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Tips For Cold Weather Concreting

Friday, January 4th, 2019
Concrete Baltimore

Check out these tips for cold weather concreting.

Waiting for a cold snap to break is not always an option for construction companies that need to pour concrete over the winter months. The curing process of concrete can suffer several consequences when poured in very cold weather. Specifically, cold curing can result in the degradation of sustainability and integrity of concrete meaning it’s less stable and more prone to breakage. There are a few different options for making cold weather curing possible which we will go over today. (more…)

4 Cold Weather Concrete Tips

Friday, November 9th, 2018
De-Icing Chemicals for Asphalt and Concrete

Check out these four cold weather concrete tips.

Concrete is a durable and strong material that is generally low-maintenance, but your concrete surfaces will need some upkeep during the winter. Snow and ice can result in significant damage to concrete, as freezing water that seeps into the surface will cause cracks and corrosion. Avoid these costly repairs in the spring by starting winter concrete maintenance now! (more…)

Benefits Of Dumpster Corrals For Your Commercial Property

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

Learn about the many benefits of dumpster corrals for your commercial property.

Dumpster corrals are essential for commercial businesses, as they offer many benefits for your customers, residents, and employees. Today, dumpster corrals are not only necessary for trash, but also for separate recycling bins. Continue reading to learn more about dumpster corrals and why they are important for your business. (more…)

3 Things Concrete Does: Shrinks, Curls and Cracks

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018
Mixing Concrete

Learn more about concrete shrinking, curling, and cracking.

Concrete is made out of three basic components, including water, aggregate, and cement. It is a very durable material, but unfortunately, it can’t last forever. Over time, concrete will show signs of wear and tear by shrinking, curling, and cracking. Learn more about why concrete does these three things and how to maintain your concrete pavement. (more…)

Differences Between Concrete And Asphalt

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
caulking

Learn the differences between concrete and asphalt.

Concrete and asphalt are both great for parking lots, sidewalks, driveways, and more, but the materials have many differences. Continue reading to learn what separates concrete and asphalt, and if one material makes a better pavement than the other. (more…)

Importance Of Maintaining Sidewalks And Walking Paths

Monday, April 30th, 2018
caulking

Learn about the importance of maintaining sidewalks and walking paths.

The walking paths and sidewalks on your commercial property must be maintained for the safety of customers, and in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA.) Continue reading for regulations and rules property owners must follow to ensure their walking paths and sidewalks are safe for customers, and not liable for injuries or lawsuits. (more…)

Concrete Pool Deck Repairs From PTG

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
Do you need concrete pool deck repairs? Call PTG!

Do you need concrete pool deck repairs? Call PTG!

It’s almost Memorial Day weekend, which means that public pools will soon be opening for the summer. Now is the time for community associations and apartment complexes to schedule any pool and concrete deck maintenance. If your deck is in need of repairs, give PTG Enterprises a call today! We offer a wide variety of concrete care products and services, including pool deck repair and reconstruction. (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…)

How to Remove Tire Marks from Concrete

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
tires

Here are some tips for keeping your concrete in pristine condition.

As cars travel over concrete, they often leave little reminders of their presence after they leave. Whether it’s from a sudden stop or high-quality tires, these marks do affect the overall look of your concrete. Your parking lot is one of the first parts of your property that people see, so of course, you want it to be in top condition. Remember these tips for keeping your concrete in pristine condition. (more…)

The Many Benefits of Sealcoating

Friday, August 25th, 2017
Sealcoating vs. Unsealed Parking Lot

Sealcoating protects a parking lot and makes it look fresh, new, and clean.

Sealcoating a thin liquid layer added over a paved surface serves to protect it from damage caused by UV rays, rain and snow, and fluids from vehicles.  Sealcoating won’t cure existing issues, like cracks, but it will help prevent such damage from forming in the first place. Aside from keeping out damaging elements, properly applying a sealcoat is important to extend the life of asphalt paving. Sealcoating protects and prolongs the life expectancy of asphalt pavement by filling surface damage and providing a protective layer to keep out damaging UV rays, vehicle fluids and water. (more…)