15 March 2017
If your driveway is a mess, it's time to consider what your options are. Whether you already have a concrete driveway, or there is nothing but dirt there, you can have a poured concrete driveway instead of using traditional asphalt. With a concrete driveway, you will be investing in a durable driveway that can last for many years with minimal care. In addition, you can create a unique driveway by choosing from a wide variety of colors to die the concrete, and have a professional stamp the driveway in a particular pattern.
7 November 2016
When determining what to have a structure built out of, you have a lot of great materials that can be used. One resource that can be great to use for multiple reasons is concrete. This article will discuss three reasons why concrete is such a great building material. Is Made from an Abundant Resource The primary component of concrete is limestone. Since limestone is one of the most abundant resources on the planet, you don't have to worry about concrete running out.
3 August 2016
If you have fiber cement siding on your house and you are looking to replace some of it, you need to make sure that you have the right tools on hand to cut the siding with. Here are the four primary tools you'll need to cut fiber cement siding #1 Jigsaw A jigsaw is great for cutting curves into cement siding. It is also great for cutting holes as well. When using a jigsaw to cut cement siding, make sure that your saw is equipped with a carbide coated blade; this type of blade is strong enough to get the job done.
11 May 2016
You may have wondered if any type of furniture can withstand the onslaught of your children and their friends since your current patio set sure isn't holding up. You may have even mused about how you need concrete furnishings. While chairs and tables made out of concrete may not immediately come to mind, you should certainly consider them. If you want to invest in yard or patio furniture that looks great and will last, put your money into concrete.
29 March 2016
You already know about the great benefits of concrete – it's a durable, low-maintenance material. However, did you know it's eminently customizable as well? Concrete can be made to resemble another material, such as stone or brick, or it can be poured to be decorative on its own. As you plan your patio, include concrete in the mix for stylish flooring. Mediterranean Inspiration When you live by the ocean, you simply know how to enjoy the outdoors, right?
23 February 2016
Ready mix concrete is very convenient for large and small concrete jobs. Many homeowners use ready mix concrete for all sorts of DIY projects and repairs. One of the most common problems that homeowners have with concrete is pressure cracks. These can be caused by expanding underground roots and shifting soil. If you are going to try and use ready mix concrete to fix these cracks, there are some guidelines you should follow.
7 January 2016
As a small business owner, it can be beneficial to provide your customers with a paved parking lot. While there are many paving options available on the market today, asphalt can be a great investment for business owners hoping to pave their parking lots affordably. Here are three reasons why you may want to consider selecting asphalt for your paving needs in the future. 1. Asphalt is incredibly strong. If you are planning to invest in the paving of your company's parking lot, you likely want the material you choose to withstand the test of time.
26 November 2015
The holiday shopping season is a vitally important one for most retailers. In fact, according to recent statistics, consumers spent more than 600 billion dollars during the 2014 holiday season. Many retailers estimate that between twenty to forty percent of their annual sales are recorded each year during the holiday shopping season that typically extends from October through December. Since this level of increased store traffic comes along with winter weather in many areas of the nation, retailers often see an increase in accidents and injuries, along with the increase in sales.
8 September 2015
Concrete has a reputation for being durable. But this is a fact that holds true only when construction is done right. Errors in mixing, pouring and curing concrete can lead to premature cracks that can not only rob your house of a beautiful finish, but which can also threaten the structural integrity of your house. This is especially true in cases where the cracks appear in your home's foundation. Here are some of the cracks that you should look out for.
29 July 2015
If you have an older basement, it may not be the safest room in your house. You may not have an escape route in the event of a fire, or you may have exposed pipes that can be very tempting for young children to climb on. Here are 3 things you must do if you have an outdated basement to make it safer to be in. Install fire escape windows