How do I bid for concrete jobs?

Answer Every concrete contractor must master the bidding process to be successful. Bid too high relative to the competition and you price yourself out of a job. Bid too low and you raise questions about y... Read More »

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Different Concrete for Different Jobs?

Concrete is the combination of cement and aggregate. Cement is most commonly Portland cement, a powder containing a high quantity of calcium sulfate. Aggregate is usually gravel or sand. The ceme... Read More »

How to Stamp Concrete with Elite Crete System's Concrete Solutions?

Stamped Concrete PatioWhether you want to have a new look on your concrete patio, or maybe have an impressive pool deck, or probably have a durable, low maintenance and yet beautiful driveway, stam... Read More »

Is concrete or the pea gravel version of concrete better for a pool deck?

Answer Pea gravel can be harsh on the feet at times. Recomend Concrete w/ broom finish.

How much concrete is needed to pour a 20x20 concrete slab?

Assuming the slab is three-inches thick, you need 13,320 pounds of dry concrete, or 333 40-pound bags. You can calculate the exact amount for a different depth by calculating the cubic yards of the... Read More »