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 17, 2021

How to pour a concrete floor for an existing garage Best How-To Guide

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

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Jan 05, 2021

How Much Does Concrete Cost Per Cubic Yard? Ready Mix Concrete Prices

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.

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Jan 02, 2021

How To Form and Pour A Concrete Slab - The #1 Resource on The Web

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.

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Jan 02, 2021

How To Mix Concrete - The Most In Depth Guide On The Internet

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.

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Dec 31, 2020

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 30, 2020

Concrete Courses - Education & Training - Learn Concrete Skills

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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Dec 30, 2020

How Many Square Feet In A Yard Of Concrete - Easy To Follow Guide

My guide shows you how many square feet are in a yard of concrete from 1 - 12 inches thickness.

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Dec 29, 2020

The Tools, Supplies, and Materials For Building A Concrete Countertop

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.

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Dec 25, 2020

Concrete Without Gravel - Best Types of Concrete Mix For Diy Projects

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.

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Dec 23, 2020

Sika Fence Post Mix - Buy on Amazon - How To Use Diy Video

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.

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Dec 23, 2020

How To Drill Into Concrete (Simple Method For Fastening Things)

Learn a simple method for drilling into concrete for fastening a board, hanging things, screwing to a wall and much more.

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Dec 21, 2020

How Many Bags Of Concrete Are On A Pallet? (50, 60, 80 lb. Guide)

This guide will tell you how many 50 lb., 60 lb., and 80 lb. bags of concrete come on a pallet.

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Dec 12, 2020

Updated! How Much Concrete You Need For A Fence Post (Calculator)

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

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Dec 08, 2020

How Many Bags Of Concrete Are In A Yard? (40lb 50lb 60lb 80lb bags)

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.

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Dec 07, 2020

Does Concrete Conduct Electricity? Yes, Here's Why

Very simply, concrete will conduct electricity through the ions it contains like silicon, aluminum, calcium, and sulfur.

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Nov 27, 2020

How To Pour A Garage Floor In 17 Minutes! (Learn My Fast Method)

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.

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Nov 27, 2020

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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Nov 27, 2020

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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Nov 27, 2020

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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Nov 27, 2020

How To Resurface Badly Damaged Concrete (Walks, Patios, Driveways)

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

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Nov 24, 2020

How To Pour And Finish A Concrete Patio Slab (My Pro Tips)

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.

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Nov 21, 2020

Fast Setting Concrete Mix (Recipe-Ingredients-Mix Design)

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.

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Oct 04, 2020

Diy Concrete Driveway Cost - The Real Cost Of Doing It Yourself!

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.

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Sep 26, 2020

DIY Concrete Countertops - How To Guide And How To Videos (Beginners)

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

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Sep 06, 2020

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 06, 2020

Building Concrete Steps - How To Build Concrete Steps and Stairs Video

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.

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Aug 29, 2020

How much does a 40 x 60 concrete slab cost? Real Contractor's Price

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.

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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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