Smart Aggregate in Concrete

The Effect Aggregate Properties Have on Concrete “Aggregate” is one of those concrete terms you either know or you don’t. If you don’t know what aggregate is, this article will explain it all to you. Aggregates are a strengthening agent used as an inert filler in concrete. Their properties can have an impact on the […]

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The Best Material for Retaining Walls

Making Material Selections for Safety, Function, and Aesthetics Retaining walls are installed to keep soil in an elevated position. They are often vertical and divide two distinct levels of ground that may be flat or sloped. Smaller retaining walls are used for residential yard design and larger-scale projects for buildings or roads to prevent soil […]

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Different Driveway Surface Options – A Comparison

Driveway Surface Pros and Cons When it comes to choosing a material to finish your driveway in, asphalt is usually the chosen option. But there are many different options available that can completely transform the look of both your driveway and your home. In this article, we compare the different selections available and dig deeper […]

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Does Your Concrete Need to Be Replaced or Repaired?

Signs it’s Time to Replace or Repair Your Concrete When cracks start to form in concrete, and it starts to show signs of aging, it raises the question of whether or not it is time to replace or repair it. In this article, we will dive into the different signs that demonstrate whether or not […]

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Selecting Crushed Stone vs. Gravel for Projects

Pros and Cons Of Crushed Stone And Gravel For Your Next Landscaping Project Deciding on building and landscaping materials is an important piece of a design project. There are many varieties which are similar in look, like crushed stone and gravel. However, each material has its benefits and downfalls depending on your project. In this […]

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Identifying the Biggest Causes and Solutions for Concrete Pool Cracks

Nothing Puts a Damper on Summer Fun Than A Cracked Pool – Here’s How to Fix It! When properly constructed, a concrete inground pool can provide years of enjoyment for the whole family. But when corners are cut, problems are bound to arise. One of the most common problems associated with concrete pools is cracking […]

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Concrete Solutions To Increase the Value of Your Home

How to Incorporate Concrete in Your Home When looking to modernize your home with updates and renovations, why not consider the increasingly popular, modern, and versatile concrete? Not only is concrete incredibly durable and long-lasting, but it can help increase the value of your home when used correctly. Still not convinced?  We’ll explain the benefits […]

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Choosing the Best Type of Gravel For Your Landscaping Project

Understanding the Different Types Of Gravel Best Suited For Landscaping When planning a landscaping project involving gravel, choosing the type you want to use can be a difficult choice. There are many different types of gravel which perform and look differently. The choice you make is dependent on what you are trying to accomplish and […]

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Benefits of Concrete Flooring in Modern Homes

Why Concrete Flooring Should Be at the Top of Your Renovation Wish List Concrete flooring has made a major comeback. Once associated with cold, industrial spaces, designers are flocking to this flooring option due to its versatility, beauty, and modern edginess. If that isn’t enough, concrete flooring is one of the easiest floors to clean […]

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The Standards for Building a Foundation in Ontario

Tips for Building a Solid Foundation from The Ground Up The foundation of any great home or building starts with, well, a solid foundation. In this article, we will focus on the topic of foundations, the most common types of foundations along with their respective pros and cons. There is a long list of factors […]

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AL Blair Construction
7 Labrosse, P.O Box 220
Moose Creek, ON K0C 1W0, Canada

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