How To Protect Your Pavement From Damage Caused By Snow


If you live somewhere where it snows a lot and need to have a new parking lot installed this year, keep the tips below in mind. They will help you get the best parking lot installed for your climate, and will help you extend the life of your parking lot once it is installed.  #1 Make Sure Your Parking Lot Has A Great Sub-base If you are just in the process of putting in a new parking lot, talk to your concrete contractor about installing the highest quality sub-base possible.

6 April 2016

Gorgeous Ideas For Concrete Countertops


When you're planning a new or remodeled kitchen, concrete might not be the first material you think about. However, concrete is more than a durable material. Dyes, forms, finishes, and inlays make poured concrete an eminently customizable surface. Consider concrete for your new countertop material.  Polished Concrete A polished concrete countertop is an attractive option for a modern kitchen. Polished concrete offers a mirror-like finish that reflects the lighting in your space.

4 February 2016

Make Concrete Items to Add to Your Landscaping


If you are looking for a way to add a personalized touch to your landscaping then you can create a few items out of concrete to put around your yard. These pieces will help to give your yard a look you like in a way that adds your own special touch to it. You can make one or more of the items below from concrete. Stepping Stones Making your own stepping stones allows you to make functional stones you can use to walk through an area of your yard.

7 December 2015

Furnishing Your Home With Concrete


Concrete is an industrial material that has been used in construction for many years. While people traditionally associate concrete with outdoor use, modern interior designers are reinventing this material by giving it a new place inside the home. If you want to give your own living space an industrial edge, here are three types of furniture made from concrete to incorporate into your home in the future. 1. Coffee Tables

10 July 2015

5 Tips To Prevent Apartment Fires From Spreading To Other Units


As someone who owns your own apartment complex, you are probably always looking for ways to improve your property and keep it safe for your tenants. If you are concerned about the possibility of apartment fires, however, you might not be sure of what to do. For example, you might be worried that one tenant will have a fire in his or her unit, which could then spread to other apartments in the complex.

2 June 2015

3 Easy Ways To Clean Up Fluid Stains Off Concrete


Your garage floor takes a lot of abuse. Things like oils and transmission fluids can destroy the concrete. Instead of buying expensive concrete cleaners, try cleaning your garage floor with these simple solutions. These tricks will remove even the toughest grime from your garage floor. Laundry Detergent If your washer and dryer are in the garage, you have everything you'll need for stain cleanup right at your fingertips. Supplies You'll Need

5 May 2015