If you are constructing something in your home or anywhere by yourself, there are some things you should know about laying down concrete. Your forms of the building should be strong and should have enough support. Put in some more stakes if you think that the forms may get strained. Don’t do it alone. At least have 2 other people help you out. Gather your tools and cross check before starting. You can’t afford to run errands to the store in the middle of work.
Always keep a spare wheelbarrow just in case the one you have gives in. If you are pouring out the concrete on a larger area, do invest in a concrete pump. Manual work alone will be difficult to maneuver in such a case. Always order a little more concrete than you require. It’s been seen that sometimes during work, some concrete gets wasted. So there’s no harm in keeping some extra just in case. If you don’t need it, keep it aside, you can use it later somewhere either during repair or something of that sort.