Recent Concrete Articles

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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...


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...