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Your Concrete Form Removal Guide

25 Oct 2017, Posted by F.A. in General

Searching for extra concrete forms for sale, thinking they will increase your project turnover rate, is a common misconception. However, a great way to reduce costs is by quickly cycling the forms you already own. There are risks to removing the forms too fast, but by taking the necessary precautions, you can effectively balance these…

Concrete Densifier Guide

23 Oct 2017, Posted by F.A. in General

The What   Over the past 15 years, there has been a huge increase in popularity of concrete polishing and densifiers. A densifier is a chemical solution that, when applied to a concrete surface, fills the pores and increases surface density. This creates a harder surface with more strength, making concrete form rental ideal for those…

The Secret Behind Ancient Roman Concrete

09 Oct 2017, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms, General

The modern world was built on the foundation of steel-reinforced concrete. For all its wonders, contemporary concrete isn’t as strong as its ancient Roman predecessor.   Roman concrete structures have stood the test of time, surviving harsh conditions for 2,000 years. Scientists have devoted research to understanding the unique composition…

5 Construction Estimate Mistakes That Could Cost You Big

18 Sep 2017, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

One of the most important jobs in the construction field is the estimating position, because it requires you to be thorough and accurate with cost appraisals. These figures are challenging to calculate because of the sheer number of variables involved.   Providing an estimate that is too high will make your bid less competitive,…

How Concrete Pipes Could Reduce Hurricane Damage

21 Aug 2017, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

Hurricane season is extremely stressful for homeowners, business owners, and city governments who reside on the nation’s coasts. The damage from this natural disaster can be devastating and very costly. Unfortunately, hurricanes are completely unpreventable, but there are ways to reduce the amount of damage to…

Concrete Construction: Joint Placement Guide

14 Aug 2017, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms Tips

Pouring concrete is both an art and a science. When concrete is poured, it is in a viscous liquid state that takes shape of whatever it’s put in. As it dries, concrete shrinks, creating cracks and fissures that go beyond the surface.   Despite your best efforts to prevent it,…

4 Considerations for Summer Concrete Construction

12 Jul 2017, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms Tips

Pouring concrete during the summer can be a tricky process. Wind, humidity, and high ambient temperature all affect the strength and set time of the pour. In addition to selecting the right concrete forms for sale, there are several considerations to keep in mind when…

Steel-Ply Forms vs. Block Forms

26 Jun 2017, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

If you’re looking to take your concrete projects to new heights, it’s tricky to decide between steel-ply forms and block forms, sometimes known as block outs. The concrete structure your team builds is crucial to the project’s success, so you’ll need something that’s adaptable, efficient,…

Your Construction Equipment Rental Guide

19 Jun 2017, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

Heavy equipment rentals, including concrete form rentals, are on the rise, and getting easier as technology progresses. Roughly 5,000 businesses make up the heavy equipment rental segment, and contractors continue to give them business in hopes of saving on cost and storage. Whether you’re looking…

Concrete Forms Just Got Greener 

12 Jun 2017, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

Second to water, concrete is the second most utilized material on the planet. In the U.S. alone, concrete forms for sale  make up a $37 billion industry that employs over 2 million workers. With 10 billion tons produced each year, concrete is a crucial resource that…