The Hard Truth About Concrete: Concrete and Pavement Blogs

How to get your property ready for sale

The process of selling your home can be challenging; in most cases, quite a bit of preparatory work needs to be carried out before the owner can begin to host viewings for potential buyers. Below you'll find some advice on how to get your house ready for sale. Carry out some cosmetic repair work The idea of spending time, effort and money on a house that you don't intend to live in for much longer might not seem particularly enticing. Read More 

When To Call a Professional For Concreting Services You Need Done at Home

Homeowners may be able to pour their own concrete for small jobs like filling in cracked or broken concrete surfaces and for new concrete driveways and garage floors, as you can easily rent a concrete mixer and other tools needed to tackle this work on your own. However, some concreting jobs are best left to a professional, so that the job gets done right and your concrete surface will last over time. Read More 

Concrete Drilling: Keeping the Environment in Check

With a bit of dexterity, you can successfully drill small holes into concrete walls—provided you have the right drill (preferably a hammer drill). But when it is time to perform complex jobs such as cutting into concrete foundations to install new electricity cables or water pipes, you will need more powerful equipment and experienced hands, and this is where the professionals come in. Concrete drilling is a job that can cause a lot of environmental pollution if potential hazards are ignored. Read More 

What May Cause Large Cracks To Form In The Walls Of Your Concrete Structure?

The sight of large cracks in the walls of concrete buildings is never a good sign. The cracks are often an indication of continuing structural damage that may result in costly or even fatal consequences if left unattended. There is an extensive range of factors that may lead to the formation of these problematic cracks, but the primary reason is subsidence or sinking of the soil. Being aware of the most probable causes of the subsidence and how to prevent them will put you steps ahead when it comes to protecting your property. Read More 

Concrete Core Drilling Supplies for DIY Driveway Repair

Having a concrete driveway with issues such as cracks or severe water damage usually means calling a contractor for assistance. In some cases, you may decide to take care of the repair yourself. If this is the case, and you are using a core drill for parts of the repair, you may want to consider the following supplies to make your repair easier. Keep in mind, these are only a few of the supplies to consider. Read More