Misty Reid

For many years, concrete wasn't seen as a very nice material. It was associated in many people's minds with multi-storey car parks and bland apartment blogs. However, in recent years, concrete has undergone something of a revival. This is thanks to people like me, people who can see what a beautiful and useful material concrete is. I designed my dream home using a poured concrete shell and it was a massive success. I called in the best contractors I could find and they really offered all the help and advice I could ask for. I am so please with my new concrete home.

Why you should consider concrete pumping for your construction

29 April 2019
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Concrete pumping is a process whereby liquid concrete is pumped onto a surface mainly to fill empty gaps. This later dries up to create a slab. Below are some of the benefits of concrete pumping.  Faster concrete placement In the construction industry time is a limiting factor. The lesser the time used to pour concrete the better for the construction company. Usually, there are set schedules that should be met within the time given if the company is to make good progress at all. Read More …

Concrete Scanning: Reasons You Shouldn’t Overlook It During Repairs

12 February 2019
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There is a reason concrete is so popular among builders. It has unmatched reliability, strength, and aesthetic value when compared to other building materials. Concrete permits you to use many types of finishes. You can tile the surface, paint it, or use special gloss over the natural grey cementitious surface. These are just a few of the tricks that builders have up their sleeves. Unquestionably, the secret to building a robust concrete structure is doing quality work from the inside out. Read More …

3 Ways To Add Elements To Exposed Aggregate

14 October 2018
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Commonly used for driveways, and around pools, exposed aggregate includes decorative elements such as pebbles, stones, coloured glass, shells or other materials set within concrete producing decorative and hardy surfaces. These aggregates can be added to the concrete in several different ways. 1. Integral Mix  One way is to pre-mix the decorative bits within the cement before it is laid. Because the aggregates are evenly dispersed throughout the entire cement mix, and not just across the surface, this can be more expensive than other methods that use less aggregate material overall. Read More …

Two safety tips to keep in mind when using a concrete pump

9 January 2018
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Concrete pumps play a crucial role in many construction projects. Here are two safety tips that should be kept in mind by anyone who needs to use this type of equipment. Keep the concrete pump truck stabilised throughout the pumping process A concrete pump is normally mounted onto the back of a truck; this enables those involved in the concrete pumping process to easily move the equipment from one area of a construction site to another. Read More …

Why You Might Prefer Concrete Floors In Your Home

27 October 2017
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Concrete floors aren't just for stores and warehouses, as concrete can be polished, painted or stained so that it offers a wide variety of very attractive finishes that are perfect for a residential home. The material is also very durable and hygienic, as it doesn't hold dust and dirt that would otherwise get trapped in carpet fibres. If you've never thought about concrete floors for your home, note why you might prefer this option, and the rooms that are a good fit for this flooring surface. Read More …