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Category Archives: Basements

The Silent Killer

Northern Concrete has taken a stance to have zero incidences for our employees relating to any Carbon Monoxide issues. Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a deadly, colorless, odorless, poisonous gas that can kill you quickly. Carbon Monoxide is also called the … Continue reading

5 Benefits of Poured Concrete Walls – A Solid Foundation

Yes, the term foundation is definitely a cliché.  Many people have used it to the point where the word has lost its connection to the actual definition.  While foundation also refers to the support piece under your mattress (I’m used … Continue reading

How does ground frost affect concrete?

Ground frost is the condition in which moisture in the soil freezes. Typically ground frost doesn’t go any further in to the ground more than a foot or two. Ground frost is the reason building codes in Wisconsin require building … Continue reading

Concrete customers

Concrete contracting is easy to sell. Any new building going up these days begins with concrete. A built-in need, mandated by government—who could ask for anything more. That said, it is often much tougher to actually produce the desired product. … Continue reading

Construction Growing Pains

Truthfully the last few years have been pretty tough for the construction industry. Many companies have been through multiple rounds of belt-tightening, from trimming overhead to selling equipment and laying off workers. There is little doubt these exercises are often … Continue reading