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Made to Last: 8 Creative Ideas for Building Sturdy Furniture and Accents with Concrete
Fitting your home with new furniture and decor can be a tedious endeavor. It seems like you either have to splurge fo...
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No Pro Needed: 6 Concrete Repairs You Can Fix on Your Own
Don’t let concrete’s durability and strength fool you; it’s easier to work with than you think! With the right products, you can handle your own concrete repairs ...
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These 3 Things are Ruining Your Home’s Curb Appeal—Here’s How To Fix Them
You’re not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but when it comes to our homes, curb appeal matters. Whether you’re...
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Pitiful Patio? 5 Ways to Rescue a Deteriorating Concrete Patio
If your patio has seen better days, don’t worry; you’re not alone. While concrete is incredibly strong and durable, n...
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7 Quick and Easy DIYs to Boost Your Home's Curb Appeal
Adding interest and value to the landscape doesn't have to be difficult or expensive. These seven concrete projects will create a fresh new look to your yard—and ...
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7 Cool Concrete Planters That You Can DIY
Showcase your plants in one of these concrete containers that you can make in a weekend. <br> <i>This content is paid advertising created in partnership with Qu...
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7 Repairs to Make Before Winter
Make sure you take care of these house tune-ups before the arrival of winter to ensure your home stays in tip-top shape. <br> <br> <i>This content is paid adve...
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Solved! This is How Long It Takes Concrete to “Dry”
Q: I will be pouring a concrete slab as part of a landscaping renovation project and I’d like to know how long it wil...
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The Most Common Concrete Problems—And How To Fix Them
Concrete provides a sound structural foundation for homes and is ideal for slabs like patios, walkways and, driveways...
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8 Steps for Making Your Sad Patio Look Brand New Again
If your less-than-perfect patio is an eyesore—take heart—a simple resurfacing project can restore it to its original good looks in a single weekend. <br> <i>Thi...
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6 Ways You Can Get a Better Backyard in Just One Weekend
Update your landscape and enhance your outdoor experience with these durable and long-lasting DIY concrete projects. <br> <br> <i>This content has been brough...
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Boredom Busters: These 7 Fun Projects Require Just 1 Thing
Stop yawning and get crafty with these cool, easy DIY projects all made from a ruggedly beautiful material sure to surprise you. This content is paid advertisi...
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A Strong Start: The Best Concrete Mix for Every DIY Project
If you have any experience with home improvement, you need no convincing about the strengths of concrete as a buildin...
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9 Pro Tips for Building an Outdoor Kitchen
To create a functional and beautiful outdoor kitchen, you need materials that can really stand up to the elements—and few materials surpass the durability of ston...
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The Quickest Projects You Can Complete with Concrete
Check out the fun, functional, and (yes!) fast decor and garden accessories you can create with concrete to add style to your space, indoors and out. This co...
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The Secrets to Pouring Concrete in the Heat of Summer
While summer sunshine encourages outdoor projects, it also poses its own set of challenges. Ahead, learn how to beat the heat when pouring garden edging, patio sl...
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5 Ways to Prevent Cracks in Concrete—and 1 Easy Fix
Even if it's your first concrete project, you can ensure a long-lasting, professional finish by steering clear of a few pitfalls and, if necessary, using the righ...
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Tough Choice, Easy DIY: 2 Projects to Rescue a Worn-Out Patio
As the weather warms up, patios take center stage for entertaining. But alfresco meals with friends and family lose a...
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11 DIY Christmas Gifts That Only Look Expensive
Create beautiful, functional holiday presents that look like a million bucks, but cost next to nothing. This content has been brought to you by Quikrete. Its...
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The Easiest Way to Make an Outdoor Bar for All Seasons
Whether you’re hosting a summer barbecue or entertaining Christmas carolers around the chiminea, an outdoor bar provi...
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These 10 Sturdy Furniture DIYs All Share 1 Secret Ingredient
You can build seating, storage, accent pieces, and more with a little ingenuity and a bag of concrete. This content has been brought to you by Quikrete. Its ...
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All You Need to Know About Concrete Countertops
Frequently used in foundations, backyard patios, and fence-post installations, concrete is one of the strongest build...
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This DIY Project Provides the Ultimate Finishing Touch for Your Curb Appeal
This content has been brought to you by Quikrete. Its facts and opinions are those of BobVila. com. Lawn and garden e...
