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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 […]

Staining Stamped Concrete

By Bravo Buffalo 0 Comment August 9, 2018

Add Flair To Your Flooring The same way wall-to-wall carpeting, hardwood, and laminate improve your interior, stamped concrete improves your exterior. This versatile look allows you to replicate stone, brick, and other paving materials without the need to actually lay down stone or brick. Take your stamped concrete one step further and stain it! Staining […]

Safety First: Correct Uneven Concrete

By Bravo Buffalo 0 Comment July 5, 2018

As a business owner, you already understand the importance of curb appeal. You want your storefront to draw in customers, not turn them away. You worry about trash collection, graffiti, snow removal, and general landscape. But when is the last time you checked your concrete? Damaged, unleveled concrete can be a major deterrence to foot traffic. […]

Do You Really Need To Seal Your Concrete?

By Bravo Buffalo 0 Comment June 19, 2018

If you have decorative concrete, you may be wondering why you have to use a sealer. Are sealers really worthwhile or just something professional builders and installers push onto customers? The truth is, sealers are vital to the health of your concrete. You may look at it as an extra expense now, but with less […]

Stamped Concrete Maintenance Tips: Pool Edition

By Bravo Buffalo 0 Comment May 29, 2018

One of the biggest outdoor design trends is a decorative concrete pool deck. Concrete is a tough and durable material, making it ideal for poolside use. It also comes in a wide range of colors, textures, and styles, giving flexibility in design. Aside from being perfect for achieving your design goals, a colored, textured, inviting […]