New Type of Concrete Could Offer New Options

Flexible Concrete

To the layman, concrete may all appear the same, but the truth is the concrete industry continues to evolve and innovate. As Archinect recently reported, researchers at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore invented a type of concrete that is not only bendable, but stronger than traditional concrete. While that alone is amazing, the scientists’ creation,… Read more »

Four Ways to Create a Unique Look with Concrete

Some might say concrete is colorless, dull and boring, while others – like the professionals at Templin Concrete Construction – might say that it’s anything but! We know how to make concrete visually appealing and truly unique using decorative concrete techniques and styles! Concrete can be used to create just about anything, from driveways and… Read more »

All You Need to Know About Sealing Concrete

Concrete is an investment worth taking care of and should last for a long time with the proper maintenance and TLC. If you want your concrete driveway, patio or flooring to withstand years of use and wear while still looking great, you should consider sealing it. Sealing your concrete offers many benefits that will keep… Read more »

Why You Should Choose Concrete for Your Kitchen Counters

Homeowners are always using their countertops for preparing meals, baking, chopping vegetables and entertaining. Aside from your appliances, they seem to get the most use out of everything else in a kitchen. It’s important to ensure the countertops you choose to install or replace are long lasting and designed to withstand many future dinner party… Read more »

Maximizing the Strength and Durability of Your Pour

You trust your concrete to be strong. You trust your concrete to withstand harsh weather elements and climates such as snow, ice, rain and extremely hot and cold temperatures. You trust your concrete to withstand heavy tension, and to look its best for many years to come, but do you know how to maximize the… Read more »

Spring Cleaning: Not Just Inside Your Home

Although concrete is pretty maintenance free, you should take some steps this spring to make sure your driveway stays as undiminished and welcoming as possible. After all, your driveway is the welcome mat of your home. Here are a few things to check now that the snow has cleared. Spring Cleaning De-Icer During the winter,… Read more »

Stamped Concrete Maintenance 101

Stamped Concrete

Stamped concrete has added inherent strength and endurance over conventional concrete. When properly installed and maintained, even when exposed to harsh winter weather conditions, stamped concrete is much stronger than many of the most common decorative stone alternatives, and provides a consistent, stable option for outdoor patios, walkways and more. A complete concrete installation will include… Read more »

Concrete Counters a Top 2016 Kitchen Trend

Concrete is one of the hottest materials in kitchen design for 2016 and 2017, the interior design experts at the news and trends site InteriorZine.com recently wrote. While concrete has long been seen as a structural building material, it has begun to make its way inside the house of late. With an interesting texture and… Read more »

Protect Your Driveway This Winter

Winter is in full swing and temperatures are staying low while the snow is piling high. This cold season can really do a number on our driveways, causing many to crack or stain. If you are looking to stop these cracks and protect your driveway, here are a few helpful tips to protect your concrete… Read more »

Use Decorative Concrete as an Alternative to Pavers

If you are looking to install a new walkway or stone patio or replace a damaged existing one, you could simply replace it with the same material you used before, or you could spice it up by using decorative concrete to give your outdoor space a truly distinctive look. Despite what you may think when… Read more »