Recent Concrete Articles


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Basement Remodeling 101: Keep It Dry

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 21, 2015

Would you like to add square footage to your house … for a home office, extra bedroom, or perhaps that deluxe new entertainment center you've been dreaming of? Remodeling the...


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Fab Facelifts for Drab Fireplaces

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 06, 2015

Who else is in denial that it's already October? Guess that means summertime is well and truly over. (Sigh.) Of course, fall comes with its own special pleasures … such as getting...


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Yes, You Can Paint Exterior Concrete

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 19, 2015

Concrete is a popular building material because it is inexpensive and durable. Plain gray exterior concrete -- whether in poured-in-place, precast, or block form -- tends to be a little...


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Simple Home Improvements to Enhance Summer Vacation

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 21, 2015

Summer is a time to relax and take life a little more slowly … especially when the mercury climbs over 90 degrees. At the same time, the sunny season offers an opportunity to...


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Fire Pit Cooking Fun

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 16, 2015

Ever get the feeling that adulthood, with all its responsibilities, has put your sense of adventure on the back burner? Well, summer's a time to try something new. Why not expand your...