4 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Pouring a Concrete Slab

Posted on: 7 June 2016

If you are planning on installing a concrete patio in your backyard, and doing it as a DIY project, there are some important things to know first. The following list includes some common mistakes that people tend to do when attempting this type of work themselves. Consider these mistakes and decide whether it might be better to hire a professional. Discolouraton or Non-Uniform Colour If you are using a ready mix concrete, and you use the same one for the entre patio, it should be the same colour. [Read More]

Some of the Most Common Concrete Crack Repair Mistakes Homeowners Make

Posted on: 6 June 2016

Fixing cracks and chips in your home's driveway isn't always difficult, but it does take a bit of know-how and planning to get it done right. Many homeowners make the mistake of thinking they can do the job of experts without actually learning how to repair concrete effectively, so their repair job doesn't last. Note a few of the most common concrete crack repair mistakes made by homeowners so you can avoid these yourself or determine if it's best to have a contractor handle the repairs for you. [Read More]

Solutions for Your Old Concrete Floor

Posted on: 4 June 2016

In a supermarket, warehouse, or even a garage at home, a concrete floor is common because it's strong and durable and lasts for many years even under heavy traffic. However, this doesn't mean concrete is indestructible and will never suffer chips and cracks or that it will never start looking old and worn. Concrete will crack simply due to age, and a painted concrete surface can also start to chip and even look faded over time. [Read More]

Understanding the Various Kinds of Concrete Pumps You Can Hire When Carrying Out Repairs

Posted on: 3 June 2016

Just like those in many other service industries, concrete contractors are always on the lookout for better methods of doing their jobs. This helps them to complete their work in a cost-effective, safe and timely manner. A good example of such applications for concrete contractors in particular is the use of concrete pumps to transfer or pour liquid concrete into different places. In this way, they avoid the tedious process of carrying concrete manually, which saves both time and labour money. [Read More]