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What Are The Effects of High Temperatures on Concrete?

What Are The Effects of High Temperatures on Concrete?

After many months of lots of rain and cloudy days in San Diego, Summer is finally here. It is finally time to go to the beach to relax in the sand and enjoy the weather, it is also time to treat yourself with delicious ice cream and, why not, to start all your pending home […]

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3 Ways to Enhance The Look of Your Garden

3 Ways to Enhance The Look of Your Garden

With Summer just around the corner, we start to look for outdoor activities to spend time with family and friends and oftentimes,  this is the time when the garden becomes one of the most popular areas in the house, however, if you feel your garden needs a little improvement to make it more comfortable for […]

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The Amazing Benefits of a Concrete Patios That Everyone is Talking About

The Amazing Benefits of a Concrete Patios That Everyone is Talking About

When it comes to enhancing a home, concrete patios are one of the most popular additions to enhance it. This is mainly due to the many benefits that concrete additions provide to any property and here we present you some of them. 1. Comfort Concrete patios provide an excellent area for outdoor relaxation. They can […]

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How to Know It’s Time to Replace Your Concrete Driveway

How to Know It’s Time to Replace Your Concrete Driveway

Depending on weather conditions and maintenance, concrete driveways can last many years or have a shorter lifespan than expected, but one thing is for sure, at some point, concrete driveways will have to be replaced, repaired or resurfaced and it is important that you know how to identify when it’s time to carry out a […]

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What Are the Benefits of Concrete Pool Decks?

What Are the Benefits of Concrete Pool Decks?

Nowadays, concrete pool decks are gaining popularity due to its many benefits. These have encouraged homeowners to change their current pool deck for a concrete one and this trend has been growing more over recent years. Here are some of the benefits of concrete pool decks: 1. Customizable look One of the benefits of concrete […]

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The Importance of Good Drainage Maintenance

The Importance of Good Drainage Maintenance

The drainage system is oftentimes one of the most neglected areas in a household, it is commonly overlooked until there is an evident problem. However, proper drainage maintenance is extremely important to prevent costly damages in your property and more inconveniences. Here are some reasons why good drainage maintenance is important: Prevents property damage Drains […]

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4 Tips to Maintain Your Concrete Surfaces During Winter

4 Tips to Maintain Your Concrete Surfaces During Winter

Although concrete commonly requires very little maintenance, to ensure your concrete surfaces a long life, you need to provide adequate maintenance when it needs it, that is mostly when extreme weather sets in. This time, we will talk about how to maintain your concrete surfaces for winter. The most common complaint of homeowners with their […]

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Is Your Concrete Driveway Prepared For Winter?

Is Your Concrete Driveway Prepared For Winter?

Whether you installed your concrete driveway in recent years or it’s already a couple of years old, your concrete patio should be prepared for extreme temperatures and with winter around the corner, it is advisable to protect it from cold, rain and other things that can damage it during the season. One of the best […]

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3 Amazing Concrete Retaining Wall Ideas

3 Amazing Concrete Retaining Wall Ideas

Retaining walls are the perfect addition to your landscape and patios, whether it is used to create an emphasis in your landscape or to turn a sloped exterior space into a functional area. Some of the benefits of retaining walls include providing support to prevent soil from sliding, prevent flooding and erosion, preventing damage in […]

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5 Signs You Have a Drainage Problem

5 Signs You Have a Drainage Problem

Rainy season is just around the corner, and it’s never too early to prepare your property in advance. As you might have experienced before, locating drainage problems in your property when they are on their early stage, can save you lots of money on bigger repairs, and although it doesn’t take a genius to know […]

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The 4 Worst Myths About Polished Concrete Floors

The 4 Worst Myths About Polished Concrete Floors

Polished concrete floors have become one of the most popular options used for residential, industrial and commercial facilities, but although its popularity is growing fast, there are still some myths around them that can stop homeowners from considering concrete floors as a viable option in home remodeling. Here are some of those myths about polished […]

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Concrete Water Features: The Perfect Addition to Your Garden Landscape

Concrete Water Features: The Perfect Addition to Your Garden Landscape

There are many ways to improve the look of your property, but there is one that can transform your patio completely. With the right construction technique, adequate design, and the right location, a water feature can change the look and feel of your patio. Whatever your motivation may be to have a water feature installed […]

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The Advantages (and disadvantages) of Stamped Concrete & Concrete Pavers

The Advantages (and disadvantages) of Stamped Concrete & Concrete Pavers

There are many aspects that need to be taken into consideration at the time you decide on starting a construction project in your property. Taking into account aspects such as costs, safety and usability is key to conducting a successful concrete construction project. Concrete patios are growing in popularity and homeowners usually debate on whether […]

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The 4 Advantages of Concrete Block Walls Every Homeowner Must Know

The 4 Advantages of Concrete Block Walls Every Homeowner Must Know

Any construction made out of concrete has one major advantage over the others: it will last for a long time. Poured concrete can only be surpassed in durability by masonry construction, but when you put together one amazing construction technique and one amazing material such as concrete, the result is incredible. That is the case […]

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3 Concrete Construction Trends For Homes & Businesses

3 Concrete Construction Trends For Homes & Businesses

Construction is an ever evolving industry; it is always looking for new ways to cover the demands of time and new strategies to make the construction process simple and efficient. In the construction industry, trends are much more than just a matter of style, it’s a matter of adjusting to the population and economy growth […]

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The Amazing Advantages of Block Walls

The Amazing Advantages of Block Walls

When you’re planning a home renovation you have to decide on which material to use among a wide range of different building materials depending on your project’s requirements. In the case of wall construction, as in almost any kind of project, there are many materials you could choose from, but commonly, for walls, the most […]

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Are Stamped Concrete Pool Decks Safe?

Are Stamped Concrete Pool Decks Safe?

With the warm days just around the corner, many homeowners start thinking about ways of enhancing their properties to make the most out of the good weather. A very common option is to upgrade the pool area with a stamped concrete pool deck, but although it is one of the best ways to do it, […]

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How Many Types of Concrete Retaining Walls Are There & What Are Their Advantages?

How Many Types of Concrete Retaining Walls Are There & What Are Their Advantages?

Concrete retaining walls are important additions for homes that are built on hills or slopes and require the work of a professional concrete contractor to ensure proper and secure installation. Retaining walls can be beneficial to keep soil held back in a home’s yard, and can prevent severe damage in the property, especially during rainy […]

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7 Amazing Facts About Concrete Floors You Just Need to Know!

7 Amazing Facts About Concrete Floors You Just Need to Know!

Concrete floors are an incredible option for residential floors, but unfortunately, many homeowners are unaware of its benefits and don’t consider it a flooring option. Concrete floors have long been used in commercial buildings, but it wasn’t until recent years that concrete flooring started being used by homeowners, and its popularity is rapidly growing due […]

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Concrete vs Asphalt: Which Material is Best For Your Driveway?

Concrete vs Asphalt: Which Material is Best For Your Driveway?

  There are a few building materials for driveways and deciding on which one is best for you will depend solely on your needs. Asphalt and concrete are two of the most used materials for driveways due to their qualities, however, each of them has different characteristics that makes them unique. Here are some comparisons between […]

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