FAQs

Welcome to Niagara Concrete’s FAQ page! We’re glad you’re here. Whether you’re a seasoned contractor or a DIY homeowner, we know you might have some questions about our unique on-site mixed concrete services and what we can offer you. This page is designed to address the most common queries we receive, giving you clear and concise answers. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, feel free to reach out to us directly – we’re always happy to help!
Does Niagara Concrete do concrete finishing?
We no longer form or finish concrete but we do have contractors that we highly recommend depending on the job needing done.
What type of projects do you do?

Driveways, Parking Lots, Foundations, Sidewalks, Curbs, Steps, Ramps, Retaining Walls, Patios, Pool Decks, Seawalls, and Columns. Give us a call if you have something else in mind.

How thick should I make my concrete?

We recommend at least 4 inches thick on driveways, patios, sidewalks and most residential slabs.

How long before I can drive on my new concrete?
The standard is 5-7 days.
How far does your chute reach?
Depending on how the truck can park, 15 ft if we can back straight up to the form or 12 ft if we have to park perpendicular.
How many wheelbarrows is a yard?
13-15 wheelbarrows
What type of projects do you do?
Driveways, Parking Lots, Foundations, Sidewalks, Curbs, Steps, Ramps, Retaining Walls, Patios, Pool Decks, Seawalls, and Columns. Give us a call if you have something else in mind.
What tools will I need?

Screed board, trowel, edger, broom and a bull float. You can buy all tools at your local home improvement store and rent a bull float for fairly cheap.

How far does your chute reach?
Depending on how the truck can park, 15 ft if we can back straight up to the form or 12 ft if we have to park perpendicular.
How long does concrete need to cure before I can walk on my new concrete?

Wind, humidity and sunlight are all factors in how long it takes concrete to cure. Typically you are able to walk on it in 24-48hrs.

Questions about a project?