Posts By: Bergen Mobile Concrete

The Wonders of Concrete in Your Home

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Concrete has been incorporated in plenty of architectural designs and buildings, but it also used in many different aspects of living and way of life. Concrete is a substance that can be transformed for many uses. Your home can benefit from the use of concrete in design and structure. Also, the exterior layout of your… Read more »

Why is Concrete So Strong?

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Concrete has been used for thousands of years for many applications including architecture. Many concrete buildings across the world have lasted so many years because of the strength and durability they were built with.  It’s a mystery because concrete is made from water and cement mix, so people can’t understand why concrete structures last so… Read more »

The Benefits of a Concrete Driveway

Many homeowners debate on what kind of driveway is best to have regarding the material you put down. Different types of driveways like concrete or asphalt have pros and cons, but we’re here to tell you the benefits of pouring a concrete driveway.  With a concrete driveway, you are able to increase the value of… Read more »

Concrete Patio Ideas for the Summer

Concrete Patio Ideas

The summer is coming soon, and it seems like we may be doing more backyard patio activities this summer than most. Creating a concrete backyard patio may help you get outside and relax in your backyard much more.  With concrete being the material to use on your patio build, you’ll have plenty of benefits to… Read more »

A Concrete Wonder: The Roman Pantheon

Roman Pantheon concrete structure

Concrete has played a major role in architecture for thousands of years. Some of the Roman concrete structures have lasted over 2,000 years, but they have survived the years with a little help from preservation techniques. There is one building that has lasted without any preservation. The Pantheon in the city of Rome has been… Read more »

Some of the Coolest Concrete Structures in the World

Roman Colosseum concrete structure

Concrete has been used in architecture and buildings for centuries. Around the world, there are incredible structures that were made with concrete that are still standing to this day. The fact that these structures are standing tall after going through years of wear and tear is a testament to the concrete that they were made… Read more »

ISS Astronauts are Studying Concrete in Microgravity

“It is no longer a question of if we will need to colonize other planets, but a question of when,” says Alexandra Radlińska, assistant professor of civil engineering at Penn State University. In order to give future space colonists a “concrete advantage,” Penn State researchers are collaborating with astronauts onboard the International Space Station (ISS)… Read more »

Dutch Architects Flood Proof Homes With Buoyant Concrete Foundations

Flooding events are expected to become increasingly common in the coming years, according to the UK Climate Projections 2018. Over the next decade, hotter summer temperatures, rising sea levels and more extreme weather events such as flash floods will necessitate creative solutions in housing. Dutch architects may have found one such solution by using buoyant… Read more »

Australian Engineers Use Polymer Rebar to Reinforce Concrete

Did you know that modern concrete bridges require maintenance about once every five years, and major rehabilitation every 20 years? That’s true now, but a new type of rebar could change that in the future. A team of engineers at Deakin University in Victoria, Australia has developed an experimental polymer rebar to reinforce concrete and… Read more »