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When Is a Good Time to Repair Cracks in Concrete?

September 15, 2021

Have you noticed cracks in your concrete pavement? You’re probably wondering whether it’s too late to repair them this year, or if you’ll need to wait until spring. Generally, concrete crack repair is best done in the spring or autumn, which leaves you plenty of time to repair your pavement before the harsh winter weather sets in. Read on for concrete maintenance tips to help you preserve your pavement. Why summer and winter are not good times for concrete crack repair When the weather gets cold, your pavement shrinks. That makes the cracks even wider. If water freezes in the... View Article

Our Top Concrete Cleaning Tips

September 1, 2021

When your patio, driveway or sidewalk is looking less than pristine, it’s time to give it a good scrub. With the right tools and techniques, you can clean off stubborn stains and restore your concrete to a like-new appearance. Here’s how to master concrete maintenance for cleaner pavement. Preparing the patio Before you get started, you should prepare your patio. Move all patio furniture, cars, bikes and other objects off the pavement you want to clean. Use a basic broom or push broom to sweep up debris, dirt and leaves from your pavement. Depending on what kind of shape your... View Article

Summer Concrete Driveway Maintenance

August 16, 2021

One perk of owning your own home is having your own driveway. Depending on the layout of your lot, you can design the length, shape and material makeup of your driveway to your desired specifications. Just like your lawn or your hedges, though, your driveway will require some summer maintenance. While you could just pour a concrete driveway and leave it be, if you’re trying to get it to last as long as possible, that isn’t the way to go. What you should do is use some of these summer concrete driveway maintenance tips to ensure you get the most... View Article

Our Top Summer Concrete Maintenance Tips

August 2, 2021

We’re currently approaching the dog days of summer, and that means lots of sun and consistent hot and humid weather. When you think of wear and tear on your concrete surfaces, you probably think of rain, ice, hail and snow. But consistent sunlight beating down on your home’s concrete can wear on it, too. So, what can you do to take care of your concrete in the summer? There are several things you can do to help preserve and prolong your concrete’s lifespan. Here are some summer concrete maintenance tips from our experts. Keep it clean In the same way... View Article

Tips for Building Backyard Planters

July 20, 2021

Planting a beautiful garden is one of the best ways to brighten up any backyard. Flowers and plants offer a splash of color and new life that you just don’t get from other backyard decorations. When planting a garden, it’s important to house your plants in a secure structure. Stonewall backyard planters are easy to construct and offer the perfect place to display and protect plants of all kinds. Read on for tips on building beautiful stone planters for your backyard. Make a plan Before starting any construction project, it’s important to make a plan. That means deciding on how... View Article

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