Spalled Concrete

Posted on: April 26, 2012 | Category: Blog

The term “spalled” has recently joined the American lexicon to describe concrete, so don’t feel ignorant if you don’t know what it means.  Its original definition as a noun means “a small fragment or chip especially of stone” (www.merriam-webster.com).  Now, if you hear the word “spalled” to describe your exterior concrete, don’t ignore it – […]

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Concrete 101

Posted on: March 16, 2012 | Category: Blog

Ask any concrete flatworker (the guys who pour horizontal concrete) for a guarantee and 9 times out of 10 he’ll say, “I guarantee it will crack!”  Why?  Concrete is a heavy, solid, and extremely rigid substrate typically placed over a constantly moving earth.  Even though it is hard as a rock, concrete also scales, spalls, […]

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Exterior Paint Colors

Posted on: February 27, 2012 | Category: Blog

If it’s time to paint your home’s exterior and you’re dreading the task of picking colors, here are some thoughts on the topic: Choose a color scheme that is compatible with the homes in your neighborhood, and also blends well with your next door neighbors’ homes.  You don’t want to be the owner of the […]

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Picking Paint Colors

Posted on: January 26, 2012 | Category: Blog

Repainting some of the rooms in your home in winter can certainly help spruce up your mood as well as your living environment.  If you struggle with a starting point to pick your new colors, here are a few suggestions that may help. Start with something in your home that inspires you such as a […]

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Happy Holidays!

Posted on: December 15, 2011 | Category: Blog

This time of year is a special time for us … we stop, take a breath, and feel tremendous gratitude for all of our customers, vendors, and staff.  We thank you all and deeply appreciate your contribution to our success. We wish you a happy holiday season, and a new year filled with joy, good […]

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