Category: Maintenance Items

Why You Should Power Wash Your Concrete Surfaces this Fall

Power Washing Concrete

Do you absolutely hate the way that your concrete driveway, patio or walkway looks? There’s a really simple way that you can fix that and start taking pride in your concrete surface again. By power washing your concrete, you can bring it back to life and make it look like brand new again. Dirt, oil,… Read more »

Repair or Replace? How to Decide Which Is Best for Your Concrete

Repair or Replace Concrete

If you have concrete inside or outside of your home that is starting to crack and become unsightly, you generally have two options – repair or replace it. There are many people who choose to repair it, simply because it’s the cheaper of the two options, but is that always the right call? Before you… Read more »

Beet Juice and Other Nontraditional Ways to Keep Driveways Clear

Winter Snow Removal

Are you tired of trying to keep your concrete driveway free of snow and ice in the wintertime? As we’ve discussed before in the blog, using rock salt is not recommended, but there are a number of nontraditional ways to keep it clear. Here in the state of Minnesota, we have benefited greatly from 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 »

Resealing your Stamped Concrete Patio

Stamped Concrete Patio

Modern stamped concrete patios are durable, attractive, low maintenance additions to your home’s exterior. After a number of years, however, you might notice that the surface of your patio begins to flake and peel. Eventually, the colors might even fade to dull, blotchy hues. At this point, you’ll want to start thinking about resealing your… Read more »