Why You Should Give Your Driveway the Asphalt Makeover This Spring

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More homeowners spend years limping along with the same old, cracked and ruined driveway for many years before thinking about giving it a replacement. A lot of the damage on the entrances occurs in the winter and early spring because of the melting snow. If you have realised that your driveway is a mess and needs some refinishing, think about getting an asphalt recarpeting. Below are the qualities which make asphalt the perfect driveway material regardless of the prevailing weather in your region.

9 October 2018

Paving Repairs—Minimise Cracking With These Practical Tips

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Concrete remains one of the go-to paving materials, as it provides a stiff and solid base for your exterior flooring. So whether you install it on your kerbing, driveway or even walkways, you can be assured that it will provide you with a prolonged lifespan while requiring minimal maintenance to stay pristine. But despite its incredible resilience, concrete is not invulnerable to future harm. In fact, the most common type of damage that concrete paving is susceptible to is cracking.

26 April 2018

Decorative Concrete: What Are Your Options?

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Concrete has always been a versatile building material. It is highly durable, cost-effective and usually easy to customise. Ordinary or traditional concrete slabs have been common for exterior spaces such as patios and driveways. However, you can use decorative concrete to create a beautiful and unique look in your outdoor spaces. There are multiple ways you can create texture, functionality and style with decorative concrete to improve the aesthetic value of your outdoor spaces.

26 April 2018

Top Reasons to Consider Tilt-Up Concrete Construction for Your Upcoming Commercial Building Construction Project

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The construction of a commercial building is a complex project. For this reason, critical decisions have to be made before the construction begins. The construction method to be used is among the major decisions you will have to make. That's because the method you choose will affect not only how much you spend on the project but also how functional the commercial building will be. Tilt-up concrete construction has become popular over the recent past for an array of reasons.

5 April 2018

DIY Concrete Repairs: How to Keep Safe from Silica Dust

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Many homeowners may wish to undertake some concrete crack repairs on their properties in order to avoid having to pay a professional for that work. Such homeowners need to take steps to protect themselves from being exposed to silica dust, which can cause several hazards, such as the risk of developing silicosis. This article discusses some things you can do to stay safe from silica dust. Keep Dust From Getting Airborne

30 January 2018

Three Essential Guidelines for Pumping Your Concrete Mix in Cold Weather

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Pumping your concrete mix in cold weather can be a challenge in comparison to performing the same task in fair conditions. The most apparent problem that you will face is the freezing of the concrete mix. In general, when the mix, which contains water, comes into contact with the external cold temperatures, it will experience premature hardening. As a result, the concrete will be stuck in the hopper and boom pipeline.

26 January 2018

How to Fix Four Common Concrete Floor Issues

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Concrete floors have regained their popularity because of the new and improved grinding techniques and beautiful new polishes. Property developers prefer the material because it is adaptable to new environments and can also be used in commercial settings. However, just like all the other flooring materials, polished concrete comes with its own unique set of challenges. The four common issues that arise about concrete floors are stains, edges, waves and dirt on the floor.

26 January 2018