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Creating Gorgeous Concrete Flooring

When I purchased a penthouse with concrete floors, I was worried about how the space would look with all of my furniture. After moving a few things in, I realized that I was going to have to change something to make it look acceptable. Fortunately, a friend of mine recommended concrete staining and polishing as a way to create a gorgeous floor. We worked with a professional concrete contractor who was able to do the work. When he was finished staining the flooring, it looked amazing. Check out this blog for more information about the benefits of stained concrete flooring.

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The Hidden Beauty In Unsightly Surfaces: 4 Tips To Help You Choose The Right Finish For Concrete Surfaces

There are unfinished floor surfaces in areas like basements, garages, or unfinished spaces in your home that can be unsightly. The dull-grey concrete can be finished with different techniques to give you attractive custom floors in these areas of your home. Here are some tips to help choose the right concrete finishing solutions for different areas inside and outside of your home. 1. Epoxy Finishes to Protect Floors in Shops, Garages, and High-Traffic Areas Read More 

Radon Is The Second Leading Cause Of Lung Cancer—How To Make Your Home Safe

The second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States is radon exposure. Radon can be found in the air in very low amounts. The problem is when radon is trapped indoors. Radon comes from the decayed elements that are found in soil, including soil that is underneath houses and buildings. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to mitigate the risks of radon exposure to you and your family. Read More 

Six Mistakes To Avoid When You Order Concrete For Your Worksite

Making the proper preparations when you order concrete mix is important to ensuring that concrete is poured efficiently and effectively. Ready mix is the most commonly used concrete, and that's what we'll discuss here. You can be confident that you'll avoid problems when your concrete order arrives by being sure that you don't make the following six mistakes when you order concrete: Neglecting to take specific measurements of the dimensions you need to fill in Read More 

Recommendations And Insight For Installing A Strong Slab For Your Commercial Structure

Installation of a commercial concrete slab for building a garage, warehouse, or similar structure needs plenty of strength and durability to perform its intended job. Here are some recommendations for preparing and installing a strong, durable concrete slab for your commercial building.  Prepare the Foundation The soil foundation below your concrete slab will provide the strength and stability of your slab and needs to be prepared properly. An unprepared soil base can settle and erode with moisture, causing the concrete slab to become unsupported and crack as it shifts. Read More 

5 Questions To Ask When Renting A Crane

If you are in need of a crane for your next construction project, you may be happy to know you can actually opt for a crane rental, so you don't have to spend a fortune to buy your own. If this is your first time renting a crane and you haven't found the right crane rental company yet, make sure you shop around, and ask these five important questions before renting. Read More