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text 2019-06-10 13:33
Things you must know about Paving Oklahoma driveways

Paving that has been done using individual elements can be replaced and repaired very easily. Also, all of this can be done invisibly. One-piece constructions like concrete, pattern, and concrete require replacement or repair that may be patched or cut out. Cement or concrete pavers have cement as the primary ingredient. However, concrete contains water, aggregates like sand, water, additives and elements that shall enhance performance. They are made with a concrete dry mix that contains pigments, gravel, sand, and cement. The wet mix gets poured inside a mold. This then gets vibrated to be compressed as concrete. The concrete then is allowed to get cured. The resultant paver can withstand eight thousand pounds in comparison to three thousand pounds.

 

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Maintaining the concrete pavers

The Concrete Pavers Oklahoma City driveways demand little to no maintenance. A hose rinsing and occasional sweeping keep them quite clean enough. If the weeds make it through its surface, then just have them removed as and when they appear. Stains can usually be removed if a concrete cleaner is used. However, one must always check with the recommendations done by the manufacturers. If the frost or roots of the trees damage sections of driveways then the affected pavers can be removed easily. Once the underlying problem is fixed, the driveway can be put back together.

 

Installation of concrete driveways (Base)

A driveway Paving Oklahoma requires not many steps to be installed. The very first step towards installation is excavating loose soil and grass. Then, a base made of gravel has to be thoroughly compacted. This is followed by a sand layer. Any basic driveway must have six to four inches of gravel and should be topped with an inch of sand. Driveways need handling of heavy vehicles, for which you require twelve to ten inches which is the most recommended. The base is graded also for facilitating water-runoff.

 

Installation of edging

Once the base has been readied, edging has to be installed along driveway’s sides so that the pavers can be there. They have to be kept snug. For the installation of pavers, they have to be set simply. Later they have to be fitted together tightly. To keep the rows completely straight, string line must be used. These pavers must be cut for fitting the corners and edges, with help of masonry saw.

 

Compaction of the pavers

When the pavers are fully down, the entire surface has to be compacted with plate compactor so as to set pavers into a base of sand. During the stage of compaction, and may also be swept across so that small cracks are filled. These cracks can be there between pavers, making them all tightened into a more monolithic and rigid structure.

 

Steer clear from extreme conditions of weather

Summertime has been considered an amazing time for getting any kind of work related to concrete or asphalt. This is because the weather is most suitable when such paving is laid. When the weather is both temperate and dry, the entire thing can properly set. Winters do not present you with such an amazing opportunity.

 

Source: http://www.articleted.com/article/112864/9494/Things-you-must-know-about-Paving-Oklahoma-driveways-

Source: arrowasphalt.net
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text 2019-02-22 05:29
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review 2018-08-29 20:23
Oklahoma Is Where I Live by Gary Conrad
Oklahoma Is Where I Live: And Other Thin... Oklahoma Is Where I Live: And Other Things on My Mind - Gary D Conrad

Oklahoma Is Where I Live: and Other Things on My Mind by Gary Conrad is a series of heartwarming and thought-provoking essays that are reminiscent of another Oklahoma son, Will Rogers.

 

I gave it five stars because it reminded me of the days of my youth when there was a family get-together and we sat around an old octagonal oak table and told stories from our past.

 

I found this book to be a treasure chest of gem-like homilies. From the sweetness of a first kiss to an attraction to sugar and the resulting dental work, it kept my attention. The episode of snake capturing actually made me laugh out loud.

 

Learning the benefits of walking meditation or hiking is described clearly: "Something magical happened when you entered that space and completely concentrated your attention on just hiking. In truth, it's an intense contemplation of sorts.

 

In meditation, you attempt to bring your mind to a single point of focus, much like the tip of the candle flame. In hiking, your attention is likewise entirely focused. You intensely watch the trail for rocks--so you don't stumble. You gauge your breathing and your pulse rate, for if you become too fatigued the risk of falling increases dramatically. And an added benefit is that Mother Nature is all around nurturing and healing you."

 

Discussing necessary wall-building to be a medical professional: "Needing protection from this, most students develop what can best be described as an emotional wall, one that not only blocks emotion coming in but also going out. Without the wall, the training experience in medical school is too much, far too much…

 

Rather than a slow, gentle process, the wall has to be built quickly, not brick-by-brick as a mason might do. It’s much akin to pouring a solid slab of cement, which hardens in moments. It didn’t take long for medical students to recognize that fact, and we recklessly submersed ourselves into the experience, ready and willing to be toughened."

 

I was unable to build that necessary wall so left nursing after thirteen short years.

 

I received a complimentary copy from the author. That did not change my opinion for this review.

 

I had previously read Murder on Easter Island: A Daniel "Hawk" Fishinghawk Mystery and enjoyed it tremendously. Please read my five star review for that book.

 

I look forward to reading The Lhasa Trilogy next and the upcoming Murder at Stonehenge, the sequel to Murder on Easter Island which will be published soon.

 

Link to purchase: https://www.amazon.com/Oklahoma-Where-Live-Other-Things-ebook/dp/B00F0P5H1M

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review 2017-11-06 15:56
Footprints in Oklahoma
Footprints in the Dew, Damon "Chub" Anderson and the unsolved Mullendore Murder - Dale R. Lewis

I loved this book! It was a great look at another crime in northeastern Oklahoma and a great local read companion to "Killers of the Flower Moon."
This is truly the story of Chub Anderson, outlaw and roughneck, and his wild life. The whole book centers around the E.C. Mulledore III's murder in 1970. However, there is so much more to Chub's life and your drawn into this wild ride of guns, drugs, hiding from the cops, and eventually Chub's last days.
Recommend for true crime buffs and Oklahoma history readers.

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review 2017-08-19 00:00
Only in Oklahoma
Only in Oklahoma - Kirsten Osbourne Only in Oklahoma - Kirsten Osbourne A contemporary take on the mail order bride, I'm looking forward to reading the rest of this series.
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