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Build a Concrete Driveway, Not an Asphalt One

Mon, 13 Mar 2017 21:19:13 +0000

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Slate & Slate Construction - Concrete in Salem, OR and the Willamette Valley

As a Salem concrete company, we might be a bit biased, but we see concrete as the superior option for most customers. At Slate & Slate Construction, we focus on providing our customers with the most value for their money, and as such, we look at our work as an investment to our customers. Here…

Build a Concrete Driveway, Not an Asphalt One
Steve Christenson




Fresh Looking Decorative Concrete for Spring

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 22:18:55 +0000

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Slate & Slate Construction - Concrete in Salem, OR and the Willamette Valley

Winter is harsh on concrete surfaces, which comes as no surprise to our readers. Salem concrete contractors become very busy fixing concrete issues caused by the winter months, in spring and summer. From cracks and spalling to discoloration and scaling, your concrete can start to look pretty bad after several harsh winters if not properly maintained.…

Fresh Looking Decorative Concrete for Spring
Steve Christenson




Preparing Your Concrete for Spring

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 19:03:52 +0000

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Slate & Slate Construction - Concrete in Salem, OR and the Willamette Valley

While Punxsutawney Phil recently predicted six more weeks of winter, many Oregon home and business owners are already starting to prepare for spring. While concrete surfaces are innately durable, they will last longer and stay in better shape if you take good care of them and properly maintain them. Here are a few things you…

Preparing Your Concrete for Spring
Steve Christenson




World of Concrete 2017

Sat, 04 Feb 2017 15:02:35 +0000

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Slate & Slate Construction - Concrete in Salem, OR and the Willamette Valley

The World of Concrete convention in Las Vegas, Nevada provided a great learning opportunity for local Salem concrete contractors at Slate and Slate Construction. Recently, several members of the management team were able to attend the World of Concrete convention, which is a week packed full of learning for commercial concrete contractors. This annual convention…

World of Concrete 2017
Jillian Anderson Slate




Ugly Concrete Stairway Restoration

Wed, 01 Feb 2017 22:47:22 +0000

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Slate & Slate Construction - Concrete in Salem, OR and the Willamette Valley

Decorative concrete stairs are a great way to revitalize your boring concrete stairs. We recommend having a professional Salem concrete contractor do your job. We’ve all seen some ugly, neglected concrete stairs in our time, but concrete stairs don’t have to be ugly. If you hire the right Salem concrete company, your stairs can look…

Ugly Concrete Stairway Restoration
Steve Christenson




What Hurts Concrete Paving in Salem

Fri, 27 Jan 2017 15:54:49 +0000

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Slate & Slate Construction - Concrete in Salem, OR and the Willamette Valley

If you’re wondering what hurts concrete paving in Salem, you’re not alone. Many home and business owners take their concrete paving for granted and end up with damaged surfaces. By learning what hurts concrete paving in Salem, you can learn how to better protect your surfaces. In this post, we’re going to discuss how Salem’s…

What Hurts Concrete Paving in Salem
Steve Christenson




Hiring the Best Stamped Concrete Contractors in Salem

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:30:01 +0000

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Slate & Slate Construction - Concrete in Salem, OR and the Willamette Valley

If you’re looking to hire the best stamped concrete contractors in Salem, you need to know what you’re looking for. While there are many capable contractors out there capable of pouring standard concrete slabs, finding and hiring a stamped concrete contractor in Salem is a slightly harder task. Stamped concrete is a cheaper alternative to hauling…

Hiring the Best Stamped Concrete Contractors in Salem
Steve Christenson




Winter Concrete Tips from a Salem Concrete Company

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 02:01:44 +0000

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Slate & Slate Construction - Concrete in Salem, OR and the Willamette Valley

Caring for concrete in winter just takes some caution and a little elbow grease. Take care of your Salem concrete this winter. Winter is well and truly upon us now, and will stick around for the next several months. This is a crucial time, and the way you take care of your concrete during these…

Winter Concrete Tips from a Salem Concrete Company
Jillian Anderson Slate




Caring for Concrete with Snow

Sat, 17 Dec 2016 21:51:21 +0000

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Slate & Slate Construction - Concrete in Salem, OR and the Willamette Valley

While Oregon isn’t known for its snow, we do see some every now and then. Here are some tips from your local Salem concrete contractors on caring for your concrete when it snows. Though concrete is incredibly durable as a material, it does have a finite lifespan. It’s lifespan can be greatly increased by proper…

Caring for Concrete with Snow
Steve Christenson




Concrete Leaf Stain Removal

Sun, 13 Nov 2016 20:42:54 +0000

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Slate & Slate Construction - Concrete in Salem, OR and the Willamette Valley

At the end of fall, it’s wise to remove leaf stains from your Salem concrete in order to prevent discoloration. Fall is a refreshing, colorful time of year. If asked to list the best parts of the season, most people will bring up the beautiful foliage. Autumn leaves, however, can be inconvenient, in that they…

Concrete Leaf Stain Removal
Jillian Anderson Slate