How to Care for Your Concrete

2 Ways To Reuse An Old Concrete Slab In Your Garden

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If you’ve decided to tear down your old and ramshackle garden shed, then you may think the dilapidated concrete slab that it’s sitting on will be the next thing to go. Digging up concrete can be an arduous and time-consuming task and then you’ll need to dispose of the old concrete, which is even more hard work to complete. Instead of removing the old concrete slab, you can use it to create a new feature in your garden. Read More»

Luxury for Less: Three Cost-Cutting Alternatives for Your Home

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Everybody would love to have an unlimited budget with which to decorate their home.  Unfortunately, for most households, that’s simply not the case; you need to keep your costs limited, and that can mean you have to compromise on many areas of your home, giving up on any of your more luxurious ideas.  However, you’d be surprised how easy it is to replicate some expensive trends and styles with cheaper alternatives. Read More»

Ways Your Pool Deck Will Benefit From Exposed Aggregate

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Flooring materials for your pool deck are a critical consideration to make. Your choice of flooring will not only impact the safety of your pool area, but it will also dictate the rate at which you would have to undertake repairs due to the extensive amount of moisture the flooring will be exposed to. Thus, it is not uncommon to find homeowners selecting concrete as their choice material, as it is both durable and hardwearing. Read More»

Concrete Pumping: Things to Consider Before Unfolding and Positioning A Boom

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Whether you are doing commercial or residential concrete pumping, safety should be the number-one concern. The secure positioning of the pumping truck and the boom is critical, as incorrect positioning can lead to fatal injuries at worst and a terrible pumping job at best. Before the truck is stabilized and the boom unfolded to pump concrete, the pumping team should ensure that all safety precautions are taken to avoid accidents. Below are three things to consider before positioning the boom. Read More»

Formatubes Enable Efficient Concrete Pumping

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Industrial and manufacturing companies can improve the efficiency of their construction projects through the use of formatubes. A formatube is a type of tube made of cardboard, which is used by builders to pour concrete columns. Formatubes can also be used underground to prevent the collapsing of soil when digging. Formatubes come in many different diameters. Because concrete column formation needs to be done in a safe, efficient and timely manner, the use of formatubes has increased significantly over recent years. Read More»