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Types of Sealers for a Concrete Driveway

Bill asks, “My concrete driveway is pitted and needs some kind of sealant, but I’m not sure what to use?”

There are several different types of sealers available for concrete. Read on to find out more.

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Repairing Damaged Concrete

Watch this video to see how to repair a worn or damaged concrete driveway or patio by applying a thin, skim coat of concrete resurfacer over the entire surface using a squeegee.

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Flexible concrete caulking sample

Flexible Concrete and Brick Crack Repair Caulking

If you have concrete or brick, it’s going to crack; but now there are flexible sealants available that are perfect for filling cracks in masonry surfaces which blend with the color and texture of concrete or mortar joints. Watch this video to find out more.

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Pavers being laid as accents on a poured concrete driveway

Laying a Paver Border on the Kuppersmith Project Driveway

After the concrete for the driveway on the Kuppersmith Project house had been poured and allow to set, pavers were laid as accents and as a border around the outside. The pavers were set in a polymer sand mix, which hardens when misted with water, to hold them in place. Watch this video to find out more.

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Using screed board to level concrete in forms

Pouring Concrete for the Kuppersmith Project Driveway

After the wood forms for the Kuppersmith Project driveway had been constructed, it was time to pour the concrete. A screed board was pulled across the top of the form to level the concrete, followed by a bull float and trowel to smooth the surface. Watch this video to find out more.

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Using trowel to smooth poured concrete slab for driveway

How to Color Concrete When Pouring a Driveway

To color the concrete for the driveway on the Kuppersmith Project house, powdered colorant was poured into a paper grocery sack and dropped into the concrete truck, then mixed into each load of cement. Watch this video to find out more.

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Screwing together wood forms for driveway

Building Concrete Forms for the Kuppersmith Project Driveway

Watch this video to see how wooden forms were constructed for the Kuppersmith Project house concrete driveway. The forms were constructed to allow for a concrete paver border and accents, which will be laid after the driveway has been poured.

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Repairing Cracks in a Driveway

Cracks in a concrete or asphalt driveway need to be repaired as soon as possible to prevent water from penetrating the surface and eroding the soil beneath the drive. Watch this video to see how to go about repairing cracks in your driveway.

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