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.
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.
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!
As the weather changes and concrete expands and contracts, it can begin to crack. Obviously you don’t want to deal with the stress and expense of fixing these concrete cracks. Take these four steps when you pour concrete in order to prevent concrete cracking.
There are a lot of great Chicago construction supplies companies. But we’re the #1 source for contractors in Chicago. So what makes Elston Materials a great Chicago construction supplies company?
A Volumetric Mixer allows you to mix concrete on-site instead of bringing pre-mixed concrete to a project. Mixing concrete on-site has several advantages, and we’ll cover a few of them.