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Advantages to Sealing Your Driveway

Your driveway is an important part of your home. Especially for those who have a front facing driveway. It is the gateway to where you live and one of the very first things people see when they visit your house. …
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What is Efflorescence and What to Do About It

Do you have a brick or concrete surface with white residue and salt stains appearing on it? There’s a technical name for that. It’s called “efflorescence”. Efflorescence is something that can plague both interior and exterior concrete, though it’s more …
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Creating a Basement Bar

These days, it’s common for new homes to come with unfinished basements. While many people sadly leave these basements half finished, others see it as an opportunity to create a perfect leisure spot. Specifically, a basement bar. Basement bars have …
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Caring for Stamped Concrete

While stamped concrete is a resilient surface, you should make sure you’re properly caring for it. It’s not difficult to do, but to ensure the best concrete experience, we’ve put together a few pro-tips for stamped concrete maintenance. Sweep, Mop, …
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Preventing Post-Winter Basement Flooding

The weather has recently warmed up, melting a lot of the snow away. But is winter actually over? Probably not for Minnesota. The winter to spring transition doesn’t just play with our emotions. It takes a toll on our homes …
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Should I Polish My Concrete? The Problem with Polished Concrete.

Polished concrete has become a hot trend lately. It looks nice. The price is relatively affordable. It’s basically like stained and sealed concrete with fewer chemicals, right? Wrong. Polished Concrete Does Look Nice Polished concrete is ground and buffed to …
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Is Salt Bad for Concrete? What are My Options?

As we finish up January, the weather starts to get confused. One day might be cold and snowy. The next will be warmer and potentially rainy. Snow will melt. Everything will get wet. And then the sun goes down, and …
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Maintaining Stained Concrete

One of the biggest benefits of stained concrete is the appearance. While concrete may be tough, if you want to keep your stained surface looking shiny and new, you’ll need to give it some love here and there. The good …
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Stained Concrete vs Carpet

Flooring is something you should never take for granted. It will take a bigger beating than anything else in a room, and yet, it also has to look presentable. The look of a floor has a profound impact on the …
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Stained Concrete FAQ

Around here, we talk about concrete staining like it’s our passion…because it IS our passion. While many are eager to spruce up their home, office, and other facilities with beautifully stained concrete as soon as they hear about it, some …
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