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Concrete Driveways

Can you use salt on concrete to get rid of ice?

It is not recommended to use any type of salt on concrete.

Do you use the same concrete mix for decorative concrete as you would for regular concrete?

The answer is different depending on which type of decorative concrete you choose.

How do you protect new concrete?

New concrete is porous and should be sealed to protect it salt or other damaging compounds, as well as leaves and debris that could cause discoloration.

What causes concrete to deteriorate?

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

Why choose concrete over asphalt?

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

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.

DID YOU KNOW

  • Seal Your Concrete!

    The best way to extend the life of your concrete is to protect it by sealing it. There are different types of sealers from annual surface sealers, tinted sealers, and lifetime penetrating sealers.

    To encourage our customers to protect their concrete we offer low cost sealing options. Ask your saleperson for more information.


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 
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Phone: (612) 781-1112

buyknox@yahoo.com