Should you use concrete before or after the shed is built? It is important to use concrete before building a shed. A professional shed constructor will ensure that he prevents any costly mistakes during the construction process and to ensure the process is as effective as possible so as to prevent cracking and possible accidents.… Continue reading Do You Use Concrete Before or After Shed Is Built?
Best Concrete for Sidewalk
A sidewalk is as essential as the building as it acts as a guide around the premise. It is also the first centre of attraction as you move towards the building. With this in mind, you should use the best concrete for the sidewalk. There are several concrete mixtures to use when building a sidewalk,… Continue reading Best Concrete for Sidewalk
Can You Make Concrete Without Gravel?
You cannot make typical concrete without gravel but can use the two materials to make mortar concrete. Concrete is made up of cement, water and gravel mixed in the ratio of one bag of cement, two bags of sand, three bags of gravel and water to obtain a strong concrete mix. Concrete is only complete… Continue reading Can You Make Concrete Without Gravel?
Can Concrete Be Poured in The Rain?
I like doing concrete DIYs and repair projects around the home, in the yard, decks, and pathways, and have come across people asking if they can pour concrete in the rain. Can concrete be poured in the rain? Yes, concrete can be poured in the rain. However, there are exceptions and it’s not well recommended.… Continue reading Can Concrete Be Poured in The Rain?
Why Is Concrete So Expensive?
Concrete is so expensive because its production is energy-intensive and polluting. It takes a lot of energy to make concrete (about 1.5 tons of CO 2 per ton), it produces a lot of waste, and it often requires the use of high heat-generating ingredients. These issues can be partially resolved by using alternative ingredients that… Continue reading Why Is Concrete So Expensive?
Can I concrete in fence spikes?
Can I concrete in fence spikes? It depends on the ground, the purpose and planned lifespan of the fence, the type of fence and the reason to concrete in the spikes, and also the property, ownership and what the owners want. One of the things to think about is cost. Is it worth the money,… Continue reading Can I concrete in fence spikes?
How To Clean Concrete Without Pressure Washer
The price of an effective pressure washer can be expensive to you. This makes you stuck in deciding what can suitably replace the use of the pressure washer. At times you may have it, but you have no skills to go about it. Lack of skills can result in property damage, such as pitting lines,… Continue reading How To Clean Concrete Without Pressure Washer
Is Concrete Waterproof?
No, concrete is not waterproof straight out the bag. Concrete and water have a complicated relationship. First, water is a primary ingredient in triggering the chemical reaction that hardens concrete. Secondly, water can damage concrete after setting. During the hardening process of concrete, pockets of air form inside the slab. Some bubble to the top… Continue reading Is Concrete Waterproof?
Where to find free concrete disposal locally?
Everyone who has worked on a construction project is aware that a considerable amount of debris accumulates. But, what is the proper approach to dispose of concrete waste? Today, I will show you where to dispose of concrete as well as some helpful hints. Concrete and asphalt are two of the most common forms of… Continue reading Where to find free concrete disposal locally?