What’s Breaking My Concrete and What Can I Do?

Broken Concrete fixes by Sensible

No one wants to see cracks or crumbling concrete occur in their driveway. There are things you can do to preserve and extend the life and look of your concrete for years to come once the job is completed. SEALING Sealing your concrete is the number one thing you can do to help keep cracks […]


Pouring concrete in the winter

It is Winter in East Tennessee.  You need a driveway or concrete slab poured now. But, can concrete be poured in winter with any guarantee of success?  Yep.   If certain precautions are taken along with consideration of weather conditions, concrete can be poured in the winter.  Well, probably not in Alaska…. but, hey, we are […]

Concrete Contractors: Why You Should Consider These Experts

Concrete Companies Sevierville, Pigeon Forge

Sensible Concrete knows there are many competent Do-It-Your-Selfers (DIY) that do complicated projects around their home with spectacular results. However, pouring concrete driveways is not usually in their repertoire. Good News!  You don’t have to go it alone!!  Let the experts at Sensible Concrete, the best residential concrete company in East Tennessee, pour your driveway!   […]


Can I pour concrete over existing concrete??? With good care, your residential home’s concrete driveway or patio will last for many, many years.  But, alas, eventually, it WILL wear out.  Then comes decision time: repair it, or replace it.  Many people prefer to just add another concrete layer over the old one instead of digging […]


Sensible Concrete Works is as concerned as you are about preserving our environment and using our planet’s resources as responsibly as possible. Believe it or not; that goal can conscientiously be achieved by using “green” concrete when building your residential home. Building green with concrete or Building “green” is becoming more popular as attention to […]

Want a Unique Driveway? Finish It!

Concrete Finishes by Sensible Concrete

Your unique driveway is often the first impression of your home, and how you finish it can add style, as well as major curb appeal.  Poured concrete may be finished in many different ways:  smooth, textured, exposed aggregate, and more. There are advantages and disadvantages for each.  Sensible Concrete would like to introduce you to […]

Concrete vs Asphalt

Concrete vs Asphalt

You need a driveway, of course, to get to your house. You are probably wondering which is best for your residential home driveway: concrete vs asphalt. Sensible Concrete is here to help you figure it out! Let’s look at them and see! First, when considering concrete vs asphalt driveways, they do have some similarities:  both […]

Why Concrete Is A Sustainable Building Material

Our world today is very invested in being “green” and “environmentally sustainable”.  What does that actually mean? And why should you be concerned if concrete is a “sustainable building material” when building your residential home?  The dictionary defines “sustainable” as: able to be used without being used up or destroyed; able to last for a […]

Benefits of Concrete Foundations

Concrete Foundations

Let’s Talk Foundations   Benefits of Concrete Foundations Sensible Concrete wants to be your residential concrete company!  We like to be thought of as not only the best concrete company due to our experience and reputation, but because we genuinely like to help our clients by giving them the best and most helpful information about […]

Poured Concrete Foundation or Block Foundation?

Poured and Block Concrete by Sensible Concrete

This is easily the most important question regarding the building of your new residential home. Sensible Concrete Works wants to give you the low-down on what’s best for your residential home because it’s important. It’s literally THE FOUNDATION of your home! There is a reason 72% of new homes in the national market are built […]