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How to Seal an Asphalt Driveway
Seal your asphalt driveway correctly and it could last up to 30 years.
How to Caulk Concrete
Build a Brick Pathway in the Garden
How to Repair Mortar Joints
How to Quickly Remove Dangerous Dust
How to Fix Chipped Concrete Steps for Good
2 Simple Steps to Protect Your Exterior Stonework
Doing this will extend the life of your exterior stone.
How to Estimate a Concrete Order
Calculate concrete prices and how many cubic yards of concrete you need for a walk,...
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
Make Exterior Caulk Last Longer
Exterior caulking is a lot like interior caulking: Your goal is a neat-looking seal over...
How to Cut Concrete
Concrete cutting tips for the tough jobs. Try a concrete saw
Asphalt Repair and Crack Filling
Over time, every asphalt driveway develops cracks and pits. Here's how to fight back.
Garage Floor Resurfacing: Fix a Pitted Garage Floor
Special concrete resurfacers will make a concrete floor look like new
How to Replace Spalling Bricks
Freezing and thawing water in brick can cause flaking and spalling, which ruins the brick.
How to Build Pathways: Brick and Stone Pathways
With a little imagination and a lot of muscle, you can build this walk in a three-day weekend
How to Choose and Use Concrete Fasteners, Masonry Screws
Modern solutions for fastening wood and metal to concrete
How to Pour a Concrete Sidewalk
Make it smooth, durable and crack-free.
How to Build a Stone Fire Ring
Build this backyard fire pit with retaining wall blocks.
How to Finish Concrete
Techniques for making a smooth, durable finish on a concrete surface.
DIY Fire Pit
Enjoy a crackling wood fire in your own backyard. Learn how to build a DIY fire pit
How to Properly Mix Concrete
Learn how to mix concrete so you get the right strength and consistency every time.
DIY Concrete Crack Repair
You can fix many concrete cracks yourself
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Make Solid Connections in Concrete
To securely mount screws, hooks or nails to a solid concrete surface, bore a hole...
How to Build a Post and Beam Pavilion
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How to Pour a Concrete Slab Successfully: 31 Tips
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