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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Winter Concrete Maintenance

Posted on: November 23, 2011 | Category: Blog

Most concrete damage happens during winter.  By following the simple maintenance tips below, you’ll help your concrete weather the winter and add to its longevity. Immediately remove all snow and ice … and, if possible, pile it away from the edges of your concrete.  The less your concrete is in contact with water during the […]

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