Rounded Patio

Putting the Garden to Bed: Late Autumn and Landscaping Projects

Late autumn is a time of year when pansies look their best, and the rest of the garden settles in for a long winter’s nap. It’s also a great time to put significant projects to bed before snow and ice descend with a will. For many homeowners, curb appeal plays Read more…

Stamped Curbing

Miles of Tints and Prints Without the Effort: Landscape Curbs and Homeowner Options

When many homeowners consider the optimal time to put their property on the market, springtime usually comes to mind. That’s because it’s usually the height of the home’s curb appeal. The garden becomes like a cup overbrimming with blooms and new leaves. Everything looks its freshest. But spring is also Read more…

Textured Patio

Turning Awkward Outdoor Space into Your Own Private Grotto: Miniature Patios and Paths

While we at All About Curb are just that, it’s our mission to help homeowners improve general curb appeal by working with concrete in many forms. Whether you’re interested in placing your home on the market or are focused on feathering your nest for the foreseeable future, curb appeal boosts Read more…

Flat Concrete

Out with the Old, But What’s New?: Replacing Aging Concrete Surfaces

The summer is moving towards autumn, and many homeowners in Utah are winding down from a season of outdoor fun and celebration. Now is the time for relaxation and putting ideas for renovation into motion. Curb appeal is one of the primary factors of a home’s value. However, it isn’t Read more…

Garden Paradise: Concrete Planters and Ornamental Trees

Spring is one of the two times of year considered ideal to plant ornamental trees in your garden. Beyond the benefits and beauty of trees indigenous to your region, ornamentals offer a spectacular blooming period, often followed by attractive foliage during the summer and autumn months. However, they almost always Read more…

Stamped Curbing

Putting the Garden to Bed

The Importance of Implementing Structure Before Winter Design elements in landscaping are almost as subject to fads and features that reflect the tastes of the moment. However, there are elements that speak of timeless good taste, balance, and a tradition of proportion. One of these elements is permanent garden pathways. Read more…

Effloresence Curbing

An Ounce of Prevention: A Recap on Efflorescence

In our last article about efflorescence and concrete, we focused on what causes this phenomenon, what it is, and the mediums in which it occurs. While this buildup of salts in masonry products is a well-known occurrence and has been treated with pH basic solutions in the past, there are Read more…

Stained Patio

Summer Fun on the Patio

Summer is the season for spending time outdoors, entertaining family and friends, and enjoying the beauty of your surroundings. However, many homes aren’t necessarily equipped with the essential foundations for family barbecues or al fresco dinner parties. A sound patio or floor for a covered porch area are the biggest Read more…

Stamped Curbing

Variety and Durability of Concrete Landscape Curbing

While unbroken lawns are still fashionable and even feasible in some parts of the country, during the hot weather in Utah, it’s not always possible. Many homeowners have turned to the tasteful, economical, and eco-friendly concept of planted islands that often incorporate the beautiful indigenous or hardy plants imported from Read more…

Concrete Patio

Terraced Botanical Patios: A Lasting Aesthetic

Effective landscape design is a balance of utility and durability with aesthetic appeal. One of the most recent developments in adding beauty and function to many spaces, inside or outside the home, is creative use of concrete. While concrete curbing has gained a great deal of attention for its functional Read more…