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The Pros and Cons of Decorative Concrete Sidewalks

Read this article for advice on creating a unique and exciting concrete sidewalk.

DIY Sidewalk Staining

Change the color of your concrete, in 5 steps

How to Repair a Cracked Sidewalk

Most sidewalk repair can be done DIY with few supplies.

Brick Sidewalk Installation

A brick sidewalk is a nice addition to any home and adds to the beauty of the area. Laying a brick sidewalk

Pouring a Concrete Walkway 1 - Intro and Materials

Intro - Preparation - Mixing and Pouring - Screeding and Finishing - Clean Up Millions of people from

How to Make a Pet Ramp for Home Stairways

A pet ramp makes things easier on animals.

How to Remove Stains from Concrete Sidewalks

Stained concrete sidewalks can look very bad and worn.

How to Install a Paver Walkway on a Slope

Installing pavers doesn't have to be a slippery slope.

How can I prevent wheelchair wheels from slipping on a handicap ramp?

When building a new handicap ramp it is very important to make it as sturdy and safe as possible. Building the ramp at an angle that is low enough for people to walk on it easily will help prevent wheelchair wheels from slipping. The best way to prevent wheelchair wheels from slipping though is to install

Can I build a concrete handicap ramp on a hill?

It is possible to build a concrete handicap ramp on a hill, although a hill will complicate the project somewhat. Building a ramp on a steep hill requires leveling the surface. The concrete form should be constructed so that the surface underneath and leading to the ramp will be level. The handicap ramp

What is the proper handicap ramp slope to have?

To be easily manageable, a handicap ramp slope should be between 1:16 and 1:20. Anything steeper will make the use of the handicap ramp difficult, if not impossible, for some wheelchair users. In general, the least possible slope should be used. Increasing the length of the planned handicap ramp in order

How to Compact Down a Gravel Patio

A gravel patio can add a nice touch to your home. Gravel is a type of small rock, that ranges in size from 2 millimeters to 2.5 inches. Quite often, a gravel mix will contain sand, clay and small rocks. The material ranges in color from charcoal black to tan. It is commonly used as natural cover for

How to Repair Concrete Sidewalk Blocks

With proper care, they should last for decades.

Assembling Snowblower Engines

Assemble your snowblower engine before winter.

How to Install a Cobblestone Paver Walkway

Cobblestone pavers add character.

Using Brick or Paver Edging in Landscaping

Preformed bricks offer a solution to many landscape issues.

Reinforcing Concrete Sidewalks: Rebar vs. Steel Mesh

Concrete sidewalks are seen in every neighborhood.

Keys to Snowblower Motor Repair

Sometimes the internal combustion engine will need repair.

How to Stain a Concrete Sidewalk

You can stain concrete to change its color and overall look.

Repair Tree Root Damage to a Paver Walkway

Nearby trees or bushes can lead to root damage.

Handicap Ramps: Determining the Correct Angle

Handicap ramps have to meet certain requirements by the ADA. Having an incorrect angle will not only

How to Make Portable Dog Ramps for Cars

As a dog owner, there will come a time when you will want to put them in the car, a dog ramp will make this much easier.

How to Build Portable Threshold Ramps

Threshold ramps are a must for any threshold or door entry that is over three-quarters of an inch tall.

How Often Should Snowblower Oil Be Changed?

A snowblower takes the same kind of oil that a standard vehicle does, but snowblower oil does not need to be changed every three months.

Selecting A Snowblower Attachment For A Lawn Mower

Add an attachment to a tool you already have.

Stone Dust or Sand for Paver Walkway?

Either can be very useful.

2 Options to Use for Paver Sand

It'll help you prepare your home to deal with weather.

Air-Entrained

Concrete that has been air-entrained has been infused throughout with thousands of tiny air bubbles,

2-Step Brick Paver Calculation

Use this two-step brick paver calculation.

How to Create a Curved Paver Walkway

Curved paver walkways look extremely stylish. Many house owners prefer brick or even concrete to construct the pathways.

How to Make a Folding Ramp in 5 Steps

A folding ramp can be used for many purposes. Some people have them as portable wheelchair ramps.

How to Replace a Damaged Concrete Sidewalk Section

Replacing a damaged concrete sidewalk section is no one's idea of a good time, but it is necessary.

Pouring a Concrete Sidewalk: Mistakes to Avoid

Installing a concrete sidewalk is simple. When done properly, this can add to property values and last for many years.

Concrete Sidewalk Repair: How to Repair an Uneven Sidewalk

An uneven sidewalk is a safety hazard. While it used to be an expensive fix, new technologies have enabled fast and simple sidewalk repair.

How to Remove a Snowblower Auger

Remove the auger from your snowblower in a couple hours to perform any maintenance you need.

How to Adjust a Snow Blower Carburetor

Everything you need to know to adjust your snow blower's carburetor for better power and fuel efficiency.

How to Make a Horse Trailer Ramp

A trailer ramp for your horse is easy enough to make at home. With some basic materials, and outline,

How to Make a Threshold Ramp with Wood

If you need a threshold ramp in order to get in and out of your house, you do not have to spend a fortune to buy one. you can do it yourself and save money by building your own.

How to Build Mobile Home Ramps

Building mobile home ramps is not any different than building one for any other structure. You will need a design that is functional for the user.

Keeping a Wheelchair Ramp Safe During Rain

Navigating a wet wheelchair ramp can be dangerous. Here's how to keep it safe during the rain.

Sand on Ice -Versus- Salt on Ice

Get the cold, hard facts on sand and salt as solutions for our icy roads.

Snowblower Oil: What To Look For

During normal operations of any machine like a snowblower, contaminants sometimes creep into the oil and can shorten the life of your snowblower.

Snowblower Troubleshooting

Homeowners depend on snowblowers to keep their driveways snow free.

The 4 Best Snowblower Techniques

Work smarter not harder with these tips!

Pouring a Concrete Walkway 4 - Screeding and Finishing

Intro - Preparation - Mixing and Pouring - Screeding and Finishing - Clean Up Screeding At this point