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  • Guidance For Maintaining a Delivery Area

    In retail and manufacturing industries, the goods-in process is one of the most crucial to get right. Even in places with more space, such as sports arenas and farmland, delivery areas can become cramped when several deliveries come at once. If your goods-in space has a yard with a limited amount of space – and most urban ones do in Australia – then take steps to ensure that accidents and bottlenecks don't occur which will have a knock on effect on the rest of the business.
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  • Five Things You Need to Know About Adding a Concrete Floor to a Modular Home

    If you want a polished concrete floor for your modular home, that can be possible. However, it isn't the norm, and as a result, you have to keep special things in mind. Here are some tips and ideas to consider: 1. The concrete floor will need to be poured on site In most cases, builders put the floors in modular homes before they deliver them to the building site. However, this doesn't make sense with a concrete floor as it's a heavy choice of flooring material and not ideal for transporting on a truck.
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  • Simple Questions You Should Always Ask When Hiring a Concrete Contractor

    Your thirty-year-old driveway is terribly cracked and needs to be restored. It's time to call a concrete contractor and get the driveway fixed. The job needs to be done as soon as possible and your friends have given you a list of fifteen contractors to choose from. It's time to dwindle down the list and choose the best concrete contractor for the job. What questions need to be asked to ensure the job will be completed professionally and with ease?
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  • A Few Quick Tips for Choosing Exposed Aggregate for a Home's Concrete Surfaces

    Concrete isn't always the most attractive material for an outdoor surface, but it can be made to look much more attractive with an exposed aggregate. This refers to pebbles, soft glass, and other items that are poured over the top of concrete before it dries. This gives the surface a bumpier texture and some added visual appeal. There is a wide range of choices when it comes to an aggregate you might add, so you need to consider those choices carefully to ensure you get something you love and that will last.
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  • Choose Exposed Aggregate for Your Paving Needs

    If you are thinking of repaving the exterior of your residence, you will find that there are a myriad of materials that you can choose from. However, if you would like something that is both unique as well as long lasting, you should consider opting for exposed concrete aggregate. This type of paving can be achieved in two main ways. The first is through the stripping of your original concrete surfaces so as to create a rough texture by exposing the aggregate originally mixed in the concrete.
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  • Why Consider Precast Concrete for New Construction?

    Precast concrete refers to concrete walls, floors, and other building sections that are made in a factory or production facility and then shipped to a construction site for assembly. They can be cut and molded to fit certain shapes or tilted up as panels and put into place as walls. If you're a contractor and you are looking for a good choice of building materials and processes you can offer to your customers, note a few reasons why precast concrete can work well for you and for them.
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  • How to Achieve Special Effects with Concrete Stains

    If you are like most homeowners, gray, rough, and boring are the things that come to mind when you think of concrete. However, concrete is one of the popular materials used today, not only in driveways and garages, but also for interior flooring and countertops. Concrete stains have made it possible to add color to concrete for aesthetics, strength, and durability. With a little creativity, you can use stains together with decorative techniques to create special effects and patterns on the interior and exterior concrete floors.
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  • Why you should seek GPR scanning services before embarking on concrete drilling

    Ground penetrating radar (GPR) scanning is a technology that allows contractors to scan and detect what lies beneath the subsurface of concrete walls or floors. For contractors planning to drill through concrete structures, seeking GPR scanning is essentially a valuable pre-requisite step. Here are four reasons why. Identify voids and cracks Before you can start drilling or sawing on any concrete surface, you should establish whether there's any cavities or cracks within the construction.
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  • Tips to Minimizing Regular Asphalt Repairs

    Asphalt is one of the durable materials you could consider for your home's driveway. However, this does not mean that asphalt driveways are not immune to succumbing to wear and tear. The necessary maintenance measures would result in a decrease in paving problems. This then would reduce the number of asphalt repairs you would require. Neglecting this material, especially during the months of extreme weather changes, could lead to your driveway deteriorating at a fast pace.
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  • Some Important DIY Concrete Repair and Resurfacing Tips

    If your home's driveway, garage floor, or concrete patio is starting to show its age and needs some minor repair and resurfacing work, you may not need to call a concrete professional to do this for you. Very often you can use some rented equipment and filler materials to cover over cracks and other minor chips, and make the surface look like new again. Before you do, however, note a few important DIY tips to ensure you get the job done right.
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