Concrete

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How to Dry Stack Concrete Blocks

It is easy, cost efficient, and particularly fast to dry stack concrete blocks. There are many manufacturers

How to Install Steel Tube in a Concrete Foundation

Reinforcing your concrete foundation will add strength to your structure. You can reinforce it by installing

Spalling Concrete? Repair It

Spalling concrete, or concrete cancer, is a cosmetic blemish to structures; spalling requires concrete

How to Extend Concrete Patios with Pavers

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

How to Remove a Concrete Patio

Having a concrete patio might seem like a very good idea for your house but you should always consider

Asphalt and Concrete Expansion Joint Repair

Because expansion joints are an important factor in maintaining the integrity of concrete and asphalt

Anchor a Steel Rod in Concrete Epoxy

Concrete epoxy is a strong bonding agent that hardens to fix cracks in concrete. It can also be used

How to Dye Concrete Patios

Concrete patios make a wonderful relaxation area but they can look very plain. You can make your concrete

Adding Tile to Concrete Patios

Without any decoration, concrete patios can look rather plain. However, with the addition of some tiles,

4 Tips for Keeping Concrete Patios Cool

Concrete patios are lovely additions to any yard, or outdoor space. They provide a platform that is suitable

Repairing Sunken Concrete Patios

Concrete patios, like any other concrete slab, can sink from changes in its base. Whether the base shrinks

Building Concrete Patios with Overlays

An overlay is like a band-aid of concrete, sand and rocks that you can use to cover up unsightly splits,

Build Seating Walls for Concrete Patios

Concrete patios make an excellent addition to a house, but they can be further improved with seating

Polishing Concrete Patios

Concrete patios are a popular choice with homeowners. You can achieve whatever style and design you choose

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 to start

How to Mix and Pour Concrete Patios

Concrete patios are great places to relax. They can be built as a garden addition immediately outside

How to Lay a Block Foundation

The durability, lifespan and capacity of a structure are greatly dependent on its block foundation. Simply

How to Build a Block Foundation Wall

A concrete block foundation can be used as a soil retaining wall or to emphasize a colorful flower garden,

Attach a Sill Plate to a Block Foundation

Block foundations are building foundations made out of concrete blocks rather than poured concrete. Sill

Repair a Hole in a Block Foundation Wall

There are two kinds of block foundation: concrete block and poured concrete. Concrete blocks are traditional

How to Put a Window in a Block Foundation

Block foundations are building foundations made out of concrete blocks rather than poured concrete. Windows

How to Install a Door in a Block Foundation

Block foundations are building foundations made out of concrete blocks rather than poured concrete. In

A General Guide to Pouring a Self Leveling Concrete Floor

The need of leveling a concrete floor occurs more frequently than one can imagine. This is simply because

4 Tips to Remember When Leveling Concrete Floor

In many areas of the country, particularly in areas where there are high water levels, you might find

How to Install Foam Insulation Board on a Concrete Wall

Concrete is a pretty good insulator, but the addition of foam insulation board increases the insulation

How to Make a Concrete Bullnose Trim

When you decide that you want to use a bullnose trim, there are a few things that you will need to keep

Concrete Finishing Techniques

Concrete finishing presents itself in several forms to give a concrete floor a specific look after it

How to Prepare for Precast Concrete Steps

Precast concrete steps are an easy way to add a durable and easy maintain elevated entry into a home

How to Repair Cracked Concrete Stair Treads

Over time, concrete stair treads tend to crack and break. If you know how to fix cracked stair treads

How to Replace Concrete Stair Treads

Concrete stair treads tend to crack over time. Instead of paying someone else to fix them, why not do

How to Measure for Precast Concrete Steps

Having precast concrete steps installed on your stairs have several advantages over pour in place steps.

Poured vs Precast Concrete Steps for Your Yard

Precast concrete steps are manufactured in a factory environment, whereas poured concrete steps are created

3 Design Ideas for Concrete Stairs

If you are tired of the plain, dull grayness of your concrete stairs, you can add some designs on it

How to Apply Non-Slip Concrete Finish to Concrete Steps

A non slip concrete finish on concrete steps is essential to prevent slips and falls from happening on

Precast Concrete Steps: Pros and Cons

Precast concrete steps are a type of structure that is very popular in construction. These steps are

How to Build a Concrete Garden Bench

Adding a place to sit within your landscaped garden can be as simple as adding a concrete garden bench.

Tips for Building Curved Concrete Steps

Curved Concrete Steps can be an aesthetically pleasing option to regular concrete steps. Building curved

How to Make a Concrete Planter

Making a concrete planter is a relatively easy task, which in its simplicity can greatly enhance the

How to Seal a Concrete Planter

A concrete planter can spruce up virtually any yard or garden and is a very secure structure in which

Pros and Cons of a Concrete Table Top

Having a concrete table top can provide you with a number of benefits. However, there are some drawbacks