One world – it’s all we have so it needs to be used effectively and sustainably. The question is, where does concrete fit on the environmental scale? To answer this question appropriately we need to explore a little history.
Thank you for visiting our concrete blog! Here you will find a number of useful blog posts full of various tips and recommendations provided by the team at Champion Concrete (Edmonton) Inc.! If you have any questions or would like any additional information, please don’t hesitate to give us a call!
Do you need concrete placing and finishing or cutting and coring done in Edmonton? Finding the best concrete contractor in Edmonton for the job can be a daunting task! Luckily, a few quick questions will allow you to narrow your list of potential concrete companies in Edmonton dramatically.
The global economy has forced many home and property owners to rethink how they spend, and invest, with many forgoing expensive travel for home improvements that can increase their quality of life, as well as the value of their home. According to ConsumerReport.org, create a defined space for outdoor living can add up to five percent to the value of your home, and one of the best ways to do that is with concrete.
Ask these five questions when hiring a concrete contractor
If you need to hire a concrete contractor for any upcoming construction, renovation or remodelling project, you may be wondering how to evaluate the various concrete companies you’ll be interviewing. Not every Edmonton concrete contractor is equally qualified, and concrete cutting, wall sawing, breaking and removal are dangerous work. These jobs involve complex machinery with diamond saw blades spinning at high RPMs. You will want to ensure that the contractor you hire is experienced, qualified, adequately insured and licensed. Here then are the five questions to ask concrete contractors in Edmonton before you hire.
When we think of all the fun things to do in summer, playing in concrete doesn’t usually come to mind.
In fact, summer is the perfect time to have fun with a concrete project—the warm weather makes the curing of the concrete and the drying of the finish a breeze. Plus you have the time…and maybe so do your friends and family to lend a hand!
Let’s take a look at some ways you can put your concrete creativity to work this summer:
Looking for a way to create a beautiful walkway, patio or driveway without breaking the bank? Stamped concrete may be your answer!
What is stamped concrete? Very simply, it is concrete that is poured in place, smoothed, and then a desired pattern is pressed into the surface of the concrete with a polyurethane stamp. After the concrete is fully cured it is painted or finished with another coating, depending on the desired effect.
What are the advantages of stamped concrete?