4 Reasons To Use Concrete Pavers In The Driveway

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When you are looking for different options of installing a driveway, you might come across concrete. Not only can you have a traditional poured concrete driveway, but you can also use pavers. Here are some of the top reasons to consider using concrete pavers for your driveway. They Are Durable If you want a driveway that is durable and lasts a long time, concrete is a great option. Concrete paving stones are made to be extremely durable and handle a lot of weight from heavy equipment and vehicles.

7 January 2016

Taking Care Of Your Blacktop Parking Lot: Important Dos And Don'ts

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Whether you've just had a brand new asphalt parking lot poured or plan on doing so in the future, the fact remains that you'll want to take good care of it if you want it to last for any many years to come. Many business owners these days opt for asphalt as a parking surface because it's durable for most classes of vehicles and comes at a relatively low price. Still, there are some important care and maintenance tasks that you'll want to keep in mind to avoid premature wear and tear.

19 November 2015

Five Maintenance Budget Needs For Your Concrete Lot

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Your concrete parking lot is made to last. Proper care of the lot is necessary to ensure you get the longest lifespan possible out of your lot. This guide can help you determine what maintenance needs you will need to consider when developing a budget for caring for your lot. #1: Clean Up Regular cleanings are one of the simplest ways to keep your concrete in good shape. Dirt and debris left on the paving isn't just unattractive, it can trap moisture that will then seep into the concrete and lead to cracks or sunken areas.

29 August 2015

How To Clean and Update Your Concrete Patio

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If you have a concrete patio, or even a sidewalk outside of your home, you probably have noticed a lot of stains or mold on it from the weather and from daily dirt and dust that accumulates on it. These stains can get pretty unsightly and can make your home look unkempt. To get your patio clean and free of stains, follow the instructions below. Here's What You'll Need: Push broom Pressure washer Dish soap Bleach Baking Soda Bucket Scrub brush Gloves (optional) Instructions

28 July 2015

Two Foundation Problem Myths Debunked

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Although foundations are one of the most important structural components of a home, most people know very little about their home's foundation. This lack of knowledge often leads to a number of myths concerning foundation problems. However, if you want to ensure your foundation is in good condition, knowing how to distinguish fact from fiction is important. Here are just two common foundation repair myths.   Patch A Crack To Repair The Problem

8 July 2015

Wondering If Your Concrete Steps Can Be Repaired? This Is How It's Done

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If you have concrete steps leading to your entry door, they should be kept in good repair. Cracks or chips in the steps detract from your home's appearance, and they may even be tripping hazards. If the damage isn't too bad, you might be able to repair the steps yourself. This is how you do it. Clean The Steps Start with clean, dry steps so the filler bonds properly. Sweep dust and dirt out of your work area.

28 May 2015

Do You Have a Concrete Patio? A Few Problems That May Arise and What to Do about Them

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Whether you are about to have a ready-mix concrete patio poured or you already have one in place, knowing the different problems that can arise and how to fix them will keep the area looking good. The most common problems you will encounter include discoloration, scaling and cracking. While cleaning, and sealing concrete can inhibit problems, they will not stop them altogether. Here are a few tips that will fix the troubles.

10 March 2015