Exposed concrete is a concreting finish most popular for driveways and paths, that looks fantastic for any area.
Aggregate for an exposed finish can be purchased either as a river stone or a crushed rock, in a variety of tones. Different applications are used depending on the elevation of the particular job at hand.
For more information on the types of product for this work click on the below links to our go to brands for aggregate. Each have a range of approximately 30-40 exposed products at a variety of costs depending on the type product. Achilles Concrete has been working with these companies for 20 years.
Achilles company has no preference for any concrete supplier as they all supply quality products.
Jindalee – Exposed Concrete Driveway and Front Yard Makeover
Exposed Boral Eclipse driveway, with sleeper walls, drainage and plumbing, yet to be acid washed cleaned and sealed, saw joints. The owner even had a turn at washing off the exposed. Looks fantastic, and can’t wait until the curing process has finished and we will see the true colour of the concrete texture.
Moggill – Ocean Floor Aggregate Exposed Concrete Driveway
A fresh exposed driveway using Ocean Floor aggregate to match the tones of the home.
Kedron Full Yard Make Over – Exposed Concrete, Fences, Gates, Sleeper walls, stairs and more!
Kenmore – Driveway and Front Path
Exposed Brown pebble concrete path and driveway to match the cream tones of the house.
Greenslopes – Exposed Concrete for Two New Builds
We recently worked on these two side by side newly built homes in Greenslopes. Ocean Floor exposed for the driveways and paths, with plain concrete patio ready to tile. The builders were very impressed with the outcome.
Upper Brookfield Property Make Over – Exposed Concrete and Landscaping
A huge transformation project at Upper Brookfield. With over 600 square meters of exposed concrete for driveway, paths and entertaining areas, core filled blocks wall, pest control, Sir Walter turf laid and rolled, and drainage throughout this job was a big project with an even bigger outcome.
Moggill Front Yard Update – Exposed Concrete, Block walls and Turf
A big front yard make over with stump grinding, removal of old driveway, supply and relay turf, block walls, establishing new garden beds and pest control with a new exposed driveway and front area.
Sinnamon Park Driveway Replacement
Exposed Ocean Floor concrete at Sinnamon Park. The aim of the job was to remove and replace the driveway without damage to the owners lawn, it was very successful. Still acid washed and sealed to ensure a high quality and lasting finish. We also replaced front fence to finish off the job.
Middle Park Coloured and Exposed Driveway
Combining full depth coloured concrete and exposed “Night Sky” aggregate to make this full depth black colour exposed finish. This has created a fantastic result and a high impact look for this property.
Jindalee Driveway and Fencing
Brookfield Driveway upgrade
A new exposed concrete driveway at this Brookfield home has instantly lifted curb appeal. Ocean floor exposed aggregate, acid washed and sealed for the best finish.
Local Front Yard Update in Riverhills
Exposed driveway and pathways, plumbing and drainage, concrete sleeper walls, air conditioning brackets to the wall, pest control, new turn supplied and laid, acid washed cleaned and sealed. All this work has made the house look brand-new! A fantastic outcome and the owners love the results.
Edenbrooke Front Yard Makeover
Exposed driveway and stairs, sandstone and pebble paver walkway, pest control, drainage, turfing, with block walls, core filled and ready for rendering, gate rails for electric gates and all electrical work for power and lighting. And lots of little extras to create a great outcome!
Westlake – Driveway and Front Entry
We have been well looked after again this week on another local job at Westlake. Great continuity with this colour system, using Salt-N-Pepa Exposed aggregate from Boral concrete. Came up a real treat at this Westlake home and the owners love the final result.
Corinda 260m2 of Exposed Concrete
One of our most recent jobs, 260m2 of Boral Exposed for a driveway and paths at this beautiful Queenslander in Corinda. All freshly acid washed and sealed.
Chapel Hill – Exposed Cherry Blossom Concrete with Paved Features
300 square meters of exposed Cherry Blossom concrete, paver band features with seeded exposed, and paver band edging. All acid washed clean and sealed. Drainage, pest control and finished with 130 square meters of Sir Walter turf.
Exposed driveway using Country Gold aggregate from Boral. Saw cut, acid washed cleaned and sealed.
Yeronga – Backyard Update
Exposed Boral concrete, turfing, drainage, paver band garden edging, mulch for the gardens and added a sitting area. First three photos take on completion of work in 2018, last three sent to Achilles Concrete by client in 2020.
Kenmore – Huge Transformation using Exposed Concrete
A huge transformation project in Kenmore updating the cracked and crumbling colour concrete driveway and paths to fresh exposed finish Concrete. The owners were very happy with the outcome and were great to the team, treating us to freshly made scones.
Kedron – Overseas Property Investors
New Exposed driveway and paths at this investment property. We used Sandcastle aggregate from Boral, which has excellent consistency of stone coverage for its price bracket.
Jamboree Heights – Driveway and Paths
Exposed Boral Eclipse concrete driveway and paths.
Middle Park Easter Outdoor Update
Exposed aggregate driveway and patio. With drainage, pest control, aircon mounted on the walls, re-established garden beds, interlocking block walls, paver band garden beds, finished with turf and top soil
Kenmore – Driveway and Paths
New Exposed Driveway and Paths for this home in Kenmore! All was going fantastic until Rover tried to slow us down and leave his mark on the property.
Boral Eclipse exposed aggregate driveway.
Mount Ommaney – Front Yard Renovation
We did this project from start to finish. Starting with earth works, then exposed driveway, paths and building sleeper walls with pest control, drainage and electrical installation. Then we added new soil to the garden beds, brick garden bed edge and painting, a new letter box and Colour Bond fencing. To finish, the concrete was acid washed and sealed, and Sir Walter turf laid.
Middle Park – Presale Update
Boral exposed driveway and pathways added value and kept continuity with the colour of the brickwork. After this we completed landscaping to get the front of this property up to sales standard.
Boral exposed concrete driveway, acid washed and sealed.
Sherwood – Exposed Driveway and Path
Exposed driveway and path, sleeper walls, steps, drainage and Sir Walter Turf.
Forest Lake – Entertainment Upgrade
Upgrading the patio slab and pool surrounds to an exposed finish. We added drainage, pest control and sleeper walls, finishing the job by acid washing and sealing the new concrete.
Middle Park – Front Yard Transformation
Exposed concrete driveway with a plain concrete patio. We turfed the front yard, added new drainage and a new water line, pest control and post brackets. Then finally, a free mow of the new lawn.
Exposed Boral aggregate concrete driveway.
Westlake – Driveway and Yard update
Boral exposed driveways and pathways, pest control reticulated systems, off and on hot water and air conditioner. Then acid washed and sealed to finish.
Moorooka – Christmas 2019
Something a bit different. Two types of stepping stones, the first from single exposed concrete slabs, the second from timber sleepers. An exposed aggregate concrete driveway and steel stringers with Oregan Timber tread stairs to the house. All together this gave the house a great point of difference. This is the third job we’ve done over the past 10 years for this client.
Chapel Hill – Backyard Makeover
Exposed paths, with landscaping and freshly mulched gardens.
Boral Cherry Blossom Exposed. Great product for cost. Saw cut, acid washed cleaned and sealed.
Jindalee Caravan Parking bay and Driveway
Exposed driveway using Ocean Floor aggregate. Saw cut, acid washed cleaned and sealed.
Graceville Driveway 2014
Exposed Concrete Aggregate Examples
Some up close examples of Aggregate that we have used for Exposed Concrete over the years.