Concrete Floors


House Rehab: Damaged Foundation

The home infrastructure in America is aging; the building materials of the baby boomer generation are beginning to break down, and require some significant repair. And when a homeowner thinks about rehab rarely do they consider the structure of the foundation. In fact, on the surface of most older homes […]


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Professional vs DIY: Reasons Why You Should Hire a Professional

Weekend-warrior types abound; the big box stores have moved in, offering everything from an endless supply and choice of building materials to courses on home improvement, and, for many, the confidence level for routine home improvement work is high. And it’s for good reason, because those tasks we once outsourced […]


When is The Best Season to Complete a Concrete Project?

Usually, it’s the shoulder seasons—both Spring and Fall—that have the best temperatures for a concrete pour. The reason is that temperatures are usually neutral, and milder. Two things to be cautious of in these seasons are precipitation, and that temperatures don’t swing dramatically in either direction. Sometimes, especially in the […]


Concrete Sealer

A quality concrete sealer is a vital component for a quality concrete job. The concrete sealer makes concrete resistant to weather, exposures to water—yes, concrete is durable and is meant to handle the elements, but long exposures can break down nearly any building material—abrasions, and deicing salt. A quality concrete […]


How To Tell If Concrete is Defective

Getting to know concrete well also includes getting to know concrete when it’s defective— when it’s breaking down. There’s not one place more important—residentially—that concrete needs to hold up intact, than on a home’s foundation. Oftentimes people shopping for a new home overlook the less sexy topics like the home’s […]