Inexpensive Stamped Concrete, will cost you later

I am writing this article to make a case for paying a bit more for your Stamped Concrete or other Decorative Products. We have recently been repairing many bad stamped concrete jobs done by others due to our 30 plus years of experience. Haven’t found many that I can’t repair unless so bad that removal […]

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Repairing damaged concrete and Stamped Concrete

In my previous post I noted that road brin is the culprit of deteriorating concrete this winter. We have never seen so much damage even from rock salt as we are seeing this year. I have done the research and can assure you that brin to melt snow is definitely the issue. I 29 years […]

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helical pile contractors

We are raising more and more houses at the jersey shore even 2 years after Sandy. Many being raised are engineered with the use of helical piles. If you have heard of this process and wondered how it works it’s realitively simple but choosing the right honest contractor to do your job is key. Here […]

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Wet Sandblasting

In the Stamped Concrete industry today it has become necessary to remove old sealers prior to resealing particularly if you do not know what was the original sealer. I have tried to strip with chemicals of all types and some are not good for the environment and very messy and can ruin adjacent plants and […]

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Concrete consultant

Ted Mechnick owner of Split-Rok Construction is now available to consult on any concrete or Decorative concrete issues you might be having. Generally most consultations can easily be handled on the phone. There will be a charge for these consultations but it will be affordable. I have had over 40 years experience in the concrete […]

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Resealing Stamped or Colored Concrete

I know that many articles have been written regarding this topic but I feel it necessary to write this to promote what I feel needs to be more clearly addressed regarding the proper preparation and application of sealers. Some of this may sound redundant but I can assure you that this post is being written […]

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Basement Renovations and Man Caves

Today more than ever before a basement is used for more than a place to keep stuff, do wash or keep the water heater for your home. In this tough economic environment people are not as quick to move to a new home but in some cases have a need to make their home more livable by adding […]

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