Concrete Curing Explained

Concrete structures are built to last for decades upon decades. This derives from the fact that concrete is among the most structurally sound building materials used in today's construction industry. DIY-minded homeowners are aware that concrete needs to be allowed to cure, but few understand the intricacies of the curing process. It's not just about allowing the concrete time to dry. The discussion below highlights a few facts about the curing process. Read More 

Kerb Dropped!

Adapting to a new life as a wheelchair user can be difficult both physically and psychologically. With time however, you'll come to appreciate the truth in the phrase 'disability is not inability.' Of the various adjustments you'll have to make, dropping a section of the raised kerb around your residential premises is among the most important. A dropped kerb will make it easier to access the kerb-enclosed areas of the landscape. Read More 

4 Attributes of Ideal Locations for Liquid Limestone Floors

Are you wondering whether it would be advisable for you to install a liquid limestone floor on your residential property? Read on and discover some key attributes of a suitable location for a liquid limestone floor. Use this information to decide whether your property would benefit from this flooring option. No Acid Rain Liquid limestone easily reacts with acidic solutions. It is therefore advisable to avoid installing it in an area where acidic rainfall is common. Read More 

Four Benefits of Curing Concrete Indoors and Offsite

Precast concrete is poured into a mold and cured off-site. Then, the finished product is brought to the worksite and put into place. There are numerous benefits to using precast concrete, but in particular, some key benefits relate to curing the concrete inside. Here are some of the reasons you may want to rely on indoor curing and pre-cast concrete. 1. Weather is not a concern. When you pour concrete on site, the weather conditions such as air temperature and humidity affect how the concrete cures. Read More 

Answering Some Commonly Asked Questions About Decorative Concrete

Decorative concrete can add style and personality to your property and keep it from looking overly industrial or drab and dull. This type of decoration can mean adding an aggregate, stamping, painting or staining and can include virtually any colour or shade or textured effect. If you're thinking of opting for decorative concrete outside your home, note a few questions you might have about the material and the process. Does it look fake? Read More