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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.

Tackle Cement Silo Maintenance Between Professional Cleanings

When it comes to cement silo maintenance, experts recommend professional cleaning by a concrete chipping company every three months or so. But, is that the only time your silos require some TLC? Of course not. Just as with any important equipment or resource your company relies on, a bit of maintenance work is sometimes necessary […]

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Cement, Condensation and Ensuring Healthy Silos

When it comes to cement, condensation can lead to headaches for everyone on your crew. From clumps that result in slowed — or halted — pours from your cement storage silos, to damage to the silo itself, unplanned moisture has a tendency to hit productivity and a company’s bottom line hard. Read on for information […]

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Don’t Let Hardened Concrete Haunt Your Job Sites

Halloween is all about things that go bump in the night, but when those bumps are hardened concrete bits knocking around your cement mixing drums, storage silos and central mixers, it spells trouble. (And not just for your company’s equipment, but its productivity — and bottom line as a whole.) Here, General Chipping offers tips […]

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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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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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Stay Ahead of the Game with Cement Silo Cleaning

You’ve heard it before, but we believe it bears repeating — cement silo cleaning is important. Not only does regular maintenance keep your cement storage silo from experiencing slowdowns clogs that can throw off your schedule, but it can improve job site safety, too. Here are a few things to consider with cement silo cleaning. […]

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How Often Should I Schedule Cleanings for My Cement Silos?

If you’ve ever done work with General Chipping, or if you’ve spent any time reading our website, chances are you know we recommend having your cement mixing drums and central mixers chipped every three months. But what about your cement silos? If wet cement isn’t flowing through them, do they really require regular maintenance? In […]

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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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