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How to Protect Your Concrete Patio During Winter

Winterizing your concrete patio is an essential task before the cold season hits. As the months grow colder, you might be thinking about winterizing your pipes and preparing your home for chilly temperatures. But did you know it’s equally important to prepare your patio for winter? Before you pull out your winter wardrobe or turn up the heater, call a professional to winterize your patio. Richfield Concrete can supply all

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Maintenance Tips for Concrete Garage Floors

Maintenance Tips for Concrete Garage Floors

If you’re a homeowner, it’s important to remember that your garage floor requires care and maintenance like the rest of your home. Properly maintaining your concrete garage floor can prolong its life and protect it from damage due to spills, weathering, and more.  While you can complete everyday maintenance, the seasoned professionals at Richfield Concrete can offer more extensive treatments and services. Taking proactive steps toward adequately caring for your

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How to Prevent Mold from Growing on a Concrete Patio

How to Prevent Mold from Growing on a Concrete Patio

Designing your patio leaves you with many options for the best style that matches your house and backyard. Concrete, in particular, is a common choice due to its durability and light color. However, while the material works for its strength and texture, concrete is susceptible to mold within its cracks. Prolonging any repairs or preventive methods can lead to spreading and transforming your concrete patio into a nasty health hazard.

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Tips for Maintaining New Concrete During its First Winter

Tips for Maintaining New Concrete During its First Winter

New concrete will provide your home with an aesthetic upgrade and an investment that should pay off for years. Concrete is durable but may get damaged during winter if you don’t offer it proper maintenance. Winter is known for frequent snowstorms, often resulting in concrete cracks and other damages. Here are some tips for maintaining new concrete during its first winter. Don’t Use Hazardous Deicing Agents in Concrete Maintenance Occasionally,

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What Causes Concrete to Crack?

What Causes Concrete to Crack?

Concrete is durable, cost-effective, and environmentally friendly. However, this building material may also crack even after freshly pouring it, making you wonder if you’ve done something wrong or if the product is substandard. So, what causes concrete to crack? Concrete may crack due to excess water, shrinking, freezing, swelling, steel reinforcement corrosion, absence of control joints, and overloading. Tiny concrete cracks hardly affect a structure. However, those thicker than 0.3mm

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Having a concrete patio gives you a great place for outdoor activities

Concrete Patio Maintenance Tips

Having a concrete patio gives you a great place for outdoor activities, such as grilling, outdoor games, and family time. These activities are often focused around this sturdy, safe outdoor area, which is often a simple concrete patio in the backyard.  However, concrete patios still need to be maintained, and figuring out where to start can feel daunting. So if you’ve been looking for a concrete patio maintenance guide, continue

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The Similarities Between Asphalt and Blacktop

What Is the Difference Between Asphalt and Blacktop?

When you need driveway paving to be done, hiring a professional is the best option to save you time and money on costly repairs, especially if something were to go wrong. However, before the paving process can begin, you’ll need to choose your material.  Most people believe asphalt and blacktop are the same thing. While they look similar, they’re quite different from one another. Youmight not think these differences are

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Professionals Will Do Your Project Correctly the First Time

Why Concrete Repair and Replacement is a Job for the Pros

Many DIY projects can be enjoyable and cost-effective, but one thing about being a DIYer is knowing when it’s time to call in the professionals to finish the job. When it comes to concrete repairs or replacement, trusting the experts at Richfield Blacktop to handle it is the best thing you can do for your home, sanity, and wallet.  Professionals Will Do Your Project Correctly the First Time You should

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tips for cleaning your concrete garage floor

Tips for Cleaning Your Concrete Garage Floor

Most people prefer having concrete garage floors because this material is durable and can withstand wear and tear. However, one should regularly clean their concrete garage floor to care for and maintain it. A garage is susceptible to oil, grime, and tire scratches that may permanently stain the garage floors if they build up over time. It makes it hard to clean your garage floor since you must scrub and

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