You can use ready-mixed concrete to build projects that are durable and long-lasting. But if your concrete isn’t properly manufactured or installed, you may encounter problems down the road. In this article, we address three common mistakes made when pouring concrete and how you can avoid them by properly preparing the site, choosing the right mix design, and finishing the concrete correctly. Read the article below to learn how to avoid common mistakes and ensure your ready-mixed concrete project will last and retain its quality.
If you are thinking of pouring ready-mixed concrete for a foundation, driveway, patio or other project, we want to make sure the concrete application will last for years. Some common concrete problems include discoloration, scaling, shrinkage and crazing. These problems can be avoided through proper concrete preparation and placement. Burdick Materials shares what causes these common concrete problems and how you can prevent them from happening in the first place, or repair them if they occur.