Fixing Your Concrete Driveway

  • Are Windows a Weak Spot in Your Basement? Upgrade the Frames & Divert Water to Prevent Leaks

    2 October 2017

    It's vitally important for every homeowner to keep water out of his or her basement; even minor water intrusion can cause mold and mildew damage that can ruin carpeting and furniture and potentially become a health hazard. One of the most common source of water intrusion is around your basement windows. These are serious weak points in your basement, since only a thin window frame stands between the interior basement and outside water rather than a nonporous foundation wall.

  • Tips For Caring For Your Brick Masonry

    8 September 2017

    If you have a lot of brick around your property, or if you have an entire home made of brick, you will want to make sure that you are doing everything you can in order to maintain the brick masonry work. Otherwise, you could end up facing a lot of issues. To ensure that you are on the right track, you will want to take a few moments to reflect on the following suggestions.

  • Decorative Ideas For A Concrete Patio

    5 December 2016

    Pouring a new concrete patio gives you the opportunity to move beyond the same, old, boring gray slab. There are plenty of ways you can jazz up the look of your patio with the right building materials. The following are a few ideas that you may want to incorporate into your patio. Color Changing the color of the concrete is one of the simplest yet most immediately striking things you can do with your new patio.

  • How To Patch Asphalt With Cold Formula

    8 November 2016

    The bad thing about small asphalt cracks is that they grow if left unattended. It is always a good idea to patch and repair your asphalt cracks as soon as you notice them, rather than waiting for them to become big and difficult to repair. Here is how to use cold formula asphalt patch to repair small cracks and holes in your asphalt. Why Use Cold Formula Cold formula asphalt patch is definitely the way to go for small jobs.

  • Create Simple Benches For Spectators To Use During Your Next Horseshoe Match

    5 July 2016

    Having a horseshoe pit in your backyard allows friends and family members to have something fun to do during get-togethers. When you have a horseshoe pit, it is important to have somewhere for spectators to sit while they watch the game. The guide below walks you through a quick and easy way to make spectator benches next to your horseshoe pit. Determine How Many Benches You Want to Make The first thing you need to do is determine how many benches you want to make.

  • 3 Creatively Concrete Ways To Spruce Up Your Dull Landscape

    23 May 2016

    Looking for a way to add some visual interest and depth to your landscape? If so, concrete could easily be the material that you use to transform a humdrum landscape area from dull to creatively complementing for your home. Concrete is the ideal landscaping material because it's inexpensive, fairly easy to work with, and incredibly versatile. Whether you try to tackle a few small landscaping ideas with concrete on your own or you hire a professional concrete contractor, there are a few landscape design ideas that you might want to consider in your own yard.

  • How To Create A Beautiful Patio

    30 March 2016

    Are you getting ready to make a patio for outdoor entertaining? It's hard to believe that the cold winter months are behind you and spring is finally here. With summer just a few weeks away, you are probably anxious to get your new patio underway. From the floor to the ceiling, here are a few ideas on how to create a beautiful patio. The Floor - Wooden decking would be really attractive for your patio floor.

  • Insulated Concrete Will Provide Your Building With 3 Big Benefits

    18 February 2016

    Building a successful business is all about making the most of the resources you have and saving on your bottom line. When it comes to building a new building for your company, you can get the most out of your building by working with contractors that use the best materials. Among the most beneficial structural approaches for commercial building today involves concrete walls and floors that are fully insulated. Here are some of the big benefits of building a new building with insulated concrete forms:

  • Concrete Paving: Patio Pavers Vs. Stamped Concrete

    13 January 2016

    Your walkways, driveways and backyard patios provide pathways that accent the overall style of your home. Most homeowners consider paving their outdoor spaces with concrete an affordable and stylish way to beautify and enhance the architectural style of their homes. While determining which type of concrete paving to go for, you will often be confronted with two choices: Stamped concrete and patio pavers. Both outdoor home improvement choices offer unique and long lasting additions that can add style to your home and stand up to Mother Nature.

  • 4 Techniques For Getting Rid Of Ice On Your Driveway Without Using Traditional Salt

    30 November 2015

    Salt is a common method for melting ice that is on sidewalks, driveways and roadways for over 80 years. Unfortunately, salt used on your driveway can actually damage the concrete, which will lead to unnecessary repair. That's why you may be considering alternative ways to remove the ice that does not involve traditional salt. Consider these 4 methods, some of which are environmentally friendly too. De-icers When you are aware that cold weather is coming your way, you can pre-treat a driveway using a de-icer.