Recent Exterior Concrete Articles


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Your Summer Home Maintenance Checklist To Take Care Of Now

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 04, 2017

ATTENTION HOMEOWNERS! Summer vacation is interrupted to bring you this public service announcement: Your home needs you. While you’re relaxing and having fun, your house is...


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What Homeowners Must Know About Remodeling And The Law

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 06, 2017

Planning to remodel your home? Great idea and good luck to you! Think you can do whatever you want to your house? Not so fast, my friend. Home remodeling is governed by your local laws....


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4 Problems With Remodeling Contractors And How To Fix Them

Posted by Laura Firszt | Apr 20, 2017

Remember Goldilocks? Just as she searched for the perfect porridge -- one that was neither too hot nor too cold -- you are likely looking for a remodeling contractor whose work is...


How To Get A Deck Or Patio Into Warm Weather-Worthy Shape

Posted by Laura Firszt | Apr 19, 2017

Now's the time to get in shape for summer! No, we’re not talking about hitting the gym to French twist or yoga surf your way to a bikini bod, but something equally important...


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Beware 5 Landscape Problems When Buying a Home in 2017

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 14, 2016

So you’re looking to buy a home in the new year and you’re overwhelmed by choices. You’d love a place that comes with a nice spacious yard … but watch out!...


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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...