Edwardian delight features KHD Bluestone crazy paving

Crazy Paving / Stone Pavers / Australian Bluestone / Natural Stone / Landscape Engineering Products / KHD MelbourneThe rich red palette of this home called for a garden of contrast. In this design, the green space and Bluestone paving compliment the Edwardian style perfectly. [Read more…]

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Where natural stone and porcelain pavers appear in harmony

Natural Stone / Porcelain Pavers / Landscaping Products / Paving Stones / KHD Landscape Engineering SolutionsFor many small developments, continuity of design is imperative and certainly as noted here at the Mars Gallery in inner city Melbourne, where the apartment development sat above an art gallery. [Read more…]

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Why Are Suspended Terraces So Popular?

1Pavers and decks are becoming increasingly popular, especially in urban areas and anywhere there is high-density living. Housing and population growth has led to a growing demand for multi residential properties and construction products across the main cities in Australia.

As a population, our expectations have also changed. While we need more housing, for it to be appealing to future residents, most housing projects these days need to meet certain expectations, especially when it comes to having outdoor areas and green spaces. Even those who live in apartment buildings are looking for pleasant, tranquil outdoor areas that they can use for socialising and recreational activities.

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What Type of Pavers Work Best With VersiPave?

3When you’re thinking about installing a paver system, you want to know that all the different elements will work well together. Even with the best support in the world, the wrong pavers won’t give you optimum waterproofing and may even lead to long-term problems.

We would highly recommend using Bluestone Granite or Porcelain pavers with your VersiPave system. Years of experience has indicated to us that these pavers are the most compatible with the VersiPave pedestals and when combined, give the best results overall.

 

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Traditional Paving Vs. Paving Pedestals

2Ineffective waterproofing is one of the biggest challenges that the building industry has to cope with and with the number of building faults related to waterproofing failures up at almost 80%, finding and preventing this problem is a priority for most.

Some of the most problematic areas are decks, balconies, courtyards and terraces, especially on multi residential projects. While they may be common, many waterproofing problems are preventable with the right systems and equipment, especially when it comes to supporting the pavers.

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Why Porcelain Pavers and VersiPave are The Perfect Match

Poplars curveIf you’re looking for the perfect pavers to use over your VersiPave supports, you may want to consider porcelain. Strong, water resistant and available in a wide range of different styles, porcelain pavers also don’t require any maintenance or sealant which makes them the ideal no fuss solution for a range of different surfaces.

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Put your Pavers on a Pedestal

2Raised floors are common in many buildings, especially balconies, terraces, podiums, green roofs and pool surrounds. The issue of how to best raise the floor to meet the building specifications is one that is often difficult to resolve especially when you have to keep in mind the waterproof membrane and services beneath.

If you are looking for a way to raise the floor on your next project but you don’t want to have to deal with glue or mechanical fixings, and you want to make sure the waterproof membrane is accessible and intact, Elmich has a number of options that may help.

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Landscape Grade Bluestone

Bluestone Suppliers MelbourneWhen Caroline Robinson from ‘Greenbits’ was searching for stone to complement one of her landscape projects in a prestigious suburb of Melbourne, her first port of call was KHD and it was clear that natural stone should be used.

This  inner city location demanded a product that added value and provided depth. Landscape grade Bluestone which has more character and veining than traditional A Grade Bluestonex was called upon to answer the brief.

One of the advantages of using natural stone in a residential or commercial project is demonstrated here.  Natural stone adds a unique design element that cannot be easily reproduced.

Landscape grade Bluestone is ideal for pavers, feature walls, water features and various applications around pools. It also offers all the slip and scratch resistance of A grade Bluestone and, like any Bluestone, is hard-wearing and provides a lifetime of enjoyment.

The landscape grade Bluestone price points are also very appealing.

KHD supplied paving, steps and garden bed features which are shown here.

Landscape grade Bluestone is a popular choice for high end design projects.

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If you would like further information about the KHD range of natural stone products then drop us a line here.

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