Where to Buy Concrete Lintels?: Concrete Lintels For Sale in Massachusetts

Precast concrete lintels are an excellent way of providing a robust and cost-effective masonry support over door and window openings. Openings such as doors and windows are essential components of any project but they can pose as vulnerable points in the building’s exterior. Creating an opening in a building or house requires careful engineering to ensure and maintain … Continue reading Where to Buy Concrete Lintels?: Concrete Lintels For Sale in Massachusetts

The Best Sealer for Pavers, Brick, Stone, and Concrete : Breathable Siloxane Silane Sealers

Siloxane based masonry and brick sealers that are breathable and penetrate into the substrate have many advantages over other surface sealers comprised of acrylics, silicone and epoxies. Advantages of Sealers: A breathable sealer will help protect masonry and hardscape in many ways such as, Resist cracking Resist spalling Reduce staining Protects against UV damage Prevents efflorescence … Continue reading The Best Sealer for Pavers, Brick, Stone, and Concrete : Breathable Siloxane Silane Sealers

Concrete Supplement : How to Use Concrete Supplement |The Benefits of Concrete Supplement

What is Concrete Supplement and what are the advantages? To sum it up Concrete Supplement™ is like the WD-40 of the concrete/masonry restoration industry.  Concrete Supplement™ is a revolutionary do-it-all admixture that reacts with Portland cement in concrete, mortar, stucco and grout to produce complete hydration. These unique formulations with complete hydration have increased compressive strength, a reduction in … Continue reading Concrete Supplement : How to Use Concrete Supplement |The Benefits of Concrete Supplement

Leaf Stains on Pavers: How to Prepare Pavers for the Fall and Prevent Leaf Stains

Treat and Prevent Unsightly Leaf Stains on Your Paving Stones this Fall! As you may have noticed during autumn, once the leaves start falling they can leave behind leaf stains on concrete sidewalks. This staining can happen to your pavers too. Protect your hard earned investment and prevent those unsightly stains by sealing your paver patio, … Continue reading Leaf Stains on Pavers: How to Prepare Pavers for the Fall and Prevent Leaf Stains

What Causes Efflorescence and How to Remove it: Efflorescence Causes, Removal, and Prevention

What is efflorescence? Efflorescence is a crystalline deposit of salts (carbonates, sulfates, chlorides) that may appear as a chalky or white haze on surfaces of masonry, stucco or concrete. The efflorescence  you are observing in your pavers is Calcium Carbonate, a by-product resulting from an interaction between the cement used to manufacture the paving stone and the … Continue reading What Causes Efflorescence and How to Remove it: Efflorescence Causes, Removal, and Prevention

Best Joint Sand for Pavers: How to use Polymeric Sand

6 Steps on How to Use Polymeric Sand Polymeric Sand is the best choice for filling in your paver joints. There are many advantages to using polymeric sand over other traditional sand, which you may read about here. Though the benefits are great, the installation of polymeric sand requires time and attention to detail. There are specific steps you need to … Continue reading Best Joint Sand for Pavers: How to use Polymeric Sand

Permeable Paver Patio, Walkway, and Driveway: Permeable Paver Benefits

Permeable pavers are an excellent way to preserve and protect the environment all while giving your home some attractive curb appeal! The unique design of permeable pavers allows for the proper percolation of surface water into the ground by allowing water to naturally drain into the surface through the voids in the pavers. This promotes the … Continue reading Permeable Paver Patio, Walkway, and Driveway: Permeable Paver Benefits