How Much Time is Needed After a Storm for Waterproofing?

  When it comes to concrete in the home, the material is used in many different ways, such as driveways and sidewalks. Concrete must be poured correctly and sealed to ensure longevity. Over time, your concrete will require sealing from time to time to ensure that water cannot penetrate the material. It is important to … 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 … Continued

Decorative Concrete: Terminology Worth Talking About

  Concrete is a quality material that can easily be used as a decorative element in the home. There are options for both inside and outside the home, from planters to furniture, water features and more. As you start to plan a project, you may find that terminology is being used that you are unfamiliar … Continued

Are Outdoor Concrete Sealers Really Necessary?

  If you have completed any research on outdoor concrete, then you must have noticed that experts recommend the material is sealed. An outdoor concrete sealer is worthwhile, and also a necessity. If you want a concrete surface to remain intact and avoid unwanted repairs, sealing is key. Without the additional layer of protection, the … Continued

Best Practices for Attaching Wood to Concrete

  Concrete is a sturdy material that is used in several ways throughout the home. From patios and porches to sidewalks, you most likely have concrete in some form or fashion. The material is so durable, it may seem impossible to connect it to other materials, such as wood. However, it can be done! Knowing … Continued

How to Soundproof Concrete Walls

  As a homeowner, you want to be able to have areas where you can relax and unwind. If you have considered soundproofing areas of the home, the basement is a great choice. Because concrete is a popular building material, you most likely have concrete walls in this area of your home. So, how do … Continued

Can You Put a Fire Pit on Concrete?

A fire pit is a great addition to any home. Available in all shapes and sizes, a fire pit can easily provide a nice relaxing area for the exterior of your property. When installing a fire pit, you want to place it near the home so that it can be enjoyed, but far enough away … Continued

Can You Add Lighting Options to Concrete Installations?

If you are considering a new concrete installation for your home, such as a patio or walkway, you may have wondered if lighting is an option. Can you add lighting to the concrete installation to have a permanent built-in fixture? The answer is yes and no. Unlike can lighting used in home ceilings or walls, … Continued

Drainage on Your Concrete: Should A Driveway Installation be Slanted?

When installing a concrete driveway, it is important to consider the drainage of the area. The end result should be a quality driveway installation where water is irrigated, so that your lawn, garage and the driveway itself remain free and clear of the water. Every aspect of the installation must be considered carefully to ensure … Continued

Should A Driveway Installation be Slanted?

When installing a concrete driveway, it is important to consider the drainage of the area. The end result should be a quality driveway installation where water is irrigated, so that your lawn, garage and the driveway itself remain free and clear of the water. Every aspect of the installation must be considered carefully to ensure … Continued

Meet Eric Davis

MEET ERIC DAVIS

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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