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West Virginia's premium producer and supplier of brick and block for all masonary home improvement and/or remodeling needs.

How to Pour Concrete

How to Pour Concrete. Knowing how to pour concrete can help you save a few dollars on small projects around the house. You can pour concrete using items you have in the shed or garage; it does not have to take any special tools to do minor...

How to make Concrete Stairs

OK, so long project short; I demolished a sidewalk and lowered the area it was in by about a foot and a half or so. Now I need a way to get into the side garage door. A set of stairs was the only choice but what kind? I could make wooden stairs easily, but would be remaking them years later or possibly have the issue of someone getting hurt when they finally gave way, also I didn't want any little critters living under the stairs as we live close to the great outdoors and critters abound. I…

How to Pour and Finish a Concrete Sidewalk

The QUIKRETE® Companies are the largest manufacturers of packaged concrete in the United States and an innovative leader in the commercial building and home improvement industries.

How to Build a Concrete Slab

A versatile concrete pad makes a great landing for deck stairs or in front of doorways. Save money and learn how to pour a concrete slab for your space with these instructions.

How to Pour a Concrete Pad

Creating a concrete slab is simple; but the labor is not easy. Here are the DIY steps (which are best done not by yourself).

Neutral Home Exterior With Wooden Deck and Bench

View the extra-wide wooden deck and red front door that pops against the neutral exterior of this home on HGTV.com.

Poured Concrete Pathways

Poured Concrete Pathways

How to Build a Concrete Wall for Your Own Private Backyard Retreat

Bring privacy to your outdoor living space with a DIY cinderblock wall.

How Proper Prep Leads to Crack-Free Concrete

Good finishing techniques will make a slab look great for a while, but proper ground prep will keep it looking that way over its lifetime.

No-Dig Mounting System - Grandin Road

Our Post, Copper Mailbox, and Flower Box will make your curbside the most distinctive on the street. The hand-hammered mailbox is a skillfully crafted copper and brass masterpiece. The Westbrook Mail Post and Flower Box will maintain their freshly painted beauty by simply rinsing with a hose.Mailbox is generously sized to accommodate larger pieces of mail. Secure door latch keeps mailbox closed. Mail post and flower box are molded from weatherproof polyethylene. Westbrook Mail Post requires…

How to make Concrete Stairs

OK, so long project short; I demolished a sidewalk and lowered the area it was in by about a foot and a half or so. Now I need a way to get into the side garage door. A set of stairs was the only choice but what kind? I could make wooden stairs easily, but would be remaking them years later or possibly have the issue of someone getting hurt when they finally gave way, also I didn't want any little critters living under the stairs as we live close to the great outdoors and critters abound. I…

How to Pour a Concrete Sidewalk

Make it smooth, durable and crack-free.

Installing and Flashing Windows Correctly - Fine Homebuilding

Builder, Rob Moody, explains how to install and flash windows correctly using a pragmatic approach with worst-case scenarios and long-term durability in mind. Learn how to install and flash your windows properly, making them watertight.