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Best Reasons to Avoid Making Concrete a DIY Project

February 13, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

We all love our home improvement projects, but pouring concrete should never be on that list! In our experience of fixing concrete DIY jobs gone wrong in Phoenix, AZ, there are too many ways this process goes off the rails in inexperienced hands. Call us instead and know it is done correctly! Here are five reasons to avoid DIY and concrete mishaps: Complex mixing ratios: Concrete is fussy. You must mix it with the right ratio of material and water, or you will have serious problems. Past customers tried to use concrete that was runny or chunky because they decided... View Article

What Are the Different Types of Concrete Curbs, and Which Do I Need?

March 5, 2020 Published by Leave your thoughts

Whether they’re visiting a residential or commercial property, very few people will notice or recognize the type of concrete curbs that are used. What they are sure to notice, though, is the ease of flow both on and off your property, and the level of convenience these curbs may or may not provide. That makes it all the more important to select the most effective curb type for your property. With this in mind, your local concrete paving specialists are here with a guide to five of the most common types of curbs in Phoenix, AZ to help you make... View Article

The Benefits of Using Concrete for Your Patio

December 19, 2019 Published by Leave your thoughts

While wooden decks have become trendy among those who wish to create outdoor sitting spaces, concrete patios are still a popular choice for homeowners who either do not want to deal with the long-term maintenance of wood or are appreciative of the many benefits associated with using concrete. There are plenty of reasons why concrete patios in Phoenix, AZ are the way to go if you’re focused on creating new outdoor entertaining areas. Here are just a few examples of some of the biggest benefits of using this material for your patio spaces. Highly versatile Concrete is extremely versatile when... View Article

The Benefits of a Concrete Driveway

December 5, 2019 Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re looking into installing a new driveway at your home, you have multiple different options for the kind of materials you’ll use, from concrete to asphalt and pavers and more. Concrete is generally the most common selection, and here are just a few of the biggest benefits of opting for a residential concrete driveway in Phoenix, AZ: Lower costs: While asphalt tends to have lower upfront installation and material costs, you can expect there to be a much lower cost for concrete over its entire life cycle. On average, you can expect a concrete driveway to last about 50... View Article

Winter Can Take a Toll on Concrete

November 20, 2019 Published by Leave your thoughts

Winter weather can be tough on your concrete. If your paved surface has been damaged by unsightly concrete cracks in Phoenix, AZ, you might wonder how they occurred and what can be done to prevent them. Cold, snow, ice and other extreme weather conditions can put your pavement at risk of cracking during the freeze-thaw cycle. This is especially true if your pavement gets a lot of traffic or is frequented by heavy machinery. Even small cracks can spread, becoming significantly larger by springtime. The bigger the cracks, the more unsafe the pavement is, and the more expensive it will... View Article