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Concrete -vs- Asphalt, (not red -vs- green) Here’s Why Concrete’s Better – Part Two

Prior to determining what material you want to use for your Santa Fe home driveway, patio, portal or sidewalk, concrete or asphalt, it’s wise to learn about the features and benefits of each to see how they compare to each […]

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How to do it yourself: Easy 7 Step Concrete Patio

Build a prolific outdoor space with a solid, luxurious concrete patio. Often, most patios have a fixed base that is created with flagstone, concrete, bricks or tile. In order to prevent cracking in the base as due to seasonal changes, […]

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Concrete -vs- Asphalt, (not red -vs- green) Here’s Why Concrete’s Better Part One

Prior to determining  what material you want to use for your Santa Fe home driveway, patio, portal or sidewalk, concrete or asphalt, it’s wise to learn about the features and benefits of each to see how they compare to each […]

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Side By Side Breakdown of Five Concrete Overlay Systems for Concrete Refinishing

Santa Fe home owners and commercial property owners  need to know there is a large array of options when it comes to choosing overlay systems to refinish concrete flatwork. For example, there are methods or systems referred to as “ultra-thin […]

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Top Tips for Pouring Ready Mix Concrete Successfully in the COLD Santa Fe Winters – Part Three

Concrete Curing Tips
Top Tips for Pouring Ready Mix Concrete Successfully in the COLD Santa Fe Winters – Part One by Santa Fe Concrete
Here are some suggestions that can help make sure the concrete reaches its maximum potential strength.

When using forms, […]

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Top Tips for Pouring Ready Mix Concrete Successfully in the COLD Santa Fe Winters – Part Two

Pouring and Placing Tips
Special steps can be taken during the pouring and placing phases that can also assist your concrete to set and cure properly during cold weather.

It is important to consider you will need to organize for your crews […]

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Top Tips for Pouring Ready Mix Concrete Successfully in the COLD Santa Fe Winters – Part One

Top Tips for Pouring Ready Mix Concrete Successfully in the COLD Santa Fe Winters – Part One by Santa Fe Concrete
In cold weather, it can become quite difficult to cure concrete correctly, because in order for it to properly set […]

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Coloring Concrete Options: Concrete Overlay, Stains and Dyes

Typical gray concrete can leave areas of a property blending into its surroundings, making them boring and dull to look at. To draw some attention, or create a visual landmark, adding color to your concrete surfaces is a great way […]

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Applying a Decorative Concrete Overlay to Your Cement Surfaces is Worth Considering to Beautify Your Home- Here’s Why Part Two

Mixing a Stampable Overlay

Most mixes are premeasured and prepackaged. Even though this is the case, it is possible to make mistakes which can harm your installation process.
First thing to know is proper liquid volume ratios are important to make sure […]

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Applying a Decorative Concrete Overlay to Your Cement Surfaces is Worth Considering to Beautify Your Home- Here’s How Part One

A great way to bring some life back to both interior and exterior concrete is with stamped concrete overlays, especially when the costs of removing and replacing the concrete or current flooring it is out of your current budget. These […]

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