Renting a Concrete Pump

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Renting a Concrete Pump

Hello, my name is Tony. I recently decided to rip up my asphalt driveway and lay concrete down in its place. My drive is very big and I didn't fancy using a wheelbarrow to transport all of the wet concrete that would be required to complete the job so I decided to rent a concrete pump. The only problem was that I didn't have a clue which was the right pump for me. I visited a concrete contractor who gave me some great advice about choosing and operating a concrete pump. He also helped me to lay the concrete. I learnt so much I just had to share it here.


From Drab To Fab: How Exposed Aggregate Concrete Transforms Home Exteriors

24 August 2023
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Exposed aggregate concrete is not just any ordinary concrete. With its unique aesthetics and durable properties, it has become a sought-after material for homeowners looking to elevate their home exteriors. The rich textures and finishes that exposed aggregate offers can turn an otherwise plain facade or pathway into a visually captivating feature. Unearthing A Gem: The Appeal Of Exposed Aggregate One of the primary advantages of exposed aggregate concrete is its visual appeal. Read More …

How Does Slipforming Reduce Your Concrete Kerbing Costs?

14 November 2022
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If you need to create concrete kerbs, then you have decide which type of concrete to use. While your contractors can pour concrete on-site or order pre-made kerbs, you can also use slipforming for this kind of work. This process uses a specialist machine that extrudes concrete through a mould in the right places. As the machine moves along, it leaves behind a fully-formed kerb that meets your exact specification. Read More …

3 Questions To Ask Before You Buy An Underground Concrete Water Tank

21 July 2022
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If you want to install a concrete water tank, then you can site it on the ground or under it. If you're short of surface space and prefer to keep your tank out of sight, then an underground build is a good option. However, before you order your new tank, ask yourself the following questions. The answers will help you choose the right product. 1. Where Do You Want To Put The Tank? Read More …

Reasons for Establishing a Concrete Driveway

27 January 2022
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Concrete is a durable and strong surface, ideal for supporting the weight of vehicles and foot traffic. It doesn't rot or warp in the rain, nor does it draw termites to your property. Thus, once you establish the paving, it will last for many years. Here are several further reasons to opt for a concrete driveway. Colour Options Concrete provides plenty of colour options. As well as opting for light grey, you can choose virtually any other colour. Read More …

Benefits of an Exposed Aggregate Driveway

22 September 2021
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Concrete is excellent for driveways since it's strong enough to support vehicles and withstand wear and tear. However, you may prefer something more ornamental than a grey slab. Instead, you could consider exposed aggregate, which offers numerous benefits. Picturesque Exposed aggregate provides an appealing driveway. It's filled with various coloured pebbles and crushed stones that you can mix to create different designs. For example, combine black, blue, and cream rocks. You could, alternatively, use reds, yellows, and browns to create a warmer look. Read More …