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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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Natural Stone Driveway

Stone and Gravel Driveways

The driveway is a critical part of any home. It’s one of the first things guests will see, and it’s the most natural entrance onto your property. There are several options you have when it comes to materials, and each has different qualities. Stone and gravel driveways may not be nearly as popular as asphalt…

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Green Driveways, Patios, Walkways, & Floors

It may come as a surprise to many homeowners, but there is plenty of room to go green with driveways, patios, walkways, and interior floors that are constructed of brick, stone, or concrete pavers. Ranging from green strategies for more livable outdoor areas to green solutions that are healthy for the environment, here’s a collection…

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Loose fill paving

Common Loose Fill Paving Problems

Paving problems are more common than most homeowners realize. If installed correctly the first time, your driveway, walkway, and patio pavers should last many, many years. But proper installation is far from a given and exposure to the brutal elements can cause problems for virtually any residential paving. Some homeowners mistakenly believe they are avoiding…

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Stamped Concrete Driveway

Spruce Up with Decorative Concrete Resurfacing

When most homeowners think concrete, images of plain, gray slabs often come to mind. What most homeowners don’t realize is that the budding industry of decorative concrete resurfacing is revolutionizing the industry. Those drab slabs are being replaced and resurfaced with acid staining, decorative etching, concrete stamping, concrete dyes, acid etching, and concrete stenciling. If…

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Driveway gate

Driveway Gates Add Grace, Security and Space

Driveway gates offer security, privacy, and elegance. They’ll prevent your child’s basketball from rolling out into the street, and unwanted salespeople from knocking on your door. With the majority of burglaries being moment-of-passion crimes, driveway security gates are also the best deterrent for home burglars—whether they hint at or actually include further security. Style, Space,…

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Sealing a driveway

Driveway Sealing Facts

How Often Should You Seal Asphalt Driveways? If you look around the web you will find differing opinions on this matter. Some say that you only need to seal your asphalt drive every 3-10 years. Others, every year. The real difficulty in determining what’s right for you is weather. If you are in an area…

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About Heated Driveways

Heated driveways have a single advantage. You guessed it—snow removal. This solitary quality is no small matter for some homeowners. If you live in the northern United States, you may spend countless hours each winter shoveling your driveway. Just hearing the words “Nor-Easter” or “Lake Effect Snow” can make many Americans cringe. Having to shovel two,…

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