Concrete Construction

Concrete construction:

  • Vehicular concrete slabs
  • Sidewalks
  • Curbs
  • Curb and gutter
  • Flowline/drainage swales
  • Stamped concrete
  • Exposed aggregate
  • Various top casting
  • Footings
  • Steel reimbursement
  • Seat walls
  • Masonry walls
  • Staircases/steps
  • Pavers

Concrete Construction

As a concrete construction contractor, we specialize in all types of concrete projects. Cement is used in all areas of construction, not just slabs and concrete foundations. Concrete work can be found in masonry walls, drainage castings and other places throughout the construction site. A top rated commercial concrete construction contractor is capable of handling all these tasks with quality and professionalism. Not only should the job be executed with precision, but also on time and on budget.

Concrete construction is almost always required on pavement reconstruction projects to repair or replace damaged roadway appurtenances. When asphalt or concrete pavement is removed down to the ground level, curbs and drainage systems are exposed, making it an excellent time for concrete repair. Concrete construction is also used for utility cabling under roadways. The concrete contractor used for pavement projects should also be capable of handling all the additional concrete projects to ensure the level of service and quality from start to finish.

Concrete construction includes the pouring of concrete slabs for buildings. Steel reimbursement is required for the structural integrity of concrete foundations for both vehicular concrete slabs and those used under buildings, the main difference being the surface. Concrete foundations used for buildings are often exposed, such as the case of a warehouse, and the surface must meet the needs of the client. The concrete contractor needs to coordinate closely with the general contractor of the overall construction project to time the pouring in conjunction with the various other trades on the construction site.

When a concrete construction project will ultimately be visible in either an indoor or outdoor environment, aesthetics are a major factor. Sometimes concrete foundations are integrated into the interior design of an office or retail space. In areas outside of public view such as a warehouse may only need a smooth surface while stamped concrete or other designs or textures might be called for when in public view. The same is true for masonry walls, staircases and other concrete features.

A concrete contractor needs to be knowledgeable in the chemistry and makeup of all types of cement. For example, the cement used in a slab is different from the cement used in curbs and sidewalks, which is different from the concrete repair of masonry walls. No matter the quality of the work, if the underlying concrete is not appropriate for the project, the concrete contractor might deliver results that do not match the requirements. It is the responsibility of the concrete contractor to ensure the project is done right the first time and not impact the timing or integrity of the overall construction project. When it comes to commercial construction projects, the concrete contractor is one of the first trades on the jobsite and any delays or issues will negatively affect all those that follow.

When selecting the right commercial concrete construction contractor, experience and reputation should be taken into consideration. From a slab to concrete repair to all cement projects in between, when concrete work is done right, it can be counted on for many years of nearly maintenance-free use.

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