2016

  • Demolish the Old Concrete to Make Way for a New Patio

    If you're tired of your old, ugly concrete patio, it might be better to tear out the concrete and start over rather than try to repair it and put on a new surface. That way, you can start from scratch and design an outdoor living space you truly love. The first step is to have a demolition contractor take out the concrete. Here are a few tips. Plan the Project First
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  • Five Important Aspects Of Concrete Contracting Service

    There are many concrete contractors out there, but when you are entrusting your home concrete job to someone you'll want to make sure that they are reliable. Here are some elements to look for in a great concrete contractor.  Depth of Capability First of all, be sure that the contractor has enough depth of experience to cover the type of job you need. You may be tempted to approach the contractor in order to be told what types of patterns and textures they offer.
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  • Tips To Spruce Up Your Concrete Next Spring

    Winter can wreak havoc on concrete surfaces, like your driveway, paths, and patio. Plan on sprucing up your spaces next spring for a summer filled with outdoor entertaining, lounging, and recreating with some concrete tips. Visit a hardware or home improvement store for supplies or contact a concrete contractor for an efficient and professional job repairing any damage that winter incurs. Some other tips for refurbishing your concrete surfaces are:
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  • Permeable Paving Concrete Product Options

    Permeable paving is becoming a popular choice for patios, walkways, and driveways. This paving option allows moisture to soak into the ground beneath the paving so that less water is lost to runoff. It can also be an attractive choice, with some permeable options providing the option for increased greenery around your home. The following are a few of the concrete product options available for creating the perfect paved area for your home.
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  • Garage Floor Need Resurfacing? Step-By-Step Instructions for Acid Etching

    If you do a lot of work inside your garage, you want to avoid stains. That can be difficult to do if your concrete hasn't been properly sealed. Before you apply a layer of sealant, you need to make sure that your concrete is prepared to accept the application. Smooth concrete may not be porous enough to allow for the proper absorption of sealant. To make sure your garage floor is protected against stains and water damage, you should acid etch the concrete before applying the sealant.
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  • Fixer Upper House That Needs Too Much Fixing Up? Clear It Out And Start Over

    If you have purchased a fixer upper house and soon realize it is going to take too much work to fix it up, you can clear it out and start over. This will get the home down to its bare bones so you will have access to everything you need. Below is some information that you should find helpful so you and your family will end up with a home that you love.
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  • Protecting Your Company's Workers When Slab Sawing Is Required Onsite

    If you own a business and need to arrange for part of a concrete surface at the business to be cut out and replaced, having a slab sawing company do the work can be quick. But it can also create additional safety issues for your regular workers if you don't make arrangements ahead of time. Even if the work time will be short, you have to take a few steps to ensure your regular workers don't end up with residual effects from the sawing.
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  • How To Save Time And Money By Repairing Your Concrete's Damaged Surface

    When areas of your concrete driveway or patio become damaged with surface cracking and flaking, you don't need to tear out the entire concrete surface for replacement. Repairing only the damaged sections of concrete can save you time and money. Here are instructions to help you make repairs to your concrete's surface damage. Remove the Damaged Surface Section To repair any sections of spalling concrete on your driveway or patio, first you need to cut into the concrete around the damaged areas, preparing to remove the damage.
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  • Tips For Core Drilling To Make The Task Easier

    When installing or working with concrete as part of an overall construction build, the cement needs to be as secure and durable as possible. Core drilling is typically done on concrete to test its core strength and overall durability, and is a very important aspect of the concrete contractor's job. After all, before a concrete sidewalk, overhang, or driveway is considered complete, it needs to be deemed safe and able to withstand the weight it is designed to support.
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  • 3 Reasons To Choose Asphalt Paving For Your Driveway

    If you need to have a new driveway poured, or if you would like to redo your entire driveway, then you are going to need to choose what material you would like to have your driveway made out of. One excellent options that will create a great driveway for you is going to be asphalt paving. To create an asphalt driveway, a gravel base is poured on level ground, the asphalt will then be poured down, and then it will be flattened using a steam roller.
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