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.

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 …