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.

Jan 13, 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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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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Oct 26, 2019

Contractor's Choice For The Best Concrete Sealer For A Pool Deck

My choice for the best concrete sealer for a pool deck and why I use this sealer. Also what I use to apply the sealer and how I apply concrete sealer.

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Oct 20, 2019

How To Resurface A Concrete Pool Deck | Repair Pool Patio Surface DIY

This page will explain to you how to resurface and repair a worn, chipped, spalling, and cracked concrete pool deck. Complete video tutorial step by step

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Oct 13, 2019

How To Repair Spalling Concrete Patios & Driveways - Video Tutorial

If you have spalling or salt damaged concrete, this page will teach you how to repair and resurface it. Step by step guide plus video repair tutorial

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Oct 13, 2019

Can You Pour Concrete Over Concrete

If you're thinking of pouring new concrete over your existing concrete, this page, and video, will answer your question. In most cases, Yes, you can.

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Sep 15, 2019

How much does a 30' x 30' concrete slab cost, My actual slab prices.

How much does a 30' x 30' concrete slab cost, my actual prices from a real concrete contractor. I'm Mike Day and I own Day's Concrete Floors, Inc. I'm sharing my concrete slab prices with you to give you an honest idea what it cost to have a concrete slab installed.

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Sep 02, 2019

My Top Recommendations For Vibrating Concrete Screeds - Power Screeds

I give you my top recommendations for vibrating concrete screeds. I use a power screed when I install my concrete floors. If you're thinking about purchasing one, I'll let you know what I like about them and what I dislike.

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Jul 20, 2019

How do I reseal stamped concrete - Also what NOT to do before resealing

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.

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Jul 05, 2019

The 14 tools needed to build a concrete slab - How to form and pour it

On this page I tell you the 14 must have tools you need to build a concrete slab. I'll show you which ones you need to form the slab and which tools you need to pour the concrete slab. I will also have a FREE downloadable pdf that lists all the tools for you

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Jul 05, 2019

CONCRETE MIXING RATIOS - WHAT IS THE BASIC MIXING RATIO FOR CONCRETE?

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

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May 11, 2019

Don't Pour Your Own Concrete Slab Until You've Read This!

If you want to learn how to pour your own concrete slab I've written my helpful guide just for you. I've also made a video guide to teach you step by step.

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Mar 26, 2019

How To Fix A Leak In A Basement Wall - Free Video Tutorial - Fix Crack

How to fix a leak in a basement wall. I have a video tutorial that shows you the steps to take to fix a crack in your foundation wall. Free video tutorial

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Mar 25, 2019

How to use concrete kneeboards and concrete sliders

I'll show you how to use concrete kneeboards to mag float a patio slab in preparation for a broom finish.

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Mar 19, 2019

DIY Epoxy Concrete Crack Repair - What I use - How I Repair Concrete

As a professional I use epoxy concrete crack repair products all the time. Here's my tips and tutorial on how to quickly repair cracks and spalls in concrete.

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Mar 04, 2019

How To Fix Cracks In Concrete Floors - diy repair kit, guide & video

How to fix cracks in concrete floors, slabs, driveways, and patios. I'm going to show you my step by step guide and video for repairing concrete cracks.

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