Concrete

What’s The Difference Between Reinforced Concrete And Prestressed Concrete?

Concrete is an incredibly strong material, but depending on the project and load it has to support, it can need a little help. Reinforced and prestressed concretes are two composite materials that keep us safe on the roads and in buildings, make walkways and patios long-lasting, and keep your home upright. Please follow and like …

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How Much Does A Standard Bag Of Concrete Cover?

One of the most common questions for concrete projects is “how much concrete?” For most plans, the answer comes as a certain number of bags of mix. A standard bag of concrete comes in denominations of 20 – 40, 60, and 80 pounds are all common.  Please follow and like us:

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Five Popular Concrete Furniture Designs

We often say that concrete is a very versatile material. This means that it can make more than sidewalks, patios, driveways and dams – it’s great for all kinds of designs, including furniture. Please follow and like us:

What Are The Most Popular Stamped Concrete Patterns?

Stamped concrete is a hard design choice to beat because the pattern and colour options are virtually limitless! Many homeowners get inspiration for their patios from the surrounding landscape or their home’s architectural style, choosing to pattern and colour the concrete so that it blends with existing elements.  When choosing your stamped concrete, you can …

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Should You Hire Someone To Grind And Seal Your Concrete Driveway This Summer?

In areas that see a lot of ice and snow like London, scaling on concrete driveways is a common problem. Scaling is when the finished surface of hardened concrete flakes or peels due to freezing and thawing. Grinding the delaminated surface and applying a sealant can fix scaling and prevent it from happening in the …

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Can You Seal Old Concrete?

Concrete is an ideal material for many building projects because of its natural durability. As it ages, though, the concrete can get marks and stains that are hard to remove. A coat of protective seal can protect it from stains that come from mildew, environmental stressors, oil, salt, and other corrosive substances. The concrete doesn’t …

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