Concrete Garage Pads Edmonton
McCormick General Construction takes concrete seriously. We are a leader in Edmonton and Area for the breakout, removal and replacement of concrete and newly poured concrete at affordable price points for businesses and consumers. Our team is lead by years of experience and a journeyman concrete finisher to ensure the product is of quality is delivered in a timely manner.
Pouring an Edmonton garage pad is where we excel at McCormick. We have done so many that we have efficient processes and can pass the savings onto you. Site excavation is completed and then the base is built from the road crush to create the foundation. We then tamper down the crush with water to ensure compaction of the concrete pad. Base preparation creates the foundation for an optimal concrete pad pour. All of our concrete pads exceed codes and guidelines laid out by the municipal regulations. If you have an abnormally large pad which requires an engineered drawing for a permit, we will assist you to ensure that it gets done for an affordable price with an engineer.
Prior to pouring, we always ensure the ground is prepped and the rebar is closely spaced and properly positioned. In Edmonton, garage pads need a solid foundation to be poured on to ensure if there is expansion or contraction of the ground below there is a less likely chance of cracking. We use tampers to compact the ground below to ensure a solid compact foundation. When pouring a garage pad, we always use concrete chairs to ensure that the rebar stays suspended to the middle of the slab thickness. Without this, the rebar will sink when the pour is being completed, thus causing the slab to become weaker and be susceptible to larger cracks. Once that is done, the rebar and ground are dampened to ensure a quality finished product. This helps build a long lasting product for all of our clients.
Polished finishes and Green finishes are typical for an Edmonton garage pad. A green finish ensure that when the pad is wet or dirty, it will not be slippery. A polished finish will be more slippery but more elegant.
Garage pads should always contain a curb. Most of the garages built by McCormick contain a curb in which the building sits on. This curb is sloped to ensure water drains towards the garage door leaving the garage interior dry.