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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.


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 …

Reasons to Lay Exposed Aggregate on Your Property

22 June 2021
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If you love the beauty of natural stone but want to use concrete in your garden, you could install exposed aggregate, which combines both elements. To find out about further benefits of this concrete paving option, read on. Offers Colour Options Exposed aggregate is created when aggregates like crushed rock, seashells, and coloured glass are mixed into cement. The concrete is then poured on-site, and before it completely hardens, the top layer is washed away to reveal the embellishments. Read More …

5 Benefits of Using Concrete Slabs

31 March 2021
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Different types of concrete slabs are used for different applications depending on their suitability to the site and climate zone. Concrete slabs will deliver numerous advantages irrespective of whether installed on-ground, near ground level or suspended slabs constructed above the ground. This also applies to precast slabs manufactured away from the site and brought in with special equipment. Here are the benefits of using concrete slabs in your construction project. Read More …