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 Read more about Pouring Concrete in Hot Weather – What Do I Need to Know?[…]

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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 Read more about How to Cast a Solid Ground Floor Concrete Slab[…]

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 Read more about What Is the Difference Between Rebar and Wire Mesh?[…]

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 Read more about The Basics of Concrete Resurfacing – Some FAQs[…]

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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 Read more about Rebar: Steel Reinforcement for Concrete Structures[…]

Exposed Aggregate – Three Ways to Expose Aggregate in Concrete

Depending on the quality and type, the concrete prices in Brisbane range somewhere between $50 and $90 per square metre. In many cases, the design of the concrete determines its price. To give an eye-catching appearance to concrete, contractors in Australia try out different kinds of exposure methods. On average, these methods correspond to the Read more about Exposed Aggregate – Three Ways to Expose Aggregate in Concrete[…]

Get Creative with Coloured Concrete

Concrete is not typically the most exciting aspect of building a new house or renovating your current one. In fact, when hiring specialists like Reocrete Brisbane, you need not worry about concrete matters at all, as they take care of it all for you. However, coloured concrete is becoming increasingly popular and can fun to Read more about Get Creative with Coloured Concrete[…]

Concrete or Cement – What IS the Difference?

In the world of construction, two words are used quite often – “concrete” and “cement”. Most people assume that they both refer to the same thing, but this couldn’t be more untrue. Though both cement and concrete are used in the same field, they are different materials used for different purposes. Let’s find out the Read more about Concrete or Cement – What IS the Difference?[…]

How to Decide Which Concrete is Right for Your Home

Building or renovating your home is one of the most personal experiences. While many factors are involved, choosing the right concrete is often overlooked. If you are looking for concrete delivery in Brisbane, you might want to think again about choosing the right concrete. Things to Check before Contacting Concrete Delivery Brisbane Concrete might look Read more about How to Decide Which Concrete is Right for Your Home[…]