Want some light reading?
Every now and then, someone comes up to us while we're working and they start asking questions about the process and what it takes to get started. Sometimes they simply want to learn the basics so they can do it for themselves. Other times they're just generally inquisitive. If you're the kind that wants to learn more about our trade and what we do, then we've got some good reading material below.
In our FAQ page, we cover some of the most commonly asked questions that we get from time to time. This is a good place to start if you're just getting into the field.
Concrete has a long history, dating back thousands of years. There really is a lot involved.
How to Finish Concrete
Here's Rick's take on how to finish concrete. There is pleanty to discuss, so maybe grab a snack and a drink and enjoy!
Of course, concrete can be pretty fickle sometimes; even well-trained finishers will have trouble getting it right all the time. Everything from soil types, ambient temperatures, to moisture level and even the exact makeup of each mix; everything affects how concrete behaves. You must respect concrete and allow it the freedom to set and cure as it needs to get the best results