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Preparing Concrete for Winter

Believe it or not, winter is right around the corner, and it’s time to start thinking about preparing your property for colder temperatures, snowfall and ice accumulation. While concrete is designed to withstand all kinds of elements throughout the year, it can be damaged by harsh weather conditions, and it’s important to take some steps […]

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Winter Concrete Maintenance

During the winter months, it can be difficult to keep pavement in the best condition possible. Between excessive precipitation, freezing temperatures and ice accumulation, there are all kinds of problems that can be caused by winter weather. Thankfully, there are a lot of things that property owners can do to make sure that their pavement […]

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Concrete Drying Time and Weather: What You Should Know

Concrete is a common element in building projects, whether foundations, sidewalks, roads or buildings. While it’s a highly versatile material, there are some specific conditions in which the concrete must be installed if it’s to perform to the required standards. The weather conditions, especially temperature, can significantly affect the quality of a concrete installation and […]

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What’s the Difference Between Cement and Concrete?

There are many people who use the words “cement” and “concrete” interchangeably. However, these are two different materials, so when you’re talking to a contractor about a project, it’s important to understand the difference so you don’t cause a mix-up that leads to an unsatisfactory result. The primary difference between cement and concrete is that […]

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Is It Time to Repair or Replace Your Concrete Driveway?

Concrete driveways can last a long time when properly maintained. In fact, some concrete driveways can last around three decades. That said, it’s important to realize when it’s time to repair or replace your concrete driveway. Putting off repairs, even small ones, could result in the need for much more expensive repairs down the line. […]

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