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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.


Five Good Reasons to Opt for Concrete Pumping for Your Building Project

11 August 2017
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If you're planning a project, like a patio, a base for an outbuilding or even a new concrete floor in a basement, that requires delivery of concrete, have you considered concrete pumping for the job? If not, read on to find out why you might want to. You'll Minimise Mess and Save Time on the Cleanup From delivery to use, concrete can be a messy material to deal with. The greater the distance you have to move it, the more chance there is for an accident to occur. Read More …

5 Tips to Prevent Water Damage on Your Concrete Driveway

8 August 2017
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Concrete driveways provide a convenient place to park your vehicle, and they add to the aesthetic value of your home. However, if they get damaged by water, they can become unsightly and even dangerous as cracks and holes create tripping hazards. Here are some tips to help you protect your driveway from water damage. 1. Make Sure the Driveway Slopes Toward the Street When pouring a driveway, it should always slope toward the street. Read More …

4 Factors to Consider Before Constructing a Warehouse

7 August 2017
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Preplanning is very important if you are going to build a warehouse that will meet your current and future needs. This article discusses some of the important factors that you should have in mind when you are selecting a site for that proposed warehouse building: Safety You should investigate the proposed site carefully so that you assess how safe that location will be. For instance, is that area prone to flooding? Read More …

5 Features to Look for When Buying Concrete Joint Sealant

6 August 2017
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If you've got unwanted cracks in your concrete, you can repair them yourself with joint sealant. However, there are so many options on the market that it can be hard to know which ones to select. To help you narrow in on the right option, here are some features to look for: 1. Concrete or Synthetic Materials You can seal cracks and fill holes with a concrete mix, or you can opt for a synthetic material. Read More …

Landscaping Hacks Concrete Contractors Can Use for Your Landscape

1 August 2017
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When you start mapping out how you want to landscape your property for kerb appeal and gardening options, you will likely end up looking to concrete contractors for help. You may know what you want to achieve, but getting the right design may not be as easy. You may also think that you will not be able to get the options you want because of property size or location constraints. Here are a few of the landscaping hacks concrete contractors can use for your landscape. Read More …