Monthly Archives: August 2018

The Recipe for Concrete: An Introduction to Concrete Components

Concrete is a fairly simple construction element when you consider its basic ingredients: cement, aggregate, and water. This perceived simplicity, however, belies the unique and often complex ratios and variations of its basic ingredients which are combined to create concrete … Continue reading

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The Importance of Properly Curing Concrete

Curing is one of the final steps in concrete production that occurs after placement and floating and has significant impacts for the strength and durability of the finished product. When choosing a concrete contractor, it is important to select one … Continue reading

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General Contractors: Referrals Matter

Finding a general contractor can be a stressful process. Regardless if you have an exciting home project or an important fix needed in your home, you want the job done right the first time. The stakes and investment involved when … Continue reading

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Making a Reclaimed Lumber Barn Door

Reclaimed lumber is used in many different applications. From interior countertops to exterior fences, reclaimed lumber has advantages that today’s new-growth lumber cannot match. As the premier place to find reclaimed lumber in the Bay Area, The Lumber Baron can … Continue reading

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Dan’s Glass – Signs it’s time to replace the glass in your home

At Dan’s Glass, we want homeowners to understand why window replacement can be important, and how to recognize the signs that it is time to replace your glass. Residential windows will age over time and begin to show signs that … Continue reading

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