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Beautiful Outdoors

Beautiful Outdoors

Springtime has arrived! The earth has awakened with green grass, flowers in bloom, buds on trees have transformed into leaves and in some places new calves are in the pastures. Rain continues to create lush spaces (and in some places rivers of water) and...

Uneven and settling patio

Uneven and settling patio

This past spring, a homeowner couple contacted us inviting us to their place to see what improvements could be done on their back patio. Living in their current home for more than 15 years, the back patio was settling in an uneven way. A large step off the...

Standing water on patio

Standing water on patio

This summer we were contacted by a homeowner seeking to improve their back patio space. The homeowner explained that after every rain there would be water standing in the center of the patio for several days up to a week. This was a challenge for them...

Think Spring

Think Spring

As we live in the last month of winter, we anticipate the coming of springtime! While there is snow on the ground now we know that can and will change quickly. Spring is a time when the earth awakens and winter disappears, the sun shines and...

Seasonal Changes

The transition from summer to fall is one of this writer’s favorite times of the year. At this writing I’ve not yet seen significant leaf colors, but clearly summer is winding down. Kids are going back to school, mornings and evenings are cooler, and...

What kind of home are you looking for?

What kind of home are you looking for?

“Just lookin’ for a home, just lookin’ for a home . . . .” Words from a song of another era, but it’s what pretty much everyone does at some point in life. We all want and need a place to hang our hat, to make our own. There are so many variations on what...

Welcome to Design Concrete Builder’s Blog

Welcome to Design Concrete Builder’s Blog

I have not written a blog before; but I have written—a lot! My family could tell you I have much to say! For me, writing has always flowed from my life experiences, nature, music inspiration (yes I’ve written a few songs), and response to what I see happening in the...