How to Construct a Concrete Kerb Around Walkways
8 June 2016
A concrete kerb is another name for concrete edging. It is very easy to improve the visual appeal of the landscape around your commercial building by constructing a concrete kerb to demarcate the walkways. Read on and learn the steps that you need to follow in order to install this kerb.
Step 1: Dig a Hole for the Kerb
Mark off the area where you would like the kerb to be located.
Top Success Tips for Your DIY Concrete Cutting Project
7 June 2016
Because of its tough nature, concrete qualifies as one of the most difficult construction materials to break. However, you may have to cut through concrete at some point when you are carrying out a home improvement project, whether it's resurfacing a concrete driveway, repairing a concrete floor, or tearing down a concrete wall. If it is your first-time working with concrete, you will need to be familiar with the tips you should follow to ensure the work goes smoothly and is done safely.
Some Questions to Ask Your Contractor for Concrete Cutting
6 June 2016
Concrete cutting is almost always best left to a professional; concrete isn't as easy to cut as you might think, as it can crack or split from improper cutting and dust is almost always an issue with cutting. You also want to ensure you don't damage materials around or under the concrete when you cut it, and a professional will know how to check what's under concrete and work around nearby walls and fixtures.
Four Tips for Using a Concrete Core Drill to Make a Hole in a Concrete or Masonry Wall
2 June 2016
If you are trying to make a large hole in a concrete or masonry wall, you can use a concrete core drill. To make the task safe and successful, take a look at these tips. They will guide you in the right direction:
1. Choose the correct size bore.
Concrete core drills feature an empty spherical attachment called a bore. As you drill, the bore spins and makes your hole, with some help from a drill bit in the center of the bore.