What is the Difference Between Cement and Concrete?

The terms concrete and cement are usually used interchangeably, but most people don’t understand that they are two different materials. While concrete is a mixture of paste, aggregates, and gravel, cement comprises a certain percentage of concrete. It is advisable to consult an expert contractor, to understand the difference between the two as you launch … Continued

Epoxy Flooring for Bedrooms, Kitchens, and Living Areas

Concrete floors enhance the appeal of a property, but there are several environmental factors such as water that damages the concrete. Investing in a suitable floor coating is vital in ensuring that your concrete floor is durable and resistant to such environmental hazards. Whether you are looking for a suitable floor coating for your home … Continued

Before the Snow Hits! Preventative Maintenance Tips for Concrete

With winter right around the corner, now is a perfect time to consider preventative maintenance for your concrete surfaces. As the seasons change, freeze and thaw cycles begin. The harsh weather as well as organic growth can lead to issues with your concrete, be it your foundation, patio or driveway. By conducting annual inspection and … Continued

Mudjacking and Slabjacking: How This Can Be Utilized After a Storm

Concrete is a material used to create several aspects of the home, including the foundation, a basement, driveway, sidewalks and more. Concrete is a durable material and if installed correctly, can last for decades. Yet, even with good installation, problems can still exist. When heavy rains occur over a period of time or severe flooding … Continued

How Much Time is Needed After a Storm for Waterproofing?

Can You Waterproof Wet Concrete? When it comes to concrete in the home, the material is used in many different ways, such as driveways and sidewalks. Concrete must be poured correctly and sealed to ensure longevity. Over time, your concrete will require sealing from time to time to ensure that water cannot penetrate the material. … Continued

Recipe to Keeping Weeds from Overtaking Concrete Pavers

Concrete PaversConcrete pavers, also referred to as paving stones, are premanufactured slabs that are installed outdoors as flooring. They came in different textures, colors, shapes, and sizes. One can use one type or mix them, especially colors, to ensure the end product is beautiful. To obtain the best results, concrete pavers are laid over a … Continued

Add A Floor Coating or Seal to Your Home’s Concrete Garage

Historically, concrete has proven to be an exceptionally durable building material, but it is not immune to damage. It is vulnerable to cracking especially as it cures. It is also eroded by corrosive chemicals, damaged by weight and impact, and it can be extensively undermined by the freezing of water trapped in it since water … Continued

Start Thinking About a Concrete Patio for Next Summer

It’s never too early to plan ahead, especially when it comes to summer. There is so much we want to do around this time of the year. To avoid being overwhelmed, making arrangements as early as winter will help. Maybe you have been wishing to put up a concrete patio for several years. However, when … Continued

Reasons Why Concrete is Your Best Patio Choice

Patios are outdoor spaces that are either attached to or detached from the main house. They are often designed and oriented in line with the surrounding landscape. Patios are used to host guests for barbecue and also allow quality family time outdoors. A variety of materials can be used in the construction of patios including … Continued

Nothings broke, But I Can Do Better.

Where Should I Start Making Concrete Improvements on My Property?Concrete is a common material used in homes across the United States. From the foundation to porches, patios and sidewalks, the material works well in a variety of ways. Concrete is durable, providing a quality material that can last a lifetime when poured and installed properly. … Continued

Meet Eric Davis


Eric Davis has over 25 years of experience in concrete fixing and slabjacking. His company Davis Concrete Correctors has proudly served all of North Central Illinois, Rockford and the outer suburbs - and he would love to hear from you!

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