What Causes Concrete to Crack?

Concrete is a popular choice for many home construction projects due to its affordability, flexibility, and durability. Still, even the most durable materials have a limited lifespan and will wear out over time as they are exposed to the normal wear and tear and the eroding effects of the elements. The average lifespan for concrete … Continued

Three Tips for Laying Concrete

Concrete is a popular building material due to its cost-effectiveness, versatility, and durability, making it a good choice for home projects such as basements, driveways, patios, and pathways. When building with concrete, it’s important to prepare and make sure that the concrete is laid properly. Improperly laid concrete can affect the structural integrity of the … Continued

How Do I Know When Concrete Needs To Be Replaced?

One of the benefits of using concrete is that it tends to be more resilient, cost-effective, and lasts longer than other materials. Still, like any building material, it will eventually deteriorate over time and need to be replaced. As a general rule, concrete should last about 30 years, but that can vary based on how … Continued

How Do I Maintain a Concrete Basement?

While basements can be great additions to many homes adding a significant amount of extra space for storage and other activities, they can also be difficult for people to maintain and keep clean. This is especially true for basements that aren’t regularly lived-in spaces, where things can deteriorate without being noticed and addressed in a … Continued

Five Things To Know About Stenciled Concrete

When post people think of concrete they think of a grey and utilitarian aesthetic. While concrete can certainly look like that, it’s actually incredibly visually versatile and can be tailored to fit any design. Stenciled concrete in particular can be used to create an elevated aesthetic that is rarely associated with concrete. Let’s take a … Continued

Can Concrete Look Like Marble?

Marble is one of the most sought after building materials in the world, and for good reason. Marble is cool to the touch, screams opulence and fits most aesthetics. As a result, marble is one of the most expensive building materials out there. Marble prices have caused an increasing number of people to turn to … Continued

How Can I Use Stamped Concrete?

Stamped concrete might be the best kept secret in the world of concrete-enthusiasts. Stamped concrete can completely change the feel of a house, and can even positively affect resale value. Even better? Stamped concrete tends to be considerably cheaper than the more expensive materials that it emulates, such as marble and brick. So what exactly … Continued

Are Concrete Floors Good?

One of the most common refrains we hear from new homeowners is how surprised they were at the cost of flooring. Whether you want laminate floors, wood floors, marble, slate, tile it seems like there are no affordable options. That’s why so many new homeowners are turning to an unexpected building block for inspiration: concrete. … Continued

How Can I Dress Up A Concrete Walkway?

Concrete walkways are common outside most homes, and for good reason. They’re easy to install, durable and affordable. Unfortunately, a basic concrete walkway is not the most aesthetically pleasing. However, one of the major advantages of concrete is how easy it is to dress it up and mold its aesthetic into different styles. Let’s take … Continued

How Can I Keep My Basement In Good Shape?

Depending on where you live every house may have a basement, or none of them do. In certain geographical reasons basements are a mainstay, and with good reason. A proper basement can significantly expand the available square footage in a home and provide ample space for fun activities. Unfortunately, not all basements are up to … Continued

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