By Matt Weber A concrete slab is one of the basic components of modern construction throughout the world. Whether used as a building foundation, sidewalk, patio or a mounting pad for your AC condenser, the method of construction is largely the same. Building codes generally require that exterior stairways have a concrete footing or foundation. Without the foundation the steps […]
Stay Clean & Safe in the Winter Months By Rob Robillard
Who doesn’t love a new way to break stuff? By Matt Weber
By Rob Robillard This article will help you save time, labor and money by showing you the best way to clean rust off concrete or bluestone. Many homes have concrete and bluestone walkways, steps and patios. The problem is that rust stains can occur from patio furniture, umbrella stands, fire pits or toys. These stains can […]
By Matt Weber New Concrete Coating Converts a Dull Slab into a Colorful Canvas.
By Larry Walton A bridge is one of those things that are often taken for granted until you don’t have one, especially if you live on a rural property and there’s a creek between your house and the county road. Jon Ford had plans to build a new bridge along with building a new house […]
Special Advertorial Section Concrete is gaining in popularity as a building material for driveways. According to the National Association of Home Builders, 68% of new homes in 2006 had a concrete driveway installed. That is an increase from 60% in 2001. Concrete is a durable material that will give years of life. While it is basically man made rock, […]
Using Big Rocks to Give Your Landscape a Solid New Look
First Aid for Concrete Construction
Master concrete stainer, Gaye Goodman, explains the staining procedure in step-by-step detail.
Giving One Away Each Week 1 TOOL + 10 CONFIGURATIONS + 1,100 lbs. BENDING FORCE = The Hardwood Wrench™ is the “Original” patented self-locking deck board straightening tool. Used to hold deck boards straight while hidden deck fasteners are installed, its cam locks into place, transferring a pushing force of around 1,100 lbs. A true “one-man, one-handed installation!” […]