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How to Detect Rain Damage in Your Concrete

July 17, 2019 11:02 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Concrete is used in a wide variety of construction applications because of its outstanding durability and strength. However, even despite its durability, concrete will deteriorate over time when there are changes in the atmosphere, design or application errors or other damage done to the finished concrete. When you notice signs of wear and tear in the concrete, it is important to address them quickly so you can prevent more significant damage and wear from occurring. An excessive amount of rainwater and moisture is one common cause of concrete deterioration. You should be certain to inspect your concrete areas after a... View Article

Five Easy Ways to Keep Your Patio Cool This Summer

June 25, 2019 8:48 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Homeowners who have invested in any kind of paving in Lufkin, TX know the importance of staying on top of preventative maintenance. Your backyard patio, for example, is likely to get more use in the summer than in the winter, but summer can bring some intense weather—hot temperatures and sticky humid air will make your outdoor time a lot less pleasant. Luckily, there are some things you can do to ensure you have an enjoyable time on your patio, even on the hottest of days. Here are five easy and affordable ways to keep your home patio nice and cool... View Article

The Top Five Don’ts of Asphalt Paving in Lufkin, TX

June 11, 2019 8:48 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you are in charge of leading a paving crew and you are good at what you do, then you know when a mistake needs to be addressed—after all, personal safety and livelihoods are at stake! As an experienced leader, you should always be up to date on safety regulations and keeping an eye out for common mistakes crew members make while handling asphalt. Remain in control of your team, since bad habits are harder to break over time. Observe your team and remember the following five don’ts of asphalt paving in Lufkin, TX: Don’t attempt to train every day:... View Article

Trenching and Excavation Safety

May 27, 2019 8:57 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Being an excavation contractor in Lufkin, TX isn’t exactly the safest job around. The risk of getting hurt on the job is a whole lot higher for an excavation professional than for someone who works, for example, a standard desk job. This post will cover some of the dangers of the position and how we avoid them when we’re on the clock. The dangers of trenching and excavation Below are a few of the most serious risks when performing an excavation project: Cave-ins: A cave-in poses the greatest risk for excavation professionals, and the deeper the trench, the greater the... View Article

12 Steps to Perfect Paving

May 13, 2019 8:56 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It might not look like it, but asphalt paving is quite the science—especially if you want the job done right. This post from an experienced asphalt contractor in Lufkin, TX will cover the 12 steps it takes to complete a perfect paving project: Heat the screed: If the screed isn’t properly heated, asphalt will stick to it after contact is made. Keep in mind, however, that too much heat can warp the screed plates, so don’t heat the screed for more than 20 minutes. Center the tow points: With the screed in the “up” position, center both of the tow... View Article