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How to Coat a Cement Block Wall

Cement plaster is used to coat a cement block wall.

Graffiti Removal in Eight Steps

The cleaning agent depends on the surface material.

How to Clean Mold Off Brick

Mold produces digestive enzymes that eat any surface it is attached to. Removing mold from brick is a relatively easy thing to do when you follow some simple instructions.

Cleaning Moss From Bricks

Moss is hard to get rid of and keep away, but there are some simple solutions to this menace that you can do yourself.

How to Make Your Own Creosote Remover

Get rid of built up creosote in your chimney and fireplace on your own.

How to Stain Concrete Paving Stones

You can dress up your paving stones with a layer of stain.

How to Color Cement

Cement doesn't always have to be gray and dull.

How to Repair a Concrete Block Wall

Temperatures and the elements can wreak havoc on building materials, even concrete. Fortunately, there are DIY fixes for cracks.

How to Use a Metal Lath Properly with Stucco

It helps increase structural integrity.

How to Repair a Precast Concrete Wall

Repairing a precast concrete wall is easier than you think.

How to Weather Proof Your Flagstone Patio

Flagstone is a great patio option.

How to Pour a Concrete Retaining Wall

Pouring a concrete retaining wall will give long-lasting results.

How to Remove Moss from Concrete

If you have problems with moss, here are several solutions.

How to Apply Stucco

Stucco beautifies almost any wall, and almost anyone can apply it with a little instruction.

Installing Slate Tile Over A Concrete Base

Preparation is the most important part.