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Hiring an Excavating Contractor in Portland to Build Your Foundation

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Building a strong foundation is the first and most important step in the process of constructing a new building or addition, but it is not easy. Different kinds of buildings require various types of foundations, and the work that needs to be done to accomplish this can be very dangerous. While it is possible to […]

What Is Concrete?

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So what is this material we call concrete? What is it made of? What is the difference between cement and concrete? As any concrete contractor in Portland can tell you, the quality of the concrete depends entirely on the skilled mixture of high-quality ingredients. Concrete Ingredients Concrete, in its most basic form, is a mixture […]

Improving a Yard with Concrete

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Adding appeal to the landscaping of your home by using concrete may seem limited to driveways and walkways, however there are so many ways a concrete contractor in Portland can add ambiance to a yard. A Concrete Contractor Can Add a Patio Laying a patio is the start for great potential. The shape, color, and style […]

Driveways and Curb Appeal

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The driveway is frequently overlooked when it comes to increasing the curb appeal of a home. However, a cracked, heavily stained, or absent driveway often sets up a negative tone in a home-buyer’s mind. When a driveway is in disrepair or, alternatively, has a unique and artistic design it is as important to the overall look of a property […]