5 Ways to Handle Old Concrete

old concrete - ways to use it

Unless the land of the project you’re working on have never been developed, you’ll more than likely have to remove old materials. A lot of the time that material is old concrete. Removing old concrete can be quite burdensome, especially when it can’t be salvaged. If you find yourself in a similar situation, here are some ideas to deal with old concrete. Continue reading

Concrete Finishing Tips

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When it comes to concrete finishing, you can’t simply pour the concrete and let it dry. While that would be more than ideal, there’s proper steps to adhere by in order to achieve a solid concrete slab. At Elston Materials, we make it our mission to deliver you the highest quality material the Chicagoland has to offer. After that, we put the ball in your court to see that the project you’re working on is completed in the right way. Continue reading

Concrete Admixtures: What You Need To Know

When it comes construction and masonry supplies, Elston Materials is Chicago’s premiere company. We provide our clients with the best building materials to get their projects completed in a timely and high-quality manner. We also like informing our potential clients about the products they are interested in so as give them enough information to buy the correct material. In the case of concrete admixtures, there are plenty of uses and mixtures to be aware of. Continue reading

Concrete Block: Uses and Useful Information

concrete block

Like many of our products, concrete block is a very adaptable and versatile product. It can be used in a variety of ways and can come in many different sizes. At Elston Materials, our products are highly sought after and always dependable. While we take extra steps to providing you the best materials, we always want to provide you with helpful information. Continue reading

Incredible Concrete Buildings for Inspiration

lotus temple- incredible concrete buildings

With many uses, concrete is one of the most adaptable building materials possible. At Elston Materials, we love thinking about the potential of what can be done with our supplies. For those of you looking for inspiration, we’ve compiled a list of 5 incredible concrete buildings. Each building shows just how variable a design can be, all depending on your vision. Continue reading

Benefits of Ready Mix Concrete

benefits of ready mix concrete

When you’re working on a construction site, ready mix concrete delivery is incredibly important. If you haven’t had the chance the use this service before, you might not be aware of this. If you have, you’ll understand just how valued this service is. At Elston Materials, all of our on-site concrete delivery services guarantees concrete that is mixed on-site. Continue reading