5 Creative Uses for Concrete Block

We all know that concrete block is essential for construction. But what if you have block leftover from your construction project? Or what if you simply want to do something different with it? These 5 uses for concrete block will let you stretch your creative muscles and add some beautiful touches to your home.

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Concrete vs Cement: What is the Difference?

Concrete vs cement — while the two are very similar materials, there are some important differences you need to know. We break down the major differences between the two as well as how you can ensure your concrete is strong.

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Should You Use Ready-Mix Concrete?

You’re beginning a new construction project and need to pour concrete. Should you use ready-mix concrete? We break down some of the ways you can tell if ready-mix is right for your next project.

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Finding the Best Small Job Concrete Suppliers

Sometimes, you don’t need large amounts of concrete–sometimes, you’re working on a job that requires only a small amount of concrete. So what’s the best small job concrete suppliers? We have all the information you need for finding the best in Chicago.

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How to Resurface Concrete: 6 Easy Steps

Summer is here and all those pesky repairs you’ve been putting off since spring are waiting for you. One of the most common repairs we see is the need to resurface concrete, especially after a harsh Chicago winter with plenty of snow and ice–and ice melt chemicals. These 6 easy steps to resurfacing concrete will get the job done quickly and correctly!

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Finding the Best Chicago Concrete

Are you in the Chicago area looking for the best concrete? You’ll need to make sure you work with a company that puts your needs first and can deliver a premium product at a reasonable price. Here’s how you can find the best Chicago concrete.

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Masonry and Concrete: What is the Difference?

The phrase “masonry and concrete” gets thrown around a lot in construction. But what does that actually mean? And what are the differences between the two? We’ll break it down so you can have an easy guide.

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Get Your Summer Patio Ready: Our Tips

Summer is right around the corner and with it comes patio season! When you’re hosting the barbecue or outdoor get-together, you’ll want your patio to impress your guests. Here are our tips for getting your patio summer ready.

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Why are Volumetric Mixers Important?

Volumetric mixers are becoming more and more important in the construction industry. Contractors are shifting from traditional concrete pouring to volumetric more each year because these mixers provide a variety of advantages. So why are volumetric mixers important? Read on and find out!

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How is Split Face Block Made?

Split face block is one of the more interesting building materials. It has many advantages and is often use for building exteriors, especially in cities. But how is it made? And how does that affect its quality? We’ve answered all your questions about it.

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