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How to Seal Concrete and Why it is Important

Posted by Michael Murray on Sep 19, 2017 1:14:41 PM

When thinking about exterior home maintenance and curb appeal most homeowners are missing an important large area of their home; their concrete. You concrete driveway and walkways are extremely expensive to replace and because they are such large surfaces they dramatically affect the curb appeal of your property. Applying a concrete sealant periodically to your concrete not only will keep the concrete looking great but it will significantly extend its life. In this article, I will explain not only why it is so important but also how to go about doing it yourself if you choose to do so. At the end I will also share how much we charge to seal concrete driveways and walkways in case you want to hire a professional.

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Topics: Painting Tips, Concrete & Driveways

Concrete Refinishing: Staining and Epoxy Paint

Posted by megan.anderson on Aug 12, 2015 12:00:35 PM

Whether you are transforming the garage into the ultimate work shop, getting it ready for a graduation party, or simply trying to make it more appealing, there are a few things you can do to get started.

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Topics: Concrete & Driveways

3 Time-Saving Tools when Sealing a Driveway

Posted by michael@textbookpainting.com on Jul 5, 2012 4:20:00 PM

Sealing your driveway is necessary to do every two years or so, but can also be fairly time consuming. If you're not sure why it is so important you may want to start with this article on the importance of sealing concrete. We have sealed hundreds of driveways over the years and have found a few tools that more than pay for themself. Sealing your own driveway is a moderate task for most DIYers but these tools will help you if you do decide to tackle this task yourself.

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Topics: Concrete & Driveways

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