Water is an essential ingredient in all concrete mixing with cement, causes the concrete to become hydrated and build strength. However, after freshly mixed concrete is put in place, water in the form of torrential rain could do worse than it does good. Pouring concrete during rain could weaken its structure and increase the likelihood of dusting […]
There are many questions that people have about concrete. In fact, there are probably too many questions for you to ask your contractor when you start the job. This is why asking questions before the job is started is important. Here are some questions to ask your contractor before you sign any contract. These questions […]
Curing is crucial at all the time, but it is particularly important in dry, hot conditions. It should begin when your closing operations are complete. If you are using plain gray concrete, choose curing compounds with white pigments which will reflect sunlight. If you’re employing a curing blanket make sure to use white ones that are single-use […]
Staining concrete can be appealing to many people who wish to create extraordinary decorative effects at an affordable price. With as just $2/square foot, staining can be used to create an unlimited variety of colors and unique effects for both indoor and outdoor surfaces. Concrete stain is more than just add a hue. Instead of creating a […]
If your patio, driveway, or any other concrete surface is covered with cracks, they are usually able to be fixed. In certain instances, concrete crack repair is an easy DIY project however, in other cases, it might require a professional concrete specialist to fix the issue. in the worst cases, the concrete might need to be […]
Learn to spot the warning signs of foundation issues and learn how to help stabilize the sinking concrete.Updated May 6 20s the concrete underneath your home in disrepair? Problems with foundations can cause serious structural damage to your home. No matter if you’re a homeowner or considering buying a home the issue of foundations is a major […]
The price for stained concrete can be very different. For a simple application of a single color with sealer and minimal preparation, the majority of decorative concrete contractors will charge between $2 to four dollars for each sq ft. The more complex the project increases and the job gets more complex, so does the cost. Concrete Staining Cost […]
The majority of concrete stains available on the market, whether they’re made of water and chemically reactive ( acid-based) are able to be applied to both exterior and interior concrete. How do you decide the most appropriate product for your particular project? The variables which are involved are the same as those you’d think of for indoor and. outdoor painting. […]
Stain Concrete Flooring Ideas- Aspects of Concrete Stains Concrete staining comes in two broad types: chemical stains based on acid as well as water-based acrylics. Both types of stain may be applied to fresh or old , plain or colored concrete. They are especially effective in improving dull, dull surfaces. Since they penetrate concrete’s surface, the majority of […]
It’s not a common phrase when it comes to the process of laying a concrete slab. Hot weather refers to temperatures that are above 90 degrees F as well as low relative humidity or high winds. The conditions are further described in the ACI chapter 305. It’s true it’s not just temperatures in the air. In certain regions, hot weather can […]