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Tips To Help You Protect Newly-Poured Concrete From Winter's Frost

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Although concrete needs heat to set properly, you can still pour new concrete during winter in a northern climate by completing the right preparations and using concrete heating equipment. When you are pouring concrete this winter, here are some tips to help you complete the job successfully and avoid freeze damage. Heat the Concrete Mix When you are planning to pour concrete while the air temperature is predicted to be below 40 degrees F or below, you should consider using concrete cold weather guidelines to help protect your new concrete from the frost. Read More»

How To Keep A Freshly Paved Parking Lot In Good Shape During The Winter

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If you are considering having a new parking lot installed near your business, then it is your best option to have high-quality asphalt installed. You will likely need to pay around $1.25 to $1.50 per square foot if you want a solid two inches of asphalt. This may mean a smaller 500 square foot parking lot will probably cost at least $625 to pave and maybe a bit more to have the parking spot lines added to the cured asphalt. Read More»

Two Great Household Projects For Using Custom Cut Glass

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There is an endless number of things you can do with glass around your home. You can use this versatile material in any room, as it will blend seamlessly with other materials you are using within your space. When used right, glass will open a space up by providing more natural light. It can also help unclutter your space by allowing your eye to see through the space versus focusing on the elements within the space. Read More»

4 Excellent Reasons For Installing Glass Shower Doors

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If the time has come for you to remodel your bathroom, you may be wondering whether you should install glass shower doors or stick with old-fashioned shower curtains. Although both of them do essentially the same job, there are many benefits to selecting glass shower doors rather than going the shower curtain route. Following are just four of the reasons you should seriously consider installing glass doors during your remodeling project. Read More»

Four Types Of Hoes For The Garden And How To Use Them

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If you ever wondered what Mr. McGregor was doing in his garden when Peter Rabbit heard the “scritch scratch” of the hoe, you are probably assumed he was cutting weeds with a traditional garden hoe. Although you can’t be sure which type of hoe Mr. McGregor was using in his garden, there are several types of hoes to choose from for your own garden. Garden hoes are used to cut weeds, mark rows, and to loosen or level the soil. Read More»