Concrete 2019

The theme for Concrete Institute of Australia’s Biennial National Conference is Concrete in Practice – Progress through  Knowledge. Taking place over three days, from 9th – 11th September, Concrete 2019 boasts a full program of keynote presentations and...

DIY Concrete Projects

Concrete is the world’s most used construction material. It is everywhere and in large quantities. Concrete is also often described in uninspiring terms such as industrial, grey and drab. For these reasons, it is not often associated with smaller, crafty DIY projects....

Advantages of Concrete Slab Foundations

It goes without saying that the foundation of your house is important. It supports the weight of the walls, roof and floors, as well as furniture and fixtures. A house foundation also impacts on energy consumption as well as the chances of your home encountering...

5 Interesting Facts About Concrete

Concreting is a vital part of any construction project. For decades, humans have used concrete to build a wide range of structures, including commercial and residential buildings, as well as roads, dams, and bridges to name a few. Concrete is actually a fascinating...

Why You Should Choose a Concrete Driveway

A driveway is an essential part of any Australian home. For most residential properties, the driveway is the main thoroughfare into the garage, or leading up to the front of the home. For larger properties, the driveway may be more like a small road. Whatever the...

Top Concrete Myths Exposed

Here at L & A Martino, we are proud to be leaders in the Geelong concrete industry. From driveways to house slabs to car parks, we understand how concrete works and we’ve seen firsthand what a valuable resource it is in the construction field.

Why Concrete is the Construction Material of Choice

There are countless options when it comes to building sturdy, professional structures. Whether your construction needs are residential, commercial, or industrial in nature, you will likely encounter concrete as a potential building material. For many reasons, concrete...