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How Concrete Construction Benefits Our National and State Economy

The concrete produced in the United States is of the highest quality and used throughout the world, boosting infrastructural development and economic prosperity.

benefits of concrete to the economyWhile most people interact with concrete on a daily basis and do not think twice about it, the truth is that the benefits of concrete to the economy are vital to the success of Arkansas and our country as a whole. Our concrete production techniques are also well-respected worldwide thanks to stringent product and testing requirements set by the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM). If the creation and application of concrete in commercial construction were to slow, there is no doubt that there would be economic impact. This is why the use of concrete in infrastructural projects continues to grow: it’s vital to our economic success.

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What to Do After Your Concrete Is Poured

To ensure the success of your concrete pour, it’s important to finish, cure, seal, and then maintain the surface properly for years to come.

steps to take after a concrete pourAfter a concrete slab has been planned, framed, and poured, the work is not over. In order for your new driveway, patio, flooring, or countertops to last a long time, the first days after your concrete pour are critical. After it’s finished, your concrete can become weakened or cracked prematurely if it is not properly cured and sealed. Then, your concrete becomes easy to maintain if you take each steps in the following guide on what to do after a concrete pour:

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The History of Concrete Reinforcement

Reinforced concrete is now standard in the construction industry after decades of rapid growth and technological advances.

history of reinforced concreteAs with many other construction procedures, the processes and technology used to create reinforced concrete have evolved drastically over the past several decades. While the history of concrete itself may be long, reinforced concrete is relatively new and has changed the construction industry in the last 50 years. Along with the industry as a whole, we at Razorback Concrete have embraced reinforcement technology over the years and utilize often in our projects. This product has enumerable benefits in a variety of practical applications, all which have been realized through game-changing moments in history.

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