We offer a large range of services, from concrete driveways, pathways and stencils to excavation and digging.
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Driveways, paths, patios and slab concreting experts.
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Over 10 Years of Experience in Concreting and Excavation
Are you looking for reliable Ballarat concreters? Then look no further, as the team at OS Concreters Ballarat are here to serve you.
We have helped hundreds of our clients bring their ideas to life by assisting with their concreting needs.
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Why choose concrete?
Concrete is multi-purpose, super durable, low maintenance and can boost the quality and aesthetics of your property. It can be used for driveways, sheds, patios and concrete paths around the house.
Concreting doesn’t have to be mundane. We can help uplift your property by building a coloured concrete driveway or with a stand-out stencilled, stamped or patterned design.
Whether you need a new driveway, walkway or are looking to lay a concrete slab down for your dream shed, our team of expert concrete contractors and are ready to serve you.
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Our Concreting Services
OS Concreters Ballarat can assist you with an array of services, from installation, maintenance and repair. Explore our list of concreting services below.
Concrete driveways, sometimes known as cement driveways, are the perfect solution for the modern-day home in Ballarat. Its durability will provide you with not only a cost-benefit in the long term but with lower yearly maintenance as well. Concrete driveways can last up to 25 to 35 years, based on the quality of works and weather conditions.
If plain concrete isn’t your style, then perhaps coloured concrete driveway is. We can bring your driveway to life by colourising it. We blend concrete with a coloured oxide that ensures a long-lasting life. Simply browse through our available range and choose which colour best represents your lifestyle.
When a coloured driveway just isn’t enough, we can assist you with a stamped concrete driveway. Occasionally known as textured concrete as well, we can transform your driveway to appear like stone, slate or pavers without jeopardising longevity. What’s more, you can even colourise it to make it stand out even more.
Stencil driveways can make your home stand out in a busy street. By using versatile stencils, we can apply complex and visually appealing designs atop your concrete driveway that can make it look like pavers, stone or even brick. Once fresh concrete has been laid, we apply the stencil onto the concrete and apply pressure with a special roller.
Transform your home or business by adding an exposed aggregate driveway to your property. Be blown away by the decorative and functional material. Its durability and grip resilience is perfect for the ever-changing Ballarat weather. Our aggregate is sourced locally and is perfect for footpaths, driveways and patios.
Crushed Rock / Gravel
A cost-effective option for large properties looking to add in a driveway. Crushed rock driveways, otherwise known as gravel driveways, are the cheaper alternative to concrete, but still enable you with a surface that assists vehicles with grip and keeping your property tidy from mud build-up and potholes.
Garage and Carports
Do you need a concrete garage slab laid before building your new garage or carport? Ensuring that you have a solid foundation is the most crucial part of any new build job and you can be assured that our team are qualified for the job.
Whether you’re in need of a small concreting job for a garden shed slab or a large commercial shed for a farm or winery, our team can assist you with planning your project to ensure that it’s completed with the utmost accuracy and within budget.
Patio and Pergolas
Concrete pergolas and patios are the perfect way to add an outdoor entertainment area to your home. They’re low maintenance, durable and can withstand even the harshest of weather, and are more affordable than a wooden deck.
Retaining walls can be both functional and visually appealing, making them the perfect solution for small homes or homes built on an incline. You can incorporate your landscaping designs around the wall to make them more aesthetic, while not sacrificing stability.
Concrete paths, walkways and footpaths have many benefits over other materials, from its durability and low maintenance costs, which makes it the perfect choice over pavers and stones. They’re strong and can withstand high weather temperatures and erosion.
Concrete Driveway Restoration
Do you have a path, walkway or driveway that is damaged? We can perform concrete crack repairs to eroded, crumbled or broken concrete to restore back to new again. We do this by cutting out damaged material and refilling again.
Excavation and Earthmoving
Ballarat Concreting Specialists
Concrete driveways and excavation experts.
If you are looking for a Ballarat concrete service that takes pride in its work and will strive to over exceed your expectations; then look no further.
The friendly team at OS Concreters Ballarat will help appropriately quote your project to ensure that there are no hidden surprises.
We’ll be delighted to work with you on your concreting job to ensure that you achieve the results that you desire. Simply give us a call today and speak with our team.
We can provide an on-site quote within 7 business days on most occasions. What’s more, we’ll rock up when we promise and give you a call on the day of to let you know that we’re on our way.
We thrive to be one of Ballarat’s most reputable and reliable concreting companies. We’ve heard the horror stories and aim to provide you with an efficient service from start to finish.
Our prompt service by no means sacrifices quality. Rest assured that we only provide top-quality workmanship in all of the jobs we do.
Our Concreting FAQs
Concrete has long been the preferred choice of material for driveways, as they are popularly known for their great attributes of being low maintenance.
The typical concrete driveway can last up to 30 years without sustaining major damage. It is because of this we stand by our choice of materials and advocate for them costing you less in the long run.
Once thought the white picket fence was the great Australian dream, more recently a shift in demand has led to a higher desire of concrete resurfacing.
Ballarat homeowners are taking extraordinary pride in the exterior looks of their homes. Concrete driveways, pathways and retaining walls are all becoming an important part of landscaping and gardening design.
To the credit of concrete, the diversification of the material’s patterns, colours and textures all create a unique and elegant design that can be suited to a great variety of Australian homes.
A modern shift in a young generation of homeowners has also begun transforming the methods and design work that we traditionally adopt, to a more out of the box and abstract approach.
The decorative appearance and feel of combining stone, slate and brick will not only leave a wow factor, but an average increase on your properties value.
Speak with us today to see how we can exceed your expectations and provide you with a quality service and the perfect solutions.
Cement is just one compone that makes up concrete.
Concrete is normally made of sand, water, hair-sized rocks, and cement. The cement plays a critical role in holding the components together. Cement does not have any significant weight-bearing responsibilities on its own but instead provides the necessary properties for allowing the concrete to bear weight without cracking or breaking up.
It depends on your location, the type of job, the quantity that’s needed, and other factors. Get in touch with our concreting team to find out more about the costs in Ballarat or by filling out our contact form.
The concrete mix ratio changes depending on the batch, but a typical mix is 2 parts aggregate to 1 part water. The smaller the fraction of water added per volume of cement used, the stronger and more durable will be finished product’s strength.
When it comes to costs, installing a gravel driveway is the cheaper option. This means less invasive construction and lower labor expenses – which can make or break your budget! However, if you’re looking for something more aesthetically pleasing with low upkeep requirements, concrete might be better suited to your property’s landscape needs.
There are many factors that go into the calculation of concrete. Depending on the property size, location or how much reinforcement is used in different areas of your project will all determine what type and colour it needs to be as well as its price. For the best estimate, simply send us a message or give us a call to get a free quote.
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Let’s work together on your next project. We will help you with scoping the work, choosing the perfect design layout and beginning your journey to enhancing both the sentimental and intrinsic value of your property.
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