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Whether you’re looking for information about the redi-mix concrete chipping process, are searching for safety tips to better protect your team or want to know more about general concrete information, you’ve come to the right place. Our concrete blog offers insight into everything you might want to know about chipping concrete, from how to get your concrete drum mixer up and running again and tips to keep a healthy fleet of ready mix concrete trucks running efficiently. We're also offering up helpful articles about safety and PPE, as well as industry lingo, so you're ready for whatever job comes your way. 

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A Day in the Life of a Concrete Chipper

You know all about concrete chipping, and you understand why it’s important, but how much thought have you given to the concrete chipper? Have you ever wondered what it's like to be the guy who goes inside the drum? The average concrete chipper operates on a very different schedule than most other people do. The […]

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How Much Concrete Do I Need to … ?

“How much concrete do I need to complete my project?” Whether you head up a concrete construction crew or are a DIY master on your own home turf, it’s a question you’ve likely pondered from time to time. After all, if you buy too much concrete, you’re left with costly excess. Buy too little and […]

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Book Preventative Maintenance in Advance

As your company continues rolling on plans for 2020, don’t forget to factor concrete chipping and other preventative maintenance into the mix. What’s the benefit of planning ahead for silo cleaning and drum chipping? Here are just a few of the things that come to mind: Companies Can Pencil You in Concrete chipping companies book up […]

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Looking for Concrete Chipping Work? Keep These Things in Mind.

Are you interested in rolling up your sleeves for concrete chipping work with General Chipping? That’s great! We’re always looking for qualified crewmembers to join our team. Before you go filling out that job application, however, it’s important to understand what the work entails. Chipping concrete is a specialized practice, and there are only a […]

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Emergency Concrete Chipping Service Helps When Your Mixers Are Down

At General Chipping, we offer emergency concrete chipping service in addition to our more traditional offerings. Why? Because, although we encourage regular maintenance to keep your mixing drums, central mixers and cement storage silos working their best for you, we know busy schedules sometimes get in the way. A forgotten appointment here and there can […]

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What is a Volumetric Concrete Mixer?

The volumetric concrete mixer has gained popularity in recent years, but isn’t something you see at every jobsite. As a result, the large truck with its pour spout and levers leaves many people scratching their heads and wondering, “What exactly is that?” Although the General Chipping team doesn’t regularly work with volumetric mixers, we love […]

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Gear Up for Cold Weather Concrete Work

As temperatures drop and crews begin filling their schedules with cold weather concrete work, a few key considerations come into play. After all, even the best concrete and construction companies must take steps to ensure their product, people and equipment are up to the task. Although General Chipping is based out of Houston, Texas, we […]

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Working with a Reputable Concrete Chipping Company

They say if something sounds too good to be true, it probably is — and that applies to the concrete chipping company carrying out your mixing drum maintenance. Independent workers who show up with jackhammers and offer to chip out your drums at a discount could wind up costing you big. Here are just a […]

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Eye Protection in Construction and Concrete Work

Personal protective equipment (PPE) such as eye protection in construction work can play a key role in keeping workers safe and able to carry out their jobs. Selecting the proper PPE, however, is easier said than done. A number of factors come into play during the selection process, from the specific tasks a crew is […]

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Keep Your Crew Protected: Construction and Concrete Safety Tips

When it comes to construction and concrete safety, certain considerations — such as fall prevention and PPE — are common on jobsites. At General Chipping, our crew wants to remind our friends, colleagues and clients that other hazards exist, too. Concrete work carries a unique set of risks, and it is important for crew members […]

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