Concrete is a favored material for driveways, and for good reason. Residential concrete slabs in Vancouver are very strong and durable, and they require very little maintenance. The combined strength and longevity make concrete a relatively good value for large areas of paving. As a driveway surface, and it is considerably less expensive than a driveway made with brick, cobblestone, or concrete pavers—and it typically outlasts all of these.
Patio Concrete Slabs
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Floor Concrete Slabs
A floor that is made of timber or other material is not referred to as a floor slab. Concrete slabs that form the ground floor of a building may be either supported on beams (called a suspended slab) or supported directly on the subsoil, (via hardcore, for example) called a 'ground-bearing slab'.
Garage Concrete Slabs
ow thick does a concrete slab need to be for a garage?
The standard concrete garage floor is six inches thick and, with use of proper control joints, should be thick enough to withstand normal use.
Sidewalk Concrete Slabs
Reinforcing Concrete Sidewalks: Rebar vs. Steel Mesh. Concrete sidewalks are seen in every urban, suburban and even rural neighborhood. ... Concrete is a strong material that can be made stronger by using other material to reinforce it. The two most use in concrete sidewalks include rebar and steel mesh.
What type of concrete is used for sidewalks?
Foundations, Driveways, Patios, RV Slabs, Sidewalks
Ready-mix is routinely used for poured concrete of this type. For concrete driveways, slabs and sidewalks, a pour of 4 inches in thickness is typical. (This thickness is in addition to a 2-3 inch base of gravel, sand, limestone or another aggregate.)