Are You Resurfacing Your Driveway? Consider These Design Ideas

A driveway resurfacing project presents the perfect opportunity for improving the visual appeal of your exterior space. However, beyond eliminating unsightly potholes and worn concrete surfaces, resurfacing can also be used to change up the entire look of the driveway. Whether you're working on a tight or flexible budget, there are various design options to increase the curb appeal of your driveway. Below are some budget and mid-range design ideas you should consider for the project. Read More 

A Guide On Asphalt Resurfacing

Is the asphalt on your driveway worn out? Asphalt resurfacing is the installation of a thin layer of asphalt to help seal cracks and damage on the existing asphalt. Below are a few things you should know about asphalt resurfacing.  When Should You Consider Asphalt Resurfacing?  Asphalt resurfacing will help restore a driveway with minimal damage, such as shallow cracks and potholes. The driveway's foundation must be stable. Resurfacing will help improve the appeal of the driveway. Read More 

Questions to Ask Your Installer About Having Concrete Kerbing Installed

Concrete kerbing is a good choice for any garden or lawn edge, where you want something permanent and durable and which can also protect your flowerbeds from errant bikes and even drivers. Concrete can be painted or stained any colour, so you can have a border that matches the flowers in your garden or your home's exterior siding, and which doesn't look dull and drab or overly industrial. When you're considering concrete kerbing for your home, note a few question to ask the installer so you know what's involved with the installation work and with maintaining the concrete itself. Read More 

3 Things You Should Not Do When Resealing Stamped Concrete

Have you noticed that the stamped concrete on your floors is beginning to look faded or whitish? You may need to reapply a sealcoat on that concrete in order to restore its attractive appearance. This article discusses some of the things that you should not do as you perform that DIY resealing project. Not Paying Attention to Coverage Guidelines Manufacturers of concrete sealers usually stipulate how many square metres a given volume of the sealer should cover. Read More 

Amateur Mistakes to Avoid When Pouring Your Own Concrete

Many homeowners can pour their own concrete today, as bagged concrete is available at just about any hardware store and only needs water added. You then don't need to guess as to how much sand, gravel and other materials to add to your concrete before you pour it. However, as easy as it may sound to mix up some concrete and spread it over an area for a new driveway or use it for fixing cracks in a sidewalk, you want to avoid some mistakes that many homeowners make when working with concrete. Read More