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Concrete Driveway Installation: Get the Facts

Posted by Laura Firszt | Feb 08, 2015

Concrete construction will produce a driveway that is sturdy and enduring at an affordable price, with the extra advantage of an attractive range of possible finishes. Just make sure...


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Concrete Retaining Wall Pros and Cons

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 08, 2015

Retaining walls built of stone or brick are the traditional style and usually blend nicely into their surrounding landscape. The question is, though: are these really the best materials...


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Creative Uses for Concrete in Your Home and Garden

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 22, 2014

One of the most contemporary and versatile materials we know, concrete is very much in the home decorating spotlight these days. You will be amazed at the wide variety of concrete applications....


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The Best Flooring Choice for Your Home

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 04, 2014

House decor is a very personal topic. Each family has its own tastes and priorities when it comes to filling their residence with the things that will make life more convenient …...


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Concrete Steps: Precast vs. Poured in Place

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 30, 2014

A new type of staircase has made its appearance on the home improvement scene lately -- precast concrete steps. These factory-molded stairs have a lot to offer in terms of ease of installation,...