Concrete

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How to Remove a Concrete Walkway

It's a heavy task, but it can make way for more green space.

Sunken Concrete: Repair or Replace?

A sunken slab can be an easy fix or extensive project.

How to Resurface Old Concrete

Rather than start from scratch, resurface your old concrete!

Mixing Concrete for the Beginning DIYer

Don't hire an expensive company for a home project when you can mix and lay concrete on your own A very useful guide for the beginning or advanced do-it-yourselfer.

How to Pour Concrete

Concrete is an ideal material for patios, paths, flooring, and much more. Read this article for advice on pouring your concrete.

How to Repair a Precast Concrete Wall

Repairing a precast concrete wall is easier than you think.

Tips for Painting Concrete Steps

It takes a few more steps than painting other surfaces.

Precast Concrete Fence: Pros and Cons

A precast concrete fence will last for years.

Alternatives to Concrete Waterproofing

Understand your options.

Acid Wash Concrete Flooring: 2 Steps

Acid wash prepares concrete for paint.

Concrete Core Drilling Explained

Get to the core of it, with the right tools and bits.

How to Remove a Concrete Sidewalk

You will need brawn and power tools to hammer out concrete.

How to Build a Stem Wall

You can build a concrete version without mortar.

What is Slab Jacking ?

Slab jacking is a way to level concrete.

How to Repair Cracks in Blacktop Driveways

Cracks are unseemly. Get it? Here's how to repair them.

How to Resurface Concrete Steps

Concrete steps may need to be resurfaced over the years.

How to Repair Concrete with a Vinyl Concrete Patch

Use a concrete patch to quickly repair a crack.

How to Remove a Concrete Slab

You may need to break up a concrete slab from time to time.

Beginner's Guide to Concrete Forming

Concrete forming isn't difficult.

5 Options For Bolting To Concrete

Bolting to concrete may be needed to secure heavy machinery.

How to Remove Concrete Overlay

Concrete overlay is often used to smooth out a surface.

How to Repair Cracks in a Concrete Slab Foundation

A concrete slab foundation is very common.

Several Methods to Remove Concrete

There are several techniques you can implement.

Retaining Wall Foundation Design

Retaining wall foundation design varies according to type.

Mixing 4000 PSI Concrete

4000 PSI concrete is the most common.

Basement Concrete Resurfacing

There are many concrete resurfacing solutions.

How to Install Precast Concrete Walls

Precast concrete walls have many uses.

How to Lay a Block Foundation

The lifespan of a structure depends on its block foundation.

How to Remove a Concrete Fountain

Follow these steps to remove the eyesore yourself.

Instructions for Tiling Concrete Steps

Concrete steps tend to look drab and grey.

Making Expansion Joints in Concrete Slabs

Expansion joints are installed in a concrete slab.

How to Broom Finish Concrete

Broom finishing your concrete can prevent slips.

Spalling Concrete? Repair It

Spalling concrete is a cosmetic blemish to structures.

Cost of Concrete Slab vs Cost of Brick Pavers

Brick pavers and poured concrete are both great choices.

Installing Precast Concrete Curbing

Concrete curbing is a great way to mark different sections.

6 Clear-Cut Steps to Staining Concrete Pavers

Follow these steps to create your own concrete paver stain.

2 Recipes for Concrete Patch Mix

Mixing concrete may be best left to the professionals.

Pouring a Concrete Driveway

Laying concrete is not the easiest project to do properly.

How to Cut a Drainage Channel in a Concrete Patio

There's nothing worse than going out on your concrete patio at the beginning of summer only to step in a puddle of cold water.

How to Extend Concrete Patios with Pavers

Whenever you need more room on your concrete patio, you can use pavers to complete the process.

Exposed Aggregate Concrete Maintenance Tips

Exposed aggregate concrete patios and sidewalks look great until they get dirty. With a little maintenance, you can have them looking like new again.

How to Fix a Cinder Block Retaining Wall

Over time, in the elements, the blocks that make up the cinder block retaining wall can deteriorate due to harsh weather conditions. Replace or repair it.

How to Dye Concrete Patios

Concrete patios can be nice but look plain.

How to Clean and Maintain Concrete Patio Pavers

Concrete patio pavers are popular and found in various outdoor areas. Relatively speaking, they are very durable and require little maintenance.

Answers to Slab and Foundation Questions #2

Get advice on fixing cracks and avoiding future problems