Concrete mixing ratios are the formula for calculating the correct amount of each ingredient used, including water, cement, sand and aggregate, to produce concrete with the properties desired. A basic concrete ratio is o... More »

One rule for mixing concrete is 1 part cement and 2 parts sand to 3 parts aggregates by volume or about 10 to 15 percent cement, 60 to 75 percent aggregate and 15 to 20 percent water by weight. Entrained air in many conc... More »

To resurface concrete, clean the existing surface with a pressure washer, mix the product with water and apply with a squeegee. Work on a day when temperatures are expected to remain above 50 degrees Fahrenheit for eight... More »

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Concrete is a mixture of cement, water and aggregates, such as sand, coarse gravel or crushed rock. After it hardens, concrete is resilient, durable, resistant to environmental extremes and capable of supporting heavy lo... More »

One rule for mixing concrete is 1 part cement and 2 parts sand to 3 parts aggregates by volume or about 10 to 15 percent cement, 60 to 75 percent aggregate and 15 to 20 percent water by weight. Entrained air in many conc... More »

Concrete is composed of aggregates, which can be any or a combination of sand, gravel or rocks that is held together by cement. The cement itself, when mixed with water, serves as a paste that holds all the components of... More »

Concrete does not actually have a melting point, but it decomposes into various components due to the makeup of concrete, which is mostly sand and gravel with Portland cement added. A temperature of thousands of degrees ... More »