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6 Best Things About A Freshly Paved Driveway

You may not think about your driveway on the regular, but you probably see it at some point throughout the day when walking your little one to the bus stop, leaving for work, or pulling in after the end of a long day at the office. A driveway may just seem like a nice pathway from street to garage, but we’re here to tell you they’re much more than that. What are the 6 BEST things about a freshly paved driveway? Sidewalk Chalk — Everybody has used chalk at some point in their life, and while drawing in the street[Read more…]

The 4th Annual Driveway Giveaway!

Do you remember that gratifying feeling of riding your bike or rollerblading down a freshly paved road? Or how about drawing big murals across a smooth driveway or sidewalk? Well, it’s that time again! Richfield Blacktop & Concrete is giving YOU the opportunity to get a new driveway. Re-sealing or repaving a driveway can seem like quite the daunting task, not to mention expensive, but with this contest the weight could be lifted off your shoulders! Nobody wants to enter a giveaway that requires you to share their photo on 15 different social media sites and send the message out[Read more…]

Increasing the value of your home by upping your curb appeal

Home looking a little worn down, used and ‘lived in’? There a few simple things you can do to improve your curb appeal, and increase the price of your property substantially. Another consideration is not just the price you get for your home, but how quickly it sells. The more quickly your home sells, the sooner you can stop paying the mortgage. It’s a HUGE savings. An attractive home sells more quickly. Period. – First- power wash your home and windows if necessary (whose home couldn’t use a power wash??) Dirty windows and siding make a home look old and unwelcoming. – Next, painting any faded[Read more…]

2014 Driveway Giveaway Winner Testimonial

We really loved work with Arion and his family and glad they have a usable concrete driveway! Testimonial from Arion: Richfield Blacktop and Concrete did a fantastic job removing our old dilapidated slab and installing the new one. They were extremely professional and efficient throughout the process. The workers were even patient with a neighbor boy and let him help smooth the new slab. He still mentions that when he comes over to visit. We will definitely choose Richfield Blacktop and Concrete for any future cement or asphalt work we need done!

11 Things To Love About a Minnesota Summer

Summers in Minnesota are really about soaking up every moment of sunshine and goodness before Old Man Winter rears his ugly head again.  We work hard and play hard in a Minnesota summer. 11.  Trails- because even though we have the Mall of America, there is only so much mall-walking a person can take. 10. Barbecues.  We really take advantage of the ability to gather outside of the house, knowing we’re going to get plenty of “togetherness” in the house the rest of the year. 9. Cabins. Not to worry- even if you don’t have one, your friend, your crazy[Read more…]

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7 Garage Organization Tips

If you’re like us, spring is that special time when you realize that an entire winter’s worth of toys, decorations, dirt, and tools are scattered throughout your garage.  Time to get it cleaned up and organized now that it’s warm enough to do so! We wanted to share some of the best garage organization tips we’ve seen over the years. Hanging shelving– If installed correctly, this can be super stable.  It’s a great way to get items you don’t use frequently out of the way.  Tip: holiday decorations are a great thing to store on these shelves since you only[Read more…]

10 Things to Love About a Minnesota Spring

10. Opening the windows Once it hits 50 degrees, that seems like a fair temperature to open the windows and get some fresh air, right? 9. Daylight The spring days seem to be endless- a welcome reprieve after months of short days. 8. Disappearing mountains of snow There is something therapeutic about seeing the shrinking mountain in your front yard.  One day you can’t see over it.  Two days later, it’s nothing but a molehill.  Fantastic! 7. People out and about After a winter cooped up in the house, there is no greater sign of spring than the people who[Read more…]

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2014 Tax Relief Driveway Giveaway

We’ve proudly been serving the Twin Cities’ metro area for over 60 years and have met many great people along the way.  Last year, we decided to do something exciting to kick off the season and did a Free Driveway Contest.  We were lucky to meet John and Anne Weber and help them out. This year, we decided to do it again!  We were completely blown away at the number of entries and wanted to thank all of those who entered.  We had a blast reading through your entries and meeting many of you. It has been a long winter[Read more…]

10 Indoor Activities for Kids to Pass a Minnesota Winter

We’re all starting to get a touch of cabin fever as we anxiously await the beginning of driveway season, or as some might call it, spring.   With all of the snow days, we’ve heard some of you are running out of indoor activities for the kiddos, so we put together a list. Build a fort Many of us have fond memories of building blanket forts growing up.  All of these years later, it’s still a great way to entertain the little ones.  Move furniture close enough and drape blankets fully over it. Bring some books and snacks in, and you’re[Read more…]

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2014 Tax Relief Giveaway

As the new year quickly approaches, we’re excited to announce our 2nd annual Tax Relief Driveway Giveaway!  One lucky winner will be announced the winner of the free concrete driveway on April 15th,2014 (tax day) from Richfield Blacktop and Concrete.  So, as you start to gather your receipts, tax forms and deductions this year, don’t forget to: Like our Facebook Page. Tell us why it needs to be repaired. Share the giveaway with your Facebook friends, and any family members who may need a new driveway. Schedule your free driveway quote.  We’ll come out and take a look, and help you[Read more…]