Packaged Products: Concrete & Mortar Tips
Concreting at Home
Useful tips for home projects such as colouring concrete and finding the right mortar for your do-it-yourself home project.
How To Make Good Concrete
Boral Cement have the essentials for a successful home concreting project.
Mix Design & Calculation Chart for what to mix and how much.
Quality concrete relies on quality materials. Sand must be clean and free of any clay. Gravel should also be clean and well graded. Water should be drinking quality.
Bricks and Mortar Tips
The most important aspect of quality brickwork is the mortar. The quality of mortar can affect the overall performance of the finished job and may result in expensive repointing work if not carried out properly.
Concrete Required for Posts & Slabs
Use these tables to determine the correct quantities of concrete and materials needed for your project.
Mortar is a mixture of Sand, Cement, Water and Lime. Mortar acts as the bonding agent between bricks and blocks, as well as the medium that accommodates variations in their dimensions. This page provides suggested mortar mixes and the amount of brickies mud required for your home project.
Handy tips for using lime in do-it-yourself projects around the home.