What Tools Do I Need When Finishing Concrete?

Regardless of what concrete you are laying, or whether you are an experienced concrete contractor or a novice, it’s essential that you approach the task at hand with the right tools. To honour this fact, this month, EKA concrete will be detailing just what tools you’ll need for perfect finishing, and how those tools operate. […]

When should you use reinforced concrete?

Concrete has a high compressive strength, meaning that substantially heavy loads can be placed upon it without it breaking or showing any signs of fatigue. Steel is strong in a different way. It has a high tensile strength, so it can resist enormous lateral forces that would pull other materials apart. Embed steel bars into […]

Best Practices for Pouring Concrete in Cold Weather

Pouring concrete in the cold weather can cause severe complications, and if you haven’t taken the necessary precautions then you could end up with concrete that is unusable. As the winter draws ever nearer, it pays to be aware of the effects that colder temperatures have on concrete. This month, we’re taking a look at […]