We all know the common ways to use concrete in your home: driveways, sidewalks, floors . . . but what about if you want to stand out? Here are some creative uses for concrete in your home so you can make a statement and impress your guests!
Chicago is a booming city of new construction. As it continues to grow, the city needs new construction to expand. The Chicago construction scene has plenty of new buildings in progress, so here’s a quick recap of some of what’s going on.
Split face block is beneficial for many reasons, and as a result many contractors use it. Here are some of the top reasons you should consider using split face block for your next project.
Summer is the busiest construction season in Chicago. You can hardly drive down the street without running into some sort of construction project. If you have an upcoming construction project and summer was too busy, you don’t have to push it off until next spring! There are some big advantages of starting construction in the fall, so read on to see if this is right for your project!
We do a lot of work with concrete construction at Elston, so we’ve compiled 5 of our top concrete construction tips. These tips will make your construction easier and help prevent problems.
Last month, Elston Materials was featured in Chicago Construction News as one of the Top 10 Ready-Mix Concrete Companies in Chicago. We’re so honored to have been included in this list!
When you’re planning on sealing concrete, there are many tips and tricks you should know. We’re covering some of the most important do’s and don’ts when it comes to sealing concrete, so you can avoid any mistakes and successfully seal your concrete. Whether it’s a driveway, patio, countertop, or floor, this will help your sealing process go as smoothly as possible.
Well, it’s officially rainy season in Chicago! This year’s been especially rainy, and all that rain can affect your construction projects! When you’re taking on rainy season construction, it can seem like a hassle to try to work around the weather and get everything completed. Here are 5 tips to make your rainy season construction project as hassle-free as possible.
When you’re using concrete, you have two options: mixing concrete on-site or mixing concrete off-site. At the end of the day, both options will get you concrete. But which one is better? On-site or off-site concrete mixing? We’ll examine the benefits of mixing concrete on-site.