Pouring Forth: An Ode To The Importance Of Concrete

Benefits of Epoxy Flooring for Your Garage

You might be considering whether you should install epoxy flooring in your garage or whether to lay plain grey concrete. To help you realise the benefits of epoxy, consider the following points. Brighter Garage Epoxy floors have a shiny surface that reflects light, so they brighten up a garage more than flat grey cement. Contractors can add shimmering minerals and flakes to heighten the lustre. Reflective flooring will maximise both natural and artificial light. Read More 

How Much Do You Know About Slipform Paving?

There are several methods of laying concrete. Choosing the technique to use for your paving depends on the cost, equipment available and personal preferences. The best builders often advise on the method you should use depending on the outcome you want from the structure. On that note, slipform paving is one technique you should consider when paving your surfaces. In this process, the builder consolidates a mass of plain cement concrete (PCC) by pulling pre-made forms through it. Read More 

Fantastic Reasons to Install Precast Concrete Slab Foundations

The use of poured concrete slabs as a foundation type for new buildings is very common in construction, but did you know that it's also possible to have concrete slabs prefabricated off-site and delivered on-site for installation? This method of construction is referred to as precast concrete construction and it delivers many terrific benefits over traditional site-cast slabs. Check out some of the top benefits of building your foundation with precast concrete slabs below. Read More 

Deciding Whether An Asphalt Pavement Needs To Be Resurfaced Or Repaved

One of the amazing things about asphalt pavements is that they are easy to install and provide an amazing surface to pass on, regardless of the weather. However, for your asphalt pavement to serve you for a long time, you need to ensure that it is properly maintained at all times. With time, and even with the best maintenance, the damages on the pavement may be too much to be repaired, and that is when you have to decide whether to resurface or replace the pavement. Read More 

Three Ways To Use Coloured Concrete For Your Outdoors

If you're looking for ways to enhance your outdoor areas, consider coloured concrete. Not only is this surface durable and long-lasting, but you can customise it endlessly. Here are several ways to incorporate it into your landscape. Driveways If your driveway shows oil and dirt stains, decorative concrete is an ideal way to refresh the surface. A coloured and textured covering will disguise grease marks and stay looking new for longer. Read More