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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,...


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Customize Your Bathroom with a Cool Concrete Sink

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 23, 2014

The bathroom, whether a guest powder room or master en suite, is an area of the home where you can let your decorating imagination run free. Paint the walls in your favorite vibrant...


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Using Concrete the Green Way

Posted by Katie Marks | Oct 02, 2013

Visitors to Italy often take time to visit ancient Roman sites, and marvel at the fact that these structures continue to remain standing today. The extant infrastructure of the Romans...


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Prepare for the Bay Bridge Closure!

Posted by Katie Marks | Aug 28, 2013

Way back in 1989, I was a wee Northern California child, but I still remember the day I was knocked off the porch railing (while reading Nancy Drew) by the force of the Loma Prieta...


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How Much Do You Really Spend on Your House?

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Apr 23, 2013

I read this morning in Real Simple (You have a problem with that? Say it to my face.) that well-known financial advisers recommend the following ratios for spending and saving take-home...


A Year Ago on Networx.com

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Jan 30, 2013

2012 20 Ways to Soothe Yourself With Aloe Vera: From after-sun care to soothing insect bites, aloe vera is an indispensable substance to keep around the house. The Top Three Things...


Belle Harbor in Far Rockaway, Queens, after Hurricane Sandy. Photo by Vern Leon and Simon Oz Ben Natan.

My Friend Weathered Hurricane Sandy in Far Rockaway

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Nov 01, 2012

My friend, Simon Oz Ben Natan, stuck out Hurricane Sandy just three blocks from the beach in Far Rockaway, Queens. The basement of his building sustained damage, but flood waters did...


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DIY Concrete Counter Tops Are a Lot of Work

Posted by Lee Anne Culpepper | Oct 12, 2012

When brave, experienced “Do It Yourselfers” think of a concrete countertop project, it seems easy and inexpensive, nothing to be intimidated by, just mix some cement, pour,...