Learning About Building With Concrete

Safety Tips For DIY Concrete Demolition With A Sledgehammer

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Concrete breaking is physically demanding, often dangerous work. If you’re undertaking concrete demolition as a part of a home improvement project this coming summer, you may not be aware of the best ways to protect yourself and everyone else working with you. These safety tips will help protect you and your crew from injury, and thus will help your project go more smoothly. Avoid Heat Illness Breaking up concrete with a sledgehammer is extremely labor-intensive.…

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Make Items Out Of The Leftover Concrete From A Concrete Job You Had Done

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If you have hired a concrete contractor to do a job on your property, let them know ahead of time to leave that leftover concrete mix with you. Since the price of it will be included in the bid, you will have the right to it. There are a lot of creative ways you can use concrete to make items for your yard or around your house. When you make your own items, you will enjoy the process and be left with an item you can take pride in.…

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How Do You Create Different Colored Concrete Pavers?

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Concrete pavers are a great choice for creating an interesting and durable driveway, or to have steps in your backyard. The bad thing about them is that they are a boring neutral color. If you want to liven up the pavers, you can always dye them a different color. Here are some simple instructions for accomplishing that. Get the Right Supplies Start by gathering the tools and materials you need for coloring the concrete pavers.…

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