A strong, durable construction material popular with contractors, concrete is actually very DIY-friendly. Even homeowners with limited concrete experience can transform the material into creative projects that add real value to a home.
While you do have to give concrete a chance to fully set, big-impact projects take little effort when you start with the right mold and mix. The unique, useful, and stylish items you’ll see here—from tables and lamps to outdoor accessories—can be pulled off in a weekend, thanks to easy-to-use Quikrete products and all the how-to info you’ll need. And because concrete is so darn durable, you’ll be enjoying your creations for years to come. Now, that’s time well spent.