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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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How To Build a Brick Pizza Oven

Make artisan pizzas and more right in your backyard.

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Driveway Replacement Cost: How Much Is It?

A driveway replacement usually increases home value, but you have to put out money to get that return. Here, we...


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10 Tips to Build a Better Concrete Sidewalk

Build strong, crack-free concrete sidewalks and slabs with advice from the pros for forming edges, leveling, smoothing, curing and other...


How To Build A Stone Inlay Concrete Bench

Quikrete's 5000 concrete mix is a great formula for building your own backyard bench.


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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...

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15 Perfect Patio Designs

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


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How to Build Cement 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...


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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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How To Fix a Pitted Concrete Floor in Your Garage

Special concrete resurfacers will make a concrete floor look like new


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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.


The Science Behind Concrete and Why it Matters for Pros

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


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12 Most Common Mistakes When Pouring Concrete

If you avoid these common mistakes, the concrete will look great and last for decades.


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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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How to Build a Brick Fire Pit

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



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8 Best Mold and Mildew Removers of 2022

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...


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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Rotary Drill vs. Hammer Drill: What’s the Difference?

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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8 Tips for Drilling Concrete and Installing Fasteners

Anchor objects to concrete quickly and securely.


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How to Install Concrete Flower Bed Edging

Edging lends a crisp, clean, finished look to a flower bed. It also keeps the lawn from migrating into the...


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How to Pour a Concrete Slab Successfully: 31 Tips

Building a shed this spring? Before you can even think about raising the walls, it’s imperative to have a solid...


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How to Build a Deck Over a Concrete Patio

The ultimate solution for a hopeless slab



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How to Install Pavers Over a Concrete Patio

No need to tear out an ugly slab—just hide it!