Shotcrete Overview

There are different types of concrete and different ways to apply it, but why is it important to use one over the other? Well, the number one difference between shotcrete and other types of concrete is the application of the material. Shotcrete’s innovative method of application make it a terrific […]

Manage Moisture

Proper drainage is paramount to the long-term success of a concrete structure. When it comes to longevity and structural integrity, few elements break down a structure quicker than poor drainage. When Shotcrete Montana builds a structure such as a retaining wall, a moisture protection system will be put in place […]

Shotcrete Sustainability

Shotcrete is a terrific building material that has so many uses. Because of its method of application, it’s a well-compacted and consolidated material perfect for a variety of challenging structures such as a retaining wall or ditch. It’s also a terrific method of applying a repair. And it’s also a […]

Shotcrete Benefits

There are many methods of construction that involve traditional cement applications, however many of these traditional methods are being replaced by shotcrete technologies. There are many reasons that include efficiencies and durability; from ditch and swimming pool construction to retaining wall construction shotcrete is quickly becoming the choice method of […]

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 […]

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Concrete Sealers

It’s possible for a concrete amateur to forget or to be unaware of the importance of a quality concrete sealer. A sealer helps the concrete resist the weather; a quality sealer prevents the concrete from taking on too much water during periods of long exposure; and, it even helps the […]

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 […]

A Retaining Wall as a Design Element in a Landscape

When you place a retaining wall within a landscape its purpose is twofold. A retaining wall can be beautiful, but it can also be economical; it can also be both. Many retaining walls are purely utilitarian and highly-functional. A retaining wall can also have immense aesthetic appeal when placed in […]

Shotcrete to Stabilize Soil

Shotcrete is a terrific material, and one of its primary uses is to support slopes and to stabilize soil. Slopes with erosion and stability issues are both naturally created and created due to common construction such as the building of highways, dams, railway lines, etc. depending on the height and […]

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 […]