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Concrete Maintenance: When To Replace Concrete

By Bravo Buffalo 0 Comment April 21, 2020

Spring Showers Wreaking Havoc On Your Concrete? A properly maintained concrete driveway can last 20 to 30 years depending on climate. Concrete is one of the strongest building materials used in construction, however nothing lasts forever. Unfortunately, age, climate and mother nature can slowly begin to chip away at the life of your driveway. But […]

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Concrete Cleaning: Remove Oil Stains Without Breaking Your Back

By Bravo Buffalo 0 Comment March 26, 2020

Oil stains on your driveway or parking lot can be an eyesore. Accidents happen but that doesn’t mean you should be left with a black stain on an otherwise clean surface. Whether it’s motor oil, gasoline, grease, or hydraulic, brake or radiator fluid, with a little time and effort you can make those stains disappear. […]

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Getting Tuff on Sealing

By Bravo Buffalo 0 Comment February 27, 2020

Finding the right product for a job takes careful consideration. Bravo! Concrete Maintenance is proud to use a unique rubberized, non skid surface coating called “Bravo Tuff”. Using a combination of urethanes, acrylics, copolymers and adding recycled rubber crumb aggregate, Bravo Tuff can be applied to a variety of different surfaces for any number of […]

Why Does Concrete Crack?

By Bravo Buffalo 0 Comment January 29, 2020

Cracks in your concrete can be an unsightly blemish to your otherwise pristine driveway or sidewalk. Usually the first reaction most of us have is “how did this happen?!”. Cracks in concrete can form for a variety of reasons; climate, nature and human error can all be contributing factors. Reasons Concrete Cracks Excess Water Concrete […]

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Concrete Maintenance: Road Salt Alternatives

By Bravo Buffalo 0 Comment December 16, 2019

Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow Here in Buffalo snow and ice come with the territory. Rock salt used to be the traditional go-to for removing ice from concrete, however as we pointed out in “The Environmental Effects of Road Salt” the negative ecological impact of road salt far outweighs its effectiveness. […]

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Concrete Maintenance: Spalling

By Bravo Buffalo 0 Comment November 20, 2019

Concrete, the most common option for sidewalks and driveways, is chosen for its strength and longevity. A well maintained slab of concrete can last decades. In spite of its strength and resilience, no material is maintenance free. Problems can and do occur. A common focus when maintaining concrete is the prevention of spalling. What Is […]

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Fall Concrete Maintenance: Stained Concrete

By Bravo Buffalo 0 Comment October 15, 2019

Falling For Cleaner Concrete Autumn has arrived. The air is cooling down. And the leaves are starting to change colors. Here in Western New York, we are fortunate to have four distinct seasons. Let’s be honest though: sometimes we enjoy the weather too much and neglect our responsibilities. The grass is mowed less. The gutters […]

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Fall Concrete Maintenance: Pressure Wash Your Concrete

By Bravo Buffalo 0 Comment September 25, 2019

Break Out The Shovels! Ok, we’re not quite there yet, but the leaves are about to start changing. Before you pour yourself a glass of fresh apple cider and go to sleep dreaming of pumpkin spice, make one last push to ready your home for winter: Once the snow falls, it’ll be harder to detect […]

Make Your Home Safe For Trick-Or-Treaters

By Bravo Buffalo 0 Comment October 8, 2018

Have A Safe Halloween What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word “Halloween?” Pumpkins? Costumes? Haunted houses? Decorations? Candy? Regardless if you love this spooky season and all its ghostly glory or if you hate Halloween and can’t wait for it to be over, there’s a likely chance that […]

Concrete Sealing: Garage Edition

By Bravo Buffalo 0 Comment September 27, 2018

Despite summer-like temperatures, we’ve officially entered the Fall season. Slowly dropping temps are just one of several reminders that winter is on its way, giving you a limited number of weeks to prepare your home’s exterior. If you have not begun to address those pesky fall chores–clearing gutters, raking leaves, winterizing gardens, and stocking up […]