Categories for Concrete Driveways

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

How to Care for Concrete in Summer

February 25, 2019

Concrete is a durable, long-lasting material that is perfect for constructing patios, sidewalks or driveways on your property. However, it is much like other materials in that it is not invulnerable to the harshness of the elements and outdoor temperatures. Extreme weather can take its toll on concrete driveways in Racine, WI, leaving homeowners and business owners with unsightly cracks and other forms of damage that can be expensive to fix. Concrete typically has the most trouble in cold winter weather, but it can be damaged in extremely hot temperatures, as well. Summer concrete care begins with construction. If not... View Article

How Important Is Drainage Planning When Laying Concrete Driveways in Racine, WI?

November 7, 2018

Regardless of what the climate is like in your area, it’s essential to consider weather conditions when you’re planning an outdoor structure or project like laying concrete. If you’re planning on installing a concrete driveway, you should always take drainage into account. Without proper drainage, you might experience problems with flooding, standing water and even damage to your concrete. Read on to find out more about why it’s so important to consider drainage when you’re laying concrete, and what you can do to ensure that your concrete driveway in Racine, WI has proper drainage. The importance of driveway drainage The... View Article

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