Four Things To Consider For Basement Construction

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If you are considering basement construction for your home, you should be sure that you make the plans detailed to ensure that your basement is perfectly constructed. So when it comes to basement construction, here are four important things to consider: Waterproofing: Waterproofing your basement is absolutely essential even if you don't live in a flood zone area. This is because, no matter what, the basement is an easy place for humidity to build.

9 March 2017

2 Tips To Help You Complete Your Own Tile And Grout On Your Next Tiling Project

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Tiling a bathroom or kitchen surface creates an area that is beautiful and durable. With the right tips, tools, and technique, your do-it-yourself tiling job can come out looking great. Here are two tips to help you with this. Select the Right Materials When you are tiling and grouting your project, make sure you choose the right mastic, grout, and sealer to help you most successfully complete your project. It can be helpful to select a pre-mixed mastic, which will already be mixed for you at the right consistency, especially as mastic tends to dry more quickly.

9 March 2017

Three Tips To Help You Prepare A Ground Site For A New Gravel Driveway

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Installing a new driveway in your yard adds convenience, adds value, and can increase the attractiveness of your home. Your driveway does not need to be paved with asphalt or cement, as it can be installed with gravel. Here are three tips to help you install a well-built gravel driveway in your yard. Tip #1: Excavate the Site Properly A well-built and long-lasting gravel driveway is constructed with the right layers of varying sizes of rock and gravel.

7 March 2017

Restructuring A Broken Cement Step In Your Staircase

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If you own your own business, and you have a cement staircase leading to your establishment, there is a need to maintain it so your customers have a safe area to walk upon when visiting your property. A chipped cement step will need to be repaired promptly. Here are some tips you can use to revitalize your staircase on your own so your customers are not prone to a potential injury due to a chipped portion present within one of the steps.

2 March 2017

Repairing A Spalled Concrete Driveway With An Overlay

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Concrete spalling is highly frustrating and all too common phenomenon--especially when it happens to your driveway. It involves the surface of the concrete chipping and flaking away. Not only does this result in an uneven surface, but it also leaves your driveway looking highly unattractive. If you would like to learn more about what a professional concrete contractor can do to repair this issue, read on. This article will discuss how spalling can be repaired with a concrete overlay.

1 March 2017

You've Got Questions And Your Asphalt Paving Contractor Has Answers: 4 Key Factors To Explore

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As a responsible homeowner, maintaining your asphalt driveway should not be overlooked or taken lightly. Whether you need to repave your driveway or have your driveway torn out and completely rebuilt, hiring a professional asphalt paving contractor is your best course of action, as these pros have the right equipment and materials to do the job right. It is in your best interest, however, to educate yourself regarding the task, so you will have the leg up when it's time to hire an experienced paving contractor form a company like Bill Mariotti Site Development Co Inc.

13 July 2016

Preparation Tasks To Complete Before Breaking Concrete

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If you have a concrete slab that runs across the floor of your basement or outdoor patio, and you want to refinish the area, then you will need to remove the old concrete first. This means concrete breaking. You can try your hand at demolishing the concrete on your own with a heavy duty electric concrete breaker. You will need to prepare well in advance if you decide to use one of these tools.

11 July 2016