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Concrete is Cool

January 27, 2017 • servadmin

As you know, concrete is used worldwide in innumerable projects spanning the residential, commercial and industrial fields. It is an extremely versatile construction material allowing for versatile and imaginative creative designs. Its exterior appearance can be manipulated by use of many various designs details and techniques. Its strength can be altered by man prior to pouring per design specifications set by architects and engineers.

Preparations and Forms: Preparations and Forms and form materials have improved a great deal in the past 20 to 30 years. Methods of site preparations before setting forms, have also improved in past 20 to 30 yearsnot only because of better form materials but also because of better and smaller compaction equipment. Years ago, equipment was larger and very awkward thus pre-form preparations were often done with hand labor. Today we have smaller equipment that willmaneuver most projects easily. They make for less hand work in

And compaction of fill prior to pouring is generally easier today than 20 to 30 years ago. Today there is hand operated compaction equipment.

Today, concrete contractors may choose to use dimensional lumber and structural plywood for forms. Differing circumstances will entail different tools, forms, and equipment.

The difference in quality workmanship begins with the form setting crew. Poppenga Concrete gives meticulous attention to forming details because it will show up in quality finish as witnessed when forms are pulled from the freshly cured concrete project.

These forms were constructed in-place, but for some special projects, such as basements and walls, there are many manufactured forms available. Poppenga Concrete Construction LLC, gives specific and careful details to preparation and form setting, as well as to fill and compaction. This is all the difference in quality work, but Just the beginning of an overall quality job. For us; this is living up to the company motto which is, “Our Race For Quality Has No Finish Line.”

Our goal of quality work begins the minute we arrive on site to begin a new project.

Next month I will continue with Concrete Can Be Cool blog where I discuss “Concrete Finishes, Finishing Techniques, and Patio Add-ons.

Dave

These forms were constructed in-place and this works well for special projects, such as basements and walls. today there are many type of ready made manufactured forms available. Poppenga Concrete Construction LLC, gives specific and careful details to preparation and form setting, as well as to fill and compaction. This is all the difference in quality work, but Just the beginning of an overall quality job.

For us; this is living up to the company motto which is, “Our Race For Quality Has No Finish Line.” Our goal of quality work begins the minute we arrive on site to begin a new project.

Next month I will continue with Concrete Can Be Cool blog where I discuss “Concrete Finishes, Finishing Techniques, and Patio Add-ons.

Dave

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