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Using Form Tubes to Create Deck Support

There are multiple ways to make a deck footer, and we’re going to take a look at using a spread base for installation.

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Tips for Pouring a Concrete Slab in Hot Weather

If you are planning to pour concrete in hot weather, consider these recommendations.

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From the Ground Up: How to Build a Dry-Stack Wall

Here’s a how-to guide for building a dry-stack wall from footer to completion.

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Quick Tips and Reminders for Using Fast Setting Concrete Mix

Tips and tricks to save time using Sakrete Fast Setting Concrete Mix.

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Projects with 1 Product: How to Use Sakrete® Sand Mix Topping & Bedding Mix

Save time and get multiple jobs done right with just Sakrete Sand Mix Topping & Bedding Mix.

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How to Pick the Best Sakrete® Product for Your Repair

What’s the best crack repair product for you? We’re here to help you pick the right one and get the job done right.

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Tackle These 3 Outdoor Projects with Sakrete®

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3 Reasons Pros Should Choose Sakrete® Resurfacing Products

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Use Sakrete to Check 3 Items Off Your Honey-Do List​

Make quick but drastic improvements around the house with Sakrete.

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Reinvent Concrete Surfaces and Drive Business with Sakrete Flo-Coat Concrete Resurfacer

Learn how Sakrete Flo-Coat Concrete Resurfacer can save you time and bring you business.

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Creating Traction in Winter Conditions

We’ve all seen drivers fishtail on slick winter roads. Create traction for these conditions using SAKRETE sands.

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Resurfacing Old Concrete

As concrete deteriorates, you have two choices. You can rip it out and replace it or go with the usually more economical alternative which is to repair it.

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Mixing Concrete

With few exceptions concrete or any cement based product needs to be mixed with water before you can place it. This sounds simple enough. Dump in the water and stir. However...

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Cement or Concrete????

In this blog we will hit the highlights on the differences with concrete and cement.

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Finishing Concrete

Have you ever seen a sidewalk poured with new concrete and watched someone finish the concrete? Like everything else that is done by someone with experience, it looked easy. Right? Guess what?

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Placing Concrete in Hot or Cold Weather

People who pour concrete for a living can work almost year round in most parts of the country.

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Bonding to Existing Concrete

There are two basic methods for bonding a portland cement based product to existing concrete:

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What is Mortar?

There are three things that make mortar very different from concrete...

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Why do concrete slabs crack?

Some cracks appear within hours of pouring. Others took many years to develop. What's the story??

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How Much Concrete Do I Need?

Solutions for that common question of How much do I need???

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Setting Basketball Poles and Mail Box Posts

Posts and Poles can also be set with Sakrete Concrete

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Repairing Damaged Concrete Floors

PROBLEM: Mid-Century Modern home built between 1964-1966, used lightweight concrete as floor covering. Over 40+ years concrete in high traffic areas failed and disintegrated undercarpeting. This resulted in dips, flexible spots,metallic creaks and moans

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Play Sand and is it Safe for my Kids?

"Sand has gotten a bad name due to the industrial applications it is used in"

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Repairs to Asphalt Driveways

Blacktop maintenance and repair review

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