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What Would Happen If Your Patched An Asphalt Driveway With Concrete? 

Resurfacing an entire asphalt driveway is a costly and time consuming job, but over time, the surface material will start to break down. After many freeze-thaw cycles and the tons of metal and rubber moving over your driveway every day, cracks are bound to happen!  If left unpatched, these cracks will only get worse, and …

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How is Concrete Poured for Skyscrapers?

Thanks to innovations in concrete, it seems like buildings are getting higher and higher every year. For the longest time, the CN Tower was the tallest free-standing structure in the world; now, it’s in the ninth spot! The Burj Khalifa in Dubai now claims the crown of the tallest structure in the world, with a …

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What Are The Different Uses Of Concrete In Construction?

Concrete became the most popular building material in the world – not just because of its durability – it’s also incredibly versatile and inexpensive. This makes it the number one choice for many different construction projects. From a building’s structure to its design, concrete can be a great choice of a material! 

Caring for Exposed Aggregate Concrete

Exposed aggregate concrete is a timeless look for driveways, walkways, and patios. While regular concrete takes less work to install, thus costing less than exposed aggregate, it doesn’t offer some of the other benefits, like a unique-looking finish and extra grip. Aggregate concrete can also last decades in great condition, but it needs to be …

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How To Broom Finish Concrete

Broom finish concrete is better known as “brushed concrete”, but the broom is more to the point: basically, after the concrete is poured and levelled, it’s gone over with a stiff broom to give it a rough surface. This is opposed to finished concrete, which has a smooth surface. It’s a very affordable, low-maintenance way …

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Artificial Concrete Reefs: How Concrete Can Benefit Nature

Concrete is great for building homes for people, but did you know it’s also great for building homes for sea creatures? Believe it or not, concrete is the favourite material of conservationists and reef managers who make artificial reefs. These reefs are built to help reintroduce species to shallow ocean environments and help the rebuilding …

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