Concrete is a man-made mixture. Whether it's brushed concrete exposed aggregate, stamped or smooth it all share the same characteristics. All concrete usually cracks in time from the shifting of the ground to the elements even erosion. Protecting your concrete is key, to add years to your driveways and concrete surfaces. By sealing your driveway, walkways and patio's you will slow down even stopping the water from penetrating your concrete surfaces. Cracks and Control Joints can be repaired completely stopping all water egressing underneath your concrete surfaces and undermining the soil under your concrete. Controlling the flow of water away from your house and any concrete surfaces is very important in maintaining good health to your driveway or any other concrete surfaces you might have.
Used more than any other man-made construction material, concrete is common in making buildings, roads, bridges, driveways, fences and even boats. Concrete is used in different ways depending upon what one wants to make, requiring heavy-duty reinforcement for structures carrying a substantial load (like a bridge) and very little for a simple concrete garden tile. That's why repairing a warehouse floor that's cracking requires a different method compared with repairs to your residential concrete driveway or a crack in your foundation.
There are lots of different forces that can affect how concrete maintains its form and function over time. Whether it's from the elements or simply wear, tear. In warehouses it's usually from too big of a concrete area with not efficient enough control joints sometimes there are not cut deep enough. It could most likely be a floating floor so the concrete is always moving and stressing. Pallet jacks to 10,000lbs forklifts with hard tires tend to beat up and damage the surfaces as well. Crack control joints even spalls can easily be fixed with no down time to your business. Forklifts can be up and running over my product in as little as 30min.
Whether it's residential or commercial the best thing is to fix the concrete right when it shows signs of failure. This is the best way to stay on top of the situation before repairs cost rise.