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.
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.
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.
Painting a garage floor takes some planning and preparing, here's my practical advice for deciding what to do with your garage floor.
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.
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.
The average cost of concrete countertops is $60 - $130 per sq. ft. See more details on my page to other concrete countertop costs comparisons.
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.
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.
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.
This tutorial will teach you how to build the forms, pour the concrete, and broom finish the concrete for a concrete ramp.
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.
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.
I'm revealing my exact same step by step formula I use to successfully install 100's of epoxy garage floor coatings each year.
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.
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!
Concrete generally weighs about 150 lbs per cubic foot. See all my calculations for different concrete weights on cubic yard, inch, meter, square feet.
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.
This page will show you the best method for removing cat (and dog) urine smell from your concrete. The most updated information information available.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
How to stamp concrete, A step by step guide to stamping concrete. Learn the basics from start to finish on concrete stamping.
My honest opinion and review of why the Shockwave Power Screed is the best concrete vibratory screed to use for concrete floors and slabs.
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.
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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