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As the leader in concrete services in Ottawa, Reitano Concrete Ltd can teach you everything you need to know about concrete. Whether you want to learn more about floor finishing or cement parging, we can help. Take a look at the blog posts below for more information about all things concrete.

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    Different Types of Garage Floors, and How to Make a Choice?

    Did you know that the Parking and Garages Industry in Canada amounts to $473.4 million in 2022? This amount is only for public parking spaces, excluding those we spend on our garage. If you want an upgrade to your garage floor, learning the estimated price helps you save money for it. Renovation could be expensive, but you should get the best place for your vehicles. To get the best, you shouldn't ignore the importance of garage floors. Before you save for renovation, what material should you use for the flooring? There are the different types of garage floors Ottawa sells. Read what we have below and learn how to get the best garage floor for you.


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    Everything You Need to Know About a Concrete Formwork Service

    Of all the foundational materials in construction, the base that almost every project begins with is concrete. Quality concrete can make or break a project's structural integrity, but there's something else of equal importance. An amateur outfit might overlook it, but the concrete formwork is as crucial as the concrete itself. By having all of the information, you'll avoid any unfortunate building mishaps in the future. Keep reading as we find out the exact function of concrete formwork and why it's so integral to the construction process.


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    Top Signs You Need Professional Concrete Repair Service

    Did you know that concrete is second to water as the most consumed material around the world? In construction, concrete is used twice as much as all other building materials combined. Chances are, your home uses concrete in some way whether it be for your driveway, basement, or both. Although this material is durable and lasts long, damages can occur. If you notice a problem with your concrete, it's best to call concrete contractors in Ottawa for help. Read on to learn about the signs you need concrete repairs.


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    The Different Types of Concrete Floor Finishing Explained

    Concrete has become a popular flooring option for many stylish homeowners. Concrete flooring is both beautiful and extremely durable, making it great for most areas of the home. It's also very low maintenance. There are many different types of concrete floor finishing in Ottawa, which makes it very appealing. You can customize your concrete floor in a variety of stains, colours, and textures. If you're considering adding concrete floors to your home or wish to update your concrete floor finishes, you'll love this guide to the different types of finishes for concrete floors.


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  • Driveway
    What's the Best Material For Your Driveway?

    Aside from your landscaping, your driveway is one of the most important parts of your home's exterior in terms of functionality and curb appeal. To ensure that you get the most from your investment, it's crucial to be sure that the driveway materials are of the highest quality possible. Read on to learn more about which materials are best for this part of your home so you can enjoy it for years to come.


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    How to Maintain Your Driveway Year Round

    What does your driveway say about you? Does it show cleanliness and maybe a sense of charm? Or does it stick out like a sore thumb to your neighbors? Do not make the mistake of overlooking this segment as if it's outside of your home. This path leads straight into your home and gives people a sense of what's inside. Your driveway needs attention year-round so that it gives others the best impression of you. Read on to learn how to keep it properly maintained throughout every season.


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    How Can You Save Your Project Both Time and Money by Renting a Stone Slinger?

    Gone are the days of having to break your back moving aggregates by hand. If you want to make your work more efficient and better quality, then consider renting a stone slinger. Looking into a stone slinger rental? Make your project more successful, cut time, and save money by renting a stone slinger for your next job site.


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    Why Does Your Project Need a Stone Slinger?

    Construction projects can be complex and often hit setbacks that cause delays and go overbudget. One of the most common problems is the inability to place much-needed materials in a precise location. If you’ve run into these problems, then you need a stone slinger rental from Reitano Concrete Ltd. A stone slinger may sound like something people use to knock down castles during a Medieval battle; it’s a useful tool for delivering materials to locations that are difficult for other machines such as dump trucks. We created this guide to help you understand what a stone slinger is and how you can use it for your commercial and residential projects.


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  • Garage Flooring
    How Can Great Garage Flooring Improve Your Garage Space?

