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Three things are certain in life: death, taxes and … cracks in concrete. Luckily, repairing unsightly or dangerous cracks in concrete is inexpensive and easy. And mending concrete fissures does more than improve the appearance of cementitious structures. Closing the door on water’s ability to penetrate driveways, walkways and patios improves their lifespan. Concrete repair […]

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There are many different options for commercial flooring out there, from the typical carpet tiles to peel-and-stick vinyl, but when you’re looking for something durable and attractive, concrete is the way to go. Whether your commercial space has existing concrete or is a new pour, finishing it can create an attractive look that can withstand […]

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Budget-Friendly, Backyard Concrete Projects With the right touches, your backyard can become an extension of your home, especially during the summer months. Creating a cozy, welcoming space requires a little creativity and a little elbow grease, but it is definitely possibly to do so without completely blowing your budget. Concrete is the perfect DIY medium, […]

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Once marginalized as an unsightly but necessary building material, concealed by flooring, drywall, or any other façade as quickly as possible, concrete has finally found its day in the sun with designers and homebuilders. It’s not uncommon to see exposed concrete floors and walls in modern homes and offices alike. In fact, some interior designers […]

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  As the days of summer are now upon us, there is nothing as satisfying as walking with a pair of flip flops and pitcher of fresh beverages ready to serve a crew of eager friends as the tiki torches burn. That old concrete floor that you are walking across can kind of give off […]

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Only three things are certain in life: death, taxes and cracks in concrete. We can’t help you with the first two, but, fortunately, there are some steps you can take to postpone the inevitable cracks in concrete. First, make sure to properly prepare the subgrade before pouring concrete. While it’s drying, concrete contracts and shrinks—which […]

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  Stamped concrete is an easy and quick way to create beautiful, multi-dimensional walkways and patios that look similar to their more expensive counterparts, such as bricks, stones or pavers. But how long can you expect a stamped concrete surface to last? The short answer? Provided it’s installed correctly and adequately maintained, stamped concrete will […]

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Whether it’s for a shed, stair landing, dog kennel or hot tub, a small concrete pad is an easy and inexpensive home improvement project. Turn that section of matted grass into a functional and practical surface with a little elbow grease and this know-how. First, a disclosure: This guide isn’t meant to be a concrete-project […]

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    What is a Concrete Vibrator? A concrete vibrator is a machine used for construction-based purposes. These machines can come in several different shapes and sizes. Some are small and run strictly on battery power, while others are much larger with a primary power source stemming from electric power cords. Choosing the right concrete […]

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