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The Problems and The Solutions when Using Exposed Aggregate Concrete for Renovating your Home’s Exterior

Are you planning to use exposed concrete in your home’s exterior or perhaps your office exterior? If yes, then you have chosen the right material for this. Exposed aggregate concrete is an extended version of concrete in which you get two benefits – one is the durability and the second is the beauty. You don’t […]

Is it possible to Recycle Concrete?

Recycling materials are highly desirable for the sake of the environment. Whether it is of household use, an industrial product or construction materials and equipment, recycling is eco-friendly. As we all know, products like paper, wood, and some metals can be easily recycled, but what about concrete? You mustn’t have thought about it from this […]

Pouring Concrete in Hot Weather – What Do I Need to Know?

Excess heat can have a devastating effect on the quality of freshly mixed concrete. It is recommended to store newly prepared concrete at a lower temperature than 77 degrees Fahrenheit. Thus, Concrete Brisbane strongly recommends that you should have proper arrangements for placing, finishing, and curing of concrete if you wish to use it as […]

Using Concrete for Kitchen Renovations

Concrete is a versatile material which is used for outdoor applications like the construction of a building, wall finishings, and a range of other applications. But have you ever thought that it could serve home décor purposes too? Yes, you heard right! Let’s start with your kitchens. Kitchens are one of the most integral parts […]

How to Cast a Solid Ground Floor Concrete Slab

Concrete floor slab formation method involves the construction of formwork, placing and reinforcement of the floor. The first step is to bring together and put up formwork, the second step is to put in order and place reinforcement, the third step is to pour, compact, and finish concrete. The ultimate step is to cure concrete […]

What Is the Difference Between Rebar and Wire Mesh?

A project involving concrete poses two different choices for concreting – the mesh bars and the rebars. Tensile strength is one of the major considerations to choose amongst mesh bar and rebar, as it can be directly related to the cracks and crevices that can occur on the concrete structures. People usually consider using the […]

The Basics of Concrete Resurfacing – Some FAQs

Concrete is a wonderful mix which can create wonderful structures and with proper maintenance can last very long. However, with time your concrete patio, garage floor, driveway or sidewalk may begin to fade, or become discoloured or otherwise start to show its age. In such cases, concrete resurfacing can prove to be a cost-effective way […]

Rebar: Steel Reinforcement for Concrete Structures

Rebar (short for reinforcement bar) also known as reinforcement steel are steel bars or mesh used on structures made of concrete, brick, and other types of materials to reinforce them and give them strength. Concrete has very weak tensile strength (ability to withstand load) and therefore requires reinforcement bars and meshes to enhance their strength […]