October 2021

Concrete Exposure to De-Icing Chemicals

31 Oct 2021, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Facts

If you live in an area with snow, you’re likely familiar with the idea of “salting” the roads, sidewalks, and your driveway throughout the winter. This salt is actually a product specifically crafted to melt ice that can be dangerous when it forms on these…

Dealing with Concrete Moisture

15 Oct 2021, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Facts

When concrete slabs, old and new, have moisture issues, it can be a serious problem in all kinds of construction projects. Bubbling, blistering, and blushing are all possible, especially for concrete that is being set for indoor use. However, just like finding the right concrete…

Cold Weather Concreting

05 Oct 2021, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Facts

While concreting work can be done year-round, there are special considerations to make in extreme temperatures, both hot and cold. Any placement, finishing, curing, and protection of concrete in weather below 40 degrees Fahrenheit for longer than three days is considered cold weather concreting. Generally,…