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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.

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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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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Cement Silo Safety: Let Silo Cleaning Companies Service Your Equipment

At General Chipping, the first rule of cement silo safety is to leave the maintenance work to silo cleaning companies. You see, although maintaining your cement storage silos might seem as simple as removing the occasional clog, doing so can prove dangerous — and even fatal — when carried out incorrectly. Professional silo cleaning companies […]

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When Do Concrete Chipping Appointments Take Place?

Concrete chipping appointments. You know you need them to ensure your ready-mix concrete trucks, central mixers and cement storage silos remain healthy. (After all, those tools play a big role in keeping your company in business.) But, when it comes time to schedule those concrete chipping appointments, how does it work? Does maintenance eat into […]

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Don’t Let Potential Tariffs on Construction Materials Sidetrack Maintenance Schedules

Between talks of tariffs on construction materials, the uncertainty of an upcoming election year and other everyday considerations, many crews are taking a conservative approach to budgeting for 2020. At General Chipping, our team is all for saving and spending money wisely. Even so, there are certain things a company should never pull back on. […]

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Regular Maintenance Keeps Your Cement Silo Running Smoothly

Your crew puts tremendous care into the upkeep of your redi mix trucks, drums and mixers, but what about your cement silo? Humid outdoor conditions — rain, snow and even ice — can lead to clumping and clogs within your cement storage silos, putting the brakes on your production. The General Chipping team can help. […]

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Is Chemical Cement Mixer Drum Cleaner All You Need?

A chemically based cement mixer drum cleaner might seem like the easy fix when it comes to maintaining your redi mix truck drums and central mixers. But, is it enough to keep concrete buildup at bay? In short, the answer is no. While such products can do a great job helping to delay the onset […]

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Safety in Your Construction and Concrete Work

Between the heavy equipment, harsh outdoor conditions and everyday strains of the job, construction and concrete work are inherently dangerous. At General Chipping, we believe safety should come first and foremost — every job, every day. A few seemingly simple considerations can save lives on the jobsite. Take a moment to read through these safety-focused […]

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Stop Searching for “How to Remove Hardened Concrete from Mixer”

If you’ve ever peered into a slow redi mix truck drum, contemplated the mess and then keyed “How to remove hardened concrete from mixer” into your smartphone, chances are multiple results popped up. From step-by-step instructions about chipping concrete out yourself to tips on using chemicals to keep buildup at bay, there is a lot […]

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Construction Safety Gear: Choosing the Right Work Boots

Construction safety gear plays a crucial role in keeping crewmembers protected on the jobsite. When it comes to work boots, however, not everyone knows how to select the right footwear for their work. Unlike heading to the store for a pair of everyday shoes, choosing the right work boots is about more than looks and […]

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