When any building is being put up, the owner wants to have work that will last many years. The materials used determine whether the completed structure is durable. The expertise of technicians also counts a lot. This is why a developer may decide to seek the expertise of a registered Atlanta concrete contractor. Whether one […]

A concrete contractor might be needed when correct footings walls or slabs just to cite a couple jobs have to be done. Finding the best company or person to deal with the job will depend upon a couple of crucial things to keep under consideration when searching. The best place to start when attempting to […]

Irrespective of how well a property is maintained, most house owners will finally discover the requirement for certain repairs. Driveway replacement is one such project, and it is sensible to resist the temptation to procrastinate when this repair becomes required. This is because the longer a driveway is in need of repair[**] the more pricey […]

If you are in the market for a driveway replacement company then you need to continue reading. This is going to be instrumental in making sure you have all the correct items as well as the best people for the job. It stands to reason that you want to get the very best people for […]

When it comes to enhancing the beauty and safety of your property, driveway construction is one of the finest options. There are numerous options available for the clients in that respect. Starting from concrete, asphalt to gravel drive, you can choose any of these depending upon your wishes and budget. Out of different options available […]

The driveway is typically the first thing people notice about your home as they approach. From a distance, the home can be a glorious view. A beautiful home deserves an equally fashionable driveway that compliments the home and adds value to the outside appearance. Choosing a driveway for your home doesn’t have to be a […]

by D Hodges (SC) Q. My contractor poured my 22 by 28 foot pad out of square by 8 inches. Corner to corner is way out. How can this be fixed or what should I expect to see done? A. There are three options to fix this. The best option depends on your particular situation. […]

Steel prices rose 1.4 percent from September to October while prices for other building materials remained flat, according to the October Producer Price Index. Lumber declined by 0.7 percent and asphalt prices were down 0.5 percent. Concrete prices were unchanged.  For the last 12 months, steel prices have increased by 12 percent, asphalt prices are […]

World cement consumption is expected to grow 5.3 percent this year, despite economic distress that continues to grip developed countries, according to a recent PCA Market Intelligence report.  This will be followed by gains of 5.8 percent and 5.1 percent in 2011 and 2012, respectively.  Growth in cement consumption among emerging and transitional economies is […]

The sustainability and durability of concrete was prominently featured at the 2011 International Builders’ Show last week in Orlando.  The PCA booth displayed mock-ups of walls constructed with concrete masonry, insulated precast or cast-in-place panels, insulating concrete forms, and autoclaved aerated concrete.  Each display demonstrated the unique benefits of concrete wall systems.  In addition, booth […]