"Useful Concrete Construction Information To Help You Build Sucessfully With Concrete"
Nice... the rhythmic sound of my jackhammer soothes my soul.
I live and breathe concrete construction. I am here to help you construct your own DIY marvels with our timeless building material.
I know that when we build something, we must build it right and get the job done safely. I created this site to share what I have learned both in the job trailer and in the field.
Why Choose Me as Your DIY Consultant?
For the original & competent content that I publish here for you... no bootlegging techniques or confusing instructions... just high quality and practical "how to" advice kept simple to help you to build correctly, efficiently and cost-effectively.
My professional experience is in engineering & construction project management. I have performed on nuclear and oil & gas mega-projects, as well as commercial building projects. I have paid attention and learned many lessons over the years. My lessons learned will help you get out of the stickiest of DIY mixing dilemmas.
... Just because you have chosen to do it yourself does not mean that you must go it alone.
Ready to get to work?... great! My content will be a dynamic resource for you!
The first lesson is the most important one:
Think safety first... Practice safety always.
- Sitemap - Meet Mr Concrete
- Use our sitemap to see all pages on Meet-Mr-Concrete.com
- Concrete Safety Suggestions - Meet Mr Concrete
- Concrete safety is Priority One when doing concrete construction work. Here are safety guidelines to follow on your projects.
- The History of Concrete - Meet Mr Concrete
- Concrete is the timeless material that holds our world together and the history of concrete is a captivating story.
- Properties of Concrete Explained - Meet Mr Concrete
- Understand the properties of concrete and you form a solid foundation for your concrete projects. Discussed here are basic concrete properties that are essential to know.
- Calculating Concrete Needed For Your Project - Meet Mr Concrete
- Calculating concrete for your project can be done easily. Download the MMC concrete calculator here or figure your own concrete using these calculating formulas.
- Concrete Projects For The Home - Meet Mr Concrete
- Provides thorough and proven DIY advice for concrete projects so that you will build safely, efficiently, and effectively with concrete.
- Concrete Repair Guidance - Meet Mr Concrete
- Concrete repair projects for the home, including crack repair, driveway repair, epoxy repair, and much more.
- Importance Of Concrete Mixing Ratios - Meet Mr Concrete
- Getting your concrete mixing ratios right leads to stronger and more durable concrete. Learn about optimal mixing ratios here so you can both build more effectively with concrete
- How to Mix Concrete - Meet Mr Concrete
- Learn how to mix concrete. Includes helpful tips that can save you time and money.
- Concrete Dye Colors And How To Dye Concrete - Meet Mr Concrete
- Concrete dyes contain fine coloring agents with smaller particles than in concrete stainsInformation on concrete dye colors and how to dye concrete.
- How to Stain Concrete Yourself - Meet Mr Concrete
- Learning how to stain concrete yourself so you can craft a uniquely attractive floor, driveway, patio, or porch.
- Concrete Stamps - How to Stamp Concrete - Meet Mr Concrete
- Using concrete stamps is one of the top ways to upgrade your driveway, patio, or sidewalk. Here is how to stamp concrete and some dos and don'ts to remember.
- How To Apply Concrete Sealants - Meet Mr Concrete
- Learn about different types of concrete sealants, figuring how much sealant is needed and applying sealants to concrete.
- How To Clean Concrete Yourself - Meet Mr Concrete
- Many will show you how to clean concrete half-assedly. Here I show you three ways to clean concrete effectively on the cheap.
- Concrete Recycling Outlook - Recycled Concrete Uses - Meet Mr Concrete
- A discussion of concrete recycling and the uses for recycled concrete. Topics include the recycling process, concrete recycling machinery, and recycling benefits and risks
- 2012 Concrete Prices Discussed - Meet Mr Concrete
- An examination of current bag concrete mix prices and ready mixed concrete prices per cubic yard, plus where to find the best prices on concrete.
- Concrete Products Guide - Meet Mr Concrete
- Useful information on concrete products to help you build durable and appealing concrete structures.
- Used Concrete Equipment for Sale - What To Look For
- Tips for maximizing value when buying used concrete equipment and an look at the most popular types of used equipment for sale.
- Assessing Used Concrete Batch Plants for Sale - Meet Mr Concrete
- Things to know when buying used concrete batch plants. Here's how to assess used batch plants for sale.
- Tough Prefab Concrete Steps No More Pour - Meet Mr Concrete
- Prefab concrete steps have come a long way in the past twenty years. More than a few prefab choices are available today. Here is how prefab steps stack up to poured concrete steps.
- Concrete Gravel Boards Benefits - Meet Mr Concrete
- When and why to use concrete gravel boards, tools required for fitting them, plus a helpful video on installing gravel boards.