Everything About Concrete Blog

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.

Aug 12, 2020

Don't get over charged! Here's my concrete slab cost in detail

I'm a concrete contractor that will tell you what a concrete slab will cost. These are my actual prices I charge when I quote my customers.

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Aug 02, 2020

Concrete Mixing Ratios - How To Make Concrete (Cement, Sand, Stone)

Concrete mixing ratios for cement, sand, aggregate, and water are mixed as 1 part cement, 3 parts sand, and 3 parts stone with enough water to make it workable.

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Jul 26, 2020

Is Painting Your Garage Floor A Good Idea? A Practical Guide

Painting a garage floor takes some planning and preparing, here's my practical advice for deciding what to do with your garage floor.

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Jul 26, 2020

Best Garage Floor Paint (Epoxy - Polyaspartics - Acrylics- Latex?)

This is the best garage floor paint I have used and it's what I use for my customers. It's not acrylic and it's not Latex. Find out what I use here.

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Jul 11, 2020

How Much It Costs To Install Colored Concrete (Contractor Prices)

The average costs to install colored concrete ranges from $4.00 - $18.00 per square foot for most concrete floors, patios, and stamped concrete projects.

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Jul 04, 2020

Concrete Countertop Cost Per Sq Ft - Hire A Pro & Diy Cost Comparisons

The average cost of concrete countertops is $60 - $130 per sq. ft. See more details on my page to other concrete countertop costs comparisons.

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Jul 03, 2020

A Concrete Contractor's REAL Concrete Driveway Cost (To Install)

These are my real square foot costs to install a concrete driveway for my customers. Learn how much it cost to install a basic concrete driveway on this page.

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Apr 27, 2020

How To Power Trowel A Garage Floor (Beginners Guide)

I'll show you how to operate a power trowel and when to start finishing the concrete. Full descriptions and video tutorials for you to learn from.

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Apr 25, 2020

Use A Bandana Face Mask To Slow The Spread Of Covid-19

I'll show you how to use and where to buy a bandana for use as a face mask to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

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Apr 25, 2020

How To Form, Pour, And Finish A Concrete Ramp (For Beginners)

This tutorial will teach you how to build the forms, pour the concrete, and broom finish the concrete for a concrete ramp.

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Apr 12, 2020

DIY Flower Pot | Make Your Own Concrete Planter

This step by step tutorial shows you how to make your own concrete elephant flower pot. My 12 step guide and video will help you create this unique flower pot.

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Apr 11, 2020

How To Paint Your Garage Floor With A 2-Part Epoxy (Learn From A Pro)

Learn my best strategies and techniques to paint your own garage floor using a 2-part epoxy floor paint. I'll show you how to do it and the best epoxy to use.

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Apr 11, 2020

A Pro's Step by Step Formula On How To Epoxy Paint A Garage Floor

I'm revealing my exact same step by step formula I use to successfully install 100's of epoxy garage floor coatings each year.

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Mar 29, 2020

Concrete Courses Online - Learn How to Pour, Finish, Stamp, and Repair

I have concrete courses that teach you how to form, pour, power trowel finish a concrete slab, how to stamp concrete, epoxy coatings, repair foundation cracks.

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Mar 27, 2020

How to Paint a Basement Floor- My Best Tips

Do you want your concrete floor to look brand new? I will share my best tips on how to paint your concrete floor so you can do it yourself and save money!

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Jan 11, 2020

How Much Does 1 Cubic Foot of Concrete Weigh? - Weight Calculator

Concrete generally weighs about 150 lbs per cubic foot. See all my calculations for different concrete weights on cubic yard, inch, meter, square feet.

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Jan 09, 2020

My Best Method For Removing Rust Stains From Concrete-See For Yourself

When I have to remove a rust stain from concrete I use a product called Singerman Laboratories rust remover for concrete. This is my best rust removal product.

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Jan 09, 2020

The #1 Method For Removing Cat And Dog Urine & Smell From Concrete

This page will show you the best method for removing cat (and dog) urine smell from your concrete. The most updated information information available.

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Jan 09, 2020

Remove Black Glue From Concrete - My Top Product And Best Method

How I remove black glue from concrete. I found the best product and show you the best method for removing black mastic adhesive from concrete.

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Jan 06, 2020

The Best Method To Remove Oil From Concrete - This Really Works!

The best way to remove oil stains from concrete floors and driveways is by using this product that eats the oil and dissolves it, removing the stain completely.

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Jan 05, 2020

How To Clean Concrete - My best methods and tips for cleaning concrete

Learn how to clean all kinds of stains off of concrete. Clean oil stains, leaf stains, pet urine stains, and more with the applications and products I show you.

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Dec 28, 2019

The Best Sealers For Concrete Driveways - A Contractor's Reviews/Picks

I install concrete driveways. These are my picks for the best sealers for concrete driveways and why I use them to protect my customers concrete driveways.

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Dec 24, 2019

How To Seal Acid Stained Concrete - Best sealer for stained concrete

Learn how to seal acid stained concrete. What's the best concrete sealer to use for interior and exterior acid stained concrete floors and patios.

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Dec 09, 2019

Can You Pour Concrete Over Existing Concrete - The Honest Truth

This page will discuss the truth about whether you can really pour new concrete over existing concrete. Will new concrete bond to old concrete? I tell all.

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Dec 07, 2019

How To Finish Concrete Smooth By Using A Steel Trowel - Tips & Tricks

This page will show you how to finish concrete smooth by using a steel trowel and mag float. I'll also have a video showing you how to finish concrete smooth.

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Dec 03, 2019

How To Finish Concrete | Troweling - Broom - Stamping - Smooth

This page will teach you how to finish concrete. I will cover four different types of concrete finishing, hand troweling, broom, stamping, and smooth finishing

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Dec 03, 2019

How To Stamp Concrete - Training From A Real Pro

How to stamp concrete, A step by step guide to stamping concrete. Learn the basics from start to finish on concrete stamping.

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Nov 29, 2019

Why This Is The Best Concrete Power Screed For Floors And Slabs

My honest opinion and review of why the Shockwave Power Screed is the best concrete vibratory screed to use for concrete floors and slabs.

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Nov 09, 2019

Be prepared, 9 things to consider before pouring concrete in cold weather

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.

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Nov 09, 2019

Cold Weather Concrete- What happens to fresh concrete when it freezes?

Cold weather concrete talks about pouring concrete when temperatures are at or below freezing. How to prepare and protect the concrete.

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