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Our goal: To help people make a career of concrete

The common perception of concrete laborers looks something like this: They’re tough guys who don’t have big plans for a long-term career. But we’re here to tell you that isn’t true, and we’re working hard to change that perception. Concrete construction can provide a...

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The benefits of pervious concrete around landscaping

Planning a large patio in your backyard? How about a new driveway? Or maybe a small pad for you and your kids to shoot some baskets? There’s a lot to love about these ideas, but two things you don’t want are roots breaking through your new concrete or ground that’s...

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Pervious concrete vs. porous asphalt, what is the difference?

Concrete or asphalt? Urban planners and roadway engineers have been asking this question for decades. Depending on the specific needs of a community, both can be wonderful options. Deciding between pervious concrete and porous asphalt can be a more difficult task. The...

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Hiring a Craigslist contractor—is the savings worth the risk?

Did you know that hiring an unlicensed contractor puts you as the property owner at a huge risk? Think about this scenario—you hire a contractor off Craigslist because their estimate was $2,000 less expensive than a local company your friend recommended. The...

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Project Feature: Concrete patio and bocce ball court at Anthony’s restaurant in Anacortes

If you haven’t had a chance to visit the scenic Anacortes, WA waterfront restaurant that is Anthony’s at Cap Sante, you are missing out on a fantastic way to spend an afternoon or evening. Besides enjoying views of a busy marina, and sampling delicious Northwest fresh...

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Feature Project: Installing concrete at Bellingham Co-Op Bakery

You’ve probably noticed a cool new bakery on State Street in Bellingham—maybe you’ve even stopped in to buy some freshly-baked treats there. Did you know Custom Concrete Contracting played a part in bringing the old building the bakery now sits in back to life? Here’s...

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