Flatwork Specialist / Designer Concrete
Frequently Asked Questions
We bring personalized service, extensive experience, and an in depth understanding of concrete products and processes to our client's projects. From prepping the sub grade, setting forms, pouring concrete and right through sealing, we won't compromise materials or cut corners. Our future depends upon the quality concrete we create today.
Ed Garmon has been doing concrete for more than 34 years. In 1992 we opened Garmon Concrete Construction in Spokane, WA.
Because of temperature issues, the Northwest's climate generally dictates exterior concrete be placed from about March to November. However, during the colder months concrete can sometimes be poured by using warming measures such as tenting, heating and blanketing.
Certainly. For example we have worked in Colville, Pullman, Sandpoint, Seattle, Tri-Cities - all over the Pacific Northwest.
It's best to contact us as early as possible in the beginning planning stages of your project. We schedule on a first come, first served basis. The time frame in which your job is completed is subject to weather conditions and our current workload.
We are happy to offer help with design, layout, color & pattern decisions. We are also perfectly capable of installations based on your personally or professionally drawn plans.
Yes! Its sustainability is measured in decades and when the end finally comes, concrete can be crushed and recycled. Floors that use radiantly heated concrete have cleaner air, are more efficient and reduce allergens. Concrete is also green in that it is manufactured locally. Using concrete in various applications can help a project earn LEED® points.
We have a full gallery of photos on our website of work that we have personally installed. Also, we can provide custom samples of the type and colors of concrete you choose specifically for your project.
Yes, all concrete cracks. No reputable contractor can or will guarantee no cracking. We make every attempt, specifically appropriate for your project and known to the industry, to control cracking.
In the event a concrete mixer truck is unable to back right up to the work site, we move concrete to the back yard by means of wheelbarrows, a bobcat, or a concrete pump. The chosen method is dictated by jobsite conditions.