Concrete Path

There are many jobs in the home that even the greenest do-it-yourself-er’ can accomplish.  One material that makes for a good starter project is concrete.  It may seem that concrete is a difficult material to work with, but with a little practice and by following the manufacturer’s instructions precisely, it […]

Concrete Path Billings MT

Leveling Concrete Floors

It’s common for older homes to have an unfinished basement: concrete floor and sheetrock-less stud walls.  But, what happens when a person wants to refinish that basement?  Often the concrete floors are cracked from the foundation’s settling over years.  The floors may have low spots, and, in general, just seem […]

Concrete Repair Billings MT

Concrete is a reliable, durable building material. It’s the foundation of almost every home; it’s the foundation of our neighborhood’s sidewalks and paths, and for good reason: it’s a lasting, environmentally friendly product. But, even with all of its beneficial aspects, concrete can still develop cracks over time, as it […]

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Concrete Projects

We’ve discussed concrete projects which are large-scale. But what about smaller concrete projects? Projects that not only challenge the skill of working with concrete, but are also economical. Take anything: a clock for instance, is usually made of plastic, metal, or, possibly, wood. But just how cool is a concrete […]

Concrete is Multi-Functional

Concrete has so many uses. It’s an eco-friendly material, it’s durable, and it’s even beautiful—consider it artisanal in certain applications. Today’s modern homeowner has a host of options to use the material around the home. One interesting use is in the kitchen, where it’s is gaining popularity as the staple […]

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Concrete Pads

If you are planning a concrete pad—new parking space, basketball court, hot tub spot, etc.—there are a few things to know before you do. Concrete pads can be handled by a well-intentioned DIY’er. Attention to detail, while building the pad, can yield a concrete surface that is durable and lasting […]

Functions Of A Retaining Wall

The main function of a Retaining wall is to separate two different angles of soil when a change in elevation is needed. And, while retaining walls are a very practical and necessary addition to homes in need of them, they also add value and aesthetic appeal to any property. For […]

Concrete Sealers Billings MT

A good concrete sealer will make concrete much more resistant to weather, long exposures to water, abrasions, those pesky deicing salts that litter the streets of any Montana town following every snow, and it will even protect the concrete from grease and oil stains. A good concrete sealer will also […]

Radiant Floor Panels

Radiant floor panels are echo friendly, and simple to install. Radiant floor panels heat the floor, which then in turn, heats the person standing on the floor and other objects in the room. Other heating systems heat the air, and, in drafty areas – covered porches, for instance – a […]

Stamped Concrete Billings MT

Stamped Concrete installation can be challenging for the nonprofessional, and concrete is also very difficult and costly to repair if a mistake is made (Once concrete is dried its difficult to remove and replace concrete without showing a seam). But with careful practice, a seasoned DIY vet, with an attention-to-detail […]