2017

  • Factors That Affect The Strength Of A Concrete Installation


    Installing concrete is serious work, and it is not something you should do yourself. Even if you want to save money, it is best that you hire a concrete contractor. The reason for this is because certain conditions affect the strength of the concrete's installation. Furthermore, while you can watch videos and do internet searches to get the required knowledge, you still would not have the expertise and experience to get the installation done in a way that you wouldn't have to maintain the concrete again soon.
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  • 3 Signs That You Need Foundation Repair


    Your foundation is one of the most important aspects of your home. Because of this, it is so important that it is kept in good condition. If something happens to your foundation, it will have an adverse effect on the rest of your home, which can then have a domino effect in terms of damage and repairs. Thankfully, there are certain things that you can watch out for that may indicate that you have a problem with your foundation.
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  • Insight To Help You Prepare The Foundation And Site For A Strong And Long-Lasting Garage Concrete Slab


    Completing most or all the work to prepare and complete installation of a concrete garage foundation can help save you a great deal on your construction budget. Whether you are preparing the site for the pouring of concrete for a commercial garage or a garage on your home's property, you want to make sure the slab is built well to last many years. Here are some tips to make sure you complete the appropriate quality of work to build a durable foundational concrete garage slab.
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  • 3 Things Vital To Having A Dry Basement


    Are you tired of having a basement that floods almost every time it rains? Are you thinking about paying to have your basement waterproofed? Having your basement waterproofed is definitely worth no longer having to worry about things in your basement getting damaged or being destroyed whenever it rains. But in order to get the most out of the waterproofing, there are a few things that you may need to do to help your home stay as dry as possible.
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  • Concrete Driveway: To Replace Or To Repair?


    In a perfect world, your driveway would last the entire lifetime of your home. Unfortunately, it's not a perfect world, so when your driveway starts falling apart you have some pretty big decisions to make. Paving is not an easy job. Nor is it a cheap one. Luckily for you there are multiple options, depending on what your goals and budget are. Some of these options include: complete replacement, where you rip up the whole driveway and lay down a new driveway; filling in cracks as they appear, using liquid concrete; resurfacing, where you rip up the top layer and lay down another one; slabjacking, which is where you pump a mixture of sand and cement under the places that are slacking and lift them up to where they're supposed to be.
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  • 3 Reasons Ready-Mix Is Better Than DIY Concrete Mixes


    Any homeowner who considers themselves to be a handyman or DIYer will probably pick up at least a bag or two of concrete mix at the local home improvement store at some point and this is definitely a convenient option. However, there are some concrete projects that will call for a little more concrete than what you are prepared to mix, so you may have to call on a local ready-mix concrete company to have a batch of mixed material delivered.
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  • How A Concrete Overlay Can Improve Your Pool Deck


    A pool deck—that is, the concrete walkway around the perimeter of a pool—is subject to a lot of wear and tear as time goes on. Not only does it have to stand up to the constant friction of feet, but it is also regularly exposed to water's destructive effects. These factors will eventually leave a concrete pool deck falling well short of the mark where both aesthetics and functionality are concerned.
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  • Why You Should Fix Your Damaged Concrete Right Away


    If you have concrete on your property and you have started to notice that it has seen better days, then you need to start thinking about taking action. You can go to your local hardware or home improvement store and purchase quality concrete repair products. Then again, you might just want to leave this job to professionals like Roklin Systems Incorporated in order to end up with the best-looking concrete, especially if you have never worked with this type of material in the past.
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  • How To Prepare For Moisture Prevention Before Sealing Your Concrete Basement Floor


    A damp concrete floor can provide a perfect environment for mold and mildew, along with the possible allergic reactions and foul odors that accompany them. The first actions you need to take is to eliminate, or at least reduce, possible sources of moisture. You can then apply sealant to the floor to both keep moisture away from staining the unfinished concrete and also to keep moisture from leeching from the floor itself.
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