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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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The Worst of All Possible Scenarios


All week we have been talking about stamped decorative concrete (sorry if I have bored you but there is a lot of information to impart) and then I see the “WORST POSSIBLE SCENARIO” in real life.  There is an entire … 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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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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Concrete Sealing is for the dogs… and the cats…. And all the animals in the zoo.


As every pet owner can testify, dogs and cats (and yes, monkeys and lions and elephants, too) can have accidents.  And if they are in a kennel with a concrete floor or a basement, the urine soaks into the concrete … 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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