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Essential Products for HOA Asphalt Maintenance Companies

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If you’re part of an asphalt repair company with an extensive clientele, there can be times when your projects involve strict regulations that you need to abide by. This includes the individual expectations of residential communities and homeowner associations. So if your company is looking for the necessary products that align with a residential community’s […]

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Repairing a Pool Deck Yourself? Here’s What You Need to Know

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When it comes to having a pool in your backyard, it’s important to address any issues that may arise with frequent use of the pool itself, as well as the pavement surrounding it. This can include conducting various pool deck repairs, routine maintenance, and more. Want to learn more about how to repair a pool […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Concrete Sealing

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Concrete sealing is the process of applying a protective layer to your concrete surface to enhance its appearance, performance, and overall lifespan. Since concrete is a porous material, sealing it can help reduce water absorption, prevent any stains from seeping into the surface, and lessen the impact of abrasion and wear. There are many aspects […]

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Why Concrete Countertops Are Perfect for Your Outdoor Kitchen (and How to Seal Them)

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If you love hosting and want to make it more convenient, consider installing an outdoor kitchen within your yard. Outdoor kitchens make it easy to cook and serve guests without having to run to and from your house. Additionally, they are perfect for outdoor meals on those picturesque summer days. When it comes to building […]

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The Many Uses of Hydraulic Cement

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With its initial creation dating back to the Roman Empire, hydraulic cement is a versatile material that is still utilized in a variety of applications today. So if you are wondering how you can apply this high-quality and long-lasting mixture to your next project, our team at UNIQUE Paving Materials has the definitive answers for […]

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The Importance of Using a Concrete Sealer That Provides UV Protection

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At UNIQUE Paving Materials, we offer high-performance concrete sealers that provide you the UV coverage you need. Regardless of scale, UNIQUE Paving Materials is your go-to source for your UV-resistant concrete sealer needs. Just like your own skin, your concrete requires strong and lasting UV protection. It’s important to utilize fade-resistant UV protection concrete sealer […]

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Using a Concrete Sealer to Protect Surfaces Against De-Icing Salts

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It’s no secret that winter weather can be harsh on concrete. For example, when the water in a concrete mixture freezes, it expands. Once it gets warmer, it thaws. As temperatures fluctuate, this process causes stress on the concrete, which leads to cracking. When the cycle happens repeatedly, the surface can flake and cracks widen.  […]

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Why Concrete Cracks, and What You Can Do About It

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Why does concrete crack? While there are various reasons as to why this occurs, it’s important to understand that when it happens, it needs to be addressed quickly. Cracks typically are a sign of underlying issues, and if left alone can lead to bigger problems down the road. At UNIQUE Paving Materials, we take into […]

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How Winter Weather Affects Concrete

how winter weather affects concrete

Winter temperatures can have adverse effects on a range of surfaces, with concrete being no exception. Cold temperatures themselves can affect freshly poured concrete, but the freeze-thaw cycles that they cause can also be detrimental to the quality of your concrete surfaces. It’s important to understand how winter weather affects concrete so that you can prevent or treat your […]

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How to Prepare a Concrete Surface for Treatment

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When preparing a concrete surface for treatment, it is vital that your surface is prepped properly so that the concrete sealer is as effective as possible.   UNIQUE® Concrete Sealer is an ASTM C-309 VOC-compliant concrete sealer designed to create a barrier for new and old concrete surfaces. The penetrating, non-yellowing acrylic polymer protects concrete […]

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