Myriad Uses of Concrete Slabs

Concrete slabs have become fairly common structural elements in modern buildings. Thick concrete slabs are commonly used in the construction of ceilings and floors, while leaner ones (at times called ‘mud slabs’) are used for exterior paving. In various industrial as well as domestic buildings, thick concrete slabs, supported directly on the subsoil or on…

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Here Is How A Concrete Sidewalk Should Be Maintained

Everything that is made artificially needs maintenance. Since we have built a society and furnished it with details of our needs it is our prerogative to stay on the top of the maintenance game. While our homes and office get our constant attention, places for public use get left far behind. One such place that…

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Differences between Cement and Concrete Explained

Despite the terms cement and concrete being used rather interchangeably, the truth is that cement is actually an ingredient of concrete. Concrete is a mixture of aggregates such as water and cement along with paste. It needs to be understood that Portland cement is not the name of a specific brand of cement but is…

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Concrete – Imbuing New Life in the National Infrastructure of America

The slew of measures needs to be taken to overhaul America’s infrastructure, that include massive investments in public works in order to upgrade the existing infrastructure, comprising of airports, bridges, ports, roads, tunnels and waterways. The key material which will be used – concrete, and the key players- contractors of NYC and the surrounding areas…

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Factors that Affect Cost Estimates for Concrete Constructions

Cost estimation is anything but simple, and for concrete constructions in NYC, preparation of precise and accurate cost estimates, even for the experienced cement contractors like Tony’s Masonry, requires sufficient time and effort. Commercial and residential concrete project costs are influenced by different factors, a few of which are common for both. What are those…

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