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
Many concrete cutters know that diamond saw blades are valuable tools when it comes to performing concrete sawing jobs. But not all of these contractors know how they can choose the right diamond saw blades for different concrete cutting applications. If you are new to the concrete cutting business, here are a couple of things you will need to take into account in order to ensure you choose the right diamond saw blades for your projects.
20 May 2016
Cutting concrete flooring or a driveway is different than cutting wood on a sawhorse, which is why a homeowner would do well to ensure they know what's involved with the job before they make their first cut. Note a few mistakes you will want to avoid if you've decided to handle your own concrete cutting project at home so the job is done safely and effectively. 1. Sweeping dust
1 April 2016