Brick homes and chimneys are durable and built to last thanks to mortar joints that take the brunt of damage caused by wall movement, foundation settlement and exposure to elements. A buffer between the bricks, mortar joints are designed to crack and deteriorate before the brick when faced with movement and other stressful pressure. So, […]
Concrete steps are very durable, but exposure to the elements can take its toll over time, causing the concrete to crack and chip. Watch this video to find out how to repair and resurface concrete steps on your home.
Denise Kline says she and her husband faced an unexpected challenge after their new air conditioner unit was installed. “When our new A/C unit was installed, they failed to tell us beforehand that it required a larger slab,” Denise says. “After installing it, they simply placed concrete blocks under it, which has caused the unit […]
Retaining walls can be a great way not only to help with erosion and water drainage, but also to create beautiful, usable garden space. And thanks to interlocking, stackable blocks, this project can be completed in a weekend.