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How to Fix Spalling Concrete
Don't replace your driveway, patio or basement floor—just resurface it. Read on to learn how to fix spalling concrete.
Make Solid Connections in Concrete
DIY Fire Pit
How to Build a Post and Beam Pavilion
How to Remove Rust from Concrete
How to Pour a Concrete Slab Successfully: 31 Tips
Form and Pour a Concrete Slab
A pro shows you how to build strong concrete forms, place a solid slab and trowel a smooth finish
How to Pour a Perfect Concrete Slab
A concrete driveway makes a beautiful gateway to your home that can last for decades...
How to Properly Mix Concrete
Learn how to mix concrete so you get the right strength and consistency every time.
How to Estimate a Concrete Order
Calculate concrete prices and how many cubic yards of concrete you need for a walk,...
DIY Concrete Crack Repair
You can fix many concrete cracks yourself
Asphalt Repair and Crack Filling
Over time, every asphalt driveway develops cracks and pits. Here's how to fight back.
How to Build a Stone Fire Ring
Build this backyard fire pit with retaining wall blocks.
Reader Project: Cast Concrete Bridge
How to Choose and Use Concrete Fasteners, Masonry Screws
Modern solutions for fastening wood and metal to concrete
Reader Project: Fireplace Makeover
How to Build a Table with a Concrete Top
The look and durability of natural stone—the cost and simplicity of concrete
Masonry: How to Repair Mortar Joints
A beginner's guide to tuckpointing
How to Seal an Asphalt Driveway
Seal your asphalt driveway correctly and it could last up to 30 years.
Tarp Cement Mixer
How to Cut Concrete
Concrete cutting tips for the tough jobs. Try a concrete saw
Reader Project: Fabulous Fire Table
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Make Exterior Caulk Last Longer
Exterior caulking is a lot like interior caulking: Your goal is a neat-looking seal over...
How to Build an Outdoor Table
The beauty and toughness of stone at a fraction of the cost
Repair or Replace – Pouring Concrete Steps
Rebuild damaged edges and corners to make your concrete steps look like new
How to Finish Concrete
Techniques for making a smooth, durable finish on a concrete surface.