What Can You Use Concrete For?
Posted on: Monday, April 29th, 2019
Concrete has been used for many different things over the years and the industry still shows no sign of stopping. With its consistent popularity, concrete is still very much a favourable material, useful for everything from domestic driveways to structural beams. So what types of concrete are there and what can they be used […]
Is Concrete Sustainable?
Posted on: Saturday, January 5th, 2019
Reports have emerged citing the harmful by-products associated with concrete production. Many of these reports claim that concrete is unsustainable — largely because of the amount of CO2 produced as a result of its production. For every tonne of cement produced, a tonne of CO2 is produced — or so is the claim. Whether […]
Why Proper Concrete Floor Preparation Is Important
Posted on: Tuesday, November 15th, 2016
Concrete, while a robust and sturdy material that has proved an invaluable foundation for our society, can suffer immensely if it isn’t well maintained. Concrete flooring in particular is vulnerable to wear, making it essential that is laid and cared for responsibly. Here, we’ll be explaining just why it is especially important to prepare floors […]
Common Use Scenarios for Diamond Drilling
Posted on: Friday, May 20th, 2016
Diamond drilling is a fantastic tool for making very precise, deep holes in very hard materials, and as it is a non-percussive method of cutting, diamond drilling is used far and wide for very quiet, mess-free drilling. Here we have some of the most common use scenarios for diamond drilling. Creating support frames […]
How to Drill a Wall Without Hitting Something You Shouldn’t
Posted on: Wednesday, November 4th, 2015
Drilling through a wall is a dangerous aspect of construction, especially if you don’t have the correct equipment. It’s almost impossible to tell what’s behind that seemingly safe structure and hitting a water pipe, electrical wire, or gas pipe can lead to disaster. At Concrete Drilling Services, we always recommend that you hire a professional […]
How does concrete work?
Posted on: Thursday, July 9th, 2015
One of the most integral materials in the construction industry today, concrete is vital to many building projects the world over. Despite its commonplace in the majority of the buildings surrounding us every day, many do not know exactly how this material works. Here, we explain a little more about how concrete is created and […]
New ‘living’ concrete can repair itself when damaged
Posted on: Friday, July 3rd, 2015
Construction industries are seeing technological advances every day as the industry becomes more and more state of the art. One industry that has seen extremely innovative new technologies of late is that of the concreting industry, as it has come to light that there is now a ‘living’ concrete that can repair itself when damaged. […]
The importance of noise control in drilling and demolition work
Posted on: Monday, April 27th, 2015
With our ever-growing world comes the need for constant construction to expand and create exciting new buildings and landscapes; a necessary – albeit noisy – process. Though the noise cannot be completely avoided in instances of building work, it can be controlled and regulated. The Control of Pollution Act 1974 states that councils can, […]