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Ideas to Revamp Your Old Concrete

Do you have an old concrete patio or retaining wall that needs a serious facelift? If so, you’ve come to the right place! At RGS Contracting, we know that installing a brand new patio or concrete wall isn’t always an option for everyone, so we put together a blog to help you revamp it in an affordable fashion. If you need any help along the way contact Eugene’s best carpenter, RGS Contracting!


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Failing Concrete Retaining Walls

If your concrete retaining wall is showing signs of failure (e.g. tilting walls, wall separation, and cracked or crumbling walls) then, it’s time to take action! There are a number of ways to fix failing retaining walls, but it can be a difficult task, even for the DIY type. Some ways are to use a wall anchor system or helical anchor system to bring walls back to an upright and stable position. You can find a more detailed tutorial here. If the damage is bad enough, you may have to rebuild your retaining wall. For more information or to get a quote, call the concrete contractors of RGS Contracting today!


Repairing Cracks and Holes

Whether it’s for a concrete driveway, concrete stairs or a concrete retaining wall, Stucco is a great material to repair damage. If your concrete has a crack or hole, it’s important to seal it from water to prevent further deterioration.  Stucco dries quickly and can be tooled to match the surrounding surface, making your concrete look as good as new. Here’s how you can repair your concrete with some Stucco and a caulk gun. If the cracks or holes are beyond simple repair, be sure to contact Eugene’s concrete contractors, RGS Contracting!


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Sprucing up Drab Concrete

A great way to spruce up a worn out and drab looking patio is by staining it! Pick out your desired concrete stain, scrub your patio, and apply the stain and viola! You’ve given your boring concrete a fresh new look. Here’s a DIY tutorial on how to apply the stain. If you need any help, contact the best carpenter in Eugene, RGS Contracting!

If all else fails, one of the best ways to revamp your old concrete is by getting custom stamped concrete! At RGS Contracting of Eugene we have a lot of ideas for your next carpentry project and would love to get started. Spring is just around the corner, which means it’s time to get that concrete ready for outdoor BBQs and parties. Contact us today for a hassle-free quote!