This is a guest contribution by the folks of Elite Concrete Restoration, Inc. The foundation of a home or building structure can fail because water in the surrounding soil is a constant pressure on basement and foundation walls, naturally creating a source for cracks in the concrete. Concrete restoration is a better alternative than a [...]
Operating a concrete pump truck requires skill and knowledge. Because of the sheer size of these vehicles and pumping equipment, diligence is always required. There are a number of things that concrete pump truck operators should consider before and during operation. There are also a number of general rules that can help you be safe. [...]
If you are in the concrete construction industry, you will often have potential clients ask you about the benefits of building a home made out of concrete instead of wood. Well, our concrete experts have gathered some solid facts about the many advantages of Outer Banks home construction with the use of concrete that you [...]
As your concrete construction business continues to grow, it can become a time consuming chore to keep track of the location of concrete equipment, concrete pump trucks, scheduling repair and maintenance, and even which employee is assigned to a specific piece of equipment or job. With the variety of equipment tracking software available to the [...]
As we have discussed before, it is important to follow proper safety procedures when working with concrete pump trucks and other concrete equipment. […]
Having a solid insurance policy to protect your concrete construction business is just as important as taking the right safety precautions on the job site. Insurance policies cover everything from your concrete pump trucks to workers’ compensation, and they can prevent your business from complete failure in the event of any unforeseen incident. […]
When operating or working around concrete pump trucks and all other types of concrete equipment, it is important that the safest practices are being used on the jobsite. The American Concrete Pumping Association has a safety store, where your concrete or construction company can find all kinds of helpful products about safety standards for your [...]
By using the proper sealant and cleaning techniques, you can achieve the desired look and long-term protection for your concrete. From concrete pump truck operators to individuals performing a do-it-yourself project, it’s important to know which product you will need for the job.