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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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Why Are Dried Lumps Appearing in My Poured Concrete?

A smooth blend is key to clean, professional-looking poured concrete jobs. When dried lumps resembling stones enter the mix, it can spell trouble not only for your crew, but for your customer relationships, too. Luckily, this problem is an easy one to solve. The dried concrete appearing during your pours likely indicates a drum that […]

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What is the Difference Between Cement and Concrete?

Chances are if you’re on our website considering concrete chipping services, you already know the difference between cement and concrete. Still, at General Chipping we are firm believers in educating those individuals that we — and our customers — serve. A little knowledge can go a long way in producing long-standing relationships and a client […]

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How Can I Encourage Cold Weather Safety for My Crew?

Autumn is here once more, and for crews across the country, that means cold working conditions are just around the corner. Just as summer presents its own set of safety concerns for outdoor workers, winter does, too. Is your team armed with proper cold weather safety information for the months ahead? At General Chipping, we […]

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Where Does General Chipping Offer Concrete Removal Services?

General Chipping is based in Houston, Texas, but we proudly offer trusted concrete removal services nationwide. Still, while our trucks and crew members provide us the opportunity to travel anywhere, there are parts of the country we frequent more often than others. You’ll most often find us in the South, Midwest and Eastern U.S. Top […]

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Why Does a Cement Truck’s Drum Mixer Rotate During Travel?

For concrete professionals, those of us who use the drum mixer as a regular tool, the question "Why does a cement truck's drum mixer rotate during travel?" is a no-brainer. But what about the clients we serve? For people who don’t work in our industry, our tasks and equipment are something of a mystery. As […]

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General Chipping Welcomes Safety Consultant Oscar Zamarron

General Chipping is pleased to announce Oscar Zamarron has joined the team as safety consultant. In his new role, Zamarron will aid in developing and implementing an accident prevention program that focuses on training, compliance and strategic measures for the road ahead. Zamarron brings 17 years of experience to General Chipping. His past work includes […]

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How Can I Protect My Team During Hot Summer Months?

Summertime is here again, and for crews that work outdoors, that can mean added on-the-job dangers. From sunburns, to dehydration and even heat stroke, warm weather presents a unique set of hazards. It’s important for your entire team to take measures to go in prepared. Here are a few tips to help keep everyone working […]

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Why is My Cement Storage Silo Experiencing Clogs?

Have you noticed recent inconsistencies in the way your cement storage silo is performing? Slower-than-usual release of the product, perhaps? Complete obstructions? If so, rest assured you aren’t alone. As average temperatures increase the world over, humidity increases, too. And for those with storage silos — even those whose silos have never before experienced trouble […]

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