Concrete Tips Billings MT

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Concrete Cracking

Concrete shows its age as well as any imperfections. Concrete displays its weaknesses as cracks, fissures, and fractures. What are the differences between cracks, fissures, and fractures? When there is a crack in the concrete does it mean something different than a fissure? There are differences, and the differences are […]

Using a Vapor Barrier

The vapor barrier beneath the slab of concrete may not seem important. But the vapor barrier is responsible in supporting the concrete and ensuring that the concrete lasts a long time. The Perminator Underslab Vapor Barrier is one of the very best vapor barriers in the industry; it’s both extremely […]

Remove Concrete-Techniques to Remove Concrete

Concrete is an incredibly durable and hardy building material; it’s long lifespan makes it a terrific choice as a building material for numerous projects. But like all things, concrete/shotcrete does eventually break down and need to be replaced. And the removal of a concrete slab, retaining wall, or ditch can […]

Concrete

As a building material, concrete is relatively simple. And at its simplest and most basic composition, concrete is made from water, aggregate, and cement all mixed together in precise proportion. Water and aggregate likely have been used as a building material since the dawn of mankind; it’s a simple and […]

Foundations or Retaining Walls of Concrete

The very word foundation conjures images of strength and stability. And a quality foundation made of concrete should outlast the structure it supports. Concrete isn’t impervious to age and other environmental factor, but, when it’s created, it should be perfectly mixed then poured without pockets and other factors that create […]