Pouring Concrete

Get articles on pouring concrete from estimating the order to mixing and getting a perfect finish.

Tips to Build a Concrete Walkway

Build strong, crack-free concrete sidewalks and slabs with these 10 pro tips. Tips include forming edges, leveling, smoothing, curing and other vital steps in creating a first-rate concrete pour. Also, the 10 most common mistakes.

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  • How to Pour Concrete

    What makes a concrete driveway or slab strong? Here's a sampling of tips and opinions from professional concrete masons. Avoid cracking and…

  • How to Pour a Concrete Sidewalk

    Form and pour a new concrete sidewalk; the perfect first concrete project for the beginner. Replace that ugly, cracked walk with a flat, smooth…

  • Do it right. Do it yourself.

    The Family Handyman is proud to announce the DIY University. Courses that give you the confidence and know-how to get the job done right.

  • Form and Pour a Concrete Slab

    Pouring a concrete slab yourself can be a big money-saver or big mistake. We show you the best techniques and tools so you get it right the…

  • Tips to Build a Concrete Walkway

    Build strong, crack-free concrete sidewalks and slabs with these 10 pro tips. Tips include forming edges, leveling, smoothing, curing and other…

  • How to Finish Concrete

    In this article, we’ll show you the tools and techniques you need to get a smooth, durable finish on concrete. We’ll also tell you…

  • How to Choose and Use Concrete Fasteners

    Solve your concrete fastening problems with our favorite concrete anchors. We show you how to install light-duty, medium-duty and heavy-duty…

  • How to Properly Mix Concrete

    How to hand mix concrete so it delivers maximum strength and durability. Mixing isn't complicated and when done well, the concrete should…

  • How to Estimate a Concrete Order

    We'll take the mystery out of ordering concrete from a ready-mix company and explain everything you need to know to order it yourself. We…

  • Clean Garage Floors - Remove Oil Stains From Concrete

    Remove those garage floor oil and grease stains and make your concrete look good and improve garage safety.