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All You Need to Know About Retaining Walls

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When you first get into landscaping and outdoor design, there are a million terms thrown around that you’re not familiar with. Retaining walls are simply named, and once you understand what they do, they become quite a simple addition to any home’s backyard or garden. Typically made of stone or brick, these charming setpieces have … Read more

Jacking Concrete Slabs With Polyurethane Foam

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Uneven and damaged concrete slabs may be unsightly and pose hazards to a homeowner. Besides being unsafe, sagging concrete flooring could be indicative of severe underlying problems in the future and is best repaired as soon as possible. The options available to you depend on your budget and timeframe. You can polyurethane raise, mudjack, or … Read more

How to Clean Your Composite Decking

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Composite decking is a popular alternative to traditional wooden decking. It is more durable than treated lumber and will last much longer with proper care. But it’s easy to make mistakes when cleaning composite decking. If you use the wrong type of cleaning solution, you risk staining the deck boards. You could also destroy the waterproof seal … Read more

Must-Have Construction Skills to Land a Job

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Are you looking for an entry-level job with awesome opportunities for advancement? We know what you’re thinking — salary increases and life-long careers were a Baby Boomer thing! These positions don’t exist anymore, right? Think again! A construction career could be your next dream job. Not only will you learn and advance, but you’ll also be … Read more

Five Backyard Living Space Ideas for New Homeowners

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Your home is your sanctuary. From your living room to your kitchen to your bedroom, you’ve made every part fit your needs and style. It screams, you.  But what about your backyard living space? Have you neglected the place where you’ll most want to spend your summer months?  During the Covid-19 Pandemic, the CDC recommended entertaining with … Read more

Concrete vs Asphalt Driveways

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Concrete vs Asphalt: Which Makes a Better Driveway Picture this; it’s time to sell your home, and you’re stunned to learn that it’s worth less than you thought. This is a nightmare scenario for homeowners, but it can be avoided with the right investments. Both concrete and asphalt driveways can boost your home’s curb appeal and … Read more

Concrete Expansion Joint Repair Causes

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Concrete Expansion Joint Repair: Causes and Effects Concrete is a popular, sturdy, multi-purpose building material that offers tons of bang for your buck. It works well as a foundation, as a warehouse floor, as walls, for benches… You name the project, and concrete has your back. As handy as concrete is, it needs maintenance like … Read more