Preparing a Site for Concrete Placement

Everyone checks out the finished product of company concrete construction. But few give much thought to how a site is prepared for concrete placement. Both the site preparation and the actual pouring demand precision concrete construction. What’s Required for Site Preparation If you’ve ever tried to create even a small cement pad or a short driveway, then you know the …

A Guide to Commercial Concrete Finishing

When it comes to commercial concrete companies Milford, customers look for a company that focuses on and has expertise in just that one area. They want a company others have used and have confidence in the firm’s abilities. Concrete finishing is a task that requires a meticulous touch. What’s Involved in Concrete Finishing? Concrete finishers are skilled, trained tradespeople. They …

Selecting Support Systems for Deep Excavations

If your project involves electing significant digging, then you need to consider a specialist in the area. You need a proven excavation equipment company MI Deep excavations must be made carefully, or like the proverbial house of cards, they will simply collapse into themselves. This requires a company not only with excavating expertise but also several excavating and earth-moving machines …

What Factors Affect Trench Stability?

The main reason for a trench during the construction excavation stage is the repair or installation of utility lines to connect the site to the public system or to enhance the public system as the surrounding population grows. Prior to the trench excavation, the civil engineer looks to the surrounding slopes; i.e., retaining walls, man-made or natural ground slopes, that …

Protecting Workers During Excavation and Trenching

A construction site is a potential occupational health and safety nightmare if you don’t know what you are doing. Trenching can be especially hazardous. Professional firms like Merlo, however, always employ effective safety measures, considered a mandatory and routine part of the job. We know that when employing professional trenching construction services MI, keeping workers and the public safe are …

Key Steps Required to Excavate a Building Foundation

Site Analysis The first step in an excavation construction service is analyzing the site to establish gradients, soil types, and any potential problems areas, before the plans begin. At this stage the developer and architect may have discussed concept sketches, however, only once the site is fully reviewed can the formal design work begin. Surveying In many cases a survey …

What Excavation Equipment Do You Need for Commercial Concrete Projects?

Commercial concrete projects call for various heavy equipment, supported by precision software and skilled workmanship. This combination allows Merlo Construction to excel as an excavation equipment company ensuring projects are completed on time and within budget. Planning Utilizing digital takeoff and modeling software for proper planning and accuracy in each project allows for appropriate equipment identification and deployment. With numerous …

Types of Commercial Concrete Mixers

A commercial concrete mixer may work 8 or more hours – running full time during the working day, so need to be high quality for good lifespans and minimum maintenance or breakdowns. A commercial concrete mixer should provide good mix quality, minimum mix time, and adequate volume. Specialist commercial concrete mixers have different designs and attachments to suit the applications …

Reasons Why You Should Repair Concrete as Soon as Possible

Concrete is a tough material commonly used in construction for laying foundations, parking lots, flooring, sidewalks, and other structural purposes. Cement mixed with aggregate materials such as sand, gravel or stones and water form concrete. Despite being a rugged substance, concrete can become damaged over time. Industry experts often refer to damage concrete as concrete degradation. Physical and chemical elements …

How to Pour Concrete Over Utility Lines

Around 200 years ago we began placing utility lines underground in the US. Hence, underground utilities construction services are often required when pouring commercial concrete. These commercial services assist with site utilities such as storm sewers, stormwater retention, water main, and sanitary systems. Contacting a professional for utility line construction projects also saves time, energy, and money while ensuring the …