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.


Slipform Construction: Three Essential Tips for Building a Concrete Feed Bunk

18 March 2019
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If you are planning on building a large continuous cattle feed bunk for your agricultural operation, you should consider using the slipform construction approach. This method of building a concrete structure is ideal because it allows for the nonstop building of a structure. Ideally, concrete will be poured continuously into the desired form until the structure is built. Consequently, this technique of construction is fast and efficient. It does not require a lot of labour, and it ensures that the final structure is smooth and strong. Read More …

Essential Services to Consider when Choosing an Underground Concrete Tank Contractor

23 January 2019
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Did you know that despite being the driest continent in the world—70% of Australia is arid—Australia is among the top ten countries in the world with the highest rate of water consumption per person? The statistics are worrying if you consider that groundwater sources in Australia are drying up. It is for this reason that rainwater harvesting has become indispensable. For instance, property owners are turning to concrete contractors to design and construct underground water storage tanks. Read More …

3 Ways to Stop Moss from Overtaking Your Driveway

31 August 2018
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While some types of greenery (planted flowerbeds, for example) can look be a great addition to a driveway, moss isn't one of them. Aside from looking unkempt and unsightly, moss can be dangerous — even if small amounts — because it's damp and slippery. If you've got a driveway moss problem or you want to make sure you don't get one, take a look at these 3 tips. Prune Back Nearby Plants Read More …

Concrete Mixes to Consider When Embarking On Construction

4 January 2018
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One of the ubiquitous building supplies in the market is concrete. Thus, it is not surprising that if you are looking to engage in some form of construction on your property, this would be one of the first materials that you will budget for. Nonetheless, just because you need concrete does not mean that you should buy the first mix that you come across. Newbies to construction may not be aware that there are different types of formulas that have been designed for various purposes. Read More …

Make a Smart Choice by Building Your Residential Concrete Driveway with Interlocking Pavers

23 August 2017
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If you are considering installing a concrete driveway in your home, there are lots of precast concrete products that you can use. One popular type of precast concrete products that you can use for your driveway construction job is interlocking concrete pavers. As their name suggests, interlocking concrete pavers are modular concrete blocks that connect together to form a range of geometric patterns. Before you can decide to install your residential concrete driveway with interlocking pavers, you should first get acquainted with the benefits that they make available to you. Read More …