Retaining Wall Ideas

Did you know retaining walls are for more than restraining soil and preventing erosion? It’s true, retaining walls have a main function, but they also have many uses. People often have walls installed solely for aesthetics. It’s nice to have something for a home that is pleasing to the eye and makes a positive difference […]

Patio and garden blended ideas

Getting the right patio and garden combination can turn a terrific backyard into an oasis your neighbors brag about to everyone. We can understand someone who isn’t into gardening not wanting too many plants to deal with by the patio. But there are options for every patio style, personal situation, and yard size. Let’s have […]

How To Compare Different Paving Options

Comparing Different Paving Options for Your Home’s Exterior Paving is a great way to improve the exterior of your house and increase its curb appeal. While stone paving is one of the most popular options, permeable paving, concrete, and asphalt are also popular options. Paving can be used to create beautiful patios, driveways, and outdoor […]

Concrete vs Asphalt Driveways

Picking out a new car and deciding on what type driveway you need are similar choices. Both are long term decisions that you have to live with for years. The options with automobiles are too numerous to count. With driveways there are two main options: concrete or asphalt. What’s the difference, you might ask? Let’s [...]

Simple Concrete Terminology

I find it easier to go into a home improvement project if I know a little about the tools or products involved. So this article should help those out there who are looking to start a concrete project. Less confusion is a great thing when it comes to any task. Here are some basic terms [...]

Stamped Concrete

If you want more out of a patio, walkway, or driveway then you definitely want to check out stamped concrete options. Professional concrete stampers turn the mundane surface into something beautiful. How do pros make this happen? Let us explain... We’ve all seen the HGTV shows about a craftsman turning a common item into a [...]

5 Benefit To Renting Construction Equipment

It has become more and more popular to rent construction equipment for a few different reasons. Some key contributors to the growth of equipment rentals are the rising costs of purchasing equipment, the market is unpredictable, and more companies are offering to rent as an affordable option.

Benefits Of Choosing A Career In The Concrete Construction

Are you thinking about your career? Want to start something new? Why not consider a career in the trade industry? A concrete finisher perhaps? Here’s why we think choosing a career in concrete construction has lots of advantages and you should really consider it: Quick start career with good pay:  No college degree required! Start [...]

3 Ways to Save Money in Construction Business

Replace Old Technology with Newer Technology: Old and outdated technology can hinder the productivity of employees and can actually increase your expenses. Here’s how to trim the cost. Investigate the technology you’re using and research if there are speedy options available to reduce your overall cost in the long run. Consider green technology. The initial [...]

4 Reasons Businesses Should Hire A Construction Company

There are a lot of different factors that go into a construction project and if you’re a business looking to minimize downtime and maximize efficiency then you’re going to want to know these 4 reasons why hiring a construction company is right for you.

3 Areas Excavating Can Be Exciting And Daunting

Excavating can be both exciting and daunting at the same time for homeowners. Seeing the landscape torn up can leave the homeowner feeling a little bit anxious to say the least. Rest assured that your construction companies goal is to get your land and home through the excavation process as quickly and seamlessly as possible. […]

5 Steps For Excavation Site Preparation

When it comes to a piece of land that you want to develop, the first thing you have to do it prepare the site for excavation. This seems like its a simple process but there’s more to it than you may think and it’s a crucial step in the overall process. If you’re looking for […]

Best Place to Tailgate could be your own Backyard

Do you know why your own backyard is the best place to tailgate for football games? Because it’s your backyard!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Just like your favorite team loves playing at home and dominates on their own turf, you can take tailgating to the next level when you don’t even have to leave your driveway. Sure, you can […]

Power Washing is Awesome unless you DIY

  Quick, think of the filthiest do-it-yourself job around your house. Cleaning out the garbage disposal? Good one. It’s pretty gross in there. What’s your kid tossing in that thing? How about blowing wet leaves out of your gutters? It’s a great way to ruin a shirt and get decomposed leaves all over your siding. […]

Replace those old steps this weekend!!

Some things are cool to keep around the house even after they have a ton of miles on them. Outdated or damaged steps do not make the list I’m afraid.   Unsightly stairs leading to your home are not like that 12-year old German Shepherd. You love that animal as much as your spouse! So […]

Why you should Never use Salt on Concrete in Winter

  You have used salt on your concrete steps, walkway, sidewalk and driveway I’m betting. So has your neighbor. No need to deny it. I’m not the concrete police. Although I do have an affinity for the material as you may have noticed. The reason I bring salting driveways up is because we are still in […]