Morello Concrete Construction, Inc.

Ask me anything   Morello Concrete has been specializing in residential and commercial concrete in San Diego since 1985. From decorative concrete work to large building foundations Morello Concrete Construction Inc. has been San Diego’s concrete service provider for over twenty years. We are licensed, bonded, and insured with references all over the San Diego region. Our expert finishers and carpenters take pride in their work and have been working for Morello Concrete Construction for many years. Our foreman are bilingual with expertise in all aspects of concrete construction. If you live in San Diego and need concrete work, demolition, or construction consulting services Morello Concrete Construction, Inc. of San Diego is your leader.

CIP 22 - Grout

ACI defines grout as “a mixture of cementitious material and water, with or without aggregate, proportioned to produce a pourable consistency without segregation of the constituents.” Grout may also contain fly ash, slag, and liquid admixtures.

The…

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The real things haven’t changed. It is

The real things haven’t changed. It is still best to be honest and truthful;to make the most of what we have; to be happy with simple pleasures; and have courage where things go wrong.
Laura Ingalls Wilder
#quote #realthings #honesty #truth

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CIP 38 - Pervious Concrete

Pervious concrete is a special type of concrete with a high porosity used for concrete flatwork applications that allows water from precipitation and other sources to pass through it, thereby reducing the runoff from a site and recharging ground water…

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#Concrete  #nrmca  #Pervious concrete 
Thousands of candles can be lit from a s

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
The Buddha
#sharing #happiness #buddha #quote

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CIP 14 - Finishing Concrete Flatwork

WHAT is Finishing?

Finishing Concrete Flatwork

Finishing is the operation of creating a concrete sur- face of a desired texture, smoothness and durability. The finish can be strictly functional or decorative.

WHY Finish Concrete?

Finishing…

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#Admixtures and Finishing  #Concrete  #Decorative Finishes  #Tools and Equipment 
Just because something doesn’t do what

Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless.
#ThomasAlvaEdison
#quote #usefullthings #plans

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Cold Weather Concreting

Cold weather is defined as a period when the average daily temperature falls below 40°F [4°C] for more than three successive days. These conditions warrant spe- cial precautions when placing, finishing, curing and protecting concreteagainst the effects…

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Joints in Concrete Slabs on Grade

Concrete expands and shrinks with changes in mois- ture and temperature. The overall tendency is to shrink and this can cause cracking at an early age. Irregular cracks are unsightly and difficult to maintain but gen- erally do not affect the integrity…

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#Concrete  #Concrete slab  #Construction and Maintenance  #Expansion joint  #Materials and Supplies 
Concrete Pre-Construction Conference

Prior to the start of a job, especially for a major project, a concrete pre-construction conference (some times called a pre-pour meeting) should be held to define and allocate responsibilities of the entire construction team. It is imperative that all…

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CIP 31 - Ordering Ready Mixed Concrete

WHAT is Ready Mixed Concrete?

Concrete is a mixture of cementitious materials, water, aggregate, usually sand and gravel or crushed stone. There is a common misunderstanding that cement and concrete are one and the same. Cement is a powdered ingredient…

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#Cement  #Concrete  #Construction and Maintenance