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Archive for the ‘ Concrete ’ Category

Bricks or Concrete Blocks for Your Commercial Property?

Thursday, September 29th, 2022
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Bricks or concrete blocks for your commercial property?

If you are currently in the planning stages of building a commercial building, you may be wondering what materials will be ideal for protecting your property from the elements and will last for many years. Brick and concrete are both great choices that are insect-proof, fire-resistant, and have a significant amount of thermal mass. These are excellent options for retaining heat during the wintertime. Here are some characteristics of both materials when determining between bricks or concrete blocks for your commercial property. (more…)

Determining When to Replace or Repair Concrete: Part Two

Friday, August 5th, 2022
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Call Del Prete Masonry immediately to determine whether we should replace or repair the concrete.

Cracks in your concrete come in various shapes and sizes. It’s common for foundation cracks to develop within the first year of new construction. Mostly near windows, the corners of the floors or walls, or in the longer sections of your concrete. If cracks become larger or allow water to enter, call Del Prete Masonry immediately to determine whether we should replace or repair the concrete. (more…)

How to Determine When to Replace or Repair Concrete

Thursday, July 28th, 2022

 

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How do you determine when to replace or repair concrete?

Concrete is a common and durable ground covering. However, it starts to wear down and develop cracks over time. Depending on several factors, your concrete might display signs of damage quicker or slower than average. This article will explain how to determine when to replace or repair concrete. (more…)

Does Your Concrete Driveway Need to be Repaired?

Friday, April 22nd, 2022
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A concrete driveway is a part of the house we desire never to replace.

You love your house, but your worn-out concrete driveway will ruin its curb appeal. A driveway is a part of the house we desire never to replace. Unfortunately, your driveway cannot survive the environmental elements forever. Here is a list of signs to analyze if your driveway needs to be repaired or not.   (more…)

Consider Adding Concrete for Interior Floors

Monday, July 20th, 2020

Most people might consider using concrete for constructing exterior structures or for a basement. But, you might be surprised to hear that concrete can be a great material for interior flooring. Here are some ways that concrete is beneficial for interior flooring.

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Brief Care Guide for Concrete

Monday, June 15th, 2020
Read on for a quick guide to help you take good care of your concrete.

Whether you have a concrete curb, driveway, or monument, you know that concrete is a material that is both versatile and durable. Although concrete is incredibly low maintenance, knowing a few simple tricks to take care of it can help it last a lifetime. Read on for a quick guide to help you take good care of your concrete.

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The Benefits of Concrete Curbing

Monday, March 16th, 2020
Here are some of the advantages that you can expect to gain from concrete curbing.

Whether you have a residential or commercial property, you can easily find a lot of benefits in adding a concrete curb. Concrete curbing is not only aesthetically pleasing but it is highly functional. Here are some of the advantages that you can expect to gain from concrete curbing.

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3 Kinds of Decorative Concrete Pavement

Monday, February 17th, 2020
This post addresses three types of decorative concrete flooring.

Decorative concrete can add beauty and function to an outdoor area. You want to make sure that you enjoy the look for the space through the cost-effective durability of concrete. This post addresses three types of decorative concrete flooring.

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How to Take Care of Decorative Concrete in Winter

Monday, January 13th, 2020
Here are some care tips to help your decorative concrete survive the winter and continue to look great throughout the year.

Decorative concrete can be a beautiful feature for your home or business year-round, but winter can bring some challenges. The inclement weather as well as the harsh chemicals in de-icers like road salt can potentially damage your decorative concrete. Here are some care tips to help your decorative concrete survive the winter and continue to look great throughout the year.

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3 Benefits of Decorative Concrete

Monday, September 2nd, 2019
Here are three reasons you should consider investing in decorative concrete.

Whether you are a business looking to jazz up your storefront, or a homeowner interested in adding character to your house, using decorative concrete could add the perfect touch. There are several benefits to decorative concrete, and here are three reasons you should consider investing in it.

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