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Regular maintenance can keep concrete looking great for years

Maintenance. It’s one of the true joys of home ownership. OK, perhaps that was a little tongue in cheek, but the fact remains that most parts of your home need regular TLC to remain in top working condition. Concrete is no exception. Whether you have a traditional...

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Cities are turning to pervious for parking lots

Interest in green infrastructure has been high in recent years among cities and other municipalities. A long-term study from the federal Environmental Protection Agency of various types of permeable parking lots shows why: They work. The EPA’s results, which were...

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Custom Concrete: Doing it right for 20 years

This year, 2017, Custom Concrete Contracting celebrates 20 years in the business of providing professional concrete services to a wide variety of contractors and homeowners in Bellingham, Mt. Vernon, Anacortes, Edmonds, and the surrounding communities. We’re proud of...

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Pervious concrete excels in public spaces

What’s better than walking a dirt path winding gently through rustling trees at Lake Whatcom, accompanied by the soft sounds of nearby lapping waves? Walking that same path, but on pervious concrete instead of dirt. As a walking surface, pervious concrete is hard to...

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Concrete flatwork excellence has a name: Custom Concrete

If it’s residential concrete, chances are the crews at Custom Concrete Contracting can install it. From the first steps of a project to the last — foundations, basements and garages to driveways, patios and porches — crews from Custom Concrete have the experience...

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Top 5 reasons to add retaining walls to your hillside property

When you live in the Pacific Northwest, you learn to embrace hillside living. But wouldn’t it be nice to have a little extra space? If you have a significant elevation change on your property you can reclaim some space by adding a concrete retaining wall. Here are...

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Feature project: Bellingham Marriott/SpringHill Suites

Whatcom County’s recent hotel boom hasn’t exactly been a secret. Hundreds of new hotel rooms have been added to the area in the past few years. More than 800 hotel rooms have been added to the county in the past four years. Custom Concrete Contracting has been proud...

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