Why Commercial Concrete Kerbing Is a Great Investment


More and more people are coming to the realisation that the exterior appearance of their commercial properties matters just as much as that of their interior spaces. One of the most sought after kerbing options available on the market at the moment is concrete kerbing. This type of kerbing is revered for its many essential benefits, key among them the following.  Long service life One of the top perks that concrete kerbing has to offer on commercial properties is a long lifespan.

22 March 2017

Should You Have Your Concrete Floor Epoxy Coated?


A bare concrete floor isn't merely something of an eyesore -- without the benefits of some kind of protective coating, even the most durable concrete floor can suffer badly from foot traffic, impact damage and general wear and tear. As such, most concrete floors in commercial and industrial settings are given some kind of protective coating, and one of the most popular coating choices is epoxy. However, while epoxy coatings have a number of excellent qualities, there are also some disadvantages of choosing them over other coatings types, so you should take stock of the pros and cons of epoxy coatings before deciding whether they are right for your floors.

18 November 2016

Common Mistakes Made When Repairing Concrete


While concrete is a very strong and durable material for patios, walkways, and driveways, it can still get damaged. When you have cracks in the concrete, it is important to repair them so the cracks don't get worse. However, also make sure you don't make these common mistakes. Filling All Cracks the Same Way One thing many people do because they don't realise the impact is filling every type of concrete crack the same way.

11 August 2016

What Most Homeowners Don't Know About Concrete Repair


As a homeowner, you might want to consider calling a concrete service to repair any cracks and chips you have in your home's driveway and other concrete areas. While it might be tempting to try to address this damage yourself, there are some very good reasons why it's best left to a professional. Note a few things that most homeowners don't realize about concrete and its repair so you can then better understand why this work might be beyond your scope of expertise, even if you're somewhat handy with tools and other home repair jobs.

30 June 2016

Three Critical Services from GPR Concrete Inspection Companies


Ground penetrating radar is a critical technology in the assessment of concrete in your home. Basically, this technique involves the use of special equipment that can emit radar pulses. The waves will penetrate the concrete feature, and these signals will be deflected, depending on the nature of the pertinent structure. The collected feedback from the ground can be used to create a visual image of the internal configuration of the concrete structure.

8 April 2016

Why Your Asphalt Parking Lot May Need Repair


Many business owners neglect the parking lots of their businesses thinking they are not of much value, but they are definitely wrong about this. Your parking lot as a business owner is what provides a first impression to your customers or anyone who visits your premises. Apart from aesthetics, your parking lot being in good condition will prevent various injuries. Any accidents, including damage to a vehicle, can result to lawsuits, costing you a lot as a business owner.

10 February 2016

Avoiding Some Common Mistakes When Drilling or Cutting Through Concrete


It's often manageable for a homeowner to cut or drill through a concrete wall in order to hang wall mounts or to cut concrete pieces from a driveway or walkway in order to fill in certain sections that need repair. However, the job isn't as easy as some homeowners assume, and in turn, they may wind up making some very common mistakes that make the job more time-consuming and cause a bigger mess than they imagined.

20 January 2016

Advice on choosing and maintaining your kerbs to keep your house looking great


Many people love nothing better than coming home from a long day of work and admiring their immaculately kept garden or appreciating the beautiful condition of their house. Other people however, keep their eyes on the ground when walking up to their house in order to avoid the overgrown grass, cracked kerbs, dirty kerbs and shoddy house. It can become quiet overwhelming if this is the case, and many people simply give up on their property.

20 November 2015

Scaffolding Frames: How Much Rust Is Too Much Rust?


It goes without saying that scaffolding is tough stuff, able to withstand tremendous loads and serious abuse while remaining fit for purpose. However, it is not invincible —  no matter how thoroughly they are treated or galvanised, steel frames and poles will inevitably rust. You'll almost never see a professional scaffolding rig that doesn't, at the very least, have some patches of rust. Trouble is, there is no solid set of rules to follow when it comes to determining how much corrosion a piece of scaffolding can take before it is no longer safe and legal to use.

21 July 2015

Tools Used for Concrete Cutting


Concrete cutting tools have evolved tremendously over the years. The modern world, with its technology, has paved the way for the innovation and invention of these tools that have, in turn, made concrete cutting as easy as whistling Dixie. Although there are other tools available in the market, cut-off machines and diamond chainsaws, stand head and shoulders above their nearest competitors: Cut-off Machines Many professionals heavily rely on cut-off machines to cut concrete.

2 July 2015