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The HeatTrak Homeowner Blog

Facilities Maintenance, Safety and Surviving the Snow

Everything You Need to Know About Heated Driveways

As winter approaches, at least in the more northerly portions of the U.S., many homeowners find themselves longing for a way to make snow and ice removal fast and easy, and heated driveway systems immediately come to mind. Heated driveways are easiest to install when pouring a new concrete or...

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Garage floor damaged by de-icers? Here's how to repair it

If you live in a snowy climate and routinely park your vehicle inside a garage, you know that winter weather impacts more than just your driveway and outdoor pavements. It also affects garage flooring by leaving salt stains and other marks on the concrete surface. Below, we take a look...

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Homeowners: Do's & Don'ts for Protecting Your Driveway This Winter

Concrete driveways don’t come cheap. Pouring a standard 1,000 sq. ft. (92.9 square meters) cement driveway will run you anywhere from $2,000-$5,000 (approximately $2,675-$6,688 CAD), and even simple resurfacing will cost you upwards from $2,250 (approximately $3,009 CAD). Since this is a pricey endeavor, you want to do everything you can...

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Top 5 Reasons your Driveway is Covered in Cracks

If your driveway is covered in cracks, littered with potholes, and spotted with "rash-like" surface erosion, you will have to spend hundreds or even thousands of dollars to repair or replace it. If it is your neighbor's driveway in this condition, on the other hand, or if you have just...

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3 Snow Removal Methods for Your Concrete Driveway

Removing snow and ice from concrete driveways is a major concern for many homeowners living in regions with significant winter precipitation. By ridding their driveways of unwelcome winter weather, they prevent slips and falls, extend the life of their concrete, and lessen the need for concrete repair work. A few...

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Tips to Maintaining Your Driveway Year Round!

Your driveway is one of the most important aspects of your property maintenance. Whether it’s where you park your car, shoot hoops or watch your children play, a maintained drive is critical for homeownership.The bad news is that all this usage means wear and tear, regardless of your driveway type....

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