providing a comprehensive directory of suppliers across the nation. This means that you have the freedom of choice when it comes to choosing your machinery, able to select the one with the perfect requirements for your project.
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