What Is Freeze-Thaw and How Does It Affect My Concrete and Masonry Products?

Jump-To: What Is Freeze-Thaw? Freeze-Thaw Cycles Effects of Freeze-Thaw on Outdoor Hardscape Products Hardscaping Elements Prevent Freeze-Thaw Damage 1. Using Deicing Chemicals 2. Reviewing Concrete Structure and Environment 3. Applying a Sealer Concrete is durable, but there’s one substance that can wreak havoc on it if you aren’t careful: water. Water can cause freeze-thaw damage, making […]

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Bond Beam: Bond Beam Block vs. Lintel Block

Jump To: Bond Beam Block Lintel Block Controlling Grout Flow in Bond Beams Locate a Dealer for Your CMU Block Needs In the world of concrete masonry units (CMUs), two types of blocks stand out in how they bring strength and support to a structure: Bond beam blocks and lintel blocks. Both help to improve […]

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Best Paver Base Material

Jump-To: Types of Paver Base Materials Paver Base Best Practices Find Quality Paving Materials Concrete pavers are a versatile, attractive addition to any outdoor residential project. Their ease of installation makes for simple, efficient and timely home set-up with the ability to use the space immediately. To reap the full benefits of your hardscaping for years to […]

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How to Improve Your Home’s Value with Landscaping

Jump-To: Landscaping Ideas to Improve Your Home’s Value What Is the ROI of Landscaping Projects? How to Improve Curb Appeal on a Budget Should I Landscape the Backyard Before Selling? It can be easy to overlook your landscaping when you’re busy repairing and upgrading the interior of your home, but landscaping is a critical piece […]

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Stamped Concrete vs Pavers

Jump-To: What Is Stamped Concrete? What Are Pavers? Pavers vs Stamped Concrete Pavers and Affordable Outdoor Options Two of the most popular driveway, walkway and patio materials for today’s residential and commercial properties are stamped concrete and masonry pavers. Stamped concrete and masonry paver flatworks are similar in price, but pavers offer more durability than […]

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