Decorating Options For A Concrete Overlay

Posted on: 26 April 2019

If the concrete on your driveway or patio is looking a bit old and worn out, there's no need to go through the time and expense of ripping it up and starting again. You could just resurface it and take advantage of decorative concrete treatments to produce something beautiful. Textured Stamped Surfaces With stamping and colouring techniques, your concrete can resemble natural stone, brickwork or even timber planks. If you want a look-alike stone surface, for example, particular stamps or moulds can impress the unset concrete with the characteristic definition and texture of a particular stone, granite for instance. [Read More]

How to Protect Concrete Kerbing from Salt Damage

Posted on: 6 December 2016

Some facilities managers only think about the driveways and walkways when they are planning how to keep salt from damaging the concrete on commercial properties. Such facilities managers may end up incurring avoidable costs to repair or replace concrete kerbing that has succumbed to salt damage. This article discusses some options that can be considered in order to protect the kerbing from the damaging effects of de-icing substances, such as salt. [Read More]

Must Know Tips to Prevent Damage to Your Asphalt Driveway during Heavy Rain

Posted on: 8 August 2016

Asphalt paving is one of the best alternatives when you are setting up a driveway or walkway in your home. Asphalt derives most of its attributes from a black, viscous and sticky liquid called bitumen. It is used when laying the asphalt surface to bind the small aggregate stones together, forming a hard and regular surface when it dries. During the wet season, heavy rains can easily damage the asphalt surface if proper care is not given. [Read More]

Why You Always Need a Professional for Concrete Cutting

Posted on: 5 July 2016

Cutting through concrete might be needed at your home for creating windows in a basement, accessing pipes that are under your garage floor, and a variety of other reasons. You may even need to cut concrete to pull it up and give you space for a new driveway or slab. Whatever the need in your home, you always want to rely on a professional for this job rather than trying to do it yourself. [Read More]