To Seal or Not to Seal … What Does Your Concrete Really Need? Concrete is a pretty amazing product when you stop to think about what it’s expected to do. And it’s exposed to UV rays, liquids leaking from vehicles, tire marks, pet damage, snow melt chemicals and salts, de-icers, dirt, grime, snow, rain, sleet, […]
What are VOCs and why are they in my paint? VOCs (volatile organic compounds) are the solvents that are released into the air as paint dries. Exposure to VOCs in paint can cause symptoms such as headaches, nausea, fatigue, and dizziness, and the Environmental Protection Agency suspects some VOCs may be carcinogens. Long term exposure […]
Stamped Concrete Repair and Restoration Stamped concrete requires routine maintenance, the frequency of which depends upon weather conditions, type and amount of traffic to which it is exposed, and if it has been properly and regularly maintained since installation. If stamped concrete looks dull, faded, or is chipped, it’s time for some maintenance! The process […]
Paint Recycling and PaintCare, Inc. Until recently, the only resource available to homeowners for getting rid of leftover paint was to wait for the periodic government sponsored neighborhood hazardous waste “round-ups”. Now Coloradoans have access to year around paint drop off locations where old and leftover paints can be recycled or disposed of at no […]
Water and freeze/thaw cycles contribute more to the deterioration of your concrete than anything else … and, not surprisingly, most concrete damage happens during the winter! By following some simple maintenance tips, you will significantly help your concrete weather the winter and add to its longevity. Cleaning your concrete is the best and simplest task […]
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