Transform molds from your pantry and easy-to-use concrete into a variety of planters that will add texture and charm to your outdoor spaces.
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.
How to Save Money by Repairing Concrete
Concrete can buckle or crack, and needs to be repaired and replaced. Homeowners want to know how to save money by repairing concrete versus replacing it.
Cost, Photos, How to, DIY, and Pros
Concrete countertops - Photo gallery, counter top design options, available colors, how concrete counters are made, cracking and maintenance issues, pricing, tips for polished concrete countertops in the kitchen.
Interior Design Trends and Decorative Concrete
Discover six of the latest interior design trends and see how concrete can be used to make them a reality in your own space.
What is Continuous Insulation?
I realize continuous insulation may have been briefly discussed in prior blogs, but it is a frustrating topic that needs continuous education and discussion. This topic reminds me of an analogy from Mr. Rick Ostgard explaining the concept by using a winter coat scenario. One coat has only strips of insulation, compared to another coat... Read more »
This is What a Massive 500 Gallon Propane Tank Explosion Looks Like
If there's one thing that you want to avoid with anything that's propane powered from your grill to your heater, It would most obviously be a situation that would put the propane tank in danger of building up enough pressure to explode and send shrapnel flying everywhere. While these tanks are fitted with safety...
Why Prestress the Exterior Layer of Insulated Wall Panels?
Did you know that many precast concrete wall panel manufacturers do NOT prestress their exterior layer in an insulated sandwich wall panel? In fact, some precasters don’t even use mild reinforcement (steel). They do this because it either cuts costs and/or they don’t have the capabilities to do so. Either way, it’s a loss... 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.