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.
Learn the steps you can take to pour a concrete floor inside an existing garage, house or shed. This how-to guide will show you how a pro pours a concrete floor
How much does concrete cost. My updated ready mix concrete company's price list. It lists the cost of a yard of concrete and other concrete additives.
Learn how to form and pour a concrete slab. My step by step guide will teach you everything you need to know from forming to pouring to finishing.
Learn how to mix concrete by hand using a wheelbarrow, concrete mixing machine, bucket or a tub. Detailed instructions and a video shows you how mix concrete.
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.
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.
My guide shows you how many square feet are in a yard of concrete from 1 - 12 inches thickness.
On this page you'll find the tools and supplies you need to make a concrete countertop. Find what you need for forming, pouring, sealing and polishing.
Concrete without gravel is a cement and sand mixture called mortar mix. Mortar mix is not suitable for structural support but is used to lay brick and stone.
Use Sika Fence Post Mix as an alternative to concrete for setting fence posts, mailbox posts, and sign posts. Its Simple application makes it very easy to use.
Learn a simple method for drilling into concrete for fastening a board, hanging things, screwing to a wall and much more.
This guide will tell you how many 50 lb., 60 lb., and 80 lb. bags of concrete come on a pallet.
Figure out how much concrete you need per fence post. How many bags of concrete are needed to install a fence post is calculated by the size of the post you use
The amount of bags it takes to make a yard of concrete is 90 (40lb bags) See the complete list for different weight bags on this page.
Very simply, concrete will conduct electricity through the ions it contains like silicon, aluminum, calcium, and sulfur.
I'll show you my method for pouring a garage floor in 17 minutes. Pouring concrete floors fast takes certain steps and planning for a successful pour.
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
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
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.
Resurfacing damaged concrete is a good way to renew the surface and make your concrete look new again. Concrete resurfacing is less expensive than demo and redo
I'll show you how to pour and finish a concrete patio slab just like the pro's do it. From leveling and screeding the concrete to broom finishing.
I use this fast setting concrete mix for pouring all types of concrete. When you need your concrete to set up fast, this mix design will get the job done.
A concrete driveway costs between $6 - $8 dollars per square foot for plain gray concrete and $10 - $20 dollars per square foot for decorative concrete.
How to make diy concrete countertops for your kitchen, bathroom, or pool area. Read my step by step guide or watch these diy videos on how to build concrete countertops
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.
I'll teach you my proven techniques (step by step) how to build concrete steps. From building the forms to pouring and finishing the concrete, my full tutorial.
On this page I'm showing you what a 40' x 60' concrete slab cost. I've included the cost of materials and labor needed to complete the slab.
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.
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