If you've got a concrete driveway or sidewalk, you're probably doing everything you can to keep it looking good. Unfortunately, even with the best preventative maintenance, your concrete is probably going to crack. Rest assured, there's nothing you could have done to stop those cracks from appearing. Here are three reasons why concrete cracks, no matter what you do. Shrinkage When your concrete was initially poured, the contractor carefully controlled the amount of water-to-concrete mixture that was used. [Read More]
What Equipment Do I Need To Cut Through Concrete?
Concrete cutting is often necessary when the concrete is not formed properly in the first place. While concrete cutting is not ideal, if the concrete was not formed correctly in the first place, it will be necessary to purchase the right tools so you can cut through concrete on your own. The Concrete Determine the type of cutting you will be doing and on what scale it will be. If you will be engaging in shallow cutting on a smaller scale, you will need both an angle grinder and a sintered diamond blade. [Read More]
Recreating A Pair: Replacing A Broken Garden Statue
If you have a pair of garden statues in your garden or in your front lawn, you might wonder how you can replace one if it breaks. If you have had the set for years, it might not be as simple as going to the store and purchasing a new one. However, you can make an identical one to complete the look and within a couple of days, you won't even know that one broke. [Read More]
Stained Concrete Flooring – Your Questions Answered
Are you looking for an affordable and durable flooring option for your home? If so, maybe it is time for you to consider stained concrete flooring. Here, you will find the answers to many of the questions you may have about stained concrete flooring: How much does stained concrete flooring cost? The cost of the project from start to finish varies greatly depending on the existing flooring in the home and the options that you choose. [Read More]