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What to Look For in Your Commercial Concrete Paving Partner

When it comes to finding a contractor for a concrete paving project, it’s essential to do your research, gather different quotes, and communicate efficiently. Once you find a handful of commercial paving companies that may work, you can begin to ask questions and look for their attention to detail or any red flags.  While most commercial pavers are professional and use high-quality materials, it’s a good use of time to follow the suggestions below to find a reliable commercial concrete contractor. This guide will give you some things to identify and get the best concrete paving contractor for your business[Read more…]

Choosing a Finish for Your Concrete Garage Floor

If you are looking to add some refinement or express yourself in your garage, one way is through your garage floor. The typical garage slab is functional, but it is not the most exciting to look at. With some effort, you can have an attractive, finished garage floor.  In the past, many homeowners felt confined by the concrete floor finishings available on the market. Aside from standard gray concrete finishes, there weren’t many choices for them. We’ve previously discussed the benefits of a concrete driveway installation and the signs of concrete sidewalk breakdown. Today, we’ll delve into the different finishes[Read more…]

The 8 Biggest Benefits of a Concrete Driveway Installation

Concrete has been one of the most widely used driveway materials for decades, and for a good reason. It is durable, attractive, it can survive changes in temperature and weather. There are many different styling options available to fit your unique design needs. And no matter the style of home, be it bungalow or colonial, concrete can blend it with all of them. Today, we will dive into the benefits of installing a beautiful concrete driveway.  What is Concrete? First things first, what is concrete? It’s not the same as cement. It’s a mixture of components that combined give it[Read more…]

6 Common Signs of Concrete Sidewalk Breakdown (And What to Do About It)

Your home is a considerable investment and likely where you spend most of your time. We’ve previously written about concrete stoop styles to suit your existing driveway. Today we will take a look at your concrete sidewalk, another focal point of your home and yard.  Unfortunately, a crumbling concrete sidewalk can not only be a bummer, but it can also damage the curb appeal and hurt the resale value of your home. While it’s true that concrete is one of the most durable construction materials and can last for decades, it does require some maintenance and eventual replacement.  As the[Read more…]

Concrete Stoop Styles to Suit Your Home’s Existing Driveway Design

There is nothing that says home like a welcoming entryway or stoop. It is the focal point of a home and one of the first things you see when you pull into the driveway every evening, so it should be well-designed and add to the curb appeal of your house. It should also be able to blend flawlessly with your existing driveway, to save you time and money. Is such a thing even possible? What Is a Stoop? The word “stoop” comes from the Dutch word stoep. Stoops are a staircase style (or entryway) made of cement that was traditionally[Read more…]

6 Industries That Benefit From a Concrete Patio Installation

So many people are choosing concrete for patios and driveways today. Concrete offers a solid and attractive choice for any paving project and can be stamped to look like tile or stone. Several industries can benefit from a concrete patio’s flexibility and appearance, like restaurants, hotels, and universities. Concrete patios can be built in any shape you desire, so they work well with outdoor landscaping and other factors. Patios can be any size and finished precisely to your liking too. You can even incorporate concrete walkways, borders, and landscaping features into your patio. Here are six industries that could greatly[Read more…]

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!