Scaffolding types and safety measures to take


Scaffolding is a temporary structure made of wooden planks or metal poles. It is used by workers for providing support during cleaning, construction or repairing of buildings or bridges. Scaffolding is considered an easier and safer option compared to ladders because it provides access to higher points and also a larger working platform. There are different types of scaffolding you can choose from for a project, and you'll want to be sure to take safety precautions any time you use scaffolding.

8 January 2016

Preparations before repairing a concrete crack by injection


Concrete crack injection is a well-proven solution to heal concrete cracks. As the product is developed solely for this purpose, it should do a better job that other patching methods used to repair anything from uneven surfaces to holes and cracks. If you have a crack in a concrete structure somewhere in your home that you need to repair, the easiest thing to do is to call a concrete contractor. However, it's very possible to perform yourself, without too much trouble.

30 November 2015

Reasons Concrete Contactors Will Recommend Pavers for Your Residence


Concrete pavers are versatile markers that can be used in various areas of your home such as the walkways, the driveway, the yard, by the pool and more. In years past, they were mainly for commercial use. However, with the advancements in design, they now have a myriad of residential applications. They are now a popular alternative with concrete contractors who may be working for homeowners who do not want stone.

27 July 2015

Different Options You Can Consider For Decorative Concrete Driveways


If you are looking to increase the curb appeal of our home without having to engage in costly renovations, you could consider decorative concrete driveways. Generally, a regular concrete driveway does not have much aesthetic appeal, as it is exclusively functional. However, this does not mean that you cannot opt for decorative concrete to enhance the overall appearance of the exterior of your home. There is a range of options to choose from when it comes to decorative driveways, as the concrete can be stained, arranged in intricate patterns, textured and more.

15 July 2015

How Imaging Technology Can Boost Asphalt Contractors' Businesses


The stiff competition in the paving business has driven paving contractors to look for efficient ways to deliver high-quality services to homeowners. One way is to use imaging technology to assess how well a base layer has been compacted before the asphalt is laid. This technology is available in the form of scanners that are mounted on a work vehicle such as a grader. This article discusses how this imaging technology can be beneficial to your asphalt paving business:

27 May 2015

Concrete Joint Sealing: How It's done


Sealing of concrete joints is an important process administered during maintenance or repair of worn pavings. It can be carried out on sidewalks, driveways, patios, playing courts, roads, runways and any other surfaces with concrete, including indoor walls and floors. The sealing process binds the concrete together to make it stronger. It also prevents entry of water, which can deteriorate your surfaces and cause cracking or wear. If you're planning to get concrete sealing services, this is what you can expect from the process.

3 April 2015

Top tips before a concrete project


One of the most important factors that determine the success of a concrete installation project is the concrete preparation. Whether you're doing a simple DYI installation or you've got commercial kerbing contractors all over your property, the concrete preparation remains a vital factor of concern. The failures that arise from improper preparation are some of the most expensive to remedy so you need to ensure you don't fall in this trap.

10 March 2015