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 – […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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