All About Concrete and How it is Used

The History of Concrete The history of concrete dates back to ancient civilizations, such as the Romans and the Egyptians, who used a primitive form of concrete made from lime and sand. This type of concrete was used to construct buildings, roads, and other structures that are still standing today. The oldest known concrete structure […]

Is Resealing Concrete Important in Macomb County, MI?

Homes in Macomb County, MI, face a range of weather conditions, from warm summers to snowy winters with clouds as a constant most months. Naturally, homes here have to withstand diverse conditions around the year. There are several things you can do to ensure your home is better protected, one of which is resealing the […]

Which Is the Better Choice Between Aggregate and Solid Concrete?

People planning to make a driveway invariably do some research before getting started with the job and it’s a good thing too — one must get into details. Their research also always tells them that there are two different types of concrete driveways — aggregate and solid. Both aggregate and solid have their advantages and […]

Common Mistakes Homeowners Make While Pouring Concrete

It is not uncommon for homeowners to think they can make a DIY-job of pouring concrete for patios and driveways. However, this mistake should be avoided as pouring concrete is a job that requires skill and expertise as well as detailed knowledge of the equipment and materials used for pouring concrete. Even a small problem […]

Dangers of DIY Concrete Pouring and When to Call in a Professional

Dangers of DIY Concrete Pouring and When to Call in a Professional While designing driveways, patios, and other structures, homeowners often contemplate pouring the concrete themselves. Unfortunately, this can lead to structural, aesthetic, and safety issues. Thus, picking up a DIY concrete project isn’t always a good idea. This article focuses on why homeowners should […]

Questions to Ask Before You Upgrade Your Driveway

So, you have decided to upgrade your driveway. Not only can an upgrade solve your parking problems it can also reduce the maintenance costs if done correctly. In addition, an upgrade if done carefully has the potential to increase your property’s resale value along with making it more aesthetically appealing. But are you sure this […]

Enhancing the Exterior with Stone-Look Stamped Concrete

Gone are the days when homeowners would spend their entire home improvement budget on interior renovation projects.  Now, they give a lot of attention to outdoor spaces too.  It won’t be wrong to suggest that the distinction between indoors and outdoors is getting blurred with time. Many homeowners now accessorize and furnish their patios just […]

Recurring Mistakes During the Course of DIY Concrete Projects

DIY home remodeling and reconstruction projects can be really rewarding, given that they are done properly. If not handled the right way, there’s always the possibility that a home construction project can turn into a nightmare. Case in point:  any reconstruction work that involves concrete. Experts have enlisted some common mistakes that happen during DIY […]

Patio and Stamped Concrete: A Perfect Match

There was a time when homeowners were inclined to use marble and tiles to embellish their patios. Concrete, on the other hand, was attributed to dull and non-aesthetic appearance. But this opinion regarding concrete has changed after the development of its stamped version. Now, stamped concrete, which entails textured and designed surfaces, has become a […]

Centerline Concrete Contractor Explains Common Concrete Applications for Homeowners

When you think of concrete, what comes to mind? Do you picture driveways or public sidewalks? Although it is true that concrete is used in those applications, you may not realize the other various ways to use concrete for your home.  Also, concrete does not only consist of plain cement. It can actually be very […]

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