abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz#

Items starting with W

What causes concrete to deteriorate?

Surface defects are one of the most common concerns with concrete, and they can occur for several reasons.

What happens when you seal decorative concrete?

A sealer will deepen the color of the concrete. The type of sealer you should use depends upon whether you want to add shine.

What is asphalt concrete?

"Asphalt concrete" is another common term used for asphalt.

What should you do when gasoline or other chemicals are spilled on your asphalt driveway?

Scrub the area with water and liquid dishwashing detergent as soon as you can.

When should you seal your asphalt driveway?

Your new asphalt driveway does not need to be sealed until the second year after installation.

Why choose asphalt over concrete?

People typically choose asphalt over concrete driveways due to cost.

Why choose concrete over asphalt?

Concrete has its own advantages that makes homeowners look more seriously at concrete even though asphalt costs less.

Why do asphalt driveways sometimes sink by the garage?

Asphalt is more likely to sink in the first three to five feet out from your garage floor. Concrete aprons are the most successful in bridging over the area and not sinking if installed properly.

Why does concrete crack?

Concrete is not a flexible material and is affected by the freeze and thaw cycles we expirence in Minnesota.

Why does the base need to sit so long before you can begin the next phase?

It is important to allow a 1 to 3 week period of time to allow the base to stabilize and harden before coming in with heavy equipment.

Why does the cost of concrete vary so much between contractors?

Each contractor uses their own specific "recipe" for their concrete mix.

Why is basing important?

Basing is critical for creating a strong and stable foundation for your concrete or asphalt.

Why is it recommended to use two or three colors in stamped concrete?

The process of stamping concrete is to create the look of stone or rock.

Why is the base work important for retaining walls?

Just like concrete and asphalt, the basing supports the structure.

DID YOU KNOW

  • Excavate & Base

    During the basing phase, it is also the time to develop a drainage plan that dos not leave you with puddles of water or a drainage plan allowing water to flow towards your house or garage.

    We will take the extra step on projects which have drainage issues to shoot elevations and work with the homeowner to make sure the best drainage possible is set before we install asphalt or concrete.


Contact Asphalt & Concrete Buy Knox, Inc., in Minneapolis, Minnesota, for excavate and base,
retaining walls, sidewalks, patios, and stairs, among other services.


Asphalt & Concrete Buy Knox, Inc.

2852 Anthony Lane S.
Suite 500
Minneapolis, MN 55418 
freeestimate-button

Phone: (612) 781-1112

buyknox@yahoo.com