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Explore the Possibilities of Concrete Siding

Concrete siding is most often thought of as fiber cement siding, like Hardie board. While fiber cement siding is an excellent product, homeowners shouldn’t limit their view of concrete to this singular material. With advances in technology and design, this siding has come to encompass a wide range of options, from stucco to stone veneer,…

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Concrete Flatwork with a Decorative Finish

Concrete Flatwork

For garages and basements, walkways and driveways, patios and steps, concrete flatwork is often the installation of choice. It’s significantly less expensive than stone or brick masonry, and increasing options and expertise in finishing are allowing it to compete aesthetically. What you need to know about concrete flatwork is that it’s not a bland home…

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Concrete Installation

The term “set in concrete” implies permanence, so installing concrete has to be done right the first time. Most homeowners choose concrete installation for sidewalks, driveways, patios, and foundations because it’s inexpensive, quick, and the final results require little maintenance. Plus, if you don’t like its dull-grey color, it can also be stamped and decorated…

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Concrete Patios

Concrete is one of the most popular construction materials in the nation. It is strong, durable, and versatile enough to be used in many applications. Additionally, poured concrete can be made to have many different appearances, making it suitable for everything from sidewalks and roads to living room floors. One of the benefits of pouring…

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Concrete Resurfacing

Concrete Resurfacing – Process & Options

Many homes built in the last half-century feature concrete driveways, concrete walkways, or both. Concrete is the material of choice for these outdoor jobs because it’s sturdy and lasts a long time. But what do you do when your concrete driveway or walkway begins to show the signs of aging? Cracks will appear, weeds may…

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Concrete Mudjacking

Concrete mudjacking is a process in which a concrete grout is injected below sunken concrete slabs in order to raise them back to their original height. It is a very cost effective, and efficient way to fix sunken sidewalks, driveways, patios, basement floors, and even foundation walls. If you’re experiencing sunken concrete slabs on your…

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Cracked concrete

Cracked Concrete

Cracked concrete is more common than you might think. Concrete is currently used in so many aspects of homebuilding, from foundations and basement floors to patios and walkways, that concrete cracks are almost sure to show up somewhere in your home as the years go by. Not all cracked concrete is equal, however. While all…

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Engraved concrete

Considering Concrete Engraving

Concrete is a practical material for sturdy, long-lasting surfaces. However, that rough, gray surface isn’t particularly attractive. Thankfully, concrete engraving is an easy, economical way to spruce up your concrete surfaces, either outside or inside the home. Your plain, gray concrete driveway, walkway or interior flooring is stained to give it color, and patterns are…

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Understanding Concrete Surface Preparation

Concrete, a durable, versatile material if ever there was one, is showing up all over the place in new constructions and in remodels. Though its use in commercial and industrial settings has been common for quite some time, newer applications have been found for concrete that are quickly gaining a stronghold in residential settings. In…

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