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Recent Posts in Foundations Category

  • Caring for the stone surfaces in your home

    Posted By MyGuy || 10-Sep-2014

    Properly maintained stone can and should last a lifetime. After all it is often one of the most expensive investments we can make in our homes. Your home's beautiful stone surfaces deserve the best professional care. The experts recommend that only experienced technicians provide a detailed inspection of your home's stone surfaces and then offer the best overall cleaning process. For most ...
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  • Concrete enhancement surfacing

    Posted By MyGuy || 17-Jun-2014

    As a licensed and certified application contractor in the coatings installation industry, we are asked what can be done to maintain and protect enhanced surfaces and avoid coating breakdown. The most common mistake we see most people make is that they do not maintain their coatings whether it is lace decking around the pool, stamped concrete or an overlay renovation in outdoor living areas. All of ...
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  • Concrete or stamping- enhancement surfacing

    Posted By MyGuy || 12-Nov-2013

    As a contractor in the coatings installation and maintenance industry, we are asked many questions regarding what type of surface we recommend. It is always a good idea to ask what surfaces will be appropriate for the use of that area and what elements are present and how they will affect the enhanced surface installed. In choosing a contractor to enhance your concrete surfaces, it is important to ...
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  • Decorative concrete coatings

    Posted By MyGuy || 18-Jun-2013

    In Arizona, outdoor living is a year round way of life. From swimming pools and spas to outdoor kitchens and BBQ’s, utilizing one’s outdoor space as an extension to one’s home is huge! When considering outdoor living, great attention is placed on furniture and accessories for the patio and pool area. And when decorating your house, you wouldn’t disregard the carpet, tile, ...
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  • Bad Concrete

    Posted By MyGuy || 13-Nov-2011

    No matter how much we spend fixing up our homes and or businesses nothing really seems complete when we have 'bad concrete. Bad concrete can mean bad curb appeal. What is 'bad concrete'? Well that can apply to many issues from stains to cracks to slip/trip hazards or deteriorated concrete. Let's take a look at these issues. Stains These can come from rust, oil, crayons, vandals, ...
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  • New flooring can be intimidating

    Posted By MyGuy || 19-Oct-2011

    So you're looking for some new flooring. This can easily be an overwhelming task. You go into the store and you see hundreds or even thousands of different samples; from hardwood to travertine to carpet to laminate. Where in the world do you start? First, take a deep breath; this doesn't have to be overwhelming. By finding the answers to a few key points you can help yourself by ...
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  • Decorative Stamping Very Popular

    Posted By MyGuy || 30-Sep-2011

    Decorative concrete stamping has grown in popularity in the last decade. It is often a very affordable alternative, to plain drab concrete or more costly paving materials. It is a natural process that can be used to highlight smaller areas that traditionally could not be enhanced. Call and learn from the experts about the variety of different looks that can be achieved to create your dream into ...
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  • Hot tips for natural flooring

    Posted By MyGuy || 27-Aug-2011

    What are HOT right now in flooring are natural designs – sisal, ceramic, and wood with colors, patterns, and textures that echo those of nature. Nature's style is about bringing the outdoors inside by decorating interiors with elements of the garden and nature- blurring the lines between the inside and out. With today's new laminates, vinyls, and man-made fibers, you can combine a ...
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  • After spending thousands of dollars to have your tile & grout or natural stone installed, it is essential to think of your flooring as an investment that should be properly maintained in order to retain its value. Did you know that the experts recommend that high traffic areas should be done at least once a year? Full cleaning and restoration depends on the upkeep and traffic in your house, ...
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  • Make your concrete look like marble

    Posted By MyGuy || 1-Aug-2011

    Acid Stain is not paint or a type of coating. It is a very affordable and unique way to give concrete an irregular, variegated or marble -like look. This process is a chemical reaction on concrete that causes a beautiful reaction of color. There are techniques that can be applied to both interior and exterior concrete. Other benefits of this staining is that it is very easy to maintain, and can ...
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  • Cracked Tiles Can Have Hidden Dangers

    Posted By MyGuy || 23-May-2011

    Do you know that mold could be growing your shower? Not only do those cracked tiles or leaks in your shower, look unsightly they could be allowing water into the wall. This is a perfect enviroment for the growth of mold. Mold can cause many health issues. If you need help with this issue or many other home, office, auto or life’s needs contact MyGuy for a great recommendation.
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  • Drab Patio, How About Concrete Stamping

    Posted By MyGuy || 6-May-2011

    Do you know that concrete stamping has really grown to be a very popular technique to add new life, textures, and patterns to your old drab looking driveway, patios, sidewalks and more? This technique is offered in almost any color you can imagine and in many stamp patterns that simulate the look of wood, cobblestone, brick or broom finished. It has come a long way over the years; it's not ...
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  • Flooring adds value to your home

    Posted By MyGuy || 13-Apr-2011

    A new floor will add significant value to your home and can completely change the interior of your home. The choice of material for floor covering is affected by factors such as: cost endurance noise insulation comfort cleaning effort There are a number of special ornamental features that can be included to may a new floor unique to your home. To learn more great tips, and products for your ...
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  • Heat and Decorative Concrete

    Posted By MyGuy || 7-Apr-2011

    Did you know that exposure to heat can wear down the seal on your decorative concrete and cause fading and water penetration, often causing the overlay to separate and crack. Experts recommend resealing every 3-5 years. It will extend the life of your decorative concrete and save you money on costly repairs later.
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  • Porcelain Verses Natural Stone

    Posted By MyGuy || 17-Mar-2011

    Did you know by remodeling your bathroom you can expect up to a 50% return on your Investment? Porcelain tile is an inexpensive way to remodel your bathroom. It has the same look and qualities of natural stone without the maintenance or expense. Porcelain tiles usually have a much lower water absorption rate than non-porcelain tiles making them less likely to fog. It shouldn't need to be ...
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  • Did you know that etching is a common occurrence found on many natural stones like Marble and Travertine? Etching looks like a dull spot and it is caused by acidic liquids such as juice, coffee and soda. Polishing your stone is the only way to remove etches marks. Sealers minimize penetration of spills and stains; however they cannot protect these stones from etching. A common myth is cleaning ...
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  • How to Shop Smart for New Flooring

    Posted By MyGuy || 21-Oct-2010

    Shopping for new flooring for the holidays? Shop smart! Start with a reputable retail flooring company. They can help with each step of the process, to help determine which flooring best meets your lifestyle, maintenance, and budget requirements and to ensure you have the best warranties available. Are you casual and outgoing? Or do you prefer structure and formality? Maybe you have a bold ...
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