If you need to cut concrete at home, an angle grinder is an ideal tool to use. However, if you have never used an angle grinder before, you may be wondering about the steps you should take to keep yourself safe and to ensure you get the best possible cut. Below are some top tips for using an angle grinder to cut concrete. Prepare Your Work Space Before you begin cutting, you should prepare the space you will be working in.
10 August 2016
If you concrete driveway is getting old and worn, it might be time to consider getting it resurfaced. By using a thin overlay of concrete, you can avoid having to remove large sections of concrete and restore your driveway to its former glory. Below is a step by step guide to overlaying your driveway with a new layer of concrete. Fill in any gaps or cracks Before pouring the new overlay onto the existing concrete driveway, it is important that you carry out an inspection of the surface and repair any gaps or cracks.
13 July 2016
If you are currently planning on having a concrete driveway or patio installed, you might be deciding between premix concrete or concrete mixed right on your property. Ready-mix concrete is mixed in a factory, then brought to your home in a concrete mixing truck, as opposed to pre-mix concrete that you mix on your own. Here are some pros and cons of choosing this option. Pro: The mixing remains consistent
11 April 2016
Concrete is an excellent material choice for your driveway, but it does need regular care. By following these easy tips for maintaining the driveway, it will last a long time. Keep the Driveway Clean Maintaining a concrete driveway doesn't need to be too difficult or complicated. One great thing to remember is to clean it on a regular basis. The more dirt and grease build-up that accumulates on the driveway, the more difficult it will be to clean later on.
26 February 2016
If you've got a concrete floor in your basement, four-season porch or other area of your home, you can breathe new life into it by painting or staining it to look like tile. With the right techniques, you can also ensure that your faux tile floor is easy to clean once it's finished. Here are some tips to keep in mind: 1. Skip the grooves. When making a faux tile design on a concrete floor, you have two basic options.
4 February 2016
Have you ever asked yourself if there was more to concrete than just building houses and sewers? The answer is yes. You can even use it to improve your very own home. If you just wondered how, below is an article with a few suggestions exclusively for you. Adopt 'Faux Bois' This is a French technique that involves creation of fake wood. In order to add some décor to your home, you probably want to start using wooden concrete.
7 January 2016