Concreting

Working with concrete is messy and hard work. But if you do it right the results can transform your home.

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    Build Concrete Steps 

    Learn how to build concrete steps that look fantastic and will last 100 years.

    51 DIY Demolition Tips You Need to Know

    Tearing out a wall or taking a jackhammer to concrete can be great for stress relief, and doing this labor-intensive...


    This Spray Foam Will Fix Any of Your Concrete Problems

    Renovations for concrete can cost what feels like a mini fortune. But this foam material can fix those concrete problems...


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    Connecting to Concrete

    With a little know-how, it’s as easy as other fastening jobs.


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    Best Concrete Paints for 2021

    Painting concrete surfaces can be challenging. Here are some of the best concrete paints for your garage, basement, porch or...

    Learn More About the Science Behind Concrete

    Ever wonder what concrete is really made of? Read this and find out.


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    12 Most Common Mistakes When Pouring Concrete

    Yes, you can successfully pour concrete! And if you avoid these common mistakes, your concrete will look great and last...

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    First-Timer’s Guide to Pouring a Concrete Patio

    Poured concrete makes a terrific backyard patio and it's easier to succeed than you might think. Here's how to get...


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    The 3 Main Types of In-Ground Pools

    You've decided to install an in-ground pool. Now it's time to decide between the three main types of in-ground pools:...


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    DIY Fire Pit

    Enjoy a crackling wood fire in your own backyard. Learn how to build a DIY fire pit.


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    Urban Garden Products We Know You’ll Love

    You don’t need a huge backyard to have a breathtaking garden. These products turn even the smallest balcony into a...


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    8 Best Mold and Mildew Removers of 2020

    Mold and mildew can grow almost anywhere, from fabric to concrete. These are the best mold-eliminating products for almost every...


    The Best Right Angle Drill Attachments

    Whether you need to drill a hole in the wall, insert a screw into your project or stir concrete in...


    Epoxy Garage Flooring Tips

    An accurate slab moisture test is the key to a long-lasting floor


    How To Pour a Perfect Concrete Apron

    We followed a concrete crew for the day in order to find out the process behind their black concrete aprons....

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    Differences Between a Hammer Drill and Rotary Hammer

    Learn about these drills and don't let a little concrete get in your way


    Eco-Friendly Cement Unveiled by Researchers at Western Sydney University

    Concrete is essential for the construction industry, but bad for the environment. A team of researchers is working to solve...


    Take a Look: Concrete Countertops Pros and Cons

    Considering concrete countertops? Find out if they're the right choice for your kitchen with these concrete countertops pros and cons.


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    How to Finish Concrete

    Techniques for making a smooth, durable finish on a concrete surface.


    Garage Floor Resurfacing: Fix a Pitted Garage Floor

    Special concrete resurfacers will make a concrete floor look like new


    Metal, Wood and More: Tools and Tips for All Kinds of Cuts

    These will definitely get you out of a few jams.


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    Drilling Concrete and Installing Fasteners

    Anchor objects to concrete quickly and securely.


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    How to Install Concrete Flower Bed Edging

    Edging lends a crisp, clean, finished look to a flower bed. It also keeps the lawn from migrating into the...

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    How to Pour a Concrete Slab Successfully: 31 Tips

    Building a shed this spring? Before you can even think about raising the walls, it’s imperative to have a solid...


    How to Build a Deck Over a Concrete Patio

    The ultimate solution for a hopeless slab



    How to Build a Hammock Awning

    Rock-solid posts and overhead shading make this hammock the perfect retreat on warm summer days.


    Professor Works to Reduce Concrete Construction’s Carbon Footprint

    Concrete production leads to a lot of greenhouse gas and a lot of heat. A professor in Texas is working...


    How to Cover a Concrete Patio With Pavers

    No need to tear out an ugly slab—just hide it!