Learning About Building With Concrete

How Do You Create Different Colored Concrete Pavers?

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Concrete pavers are a great choice for creating an interesting and durable driveway, or to have steps in your backyard. The bad thing about them is that they are a boring neutral color. If you want to liven up the pavers, you can always dye them a different color. Here are some simple instructions for accomplishing that. Get the Right Supplies Start by gathering the tools and materials you need for coloring the concrete pavers.…

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Concrete In Your Next Home Flooring Projects

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If you’re planning on doing some major remodeling, including putting in new floors, consider concrete in your design plans. This material goes beyond the gray, rough surfaces you may think of when you hear “concrete.” Finishing techniques can make it look like natural stone, marble and even wood. Here are some flooring ideas to start you thinking about concrete for your next remodeling project. Dining Room Starting with the dining room, you want an elegant floor for your dinner parties.…

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Tips For Concrete Cutting

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Concrete will naturally contract as the temperature falls and expand as it warms up again. If you don’t do something to prevent it, your concrete will crack. This cracking will undermine the structure and appearance of your driveway. You cannot do anything to prevent cracks from forming, but you can do something to control the direction your cracks take. This is where concrete cutting comes into play. How Far Apart Should Your Joints Be…

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