Is your concrete starting to decay and look old? Is it stained and full of cracks? If you are a homeowner, and you are sick of dealing with concrete that seems to get uglier year after year, now is the time to fix your problem. The longer you wait, and the more decayed your concrete becomes, the more costly it will be to repair the problem. There are several different ways that you can repair and re-surface old concrete, but it partly depends on how severe your problem is.
17 May 2018
Concrete is often used throughout the building and construction industry due to its durability. However, sometimes, it is necessary to break through basement floors in order to repair electrical, water, and sewer lines. Other times, a home owner may want to add an entrance to their house or create a window out of a brick wall in order to let more natural light in. A business may need to cut grooves into the surface of their concrete sidewalks to ensure the safety of their employees entering and leaving the building.
30 January 2018
So you've decided to update your property but you haven't figured out just how to do it. You could hire a contractor to refurbish your home or build a new dwelling. You could hire a landscaper to give your yard a whole new look. Or you could use ready mix concrete and produce a few affordable updates on your own. Here are three update options to consider that require nothing more than a little legwork and residential concrete, along with a few tools and accessories:
10 November 2017
As a homeowner, you will want to make sure that your home is as safe and dry as possible, starting with the basement. After all, a lot of people find that their basements are the main problems when it comes to water creeping into their home. Even if your basement is currently dry, you will want to know what to look for when looking for signs of water trouble that you may have missed in the past or that occurred before you bought the home.
8 September 2017
If you've wanted to expand your retail space for some time, but haven't been satisfied with the offerings currently on the market, you may be wondering whether building from scratch is your best bet. While the process of constructing a brand new building can seem like a far more expensive option than simply purchasing an existing building, the amount of retrofitting that may be necessary for many custom buildings can be cost-prohibitive in some cases.
17 August 2017
Concrete foundations are going to crack over time. It's just inevitable. Unless you are an engineer, there is very little you can do on your own to prevent concrete cracks. However, it is quite easy to quickly patch small cracks. Even just patching cracks can help slow the growth and hide the blemish, keeping your concrete looking good. This article explains the best way to fix small cracks in your concrete slabs:
27 July 2017
A lot of people wait until summer to plan and complete their concrete projects without realizing that isn't always necessary. A concrete pad, walkway or path can be done even when winter has arrived. You just have to follow the advice below. Use Low Water, Ready-Mix Concrete As you set out to get supplies for the project you're hoping to begin, your first mistake could be buying the same kind of concrete you purchase in the summer.
5 July 2017