Concrete Maintenance 101: Tips For Removing 4 Common Stains

Posted on: 29 October 2015

Concrete is a fairly durable and affordable material, which makes it popular in home garages. However, it's also becoming increasingly popular inside homes. If you have concrete inside—or outside—of your home and it has become discolored due to stains, have no fear. You can easily remove most stains from your concrete. Here are some helpful tips for removing the four most common types of concrete stains: 1. Gasoline and Oil [Read More]

Back Pain: How To Break Up Your Damaged Concrete Walkway Safely

Posted on: 12 October 2015

If you plan to remove and replace your damaged concrete walkway yourself but suffer from back pain, you want to do so in the safest way possible. Concrete breaking is a tough job that requires handling large tools, such as a sledgehammer. If you use the hammer incorrectly, you can injure your back. Using a lightweight sledgehammer is a good way to break apart your walkway without straining your back. Here's why. [Read More]

4 Key Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Driveway Sealing Contractor

Posted on: 8 October 2015

If you have a concrete or asphalt driveway that's more than a few years old, then it might be time to apply a new layer of seal coat on top of it. More than likely, your driveway was sealed when it was first poured, but many sealants begin to break down after a few years. If your existing sealant has a white, chalky appearance in some areas, this is a sign that it's time to re-seal. [Read More]

How to Design a Great Outdoor Entertainment Area for Your Country Home

Posted on: 8 October 2015

Are you moving into a new country home or are you making plans for an outdoor entertainment area in your present home? Consider including a hardscape in your design. Flagstone, brick, and cement are good choices for your entertainment area because they are affordable and virtually indestructible. A good contractor will have the training and the experience to help you establish a focal point for your entertainment area. Consider flagstone, brick, or pebble stone for your flooring. [Read More]