Category: Concrete Driveways

Protect Your Driveway This Winter

Winter is on its way whether we like it or not. 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 during winter’s unforgiving weather. Don’t… 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 »

Energy-Efficient Benefits of Using Concrete

Concrete for homes

Our world is changing when it comes to home living and energy use. Many people, when purchasing or building a new home want to make sure they’re energy-efficient in all aspects. You never want to move into a home and find out it’s using more energy than it needs to. Luckily, concrete is very energy-efficient… 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 »

Taking Care of Your Concrete Driveway this Winter

shoveling concrete driveway in winter

The winter season can cause many headaches, whether it’s snow, rigid cold weather, or just sickness. For concrete driveways, it’s always important to prepare for the winter weather that is about to hit. There are ways to protect your concrete driveway from any damage this season, and we want you to be aware of them…. Read more »

The Benefits of a Concrete Driveway

concrete driveway from Templin Concrete Construction

If you’re looking to upgrade your driveway, concrete might be the best move for you.  There are plenty of benefits when it comes to concrete, and we want you to know about them. Here they are: Lasts Longer – a concrete driveway tends to have a longer life than other driveway materials if maintained properly…. Read more »

These are Some of the Heaviest Concrete Structures

Concrete in architecture has been used for so many years throughout history. As technology advances, concrete structures become more and more unique and creative. Here are some of the heaviest structures in the world made from concrete. Burj Khalifa, Dubai, UAE – this insanely tall building consists of 238,747,095.768 pounds of concrete and is over… Read more »

Asphalt vs. Concrete: Which Material is Right for Your Driveway?

Large house with concrete driveway

When it comes to which material to use for driveways, homeowners typically choose between asphalt and concrete. Both of these materials prove viable options for your driveway and come with their own sets of pros and cons. The materials Asphalt is a mixture of sand and crushed stone (the aggregate) bound with a petroleum-based substance,… Read more »

3 Signs it’s Time for a Concrete Driveway Replacement

Cracked Concrete Driveway in MN

You see your driveway everyday when you hop in the car to go to work, drop the kids off, or run your errands. But we urge you to take a closer look the next time you step outside. Does your concrete driveway look like it’s seen better days? It may be easy to simply ignore… Read more »

How Ice and Snow Affect Your Concrete Driveway

Driveway in Winter

Winter is coming. Or better yet—it’s already here! That cold weather, with its ice and thick snow, holds huge implications for your concrete driveway. So, it’s a good idea to take stock of just what can happen in these wintry months and ensure you’re not doing anything to potentially harm it even more! Thawed out… Read more »