What Are Concrete Demolition Services?

Demolition: it's the ultimate act of destruction, and sometimes, it's exactly what your project needs! But before you grab a sledgehammer and start swinging, there's more to consider. Let's break down how to approach your concrete demolition project thoughtfully and safely.   First, what is concrete demolition? Concrete demolition is...

What is Concrete Grinding: A guide for homeowners and property owners

Is your driveway a bumpy nightmare? Has your garage floor or walkway become a tripping hazard? Uneven or damaged concrete can be an eyesore and a safety concern. But before you start planning a whole concrete replacement project, consider a more cost-effective solution: concrete grinding.   What is Concrete Grinding?...

Concrete Curing: How soon should I water concrete after pouring?

What is Concrete Curing? Concrete curing is the process of maintaining adequate moisture, temperature, and time to allow new concrete to achieve the desired strength, durability, and longevity. It's like tending to a plant, nurturing it with care, moisture, and time.   The Building Blocks: Concrete and Water Curing concrete...

What is Coring in Construction?

Concrete core drilling or concrete coring– a term that might seem straightforward, yet it conceals a world of precision, technology, and expertise. In this blog, we're here to demystify core drilling in construction and explore the ins and outs of this vital process.   The Art of Concrete Drilling At...

Control Joints vs. Expansion Joints

Plan your concrete project to withstand cracking From the Panama Canal to the Pentagon to driveways and buildings worldwide, concrete is the most popular building material. Strong and durable, with the ability to resist erosion, fire, and rotting, it’s also one of the most long-lasting building materials there is. On...

What Is Shrinkage of Concrete?

Shrinkage sounds simple — when concrete reduces in size, just like your brand-new cotton jeans fresh out of a hot dryer. But although it may sound straightforward, it turns out to be a bit more complex. As a simple explanation, excess water in the concrete mix evaporates and leads it...

When Is It Too Late To Cut Concrete?

From walkways to patios to foundation slabs, concrete gets the job done and is affordable to boot. Made from a mixture of cement, water, sand, and stone, gravel, or rocks, concrete is a durable, versatile material that stands the test of time. But just like every other great work of...

What is Concrete Wire Sawing?

Concrete Wire Sawing Is What We Do Ever need to cut a wall but without disturbing concrete structures? Or precision cutting in a tight space? Then you might need a wire saw. And if you’ve ever done concrete cutting on your own, you know it’s no easy task. From cutting...

A Concise, Precise Explanation of Concrete Wall Sawing from Tacoma’s Best

Ever need a precision-cut new doorway? Or how about a perfectly cut new window opening? Wall cutting is just one of the services we provide—but just what is it? In this blog, we’ll explore what wall sawing is and why you might need it. So, what is wall sawing anyway?...

Hiring a Concrete Contractor? Don’t Forget to Ask These 4 Important Questions

Are you planning a concrete project? Whether you’re a homeowner looking to put in a new concrete patio—or you’re a business owner looking to start a commercial project—you probably want to save time and money by hiring the right concrete contractor. Whether you hire Cascade Concrete or another concrete contractor,...