Archive for the ‘Concrete’ Category

Concrete Homes, Trendy or Practical?

April 11, 2008 in Concrete

Concrete homes have grown in popularity with the growing attention to the conservation of trees and improving energy efficiency in homes. However, are they practical and functional, or simply a passing fad?As discussed in the article Why... read full post →

5 Concrete Remodeling Tips

March 20, 2008 in Concrete

Concrete has come into its own, and builders and remodelers are paying attention. A combination of cement and fine aggregates, concrete is surprisingly versatile and more affordable than natural stone. For a more environmentally friendly... read full post →

Why Build A Home with Reinforced Concrete?

December 03, 2007 in Concrete

Homes built with ICFs look the same as conventional new homes both inside and out. ICFs, or Insulated Concrete Forms, are forms or molds that have built-in insulation for accepting reinforced concrete. ICF structures are built using... read full post →

Gray vs. Decorative Concrete

March 23, 2007 in Concrete

While plain gray concrete is still the most often concrete walkway installed, there are numerous decorative alternatives to dress it up, taking your walkway from boring to amazing. The best part is that most of the options will work just as... read full post →
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