Pouring Concrete In 30 Degree Weather

In a perfect world concrete would be poured on days when it was 70 degrees.  We do not live in a perfect world. I’m working on an extensive rehab, and the next phase of the project involves pouring the front walk. It isn’t feasible to live in a house...

The Two Guarantees That Concrete Gives

I am replacing a concrete slab in a customer’s garage.  It had been damaged by a house fire, and could not be cleaned. The old concrete was jackhammered into removable chunks.  Then the base was leveled and compacted.  A vapor barrier was then placed and forms...

A New Garage Floor

You wouldn’t think that concrete could be damaged by fire, but it can be.  My client’s fire meted many things on top of his garage floor’s concrete.  This caused a significant discoloration of the concrete’s surface, which could not be easily...