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Happy 4th of July! Happy Independence Day!


In the spirit of freedom, release yourself from oil stains on your driveway or rust spots on your entry way.  Release yourself from having to worry about salts and deicers (not to mention the freeze-thaw) will do to your driveway … Continue reading

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Just Say No…………..


Just Say No!……. When you have the control over when your concrete is going to be poured and the temperature is over 100 degrees – Say No! When your contractor is in a hurry to finish the job but the … Continue reading

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Living Well with Stamped Concrete (or any Concrete for that matter)


Stamped colored concrete is beautiful – no doubt about it.  It is expensive to install and many people who buy a home with stamped concrete already there have no idea how expensive it is to install or how to care … Continue reading

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Proper Patio Sealer Installation


Not a very jazzy title today but apt.  People can re-seal their own stamped decorative concrete patios with just a little bit of knowledge (or have them done by someone else but done properly).  If you are re-sealing your stamped … Continue reading

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Perfect Patios for Patio People


Is there such a thing as a perfect patio?  People enjoy their patios so much that they are constantly working on them – adding concrete pavers or bricks to line the patio, or pouring more concrete to enlarge the patio.  … Continue reading

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Prettify Your Patio Promptly –


Ok, so prettify is not a real word.  I just wanted to get your attention.  It is summer with an attitude this year.  It has been dry and it is hot.  And the perfect place to spend these warm, sultry … Continue reading

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What Concrete Thing can you do for Dad this Father’s Day


Father’s Day – a time to remember and honor your father.  This year, surprise your Dad – do something concrete to honor him.  Surprise him with a clean garage or a clean driveway.  Stain his back patio so he has … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Cheap Cost you Dearly


The stories are endless – the young man who saw the engine light on, didn’t know what to do and kept driving until his engine blew up.  For the lack of a few dollars worth of oil it ended up … Continue reading

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Urban Legends – The Myth of the Permanent Concrete Sealer


Years ago there was the story that a small manufacturer had discovered the secret of producing a car that could get 80 to 100 miles per gallon of gas.  Then General Motors (or Ford – depending on the version of … Continue reading

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April Showers Bring………Mold and Mildew


The last few days I have been inundated with phone calls from people dealing with mold and mildew on their concrete walkways, patios and driveways and wondering how to get rid of it.  The grass and flowers love all this … Continue reading

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