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How to Protect Concrete Kerbing from Salt Damage

Some facilities managers only think about the driveways and walkways when they are planning how to keep salt from damaging the concrete on commercial properties. Such facilities managers may end up incurring avoidable costs to repair or replace concrete kerbing that has succumbed to salt damage. This article discusses some options that can be considered […]

Must Know Tips to Prevent Damage to Your Asphalt Driveway during Heavy Rain

Asphalt paving is one of the best alternatives when you are setting up a driveway or walkway in your home. Asphalt derives most of its attributes from a black, viscous and sticky liquid called bitumen. It is used when laying the asphalt surface to bind the small aggregate stones together, forming a hard and regular […]

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Why You Always Need a Professional for Concrete Cutting

Cutting through concrete might be needed at your home for creating windows in a basement, accessing pipes that are under your garage floor, and a variety of other reasons. You may even need to cut concrete to pull it up and give you space for a new driveway or slab. Whatever the need in your […]

Decorative Options You Can Consider When Opting For Concrete Services

When some people think of concrete, they conjure up images of drab, grey materials used more for their functionality rather than their aesthetic appeal. The truth of the matter is that concrete services do not simply encompass the laying this mixture of sand, cement and water. With advances in concreting technology, you can now opt […]

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3 Factors That Affect Concrete Sawing Costs

The cost of sawing a concrete wall is affected by several factors. This article discusses some of the factors that may affect the cost of renting concrete sawing equipment for your DIY home improvement project, such as cutting a section of a wall to create an extra window. The Size of Aggregate Concrete mixes contain […]

Why Decorative Concrete Driveways Are Ideal For Any Home

When it comes to driveways, the most common material used is concrete. This is due to its durable properties and its longevity. However, some homeowners may steer from concrete as they assume it will not add much aesthetic value to their property. This is not true, though. Gone are the days of drab and bland […]

Simple tips to clean your exposed aggregate floor

The tools which you use when cleaning exposed aggregate floors inside your home are as vital as the cleaning technique which you apply. Generally, exposed aggregate will gather dust, dirt and debris as time passes. Part of your maintenance work is to clean in order to maintain your floor’s beautiful finish. This article explains step-by-step […]

Ways to Add More Appeal to Your Patio

Having a patio is a great way to provide an outdoor dining area, enjoy the view of your garden, and entertain friends and family. However, it might currently be a little bare and boring. Here are some easy ways to add more appeal to the patio and bring it back to life. Use Decorative Concrete […]

A Cultural Curiosity: Bamboo v Steel Scaffolding For A Construction Site

When it comes to scaffolding, you might think that metal scaffolds are the only choice on the market, particularly for a construction site. For the most part, you’d be right. This is because metal-based scaffolds such as steel are the most common for construction sites. Steel is one of the hardest metals on the planet. Stainless steel […]

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The importance of concrete GPR scanning

Notwithstanding the proven significance of locating electrical lines and metal targets prior to cutting or drilling into concrete, you still hear stories about accidents that occur when the required reconnaissance is ignored. This article explains why concrete contractors should first identify hidden or buried obstructions in concrete through ground penetrating radar before proceeding with drilling […]