At Elston Materials, LLC, we pride ourselves on using sustainable LEED certified blocks. LEED stands for “Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design,” and certification is awarded to companies committed to environmentally-friendly builds.
In Chicago, winter is officially upon us. The cold and snow have already moved in and promise to stay for several months. You know how to care for your house and car in the cold weather, but have you thought about your concrete driveway? It’s just as important to consider keeping your driveway maintained this time of the year. Here are some tips on how to do that:
Do you ever cruise by a beautiful home and admire the driveway, the way its smooth aesthetic must welcome residents home? Do you ever go for a run and find joy in a sidewalk so flawless and level, giving you peace of mind at any speed? Your delight is rooted in finished concrete. And you can thank the Bull Float tool for the final product.
When it comes to masonry, brick and construction supplies, we offer Chicago with an affordable cost and exceptional quality. Curious what’s in our inventory? We’re happy to share a few of our popular items!
In the Windy City, you’d better be sure your structure is sturdy. Now we all know the moniker pertains to politics, but as it turns out Chicago really does have a reliable backbone. What’s it made out of? None other than concrete.
Bricks are literally the building blocks of masonry. We use them for creating structures and pavement every day. You probably live or work in a building made of bricks, or you walk on streets or sidewalks of them. The brick material is so useful because it’s incredibly long-lasting and strong, but what it’s actually made up of — and what the different kinds are used for — can vary a lot. Here’s the deal. Continue reading →
Don’t despair! You don’t have to put up with a dirty driveway and stained steps. Here’s how you can clean concrete exterior surfaces effectively. Continue reading →