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Solved! What to Do About Cracks in a Concrete Driveway
Q: We just bought a new house and we love it, but the driveway has a few cracks and I’d really like to fix them. Is r...
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7 Best Garage Sale Buys for DIY Projects
Hit local sales for stuff you can upcycle with concrete to create the coolest home goods ever! This content has been brought to you by Quikrete. Its facts an...
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5 Smart Ways to Use a Slab of Concrete
Concrete, that durable, go-to material for foundations and footings, also deserves a place in your home's yard—and we...
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The Fastest (and Most Foolproof) Way to Install Fence Posts
Good fences start with good foundations.  Installing fence posts in place with concrete is the best way to guarantee ...
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A Dozen Projects You Never Knew You Could Do with 1 Bag of Concrete
Take your do-it-yourself talents to a new level of cool with any of these fun, functional pieces. There's something here for every skill level, and each project t...
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10 Reasons You Don’t Need a Green Thumb to Have a Beautiful Garden
Even without the perfect growing conditions or abundant acreage, you can create a wow-worthy landscape. In fact, the surprising secret to success isn't actually g...
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All You Need to Know About Winterizing Concrete Surfaces
If you’re a homeowner in the process of winterizing your property, by late fall you’ve probably already replaced the ...
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11 Projects That Prove Concrete Isn't Just for the Outdoors
If you’re looking to upgrade your interiors with cool new amenities like seating, sleek surfaces, lighting, and accessories, you may already have the ideal materi...
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How To: Make Concrete Pumpkins
This content has been brought to you by Quikrete. Its facts and opinions are those of BobVila. com. If you love havin...
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3 Ways to Avoid Replacing Your Concrete Sidewalk
Though made from one of the most durable construction materials around, even once-strong concrete sidewalks can deter...
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The Dos and Don'ts of Curing Concrete
You may rightly consider concrete to be one of the most durable and attractive construction materials around, but did...
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These 10 Everyday Items Create Unbelievable Concrete Designs
Want to make your own concrete decor and furnishings but have no idea how to get started? Sure, you can buy concrete-specific molds from the hardware store, but y...
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8 Backyard Projects That Start with a Bag of Concrete
Now that the mercury's rising—but not yet too high—it's the perfect time to amp up the landscaping and spruce up the patio in preparation for a summer filled with...
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5 Simple Fixes for Worn Concrete
Concrete is one of the most durable construction materials around, but faulty installation, everyday wear and tear, e...
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The Right Way to Seal Concrete
This article has been brought to you by Quikrete. Its facts and opinions are those of BobVila. com. Concrete is one o...
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10 Easy Concrete Projects You Can Do in a Day
Stylish, strong, and versatile, concrete excels in household projects ranging from exterior walkways to sleek, modern furnishings. And yet, even handy homeowners ...
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8 Surprising Reasons to Bring Concrete Indoors
If you thought concrete was just for sidewalks, think again. This DIY-friendly material is rapidly finding its way into homes and offices, bringing with it limitl...
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How To: Build a Cinder Block Wall
Privacy, safety, security—these are only a few of the reasons that homeowners build solid, durable garden walls. Alth...
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How To: Pour a Concrete Patio
Whether rectangular or curvy in design, next to the home or freestanding in the yard, a concrete patio establishes ne...
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How To: Make a Concrete Bowl Lamp
Everyone knows this about concrete: It's one of the most durable building materials on earth. What's not so widely re...
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How To: Resurface a Concrete Driveway
Durability ranks high among the many reasons to choose concrete as a driveway surfacing material. After years of expo...
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How To: Make a $5 Stool with Concrete
Do-it-yourselfers have a new favorite material: concrete. Inexpensive and versatile, it can be used in seemingly limi...
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How To: Build a Paver Patio
Patio. The very word conjures up visions of lazy, relaxing afternoons spent with friends and family. For those whose ...
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How To: Make a Concrete Planter
This post has been brought to you by QUIKRETE. Its facts and opinions are those of BobVila. com. Everyone knows that ...
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10 Ways to Go Crazy for Concrete
For 75 years now, QUIKRETE® has supplied homeowners with high-quality concrete mixes for a staggering variety of projects. Some things don't change, and concrete ...
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