Estimating the cost of your concreting job can be relatively simple provided you know what you want and how much!.
Call out fees are pretty much non-existent but occasionally a concreter might charge for a quote.
A concreter will rarely quote an hourly rate but will usually charge based on square meters which includes both the cost of the materials, a standard fee for the job (including transport of machinery to the site) and the cost of labour. Removal of old concrete or site clearing will usually be quoted for over and above the cost of the new driveway, path or slab.
Concreters buy concrete for your job by the cubic metre, so they'll calculate the volume needed when they quote your job. Your concreter will establish the length and width of the area to be concreted and they'll calculate the volume based on the minimum thicknesses for each type of job:
An estimate of standard square metre charges by concreters are:
Curves, slopes, odd shapes etc will increase the price, as will any choices you wish to make that might involve patterns or different types of concrete. Remember to factor in the cost of clearing the site in your DIY plans or make sure it's included in the cost as old concrete can be expensive to remove.
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Hi,over a year ago by Harriet
I would like prices on concreting my back garden. It is 25 meter square and have dug the ground down by 100mm and is level. It will need a slight slope due to rainfall. I also would like to get a stencil paint. I live the Brisbane area.
If you could give me a price inclusive of everything including materials, paint and labour that would be great. Thanks
Just got 3 quotes through service central - 14 sqm at 100mm thick quotes from $2000-over $3000 - well above what is stated here !!!!!!over a year ago by david Northeast
Hi David, were there any circumstances that would add to the standard concreting costs on your job? Was there any excavation or ground work required? Did the concreting require re-enforcement? Also, what was being concreted? 14 sqm seems on the smaller side, was it a driveway or a path? Or was it in part of the home that is hard to access?over a year ago by Danial @ Service Central