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Concrete & Masonry
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Concrete & masonry are functional and aesthetic aspects of a house that often need attention. Are you dealing with cracked or crumbling concrete or masonry? You're not alone - plenty of Hometalk members have faced similar challenges with concrete & masonry, and they're here to share their experiences with you. Since there are so many talented concrete and masonry pros on Hometalk, you can browse photos of their work for inspiration for your own concrete or masonry project.
Last week we made a monogrammed concrete planter for our front porch. The monogram didn't come out so hot, but the planter looks cool. Here's how we did it and some lessons learned in case you want to attempt one yourself.
I am looking for expert advice on what I should do to replace my front walkway. I love the look of flagstone and pavers but I am concerened of the cost involved(contracted) I dont want to do the boring basic concrete so was thinking designed concrete and I am concerned about it holding up in harsh Ohio winters? I need expert advice for this walway and steps. Dont look at the weed invested yard(being replaced) and the spotted house(being painted)
This is a landing, sitting area and path that leads to the pool deck. We constructed it with western Md. flagstone and Pa. fieldstone for the wall. The landing is on concrete and the rest is dry laid in paver base.