Pumping Concrete: Top Tips

Pumping Concrete: Top Tips

  • How to Correctly Seal Your Basement

    If you've just completed some major building work at home and have installed a brand-new basement, then you may be ready to apply some of the finishing touches. The interior walls have been made with concrete blocks, and before you apply any type of interior plasterboard or other feature, you will need to ensure that everything is sealed. How should you approach this? Damp Infiltration Concrete or cinder blocks are very hardy and will be an adequate deterrent against the force of the ground outside, but they will be porous to a certain extent as well.

  • 4 Benefits of Installing Exposed Aggregate in Your Patio

    Did you know that you can achieve a highly durable and beautiful patio by considering an exposed aggregate finish? Exposed aggregate is a type of decorative concrete used for outdoor areas due to its long-lasting nature and aesthetic appeal. A beautiful patio will always give you solace after stressful days and a venue to enjoy a barbeque with friends and family. Below are four benefits of considering exposed aggregate for your patio finishing.

  • Why Are Concrete Stencils One Of The Best Ways To Improve Your Space?

    Stencils are one of the best ways to reproduce an image or pattern continuously with the minimum of effort and time. Stencils can be used in a lot of projects, and one of them is laying out concrete and giving it a pattern by painting it. Here are a few reasons why using concrete stencils is the way to go: The Concrete Stencils Are Easy To Make And Customise Concrete stencils are either made of non-adhesive paper or adhesive plastic.

  • Concrete Pumps: Allowing Efficient Concrete Placement

    A wide range of construction projects require a concrete pump. This industrial piece of equipment is increasingly being used for its ability to efficiently lay concrete. In comparison with other methods of concrete placement such as using a wheelbarrow, dumping ready-made concrete and using a crane, concrete pumps are much more efficient.  Equipment used to pump concrete A range of equipment is used to pump concrete, including high-pressure/high-output trailer pumps, mortar machines and truck-mounted concrete pumps.

  • The Top Three Advantages of Sealing Your Concrete Flooring

    When you have a new concrete driveway, garage flooring or other concrete flooring installed, your concrete contractor may recommend that you finish it with a sealant. Specialised concrete sealants offer a number of advantages that might just surprise you, and they're well worth the investment. Read on to learn some of the top advantages of sealing your concrete flooring.  A Leak and Liquid Barrier Concrete sealants offer an excellent barrier against leaks and liquids.

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Pumping Concrete: Top Tips

Hello, my name is Eric and this is my concrete blog. I am not a concrete contractor but I have recently learnt quite a lot about concrete and concrete pumping. I decided to lay a new concrete drive at my home. The drive is very long and very wide so I needed a lot of concrete. I didn't fancy carrying all this concrete so I opted for a concrete pump. I wasn't exactly sure how to operate this piece of equipment so I contacted a contractor who came out and assisted me. I learnt so much from this guy that I decided to start this blog.