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How A Contractor Installs A French Drain In Your Basement

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If your basement is always damp and musty, it's just a big waste of space. You can't really use it for storage or as a family room when there's always the risk the floor will be wet. The solution is to have a French drain installed in the floor. This routes water towards a sump pump so the floor stays dry. You can then use your basement for playing pool, working on your hobby, or storing your belongings.

10 January 2017

Keeping Your Belongings Safe During A Demolition Project

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If you are going to be having the interior of your home revamped to accommodate an addition of living space, you are most likely excited about the results your contracting company will achieve when the project is completed. During an interior demolition project, it will be necessary to take a few steps to help keep your belongings safe. Here are some tips you can use to ensure your personal items remain intact and free of debris when a demolition is occurring.

30 December 2016

Considering Some Exterior Business Upgrades? Talk About These Ideas With A Concrete Contractor

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The exterior of your building is the first thing your customers and prospective customers notice about your business, and therefore, it is important to make it as attractive and inviting as possible. If you are considering making some upgrades to your business building, there are a handful of reasons why consulting with a commercial concrete contractor should be the first place you start. Here are a few creative ways you can vamp up the exterior appearance of your business with the help of a good concrete contractor.

10 August 2016

Concrete Cutting: Tips To Increase The Lifespan Of Your Saw

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In addition to cleaner cuts, better fuel efficiency, and increased safety, proper saw maintenance usually has the effect of increasing the lifespan of a saw. It usually reduces the risks of premature repairs while also increasing the return on the initial investment since the cost of buying it will be spread over a longer period. Here are saw maintenance tips that will come in handy in helping you to get the most out of your saw.

12 July 2016

4 Tips For Hiring A Concrete Driveway Contractor To Replace Your Driveway

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Concrete is a very strong and durable material, but concrete driveways do not last forever. After many years of use, a concrete driveway may become cracked, stained, and chipped, which are signs that it needs to be replaced. If your concrete driveway needs to be replaced, use the following tips for hiring a concrete driveway contractor: Look for a Company That is Licensed, Bonded and Insured Removing an old concrete driveway and pouring a new one is a big job, and if you're going to make the financial investment you're sure to want it done right.

8 July 2016

Unique Concrete Landscaping Ideas

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Architects and designers have known for years about the flexibility of concrete to create building features. You can use some of the same ideas to create unique landscaping features in the yard. Here are a few suggestions as to how you can use concrete to enhance the look and functionality of your back yard space. Deck Flooring Concrete can be made to look like wood planks on the floor of your deck.

7 July 2016

Use Concrete Ready Mix To Repair The Surface Of The Deck Overlooking Your Property's Vegetable Garden

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If the unsealed concrete deck overlooking your property's vegetable garden has a couple cracks running along one of its edges, repair the damage with ready mix concrete by completing the following steps. Once the deck's beauty has been restored, seal its surface to prevent cracks from forming again. Materials push broom  dustpan deck scrub brush detergent designed for concrete water hose bucket bag of ready mix concrete mixing stick trowel putty knife plastic sheeting  masking tape concrete sealer paint roller ​Sweep Up Loose Pieces Of Concrete And Clean The Deck's Surface

29 June 2016

2 Tips To Help You Care For Your Decorative Concrete During The Winter Months

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Concrete is an affordable and versatile construction material that can be used for many projects around your home. If you have recently installed decorative concrete in your outdoor patio or garden, providing the proper care for this decorative element is essential. While most homeowners tend to forget about concrete maintenance during the winter months, taking the time to perform a few simple tasks can help you keep your decorative concrete looking nice for a longer period of time.

27 June 2016

Strolling Down Memory Lane with Photograph Stepping Stones

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If you're looking for a unique garden path for your yard and have a family that you are proud of, it's time to consider combining the history of your family with a garden path. A little ready-mix concrete, some photographs, epoxy, and some creativity can go a long way in combining family history and your garden path. Picture a path leading through your garden that is filled with pictures of your family over the years.

23 June 2016

What Is Concrete Sealer? Answers For Homeowners Getting Concrete Delivery

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As you plan for your upcoming concrete delivery, one of the things you may be wondering about is concrete sealer. Knowing what concrete sealer is, how it can protect your concrete and whether or not concrete sealer is necessary can help you take care of your concrete and extend its service life. What is concrete sealer? Concrete sealer is a product that will protect your new concrete from rain and oil.

20 June 2016