Recent Concrete Articles


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Do You Need a Building Permit for Outdoor Concrete Work

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 25, 2016

Planning to have some concrete work done around your property? Great. Will you need to pull a permit? It’s complicated. You see, building permit requirements vary according to...


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Pop-Up Patios, Porches, and Yards

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 28, 2016

The weather has been glorious lately and I’ve been spending many of my off-duty hours strolling the streets of my city. One thing that I keep noticing is how incredibly creative...


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Plan the Perfect Patio: What You Must Know

Posted by Laura Firszt | Feb 09, 2016

Yes, the warm weather will return ... eventually. And in the meantime, you can keep yourself busy and happy dreaming of balmy days and evenings outdoors. If your summer vacation plans...


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Incredible Indoor-Outdoor Concrete Decor to Make Now

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 12, 2016

Now's the time to get busy with craft projects (preferably small ones you can work on in a corner of your basement or garage) that you can use on your porch or deck next summer ......


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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...