30 March 2015
If you are going to be putting a patio in your backyard, you may want to consider giving it a bit of texture with the use of concrete stamping equipment. Most people will have a professional, like those from Planit Dirt, Inc., install decorative concrete as it is a rather tedious process, but it is feasible to get the look on your own if you know the procedure. The look of stone on your patio is one that is popular among homeowners.
27 March 2015
After spotting ready mix concrete in the hardware store, your mind might be brimming with ideas about how to use it around your yard. Should you design a cool bike path around the swing set for your kids? What about adding some interesting stamped inlays alongside your front walkway? Although you might be eager to get started, making a few bad decisions could alter your results. Here are two concrete mistakes you should avoid making, so that you will adore your new cement:
25 March 2015
When planning a driveway remodel, the first decision centers on the building material. Concrete is durable and affordable, but even with staining and stamping it might seem like too obvious of a choice. Several popular alternative materials exist, but each has downsides that might make them a worse choice than concrete. Here are a few concrete alternatives and the downsides to consider. Travertine Travertine is a type of limestone and comes in a variety of natural neutral colors.
19 March 2015
When building a commercial building, there are many things to consider, such as finishing the inside and outside of the building. You may even have office installations to finish and other extra costs. This is why you will want to be able to cut costs wherever possible. There may be some areas that you least expect to be able to save money, such as using concrete finishes as flooring. If you want to reduce the cost of commercial construction, here are three concrete finishing techniques that can help you:
19 March 2015
If you've recently had your concrete driveway broken up and re-poured, you know that that process can be both lengthy and challenging. It's important that you take all the steps you can to maintain your concrete rather than having to deal with a full replacement again. Keeping yourself informed about those steps is a very important part of the process. Below, you'll find a guide to some suggestions for maintaining your concrete driveway.