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Fast Setting or Regular Concrete

Fast-Setting or Standard Concrete: How to Decide

Should you use fast-setting or standard concrete? The answer depends on your project. Follow our guide to learn more about each type and decide!
Cracked concrete walkway beside a tree in a southern Alabama neighborhood

Concrete Repair Made Easy: DIY Fixes With Quikrete

Got cracked concrete? Here's how you can easily repair concrete surfaces with affordable Quikrete products.
Gloved hand applying Quikrete Advanced Polymer Concrete Crack Sealant with caulking gun

Easy Concrete Crack Filler: Make Repairs in Minutes!

Seasonal changes and freeze-thaw cycles cause concrete to crack. Fortunately, there’s an easy concrete crack filler that makes surfaces look as good as new.
Danny Lipford installs wood deck post in concrete footing

Setting Posts in Concrete the Easy Way

No deck, fence or mailbox would last very long without a strong foundation, and that starts with setting the posts in concrete.
Concrete patio

3 Tips to Lengthen Your Concrete Patio’s Life

A concrete patio is beautiful and durable, but regular maintenance strengthens the surface and lengthens its life. Here are 3 tips to protect your patio.
Concrete patio with shade sail

How to Give New Life to an Old Concrete Patio

How do you give new life to an old concrete patio that's so worn that you can see rocks coming through the surface?
Danny Lipford looks at a wet concrete patio in production at the job site

Cement vs. Concrete: Understanding the Difference

People often say ‘cement’ and ‘concrete’ interchangeably, but these words have different meanings. Here’s what you should know about cement vs. concrete.
Man pours a bucket of water into the Quikrete countertop concrete mix in a wheelbarrow

How to Choose the Best Quikrete Concrete Mix

Not sure about the best Quikrete Concrete Mix to use? Here are three of the most popular options and what you should know about them.
Man applies Quikrete Re-Cap Resurfacer to spalling concrete slab

Solved: How to Resurface Spalling Concrete

Concrete can flake due to corrosion, impact and weathering. You don’t have to live with spalling concrete, or tear out a damaged patio and pour a new one.