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.


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 …

Five Reasons To Consider Concrete Kerbing For Your Commercial Property

29 July 2017
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Concrete kerbing is used widely in both domestic and commercial areas worldwide from small gardens to car and lorry parks. The most common place you will find concrete kerbing is in car parks. As a business owner, you may wonder if concrete is a good choice for your commercial kerbing. Here are a few reasons why you should consider it. It Is Quick And Easy To Install One of the best parts about concrete kerbing is the fact that it's quick and easy to install. Read More …

Choosing The Right Aggregate Exposure Method For Your Driveway

25 July 2017
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Let's face it -- a concrete driveway is a very practical and durable installation, but it's hardly a thing of beauty. Your average concrete driveway can look especially drab if your neighbours sport more attractive gravel or stone-paved driveways. However, a concrete driveway can become a genuinely attractive piece of architecture if you choose the right concrete for the job. One of the most popular ways of jazzing up a concrete driveway is by exposing its aggregate by removing the top layer of mortar until the stones and aggregates contained within are exposed, creating a distinctive, naturalistic look that can set your driveway apart for all of its neighbours. Read More …

4 Reasons to Pick a Concrete Rainwater Harvesting Tank if You Live in the Outback

12 July 2017
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If you're living in the outback, it's an extremely good idea to have a rainwater harvesting tank installed. You'll be able to make good use of all the water that comes naturally, then radically decrease your water bills during the scorching temperatures so common in such areas. One thing you'll want to think about very carefully is what kind of material you want your rainwater harvesting tank to be made from. Read More …