Recent Concrete Articles


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Concrete Countertops: Slab or Overlay?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 11, 2015

Hard to be believe that concrete used to be thought of as just a utilitarian building material. Edgy and modern, concrete is now playing a starring role inside the most stylish homes....


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Curbside Planting Primer

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 02, 2015

Hell strip. That's another name for the skinny little plot of land sandwiched between two expanses of concrete -- the sidewalk and the curb. Although technically owned by the city,...


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Decorative Concrete Overlays for Patios or Pool Decks

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 14, 2015

Trending now: outdoor living. (Yippee!) Whether you live in a cold climate and have just a few short months of summer to enjoy, or you are located in a balmier area, 'tis the season...


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Repair a Concrete Driveway or Floor

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 03, 2015

Northern winters are rough on concrete. Driveways, floors, paths … for months on end, any outdoor concrete surface on your property has been exposed to continual freeze-thaw...


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6 FAQs About Precast Concrete Walls and Fences

Posted by Laura Firszt | Apr 16, 2015

The cost is low and the quality is high. It's fast, easy, and uncomplicated to install, yet it is amazingly durable, long-lasting, and simple to maintain. We're talking about precast...