Whether you are taking a concrete driveway out to put in a new driveway or putting a new concrete driveway in for the first time, your contractor may utilize a process called slab sawing. Slab sawing uses a special circular saw with a massive blade that cuts through concrete and cement. The blade has to be continuously watered so that the friction of the metal blade on the stone slabs does not break the blade or cause the motor of the saw to overheat and explode.
13 March 2017
Ready mix concrete can be used for your landscaping in many ways, and this is something you can do on your own. Below are some tips on using this concrete and things you should consider using it for. This will allow you to enhance your landscaping and give your home better curb appeal. Tips on Using Ready Mix Concrete When you purchase ready mix concrete, you should purchase more than what you think you will need.
10 March 2017
When you inherit a home that is deemed to be uninhabitable, you have two choices. You can restore the home so that someone can live in it again or you can have it demolished. Restoring a home can be quite expensive and many people do not have ample money to spend on such a project. If you feel that demolishing the house is the best option for you, use the guide that follows to learn a few tips to make the process easier.
3 March 2017
When your asphalt driveway or private roadway on your property begin to show their age and wear with oxidation, cracks, and potholes, it is time to make the repairs necessary to keep your asphalt's surface intact. As your asphalt surface is exposed to weather, sunlight, and traffic, it can begin to deteriorate to the point where it will need its entire surface replaced, so take care to repair it as the cracks and holes form.
2 March 2017
Concrete is one of the most widely used of all construction materials. Yet unfortunately, it is not exactly one of the most environmentally friendly to produce, since it requires great amounts of energy and water. Not only that, but concrete tends to release a lot of carbon dioxide during its production phase. For all of these reasons, there has been a greater and greater interest in developing eco-friendly varieties of concrete.
1 March 2017
When you install a new concrete driveway in your yard, you will want the concrete slab to be strong and last as long as possible. Here are some tips to help you install a strong concrete driveway, maintain it to help it last, and repair any cracks that may occur in its surface. Build a Strong Foundation Before you install your concrete forms and pour the concrete, it is important to make sure your concrete site has a strong and stable foundation.
1 November 2016
In many parts of the United States, algae and lichen thrive on concrete paving stones. While these organisms don't normally damage the paving slabs themselves, algae and lichen can make steps and pathways slippery in wet weather, which could result in a nasty accident. As such, it's important to consider the steps you may need to take to deal with the issue. Here are five effective solutions to think about.
6 June 2016