From Start to Finish: A Guide to the Concrete Contractor Process

If you’re planning a concrete project, understanding the process from start to finish can help you make informed decisions and ensure a successful outcome. At Memphis Concrete Builders, we’ve compiled this guide to give you an overview of what to expect when working with a concrete contractor.


Consultation: The first step is a consultation with the contractor. This is when you’ll discuss the details of your project, such as the size, shape, and desired finish. The contractor will assess the site and provide recommendations.


Planning: Once the details are finalized, the contractor will create a plan for the project. This includes determining the materials needed, the equipment required, and the timeline for completion.


Preparation: Preparation is a critical step in the process. The contractor will prepare the site by removing any debris, grading the area, and setting up forms to contain the concrete.


Pouring: Next, the concrete is poured into the forms. The contractor will work quickly to ensure the concrete is level and free of air pockets.


Finishing: After the concrete has been poured, it needs to be finished. This includes smoothing the surface, adding decorative elements if desired, and creating expansion joints to prevent cracking.


Curing: Once the finishing is complete, the concrete needs time to cure. This can take several days to a week, depending on the weather and other factors.


Sealing: The final step is to seal the concrete. This helps protect it from moisture and stains, and gives it a polished finish.


Working with a concrete contractor can be a smooth and stress-free process when you choose a reputable and experienced company like Memphis Concrete Builders. We take pride in providing our clients with high-quality workmanship and excellent customer service. Contact us or call us today to learn more about how we can assist you with your next concrete project.