abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz#

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

  • Retaining Walls

    Need a retaining wall? Want to build it yourself but you don't know where to start? No problem! Talk to your salesperson about options we offer. We can excavate and prep the site, lay the first course, work with you to make sure there is proper grade and drainage, and let you finish stacking the blocks.

    This is a great way to be involved and SAVE MONEY!


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