Why Spring is the Perfect Time for a New Concrete Driveway in Southeast Michigan

As soon as winter ends and signs of spring appear in Southeast Michigan, homeowners begin planning home improvement projects that increase aesthetic appeal and add tangible value. Installing a new concrete driveway proves especially wise, given the many home improvement endeavors available during the spring. Southeast Michigan’s unique climate creates the ideal conditions for installing […]

5 Signs Your Driveway Needs to be Replaced

Few things make as big an impactful statement about the quality and appearance of a home as its driveway. Macomb and Oakland County residents know the value of maintaining their driveway is immense—visually and functionally. Understanding when it is time for a replacement can save time, money, and hassle in the long run. With harsh […]

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 […]

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