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Popular Techniques for Revealing the Exposed Aggregate in Your Concrete Flooring

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If you want to give your concrete floors a nice decorative finishing touch, removing the top later of the concrete surface to expose the sand and gravel part (aggregate) is an option you should consider. Exposed aggregate is a common feature in homes with concrete floors because it offers a long-lasting and visually appealing look. There are various ways of exposing the aggregate on concrete surfaces. Here is a look at some popular installation techniques you might want to use for your installation. Read More»

A Thorough Look at Mild and Deformed Steel Bars: How Do They Fit in Your Construction Project?

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Today, most concrete structures are made of sand, Portland cement, water and gravel. It is easy to assume that this mixture dries and hardens up to form the concrete structure. On the contrary, the structure results from a hardening process called hydration where the cement reacts with the water. Despite their strength, hard concrete structures can be compromised by tension forces due to the weight of other building materials, equipment or use by the occupants. Read More»

Tips to Ensure Efficient Stormwater Pit Service and Avoid Stormwater Contamination

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Your stormwater pit is where the rain running off your property is collected to help ensure the water flows out at the correct rate so that overflow problems can be avoided. If this pit clogs up, it can lead to flooding both onsite and offsite. Here are a few effective steps you can take to ensure the unobstructed drainage of water out of your property and also minimise the contamination of the stormwater. Read More»

Top Upsides of Using Interlocking Concrete Pavers on Your Patio

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As compared to poured concrete, precast concrete systems such as interlocking concrete pavers offers lots of amazing benefits. If you are looking forward to using these pavers for your landscaping project, here is why it is an investment that will pay well over the long term. Flexibility in design The design options possible with interlocking concrete pavers are so many. The versatile range of colours, shapes, and patterns that these concrete pavers come in create plenty of room for design creativity. Read More»

Why Consider Exposed Aggregate Concrete?

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Exposed aggregate concrete is achieved by doing away with the top layer of a concrete surface to expose the colour and texture of the aggregate underneath. It can be used for both indoor and outdoor applications including the construction of garage floors, pool surrounds, walkways, driveways, etc. Exposed aggregate concrete offers several advantages over traditional alternatives such as brushed or broom-finished concrete. Whether you need to install new concrete or replace damaged concrete, here’s why you should consider using exposed aggregate concrete. Read More»