Why Pay Someone to Hang your Christmas Lights?

installing christmas light denver, denver christmas light hanging, denver christmas light company, professional christmas light hangingThe holiday season brings with it a sense of joy, warmth, and anticipation. It's a time when homes are transformed into magical wonderlands adorned with twinkling lights, festive decorations, and cheerful ornaments. However, the task of hanging Christmas lights can be quite daunting, time-consuming, and even risky. This is where professional Christmas light hanging services come into play, offering numerous reasons why paying someone to handle this task is a smart and practical choice.

1. Safety First: Hanging Christmas lights in Denver often involves climbing ladders, maneuvering around rooftops, and working with electrical connections. This can be hazardous, especially for those without experience or the necessary safety equipment. Professional light hanging services have trained technicians who are skilled in handling such tasks safely, minimizing the risk of accidents and injuries.

2. Time-Saving: The holiday season is a busy time for everyone, with shopping, parties, and family gatherings to attend to. Hanging Christmas lights can take up a significant amount of time that could be better spent enjoying the festivities. Hiring a professional service allows you to focus on what truly matters during the holidays while leaving the lights to the experts.

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Benefits of Using A Salt Protector on Your Driveway

tk salt protector plus, tk salt protector, colorado salt protector, denver salt protector, salt blocking materialThere are several reasons we recommend using a salt protector on your driveway in Colorado.  The most obvious is protecting your concrete from expensive or unrepairable damage to your concrete.  In Colorado, we need to protect our driveways from the mag chloride put on the roads and highways from the county plow trucks.  With a salt protector applied to concrete, you don't have to worry about dangerous de-icing materials ruining your concrete and ultimately causing spalling and deterioration. 

We recommend using TK Salt Protector Plus to protect your investment without changing the appearance.

TK’s Salt Protector Plus is a ready-to-use,  low VOC, penetrating, silane/siloxane blend.  This product is engineered to prevent damage from de-icing agents, salts, and freeze damage. Salt Protector Plus is formulated to penetrate and protect residential concrete and masonry surfaces. 

Salt Protector Plus is suitable for both vertical and horizontal surfaces such as:

  • Driveways
  • Sidewalks & Curbs
  • Patios & Porches
  • Pool Decks
  • Garages
  • Retaining Walls
  • Barn or shop floors
When to Place Salt Protector on Driveway?
We spray a salt protector on every new driveway that we pour.  After we clean up a driveway project, we will wait an additional 30 days to allow full cure time.  Once concrete has properly dried out, we clean the service and spray on two even layers of the product.  It is very important to allow proper cure time of the concrete before spraying on your salt protector.  Denver Concrete will follow all necessary steps placing this salt protector so your concrete is protected 3-4 years.

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Strengthening Products in Concrete

Rebar Grid in new DrivewayReinforcement Bar (Rebar) and WWM (Wire Mesh) as-well-as Fiber and Admixtures

Compressive Strength

Concrete has exceptional compressive strength, the capacity to support tremendous sums of weight. Compressive strength is the amount of pressure required to crush concrete. As a simple rule of thumb, the greater the sum of aggregate in a concrete mix, the greater the compressive strength.

Tensile Strength

Relative to the compressive strength, the tensile strength of concrete is significantly less. Tensile strength is a measure of the chemical bond strength between the cement, aggregate and sand in a concrete mix, the amount of force required to pull concrete apart.

Concrete tensile strength is a measure of how well concrete stays glued together under torqueing, bending and twisting pressure.

It is because of concrete’s weak tensile strength that it must be reinforced with reinforcement bar (rebar) or wire mesh. Weak tensile strength is also the reason concrete additives like fiber and potash are used to supplement concrete mixes.

As such, it is as important to understand reinforcing materials as it is to understand concrete mix ratios.

Essentials of Rebar

Rebar is the most common reinforcing material and provides the most strength in concrete. The reinforcement potential of rebar is determined by the size of the rebar; the type of rebar; and the spacing of the rebar.

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Acid Staining Concrete Not Just for Interior Floors

Acid Stained ConcreteStaining concrete is becoming one of the most popular applications for interior floors in homes, offices, restaurants and other public buildings.  Acid stained concrete is an affordable application that requires very little maintenance so it is easy to understand why more and more people are starting to stain concrete outdoors.  It is affordable, low maintenance, you can stain an exisiting slab and the color scheme is endless.  

Our company has started to stain patios, garage floors, outdoor kitchen areas and even some driveways.  We are seeing more and more people wanting to put added detail into their outdoor living space and acid staining is a great way to do it. 

What is Acid Staining?

Acid staining uses a chemical stain mixture of hydrochloric acid, acid soluble metallic salts and water.

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