    Americans spend nearly $10,000 a year to own and operate a vehicle. It makes sense to have a nice garage to park it in. Maybe you use your garage for storage rather than parking your vehicle. Either way, don't you want nice, pristine, and durable garage floors? Are you wondering how to make your garage flooring nicer? Keep reading to learn how great garage floors can improve your garage space.


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    Steps To Consider Before Planning Foundation Repairs

    No homeowner wants to find out that their foundation needs repair. It's one of the biggest home projects out there. Luckily, there is a solution to your foundation damage with the right preparation. If you want to know what to expect when you begin your foundation repair project then you've come to the right place. Here are the factors to consider before foundation work begins.


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  • Concrete
    The Major Ingredients in Cement Concrete

    Ancient people used lime, sand, water and stones to construct homes. Over time, we have improved upon the materials and now, it has morphed into the modern concrete. These days, it is the widely used material for construction purposes. At Reitano Concrete Ltd. you can find a variety of concrete options, finishes and products. Many people use ‘cement’ as a synonym for ‘concrete’ but it is not so.

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    Concrete During Winter: What You Need to Know Before Starting Your Project

    Concrete is a mixture made up of water, rock, sand and gravel mixed with Portland cement. The mixture is in the form of slurry and begins to harden once poured. Curing of concrete is essential for it to develop the desired strength and durability. Without sufficient moisture, the hydration process of concrete is not adequate, affecting the quality of the product. The rate of hydration is faster at higher temperatures. If you are looking for quality concrete contractors in Ottawa, Reitano Concrete Ltd can help you. With over 25 years of experience in the industry, we always strive for reliability and also provide formworks and floor finishing services.

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    Why you need professional foundation contractors to repair or build your foundation

    The foundation of a building is the most important part of its structure. Not only does it hold your home or business up, it also keeps out moisture, resists the movement of the earth and keeps out the cold. In order to do all these things properly, a foundation needs to be built by a professional concrete contractor

    Erecting the foundation of a building involves more than just digging a hole in the ground and pouring cement into forms. When your foundation is built in a way that’s suited to the location, it’s not unreasonable to expect it to last up to a century.

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    Most common types of concrete damage

    Concrete is one of the most durable materials around. However, it isn’t impervious to the damage that can be caused by improper installation or extreme weather conditions of the sort that we’re used to here in the Ottawa Valley.

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  • Chimney repair in Ottawa Ontario
    The Importance of a Pre-Winter Chimney Repair Check

    Chimneys are one of the most exposed elements on a home's exterior, subject to the deteriorating effects of wind, rain, snow, and ice from all sides. Because of this, chimneys tend to require more frequent repair than other exterior home elements. If you do need chimney repair in Ottawa, then the experts at Reitano Concrete Ltd encourage you to get it done before winter really hits. Let's take a look at why pre-winter chimney repair is so important.

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  • 10/07/2018
    Interlocking Stones for Your Summer Patio

    Now that summer has arrived, it’s time to think about your renovation projects. Whether you own a business or a family home, you should consider interlocking stones to bring a unique look to your property. Whereas regular paving stones tend to be rectangular and repetitive, interlocking stones fit together in more complex ways, producing more interesting and intricate patterns. Paved areas don’t have to be simple, utilitarian features in your yard. When they’re done right, they can contribute to the aesthetic appeal of outdoor spaces. Patios, pool areas, driveways and walkways are all great areas to place interlocking stones.

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  • 16/05/2018
    Get Ready to Repair Concrete Damage This Spring

    Spring is the perfect time to think about what aspects of your property need improvement or maintenance for the summer months to come. At Reitano Concrete Ltd., we’d like to remind you to inspect your home’s concrete walls and driveway or your company’s parking lot for any damage this spring. If you need any repairs in the Ottawa area, we’re here to help. Here are just two causes of concrete damage that you should keep an eye out for when deciding to contact an expert.

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