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5 Most Common Concrete Issues and How to Resolve Them

5 Most Common Concrete Issues and How to Resolve Them

The immense strength and durability of concrete has made it the key material for modern infrastructure. But like any material, it isn’t immune to problems. In this article, we take a look at the 5 most common concrete issues and how you can resolve them to ensure your concrete remains safe and strong. Cracked Concrete […]

How To Transport Concrete Within a Worksite

How to transport concrete within a worksite

Transporting concrete on a worksite is often a complex and time-consuming process. If transported incorrectly, concrete will segregate and effectively become useless, so choosing the wrong method of transportation can be an expensive mistake. That’s why the team at Total Concrete has put together this helpful guide, covering the basics of moving concrete within a […]

6 Reasons Why Concrete Cracks

6 reasons why concrete cracks

Learning what makes concrete crack is the first step to avoiding the issue. Cracks can reduce the strength of the concrete and its visual appeal, so it should be avoided as best as possible. In this article, we take a look at 6 common causes of cracked concrete. Read on to make sure you produce […]

How to Prevent Concrete Cancer in Buildings

What is Concrete Cancer?

Concrete cancer is a generally unknown term, but it can have serious consequences for the structural integrity of a building. If the signs of concrete cancer aren’t spotted and subsequently addressed, the walls of the building could quite literally crumble to the ground. In this article, we explore everything you need to know about concrete […]

How to Fix Cracked Concrete

Cracked Concrete Roads

Despite being one of the toughest and most durable surface materials anywhere on Earth, concrete can still crack. Unsightly and problematic, these cracks can ruin the look of a concrete driveway or weaken the structural stability of foundations. Luckily, concrete cracks, whether big or small, can be repaired. In this article, discover the most common […]

The Dangers of Using Poor Quality Concrete

Dangers of using bad quality concrete

Concrete has been used in construction for centuries, which just goes to show how strong and durable it is. However, not all concrete is created equal, and you’ll want to make sure you’re not getting swindled when it comes to something as important as construction materials. Here at Total Concrete, we’re always talking about our […]

Concrete Curing Guide

Waterproof concrete Guildford

Concrete doesn’t reach its full strength overnight. Say you’ve just laid a new driveway and waited a few hours for it to set: immediately parking a car on it will damage the concrete. It won’t be strong enough yet. Concrete needs to be cured to reach its full strength. The curing process takes time, but […]

How To Avoid Accidents When Pouring Concrete

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A construction project is a combination of a lot of moving parts, often featuring various types of machinery and heavy loads. Whether it’s your first construction project or you’ve done countless ones before, the safety risks are always there, and if you don’t take the proper precautions, you run the risk of injury and damage […]

Total Concrete’s Guide to Concrete Maintenance & Care [infographic]

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Starting a construction project in your home or business property? Then you’ll know first hand how stressful it can be. Organising materials, contacting professional companies for various parts of the project, the list goes on and on. Once the project is completed, you can finally put your feet up and rest, enjoying the fruits of […]