News and Tips from Concrete Experts

Concrete Steps: Replace or Repair?

Are your concrete steps chipped, cracked or sunken? Maybe you’ve tripped on them due to the damage, and you hold your breath every time a guest walks up or down. It’s time to consider either...

Negative Effects of Concrete Settling on Your Porch or Patio

Typical concrete settling or unexpected ground shifting can ruin the looks of your porch or patio. Crumbling, sinking and cracking slabs also can pose a safety hazard to those who walk on them. What...

How Does a Drought Affect Concrete?

Drought — one of the extreme weather conditions affecting many areas of the United States today –– can also impact the stability of your home and surrounding structures, especially if they’re...

New Way to Prevent the Need for Concrete Repair: “Thirsty” Concrete

Concrete will eventually need repair no matter what, but one company has invented a product that helps preserve concrete surfaces while simultaneously reducing flooding and conserving and recycling...

What’s the Best Way to Get Ice off of Concrete?

You’ve heard that deicing salts are not ideal when you need to get ice off your concrete sidewalk, driveway or other surface. Which types are especially unfit for use and which will cause the least damage? [caption...

What Causes Soil Erosion Under Concrete?

Soil erosion is one of the main threats to your concrete slab, whether it’s a foundation, driveway, patio or pool deck. Soil can erode over time or all at once, leaving you with a cracked, sunken...

Do You Need to Repair Your Concrete Garage Floor?

Have you taken a close look at your concrete garage floor lately? If you have big renovation plans involving your garage or you’re getting your house ready to put on the market, maybe you have. Otherwise,...