If you're designing concrete kerbs for the entrances to your commercial parking lot, you need to take steps to ensure the area is as safe as possible for pedestrians. In addition to keeping your customers or anyone else using your parking lot safe, you also want to minimize the risk of someone bringing a personal injury lawsuit against your business. Trying to design safe commercial kerbs? Then, keep these tips in mind.
24 November 2020
When it comes to choosing what type of driveway you want, there are three main contenders. Brick was a popular choice for a long time and many people still see it as a more decorative and fancy style of driveway. Gravel is the cheapest option, especially for longer or commercial driveways. Then there is concrete, which is head and shoulders above the rest in virtually every category. Here are just three of the areas that concrete is far superior to the rest of the pack and why you should consider this material if you need a new driveway.
18 September 2020
Asphalt is a fantastically versatile material that lasts for decades if taken care of properly. It is durable, weather-resistant and relatively cheap, which makes it ideal for driveways, parking lots, courtyards, pathways. and so much more. However,every now and then parts of your asphalt will age more prematurely than the rest. That is to be expected in any large construction project where plenty of material is used, but it does still require attention.
15 May 2020
Barrier walls are a system of external walls meant to maintain a certain level of weather-tightness. They protect sections of your home/roof by preventing an attack from weather elements, such as excess moisture. Roof sections pitched at an angle of more than seventy degrees form perfect enclosures to create rooms that you can use as additional living space. If you have a concrete wall around such sections, you need to think about having a vapour barrier.
5 August 2019
Concrete driveway installation is a big investment and, like any other investor, you expect a good return on your investment. Taking good care of your concrete driveway after the installation is critical for keeping the paved surface intact for as long as you can. There are many things to do to ensure that the concrete paving remains in tip-top condition. Here's a lowdown on some top maintenance tips for your concrete driveway.
15 March 2019
Every home deserves a well-paved driveway that will give it great kerb appeal and offer easy movement in and out of the property. If you are planning to have your driveway worked on in the near future, one of the things you'll need to think about is the paving material to use. Exposed aggregate is a decorative form of concrete paving and there are several reasons why you should consider it strongly for this application.
14 November 2016
Kerbs help preserve roads by channeling rain water into storm drains. Without kerbs, rainwater runs to the sides of the road where it may degrade its edges and cause the road to wear down prematurely. However, kerbs cannot do the work of drainage on their own. If you are a city manager, a developer or anyone else who is charged with setting up or maintaining kerbs along roads, here are several things you can do to support your kerbs.
11 July 2016