Why Ready-Mix Is Better Than Bagged Concrete For Your Outbuilding Slab


If you're planning to put up an outbuilding for a shed or workshop, you'll need to put down a concrete slab first. You can buy bags of concrete and mix it as you go or you can have ready-mix concrete delivered by a cement mixer. Even if your job is a small one, it's often better to use ready-mix. Here's why ready-mix concrete is a better choice than mixing concrete from a bag and some important things to know.

1 December 2018

3 Textured Sidewalk Options


Concrete is generally a rough and porous surface. That is, when it is poured in the most economical and practical way, concrete dries with a texture that is well-suited to exterior sidewalk usage. But, homeowners often want the sidewalks on their property to look more stylish. They might also be interested in a surface that has a different texture or finish. There are many different cement products, pouring methods, and finishing techniques that can be employed to alter the texture of a concrete sidewalk.

10 October 2018

Plastering Your Wall? Follow These Tips For A Smoother Finish


If you are doing some remodeling at home, one of the steps you will need to complete may be plastering your wall or walls. This process is pretty straightforward, but it's not always easy to achieve a smooth finish that leaves your paint job looking good. Here are four tips that will have you achieve a better finish. 1. Make sure your mixture is moist. It's tempting to mix your plaster a little dry because it tends to go on easier this way.

16 May 2018