Hiring A Paving Contractor

By |2021-07-01T01:08:10+00:00July 23rd, 2021|Asphalt, Concrete, Paving|

When hiring any contractor, it is important to do your due diligence. If you try to save money by hiring someone with less experience or uninsured, you might end up paying in the long run. In this article, we will discuss the things you should know before hiring a paving contractor. Visiting The Worksite For

Differences in Concrete & Asphalt

By |2021-07-01T00:42:32+00:00July 16th, 2021|Asphalt, Concrete|

At Hicks Asphalt, Pavement, and Concrete, we specialize in all three materials. Therefore, a question that we often get is what is the difference between concrete and asphalt. Although the end-use product of both materials may seem the same, and they often can be used for many of the same purposes, there are some differences

Concrete Staining: What To Know

By |2021-06-01T03:07:10+00:00June 13th, 2021|Concrete|

There was a time where people used concrete flooring in industrial buildings such as warehouses. Other than the driveway or a patio, the only other place where a home would have a concrete floor was the garage. Since concrete is inexpensive, requires little to no maintenance, and lasts a long time, concrete is becoming a

Difference Between Concrete and Cement

By |2021-05-02T01:25:16+00:00May 21st, 2021|Concrete|

Oftentimes, people will use the word cement when they mean concrete or refer to a patch of cement as concrete. They may even refer to mortar as cement. When working with professionals or planning a paving project, it is vital to know the difference. Cement is as a part of concrete. However, cement is also

Concrete Slab: Estimating the Costs

By |2021-05-02T00:36:18+00:00May 14th, 2021|Concrete|

A concrete slab is a versatile and attractive addition to many properties. Still, before you can enjoy your new patio, driveway, basketball court, or any other application, you must first understand your needs and budget your project accordingly. The average cost of concrete will fall somewhere between $4 and $8 per square foot, including labor

Common Types of Concrete Mixers

By |2021-05-02T00:27:45+00:00May 7th, 2021|Concrete|

Whatever type of construction job you're approaching, chances are it will involve concrete. Concrete is a composite material of cement and aggregates bound by water. When mixed, a pourable building material is produced that molds into whatever shape the build plan requires. In order to create quality concrete, the ingredients need to be adequately mixed.

Concrete Myths

By |2021-03-30T04:42:48+00:00April 30th, 2021|Concrete|

In the asphalt, paving, and concrete business, we meet people from all walks of life. The people we come across have different backgrounds and different experiences. Yet one common thread among them is that they, and maybe you too, believe certain concrete myths. But many times, when we talk to people, we are able to

Self-Healing Concrete

By |2021-03-25T05:04:24+00:00March 26th, 2021|Concrete|

One of the most commonly used materials in our modern world is concrete – A mixture of lime (cement), water, and sand into a ratio that stabilizes into a material relatively uniform. That mixture becomes a quick-to-set material and quick to dry into a reinforceable stone-alloy with high compressive strength capable of supporting our buildings.

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