If you’re looking for the best concrete contractors August has to offer, then you’ve come to the right place! Working with concrete is our specialty and we know the best methods and techniques to install it so that you get the most use and value out of your concrete. We offer paving solutions to accommodate your concrete needs for your patios, porches, driveways, sidewalks, and more.
Mixing Your Concrete
Mixing your concrete is a crucial step to the overall installation process of your concrete. In order to properly mix your concrete, we must measure the space you have in order to get the ratios and proportions right. Mixing your concrete incorrectly, with too much water or too much cement, can eventually lead to improper drying or premature cracking. Such damages can be expensive to repair and you might find yourself repairing cracks in the concrete often. When the concrete is mixed properly, you don’t have to worry about repairing your concrete as often and you can get the most use out of it for longer periods without the ongoing maintenance. We mix concrete appropriately the first time around so you don’t have to worry about the repairs and expenses soon afterwards!
Prepping The Space
Prepping the space for concrete installation is one of the most important steps if you want your concrete to last long term. Prepping the space not only means clearing it of any existing surfaces or materials, but it also means preparing the ground below it to avoid cracking and splintering, as well as obtaining the appropriate building permits to construct the new concrete surface, as well as mixing the right proportions of concrete to water to avoid premature cracking or crumbling. If any existing material is on the surface, such as old concrete or stone or grass, the space will need to be cleared and leveled for an even installation.
Pouring the concrete is another important step because if your concrete is poured incorrectly, it could result in uneven concrete, concrete that doesn’t dry properly, or concrete that is less durable than what it normally is. We use a specialized machine to help us mix and pour concrete evenly, regardless of the size of space you have. This ensures that the concrete develops an even surface layer across all of the frame and dries evenly. This will also help it to balance weight evenly and ensure cracking or sinking doesn’t happen on one side over the other.
Sealcoating is the last and final step to installing your concrete, and perhaps one of the most important ones if you want your concrete to last for many years. We recommend sealcoating all of your concrete when it is ready to ensure that your concrete doesn’t scratch or crack. Sealcoating is a protective way to prolong your concrete’s lifespan and protect yourself from having to pay for expensive repairs. Sealcoating your concrete every few years is one of the best ways to maintain its durability for long-term use.