The Average Lifespan of Concrete

Concrete is a material that is extremely durable, so it is often used for projects such as building foundations and walls as well as sidewalks, driveways, and patios. Because the material is durable, it has the ability to last for a long period of time. But how long? What is the average lifespan of concrete … Continued

How to Start the Process to Reinforce Basement Walls

When a basement is located inside the home, it is constructed with several materials, the main ones being concrete and rebar. These materials are used to ensure the walls stay strong and are able to handle the weight of the upper floors. However, no matter how well the basement walls are constructed, over time, the … Continued

The Best Season to Pour Concrete

If you are considering a new concrete project, such as a patio or sidewalk installation, you may be wondering when the best season is to pour concrete. For most homeowners, they believe the summer is best due to the hot temperatures. However, both hot and cold temperatures can affect concrete in a different manner. Learning … Continued

How Does Road Salt Damage Concrete?

During the winter months, salt is often used by road crews to help with snow and ice removal. The salt helps by lowering the freezing point of the water that forms ice. This helps to start the melting process of the ice and snow. The process is effective, but it can be damaging to concrete. … Continued

2019 To Do List: Does Your Concrete Need Repairs?

With 2018 about to come to a close, homeowners often begin thinking about projects they can begin forthe New Year. When a New Year comes about, individuals often think about doing something new ormaking changes. When it comes to the home, certain areas need to be addressed, be it with updates orrepairs. When a New … Continued

Waterproofing for Spring Showers

When you have concrete construction in your home, waterproofing must be completed. When concrete foundations, basements, flooring, patios, etc. are installed, waterproofing is beneficial to the longevity of the material. With waterproofing, when heavy rains occur, the water does not seep into the material. This helps to prevent any cracking or breakage as well as … Continued

Concrete Repair Services To Start The New Year: Scheduling for Spring

With every New Year, homeowners make plans for change around their property. When it comes to concrete, 2019 is a perfect time to begin scheduling the much-needed services for your home. From slab jacking to waterproofing and basement foundation repair, these services can be scheduled beginning in January to ensure your project can be completed … Continued

Preparing Decorative Concrete

If you are like most homeowners, you have concrete areas within your home, such as concrete driveways, patios, and sidewalks. These areas are used for walking around your home or for conversation areas where you can lounge. However, these large open spaces can also be used for decorating. Have you thought about creating holiday signage … Continued

New Years Party: Cleaning Up After Your Outdoor Event

With the end of the year approaching, many homeowners are planning New Years Eve celebrations. Parties can be really fun, but also a bit messy. When you host an event outdoors, you can avoid a mess inside your home, but you can end up with a mess on the outside, particularly with a patio setting. … Continued

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Eric Davis has over 25 years of experience in concrete fixing and slabjacking. His company Davis Concrete Correctors has proudly served all of North Central Illinois, Rockford and the outer suburbs - and he would love to hear from you!

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