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Tips for Identifying Foundation Problems

When you construct a new home or concrete driveway from the ground up, you have the benefit of ensuring that your project starts out with the strongest possible base. Unfortunately, not everyone is as ...
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How to Plan Your Concrete Patio

A concrete patio can transform the look and feel of your outdoor living space, and can provide you with a functional platform to entertain guests or relax with family and close friends. However, ...
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FAQs About Concrete Driveways

Whether you’re remodeling your driveway or building a brand-new home, a concrete driveway installation is an excellent choice. Compared to asphalt, concrete driveways require much less ...
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All About Concrete Slab Thickness

Before you pour a concrete slab, you first need to determine the thickness of the slab. Determining concrete slab thickness requires you to first consider the function of the slab and the formulation ...
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Examining the Benefits of Aggregate Driveways

Concrete driveways are very popular, and for good reason. Not only are concrete driveways more durable than asphalt ones, but they can last for decades without any real maintenance efforts on the part ...
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Essential Backhoe Safety Tips

Projects that require tough, deep, and long digging are made much easier with a backhoe. Of course heavy-duty equipment like a backhoe is outrageously expensive to purchase, but you can afford to rent ...
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Top Signs That Your Home Needs Foundation Repair

If you’re building a new home from the ground up, you have the benefit of entrusting the construction of your home’s concrete foundation slab with a skilled contractor in Murfreesboro. ...
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The Process of Building a Concrete Foundation

A strong, stable foundation is one of the most critical elements of new home construction—if not the more critical. It’s important that the slab is designed and constructed in such a way ...
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Tips for Hiring a Concrete Contractor

When you are planning on pouring concrete slabs or a new concrete driveway on your property, it is important to make sure that your concrete installation is performed to perfection. With the help of a ...
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The Basics of Installing a Concrete Driveway

Although there are a wide range of different driveway materials to choose from, the choice most often comes down to concrete or asphalt. Asphalt driveways tend to be less expensive and are generally ...
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The Concrete Forming Process

When you are pouring concrete slabs, concrete forming is among the most important steps of your project. Your concrete form will determine the final shape and stability of your concrete slab. In ...
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The Benefits of a Sidewalk Installation

When you are planning a driveway installation with your concrete contractor serving Murfreesboro, you may want to consider adding a sidewalk to your design. When paired with concrete driveways, ...
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Touring the History of Concrete

Concrete is an extremely stable and durable material that has been used for building and construction for thousands of years. When you plan a concrete installation with your concrete contractor ...
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Understanding How Foundation Slabs Work

Your home’s foundation is among its most important structural features. When you are building a new home, you will need to hire a concrete contractor to pour a sturdy concrete foundation for ...
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The Basics of Concrete Repair

Concrete is remarkably strong and resilient, but it isn’t entirely impervious to damage. Whether caused by freeze-thaw cycles, aggregate pop-out, or corroded reinforcing steel, surface cracks ...
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Concrete Admixtures 101

Concrete admixtures are chemical ingredients other than the cement, water, and aggregate that are added to the concrete mixture either before or during mixing to change the characteristics or ...
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Gearing Up for a Residential Concrete Installation

Concrete is most often thought of as a cold industrial building material, but in fact concrete can add lots of warmth and beauty to your home. Well-designed and professionally-installed concrete ...
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A Look at the Common Causes of Foundation Problems

When you move into a house that’s already built, you don’t know the condition of the foundation underneath. This is unfortunate considering that foundation problems can be very expensive ...
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Essential Concrete Driveway Tips

Concrete driveways are important features for many homes and businesses. When you have decided that it is time for a new concrete driveway installation, you should be sure to work with a highly rated ...
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Understanding the Warning Signs of Foundation Damage

Foundations are durable structures that are designed to handle a lot of weight. As they settle over time, they can start to shift, or they can become affected by things like excessive moisture. If ...
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The Process of Slab Jacking

Slab jacking, also known as mud jacking, is an effective method to repair and level out concrete slabs in Murfreesboro that have sunken, or that have shifted inappropriately over time—concrete ...
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How Concrete Is Poured

Pouring a concrete foundation or driveway in Murfreesboro takes skill and deft hands, as well as knowledge of how concrete cures and how it can be customized to suit a specific job. If you’re ...
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How to Plan Your Concrete Driveway

Concrete driveways are essential features for many homes. Whether you are building a new house, or are seeking to upgrade the curb appeal of your existing property, creating a concrete driveway is a ...
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How Do Concrete Accelerants Work?

Concrete accelerants are admixtures that help concrete cure quickly by accelerating the setting time of cement, which allows the curing process to occur earlier than usual. These accelerators are ...
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What Is Piering?

When you think about durable materials, a concrete foundation slab in Murfreesboro may be one of the first images to come to mind. While concrete foundations are strong, they are not infallible; if a ...
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