Category: Patios

Benefits of Stamped Concrete in Lakeville, MN Driveways and Patios

Stamped Concrete Driveways and Patios in Minnesota from Lowell Russell Concrete Many people enjoy the designs that can be made with bricks and traditional concrete in driveways, patios, and walkways. Unfortunately, these traditional options can leave room for weeds to pop up and spread, ruining designs like an unsightly blemish on your face. Before you accept… Read more »

Ground Frost and Concrete in Lakeville, MN

Lowell Russell Concrete | Lakeville, MN Concrete Installation and Preservation If you look around your home, you will see that you probably have quite a bit of concrete – from sidewalks to patios to driveways. With the harsh winters in the Midwest, the ground frost has a depth of several feet, particularly this year with… Read more »

Enjoy the Last Hot Days of Summer

With late-summer temperatures still reaching into the 80s and 90s, now is a great time to throw a backyard patio or pool party. So, give your friends and neighbors a call, fire up the grill and throw a fun, casual bash before school starts. Traditional summer party fare, such as coleslaw, chips, hamburgers and hot… Read more »

Patio Days: Seven Ways to Have Fun On the Patio

Ah, finally – PATIO WEATHER! We’ve waited EXTRA long for it this year in Minnesota, and now that it’s here, we should enjoy it to the fullest! Here are seven of our favorite things to do outside on the patio…what are some of yours? 1) Enjoy Your Morning Coffee. Pour a hot, steaming cup of… Read more »

Concrete: Your Ingredient for Success

There are three main ingredients to a successful backyard BBQ – friends, food and ambiance. We can’t help you with the friends or the food (although we would certainly appreciate an invitation!), but we can help you with the ambiance. In fact, even if you have just a few friends over or the hot dogs… Read more »

Exterior Stamped Concrete

Concrete offers many benefits over other building materials, especially when it comes to accenting areas around your home. There is no limit to the uses for concrete, and when you choose exterior stamped concrete, you will be adding beauty and interest to your home and property.

Benefits of Decorative Concrete Patios

Looking for a new creative way to dress up your home? Why not try a new decorative concrete patio. There are many types of flooring that you could choose for your patio; but concrete will give you a longer lasting, durable result, with a variety of decorative options.

The Many Uses of Concrete in Your Home or Business

Concrete is used to pour foundations and walls in buildings and structures around the world, which is a building material made from water, sand, gravel and cement. Approximately six billion tons of concrete are produced every year, and concrete is one of the most durable building materials ever created. Together, steel and concrete can make buildings as high as skyscrapers, but most people don’t realize the elegance and beauty of poured concrete for use around their home or business.