Choosing the Right Type Of Drill For Concrete

How often have you benefitted from concrete drilling in the past? While that may seem like an odd question, think about all those shelves, paintings and lights. Now imagine how much drilling and cutting would have been done during construction of the home or building you’re sitting in. When you walk through doors, look out windows, use your home’s plumbing, turn on a light switch, and so many other daily tasks, remember that safe, precise and professional concrete drilling in Melbourne¬†played an important role in how it came to be. So today, we’re taking a dive into the various types of concrete drill that are out there. Continue reading Choosing the Right Type Of Drill For Concrete

Considerations For Concrete Cutting & Home Renovations

Whether you’re boosting your home’s value or simply stepping up your family’s lifestyle, there are a lot of reasons to renovate – and an awful lot to think about too. An aesthetic upgrade, or perhaps adding an extension? Can you afford it? Should you put the new kitchen in first, or the new bathroom? Continue reading Considerations For Concrete Cutting & Home Renovations

The 5 Pillars Of Concrete Cutting Safety

Have you ever watched a professional concrete cutter in action? If not, you’ll almost certainly marvel at their incredible precision, skill, and patience – as they take that one and only opportunity to create the perfect cut and nail it every single time. But the other thing you’ll definitely notice is that concrete cutting safety is, well, an awfully big deal. Continue reading The 5 Pillars Of Concrete Cutting Safety

5 Concrete Cutting Blades You Should Know About

Concrete cutting may seem extremely dangerous and ridiculously difficult – and you’d be right! If you start playing with concrete cutting blades and saws without knowing what you’ve just got yourself into, you may run into some potentially deadly problems: kickback, locking-in, hazardous dust, and worse… and choosing the wrong blade can be the most serious mistake of all. Continue reading 5 Concrete Cutting Blades You Should Know About

Concrete Expansion Joints – The When, Where And How?

Question: what word makes a concrete expert cringe? Answer: cracks. That’s because while the perfect driveway or path is a fine art, there’s no avoiding that it’s a material that expands and contracts along with the unavoidable fluctuations of temperature and moisture.

The solution? Concrete control joints, otherwise known as concrete expansion joints. When those slabs are poured, the strategic placing of these joints – usually clearly visible in any professionally-laid concrete – will relieve the expansion or movement stresses over the concrete’s life and hopefully avoid uncontrolled cracking. Or, in simpler terms, control joints in concrete are basically controlled cracks – on the smart concreter or concrete cutter’s terms. Continue reading Concrete Expansion Joints – The When, Where And How?

A Guide on How to Drill Concrete

If you are carrying out a construction project yourself you are likely someone who enjoys the process and has some knowledge and experience with various DIY jobs. However, whether you love DIY or are new to it, it does not mean you know properly how to drill into concrete. Concrete is a great material, it is versatile, strong and durable. But that strength and durability can have a double-edged sword when you are trying to change things up. Here is a guide with some useful tips on drilling concrete.

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Five Top Tips on How to Cut Concrete

Renovation and building projects offering involve some form or need for cutting concrete. But what a lot of people might not appreciate or realise is that concrete cutting takes proper equipment, training and precise skill to do it well and to do it safely. That is why we strongly recommend it be left to professional concrete cutting services with the right machinery and background. There are various ways to cut concrete and different machines suit different tasks. There might be varied lengths and depths so a skilled hand is needed to get the exact size required.

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