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How To Protect Your Concrete Against The Harsh Effects Of Winter

Friday, October 12th, 2018
roadway icing

Learn how to protect your concrete against the harsh effects of winter.

The cold temperature and harsh effects of winter can cause significant damage to concrete, so knowing how to protect concrete on your property is crucial. Continue reading for a few important tips on how to protect your concrete against snow and ice before winter arrives. (more…)

Consultation Services From PTG Enterprises

Friday, June 22nd, 2018
Cinder Blocks

Learn all about PTG Enterprises’ consultation services.

PTG Enterprises is a contracting and project management business dedicated to serving commercial clients with asphalt and concrete paving services, but did you know that we also offer consulting services? Our consulting services are very helpful for all clients, as we provide affordable services that reflect our dedication and knowledge of the commercial paving industry. Continue reading to learn how consulting services from PTG can benefit you! (more…)

Weather Effects and Sustainability Of Concrete

Friday, January 12th, 2018
Keeping new concrete protected from freezing temperatures is essential for producing a quality, long-lasting product.

Keeping new concrete protected from freezing temperatures is essential for producing a quality, long-lasting product.

Variables in weather have a direct impact on a concrete mix, including whether it’s hot or cold, windy, humid, or dry on any given day. The most damaging type of weather is cold and precipitation in frigid temperatures. Ultimately, concrete should be as strong as possible to ensure its durability and longevity. Therefore, keeping new concrete protected from dipping temperatures is essential for producing a quality, long-lasting product.    (more…)

What Makes Good Concrete?

Friday, December 1st, 2017
Ever wonder what it is that makes quality concrete?

Ever wonder what it is that makes quality concrete?

Concrete is all around us, whether we are walking down the street or sitting on the couch on top of our home’s foundation. Good concrete is essential to sturdy structures and safe roads. What makes good concrete? (more…)

The Importance of Caulking Your Concrete

Friday, January 20th, 2017
caulking

Caulking materials are are a key part of stable and and functional concrete that stands the test of time. It is important to approach caulking your concrete with the right tools.

\Caulking materials are are a key part of stable and and functional concrete that stands the test of time. It is important to approach caulking your concrete with the right tools and the right care for optimal results. Both the selection and the application must be correct in order to provide the required seal. This will ensure that after caulking your concrete it is up to the challenge of wear and the shifting temperature range it will face.  


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3 Tips to Help You Maintain Your Concrete Staircases

Friday, January 13th, 2017
concrete staircase

The importance of maintaining concrete staircases cannot be stressed enough–so how are you supposed to do that?

One of PTG Enterprises’ services includes concrete staircases, placed outdoors, usually on slopes or hills that impede a path.  These staircases are tricky, because they need to comply with ADA guidelines.  In addition, a staircase that is not well-maintained quickly becomes a safety hazard.  The importance of maintaining concrete staircases cannot be stressed enough–so how are you supposed to do that?  Read on for a few tips.


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3 Facts About Concrete You Have to See to Believe

Thursday, July 21st, 2016
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Concrete actually has a rich history and some incredible properties that make it one of the most important materials of our time.

Concrete can seem pretty boring when you aren’t thinking about it too hard.  Who cares?  We walk on it, use it to fill our driveways, and it’s an ugly grey color.  But concrete actually has a rich history and some incredible properties that make it one of the most important materials of our time.  Let’s get into some reasons why concrete needs to be recognized–here are some awesome facts about this common material.

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What’s the Difference Between Cement and Concrete?

Friday, July 8th, 2016
Mixing Concrete

When you walk by a cement truck you may see a semi-solid substance being laid into a predetermined space.

You may hear these two terms being used interchangeably when referring to sidewalks.  In actuality, cement and concrete are two very separate things that we in the pavement industry use to differentiate materials.  When you walk by a cement truck you may see a semi-solid substance being laid into a predetermined space.  To really know all there is to know about concrete and cement, read on, and learn the difference.


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Concrete Maintenance Services with PTG Enterprises

Thursday, March 31st, 2016
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Don’t ignore trip fall hazards and breaks like this one! Concrete maintenance is essential to the health and beauty of your concrete. 

Concrete is a durable material that is a popular and effective choice for building sidewalks, curbs, dumpster pads, and similar structures. Concrete is incredibly durable against harsh elements, but can suffer from damage like cracks and breaks after an extended period of time or particularly harsh winter. At PTG Enterprises, our expert staff can repair or build concrete structures to ensure safety and aesthetic appeal. Learn more about our concrete maintenance services.
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Cement vs. Concrete: Is There a Difference?

Friday, January 15th, 2016
Mixing Concrete

Concrete is a mixture of cement, sand, rocks, ash and water.

Have you ever wondered about the difference between cement and concrete? People often use the terms cement and concrete interchangeably, which may have led you to believe that they were the same thing. However, they are actually different substances (though there is cement in concrete). Let’s talk about the difference between concrete and cement.

 

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