In the Everything About Concrete Blog we'll keep you updated about new and improved concrete placing and finishing techniques being used by concrete contractors that are saving them time and money. We'll also talk about new and improved concrete products and tools being used out in the field that are making our jobs easier and increasing the quality and value of the finished products we are installing.
In 2010, I applied Behr Concrete Stain on my screened-in back porch bare concrete floor. I followed directions carefully, cleaning, etching, priming and
hello, we were having a humidity test done and the large drill went through our foundation and through the vapor barrier into the dirt below. how is this
On this page I show you the tools I have in my toolbox for doing all kinds of concrete work.
The best concrete deicer in terms of melting power is without a question calcium chloride. Calcium chloride will melt ice on concrete in temperatures as low as -25 degrees Faranheit.
Epoxy concrete repair like fixing cracks or patching a concrete floor can be done successfully with the right materials. Learn how to do it and what products to use.
I show you how to do a concrete floor crack repair from start to finish. Watch my video and learn how to do the repair and what to use.
Q: Sir, I have been tasked to spearhead the laying of a 4 concrete slab over an existing damaged outside floor of my local church. our first task is to
Q: My husband and I are looking to refinish a room in our modified split level. This room has a side door and is very cold. Right now there is carpeting
Q: What are the best techniques for raising a concrete floor? I'm enclosing an 11'X13' area of my garage to make a new room in my house. I'll be pouring
Pet safe ice melter products that are also safer for your concrete can be used to melt ice and snow instead of the usual salt based deicers. Here are the best pet friendly ice melters.
Use this concrete block calculator to easily estimate the amount of concrete blocks and materials needed to do your project.
Hello, We are going to start mixing our own concrete for some projects around our farm. I found your recipes for mixing concrete on your website. I
Good day sir! A question regarding curing in cold weather. If concrete is poured in cold weather, heated until 1000 or 1500 psi is achieved, and then
I used an epoxy paint last year in my basement (typical tan with brown and white paint chips). But then had some water issues. Parts of the paint have
I tell you what kind of concrete to use for a dog kennel. I've poured many slabs for dog kennels, here's the concrete mix I've used for many years.
Foundation crack repair can be done using a DIY foundation crack repair kit. I'll show you how I do it on my jobs and tell you where to purchase the crack repair kit.
Q. I'm Getting ready to pour a 14x48 slab for a patio, almost the same square footage as the 26x26 on this site. I would like to pour it 4 inches thick,
Question: We are purchasing a 100 yr old home in Oakland with a concrete floor in the basement, which we would like to grind, stain, and seal. We don't
Question: I would like to apply a sealer on a pad that my camper sits on. I am not sure what was used originally, if anything. I want something that will
Question: A month ago we made cement pavers from a pre-fab form to make a 200 sq ft. patio. We are wanting to stain and seal the concrete to look like
My questions are based on this article Simple Concrete Countertop Mix I do not live in America or Canada, instead I live in hong kong. So I cannot get
Here's my top 9 things to consider before pouring concrete in cold weather. Coming from an experienced concrete contractor who pours concrete during winters in Maine.
On this page you'll find the tools and supplies you need to make a concrete countertop. Find what you need for forming, pouring and polishing.
Learn about and purchase the tools I use to do concrete floors, stamping, staining, polishing, countertops, sawing and a whole lot more.
I didn't think of laying plastic down when they put up drywall until after they were done. This is a finished basement apartment which is 3/4 under ground
Moisture vapor blocker is a liquid applied to the concrete surface that deeply penetrates the capillaries of the concrete blocking any path moisture vapor would take to escape through the surface.
Cold weather concrete talks about pouring concrete when temperatures are at or below freezing. How to prepare and protect the concrete.
You'll learn how to successfully reseal your stamped concrete pato, driveway, or pool deck. Also find out what NOT to do when resealing concrete.
Here's a simple concrete countertop mix. This basic mix has only 5 ingredients you need to make a great concrete countertop.
This is a great recipe of ingredients for a concrete countertop mix. With this list you can make your own mix from scratch.
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