concrete curb construction

Concrete curbs are built on the sides of roads to collect water and transport it to collection points. And it can strengthen the road edge and make it more beautiful.

There are many types of concrete curbs for yard paths and wide roads. Below are the five best ways to make concrete curbs and the advantages of these methods.

Formwork

This construction method can be used if you do not have high requirements for aesthetics and firmness. You can set up the formwork and then pour it with concrete. This construction method is easy, but the construction efficiency is also very low. There is no beautiful edge, and it is easy to crack, so this method is suitable for narrow trails or home DIY construction.

concrete curb formwork

Concrete Curb Pavers

Using concrete curb pavers is more convenient for concrete curb construction and simple to maintain. There will be no cracking problems. During construction, you only need to place pavers in the planned position. You can choose different types of pavers to create an aesthetically pleasing edge. You can buy ready-made ones at the market or use moulds to make your own. This kind of concrete curb is also very simple to maintain. If there is damage, you just need to replace the broken pavers. It is suitable for all types of road curb construction.

concrete curb pavers

Concrete Curb Trowel

For smaller projects, concrete curb trowel can be used to produce. When using this tool for construction, concrete with a low slump is required. The curb made by this tool has a good appearance, but the construction speed is slow. There are fewer types of concrete curb trowel available on the market, so there are fewer curb styles to make. Concrete curb trowel is also suitable for smaller construction or home DIY projects.

concrete curb trowel

Concrete Curb Roller

Concrete curbs can be made by installing special custom drums on concrete roller screeds. This way, the construction efficiency is higher and can be customized according to the drum shape. Roller screed also has many uses, besides making concrete curbs, it can also level concrete slabs and concrete slopes, etc. In addition, its investment cost is also low, suitable for general concrete contractors to use. The disadvantage is that it cannot be formed at one time, and it needs to be finished with a trowel after forming.

concrete curb roller

Concrete Curb Machine

This kind of machine is specially designed to make concrete curbs. It is highly efficient and can produce high-quality concrete curb. Its mould can be changed to make concrete curbs of different shapes. Although this machine can produce a very strong concrete curb, it also has some disadvantages. This type of machine is relatively large in volume, the price is also very high, and the continuous concrete curb damage repair is also relatively complicated. So it’s usually used for some high-grade road edge.

conrete curb machine

Conclusion

Through our introduction, I think you ready have a understanding for the concrete curbs production method. The five methods range from home DIY and small construction to large projects. You can choose the best method for your project situation