Spring Cleaning Is Here: Chemicals To Use for Concrete Care

In the spring season, many homeowners begin the process of cleaning. From the exterior to the interior, spring cleaning will see your home prepared from top to bottom. When it comes to concrete, there are many ways to clean it, including using chemicals for specific stain care. Learn more about how concrete can be cleaned … Continued

Reinforcing Your Property

Reinforcing your property is an important task and one you should take seriously. As a homeowner, it is important to address any issues that may arise as soon as possible.Doing so ensures that the integrity of the building remains intact. In this post, we will look at the importance of reinforcing your property and offer … Continued

What I Wear to Pour Concrete-Safety Gear for Concrete

Concrete is the most commonly used construction material usually preferred because of its versatility, cost-effectiveness, and durability. It is advisable to take basic precautions as one works with concrete despite concrete being the safest construction material. In all the years that concrete has been used, relatively few people have incurred concrete-related injuries. If it’s your … Continued

Heating And Cooling Concerns with Your Newly Repaired Basement

If you just had your basement repaired, congratulations. You’re now ready to utilize the extra space and turn it into something useful. However, there are certain precautions that need to be taken into account when it comes to heating and cooling your newly repaired basement.The type of weather outside will affect how hot or cold … Continued

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

The Formula to Calculate Concrete Yardage- How Much Do I Need?

If you are undertaking a construction project, it is important to precisely measure the various components of the concrete to ensure it doesn’t run out before completion. Your concrete needs are bound to change depending on the project, and ensuring you have sufficient concrete with minimum waste guarantees a successful project. Most contractors recommend completing … Continued

Questions to Ask During a Concrete Estimate

When planning your next concrete project, it is important to ensure that you hire the right company to complete the work. A reputable contractor will offer a quality estimate as well as use the best materials and set a solid timeline for completion. If you have never hired a service company for a concrete project, … Continued

I Want a Statue, But One That Will Last

Adding a decorative statue to your driveway can be an attractive and eye-catching way to enhance the entrance of your home. Whether it’s a traditional animal, a religious figure, or something more whimsical, statues can add both character and beauty to any outdoor space.But if you want your statue to last, there are certain considerations … Continued

When it comes to home improvement projects

When it comes to home improvement projects, many homeowners often give more attention to other projects such as kitchen renovations, exterior painting, and landscaping. Nonetheless, there are several other projects that can also add value to any property. Some of these projects include the installation of sheds and the pouring of basements. If you’re planning … Continued

Foundation Repair After a Flood

Water moving at 10 miles per hour can exert the same amount of pressure as wind gusts moving at 270 miles per hour. Framed that way, it’s easy to see how flooding can cause a tremendous amount of structural damage to your home’s foundation. Foundational damage isn’t always easy to spot, though. After flooding has … Continued

Meet Lance Davis


Lance Davis is a third generation Concrete Contractor with over 10+ years experience in concrete repair and slabjacking. His company Davis & Sons Concrete 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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