How Do Aggregate Properties Affect My Ready-Mix Concrete?
The size and shape of concrete aggregate can change the properties of your ready-mix concrete product. Make sure you’re choosing the right kind for your project.
What Are the Benefits of Precast Concrete?
When looking at a building or other structure, most people won’t give a second thought as to the process used to build it. They might know that it’s a concrete construction, but beyond that, not mu…
How to Color Concrete
Get an overview of four popular techniques for coloring concrete. Includes stains, integral pigments, color hardeners and concrete dyes.
Why use Prestressed Concrete vs. Cast-in-Place Concrete? What is Precast/Prestressed Concrete?
The short, salesperson’s answer is “it’s a superior building material.” Now I’m sure long before you reach the end of this you will have figured out that I’m not a salesperson. Whether it be because of the fascination I have with the manipulation of material properties, because of the lack of wordsmithing prowess that engineers... Read more »
5 Tips to Increase Your Home Value Using Ready Mix Concrete
Razorback Concrete in Arkansas gives a few simple tips on using ready mix concrete to increase the value of your home.
How to bring concrete's industrial chic into the home
Concrete was a strong presence at the recent London Design Festival: across the city, design junkies were shivering with pleasure at its cold, perfectly imperfect surfaces, or joyfully contemplating its sober and subdued character. And not just in flooring, wall panelling and high-end corporate pieces, but in quirky objects, basins, lighting and furniture for the home.
How To Make a Concrete and Wood Table top
Many people have asked to see the process I use to join live-edge wood with concrete to create custom table tops. This is an overview of some of the more imp...
The Perfect Pour: How to Pour Concrete
If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to make a smooth concrete surface, here are the basics to help you pour concrete perfectly.
How to Repair Concrete Pool Decks
Owning a swimming pool can be a great experience for a homeowner, until they start to have problems. One typical problem for swimming pools, especially those located in areas of the country with four seasons …
What is the difference between precast concrete construction vs. traditional construction?
When comparing traditional construction versus precast concrete construction the biggest difference is time; precast construction can save you time on-site. Precast construction typically works heavily with the design team in early stages of the project development, and these efforts up front will save time and money for the overall project schedule in the long run. ... Read more »