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…

Efflorescence Curbing

Old Concrete: Leaching, Efflorescence, and Other Hazards

Summer is the season for barbecues, outdoor gatherings, and all manner of al fresco pursuits. It’s also a great time to boost your home’s curb appeal and property value with fresh landscaping and entertaining spaces. However, today, we at All About Curb would like to talk about some of the Read more…

Stamped Curbing

Essential Features: Concrete Planters and Curbs for Herbs

Summertime is around the corner, and for many in Utah, that means outdoor entertaining. It’s also one of the best times to spruce up the landscaping and enhance curb appeal. While this aspect of property does draw the eyes of prospective buyers, such projects also improve the quality of life Read more…

Flat Pad

Extending the Season: Greenhouses and Sunrooms Need a Firm Foundation

Autumn brings bright days interspersed with stormy weather. It’s a time of year in which most homeowners are focused on putting their gardens to bed for the coming cold season. But fall is also a time to complete projects that can extend your enjoyment of life beyond the confines of Read more…

From Curb Dreams to Concrete Realities: Springtime Projects in the Garden

Spring is nearly here. It’s a time of year full of anticipation, when many begin to implement their plans for the garden. However, the end of winter can be just as important to homeowners. The last few weeks before warmer weather comes to stay are vital. They provide a space Read more…

Concrete Flatwork

Beauty and Utility in One: Concrete Benefits

Science has shown that humans are both pattern-seeking and pattern-creating organisms. This tendency is supported by our desire to create structure in our landscaping, and why we react positively to gardens built on a plan, however “wild” they may appear at first. Whether property owners are seeking to place their Read more…

Concrete Flatwork

Why install in the fall?

Fall is here, but don’t let that fool you for yard work.   Did you know fall is a great time of year to install your curbing and flatwork?   Don’t get caught up in the summer is over and time to prepare for Christmas.  (even though we do Christmas lights☺) Read more…

Koi Pond

Pouring a Pond, Stream, or Water Feature: The Advantages of Concrete Construction

Many landscape projects seem more ambitious and complex than they truly are. If you feel that your beds and pathways would benefit from a water feature or a koi pond, but have balked at the apparent effort of creating a long lasting and easily maintained water feature, don’t despair. We’ll 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…

Efflorescence Curbing

A Brief Guide to Efflorescence Management

While concrete curbing in gardens and other outdoor areas has proven its superiority to other materials, it is still exposed to processes of weathering and evaporation. The experts at All About Curb in Utah would like to take a moment to provide some vital information about one of the major causes Read more…