The Concrete Comeback

The Concrete Comeback

Concrete in the home? No, it’s nothing new — concrete has found its way into our homes by way of countertops, floors and other surfaces. But that’s just the beginning. Vertical Decorative Concrete is the latest application of the medium, bumping...
The Concrete Comeback

Making Concrete..Stronger?

A researcher at MIT has devised something that may have a profound impact on the building industry – concrete that can last up to 16,000 years. The so-called “ultra-high-density” concrete is the result of 20 years of research that included examining...
The Concrete Comeback

A Deck that Will Last

When you think of building a deck, you don’t generally think of using stone. That is, unless you are Mike Copenhaver, a self-declared “brick and stone guy” and operator of the Brick and Stone Guy blog. As you might imagine, the man has a passion for...
The Concrete Comeback

Quick Cement Mixing

Engineers know that if you want a system to work efficiently, you must simplify, simplify, simplify. Well, I don’t think you can get much more simple than the Cement Solution Concrete Mixing Bag. To use the Mixing Bag, dump the ready-mix concrete into the bag,...
Follow the Solar Lit Road

Follow the Solar Lit Road

Walkway lighting can be more trouble than it’s worth. A hassle to landscape around, these exterior features can also become targets for rambunctious neighborhood kids, including your own. The solution? Try these solar-powered bricks. Made from a durable ABS plastic...