Concrete Crack Repairs: Understanding Concrete Joints and Concrete Repair Methods

Concrete cracks can be an eyesore, and it's only natural that you would want to repair these cracks immediately. However, you should note that some cracks are meant to occur. For instance, when concrete is being poured, control joints are either cut or wet formed to allow cracking at designated areas to allow for expansion and contraction of this concrete. So, when would concrete crack repairs be necessary? Well, read on to get answers to you concrete repairs questions:  [Read More]

Concrete Pavements: Three Essential Tips for Exposing Your Aggregate

If you are planning on installing a concrete surface in your home, you should consider choosing an exposed aggregate finish. This type of finish is ideal for pavements, sidewalks and driveways because of its unique aesthetics. The variegated colour and the unique texture of the embedded decorative stones will enhance the appeal of the concrete. In addition, the exposed aggregate concrete is rough. So, it will offer high traction and skid resistance for vehicles and foot traffic. [Read More]

Water Tanks

Water is life. Everyone needs water to survive and for other needs such as cleaning houses, cars and clothes. It would be easier to mention all the areas that water might not be needed than those in which it is. The main source of water is from the rain. Rainwater is however not enough to sustain the needs of a growing population because it is seasonal and we need water always. [Read More]

Why Concrete Is a Good Choice of Material for Your Floors

In the past, concrete floors were often thought of as uncomfortable, dark, and cold surfaces often used in industrial buildings and other commercial premises. However, homeowners are beginning to realise that concrete is a durable and cost-effective flooring option for the home. Concrete contractors are able to install concrete floors with various finishes, sheens and designs that can make concrete compete with other, more familiar, options such as hardwood, tile and laminate floors. [Read More]