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Making Your Concrete Beautiful

Most people don't realize it, but you don't have to live with that boring, gray slab of concrete forever. Instead of making your backyard bland and boring, you can actually dye that concrete with a few supplies from the home improvement store. This little blog is all about helping you to know how to make your concrete beautiful, including working with professional concrete contractors. If you have a vision for your deck, patio, or driveway, this blog might give you the information you need to make your dreams come true--which can even help you to improve your home's curb appeal.


How To Seal A Concrete Patio

Concrete is a highly durable material, but it is also very porous. For this reason you should seal your concrete every year or every other year to help protect it from the elements and to help prevent cracking due to weather and water damage. Sealing your concrete is fairly simple to do, but it should be done the proper way to ensure it will protect your concrete. See below for instructions on how to seal your concrete patio. Read More 

Improve Your Curb Appeal: 2 Easy Ways to Restore the Appearance of Your Concrete

If you're planning on selling your home, you want to make sure you get the most money you can out of it. To do that, you need to make sure everything looks as pristine as possible, including the concrete. Cracks and holes in the concrete can leave your home looking unsightly. Luckily, you don't have to have all new concrete poured to improve the look of your home. Here are three simple ways to repair concrete and restore the appearance of your driveway and sidewalks. Read More 

3 Things To Consider When Bidding Out A Concrete Project

The addition of concrete elements to your business can be beneficial. If you are looking to have concrete walkways, a concrete parking lot, or concrete curbing installed on your commercial property, you will likely want to bid the project out to several companies in order to locate the most affordable price. The bidding process can be intimidating for a novice, so here are three things that you need to keep in mind when bidding out a concrete project in the future. Read More 

Fix Those Cracks In Your Asphalt Driveway On Your Own

If you want to fix the cracks in your asphalt driveway just like the professionals do, you'll need to purchase a few tools and set aside a day to fix your driveway. It will take some time and a small investment in the right tools, but you will save on labor costs, and you'll have the tools you need on hand the next time your driveway needs fixed. The Supplies & Equipment Read More 

Use Fire Barrier Caulk To Fill In Gaps Around Windows In Your Home

If the walls in your home have been treated with a fire retardant, they will prevent a fire from spreading and smoke from developing inside of your dwelling. If any gaps are present around your home's windows, remove old caulk and apply fire barrier caulk around them to prevent drafts from entering your home and to further protect your residence from damage associated with fires. Materials sponge putty knife razor blade all-purpose cleaning spray rubbing alcohol lint-free cloths caulk gun fire barrier caulk Remove The Existing Caulk Read More