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Working with concrete is messy and hard work. But if you do it right the results can transform your home.

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    15 Concrete Countertops We Think are Really Cool

    Ditch your plan of installing marble, granite, quartz or butcher block countertops so you can reimagine your kitchen featuring the latest trend: concrete. Unlike their countertop cousins, a concrete countertop is extremely customizable. So, essentially, whatever you want, you can (for the most part) have. Here are 12 cool concrete countertops for inspiration.

    15 Perfect Patio Designs

    From entertaining spaces to cooking stations to areas designed for lounging, patios can add value and comfort to your home....


    Metal, Wood and More: Tools and Tips for All Kinds of Cuts

    These will definitely get you out of a few jams.


    Eco-Friendly Cement Unveiled by Researchers at Western Sydney University

    Concrete is essential for the construction industry, but bad for the environment. A team of researchers is working to solve...


    Build Concrete Steps 

    Learn how to build concrete steps that look fantastic and will last 100 years.

    Tips for Concrete Fasteners and Masonry Screws

    No matter which trade you're in, eventually you're going to tackle a project that requires fastening to bricks, blocks or...


    51 DIY Demolition Tips You Need to Know

    Tearing out a wall or taking a jackhammer to concrete can be great for stress relief, and doing this labor-intensive...

    This Spray Foam Will Fix Any of Your Concrete Problems

    Renovations for concrete can cost what feels like a mini fortune. But this foam material can fix those concrete problems...


    How to Build a Concrete Retaining Wall

    Get your weekend workout and an attractive, hard-working wall with this DIY-friendly project


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    Connecting to Concrete

    With a little know-how, it’s as easy as other fastening jobs.


    Garage Floor Resurfacing: Fix a Pitted Garage Floor

    Special concrete resurfacers will make a concrete floor look like new

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    Best Concrete Paints for 2021

    Painting concrete surfaces can be challenging. Here are some of the best concrete paints for your garage, basement, porch or...


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    How to Remove Paint from Concrete and Other Stains

    Remove oil and grease stains from concrete using TSP and other cleaners.


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    26 Things That Changed DIY Forever

    Innovations that improved home improvement.


    The Science Behind Concrete and Why it Matters for Pros

    Ever wonder what concrete is really made of? Read this and find out.


    Homebuilding Sector Drives Construction Employment Surge

    Residential construction led the way to another positive month for construction employment.

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    12 Most Common Mistakes When Pouring Concrete

    Yes, you can successfully pour concrete! And if you avoid these common mistakes, your concrete will look great and last...


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    Pouring Concrete Patio: A First Timer’s Guide

    Poured concrete makes a terrific backyard patio and it's easier to succeed than you might think. Here's how to get...


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    The 3 Main Types of In-Ground Pools

    You've decided to install an in-ground pool. Now it's time to decide between the three main types of in-ground pools:...


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    How to Build a DIY Fire Pit

    Enjoy a crackling wood fire in your own backyard. Learn how to build a DIY fire pit.



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    Urban Garden Products We Know You’ll Love

    You don’t need a huge backyard to have a breathtaking garden. These products turn even the smallest balcony into a...


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    8 Best Mold and Mildew Removers of 2020

    Mold and mildew can grow almost anywhere, from fabric to concrete. These are the best mold-eliminating products for almost every...


    The Best Right Angle Drill Attachments

    Whether you need to drill a hole in the wall, insert a screw into your project or stir concrete in...

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    Epoxy Garage Flooring Tips

    An accurate slab moisture test is the key to a long-lasting floor


    How To Pour a Perfect Concrete Apron

    We followed a concrete crew for the day in order to find out the process behind their black concrete aprons....


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    Differences Between a Hammer Drill and Rotary Hammer

    Learn about these drills and don't let a little concrete get in your way


    Take a Look: Concrete Countertops Pros and Cons

    Considering concrete countertops? Find out if they're the right choice for your kitchen with these concrete countertops pros and cons.


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    How to Finish Concrete

    Techniques for making a smooth, durable finish on a concrete surface.


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    Drilling Concrete and Installing Fasteners

    Anchor objects to concrete quickly and securely.