News & Tips

Proline Magnetic Skins Are a Game Changer

December 15, 2020 By
Proline changed the future of the concrete industry with the release of their innovative Seamless Magnetic Pattern Concrete Stamps. In the few years we’ve carried these stamps, their popularity has skyrocketed and Calico customers haven’t stopped raving. Why? Proline seamless magnetic pattern concrete stamps get the job done easier and faster. Currently available in 12... Read More

Garage Trends to Watch In 2021

October 26, 2020 By ,
It’s safe to say that everyone is ready to leave 2020 behind. So, let’s take a glimpse into 2021 and discuss what’s going to be hot next year in the world of garages. Whether you’re a homeowner or a contractor, you’ll love these practical yet on-trend ideas. Trend #1: Garage Conversions Throughout the pandemic, homeowners... Read More

To Seal or Not to Seal Concrete

September 16, 2020 By ,
Not sure if you should use a sealer on your new concrete patio, driveway, or walkway? While it might be tempting to skip one more step, we highly recommend that you seal your concrete project! Whether it’s to enhance colors or to repel stains, sealers are a vital step in most concrete jobs. Concrete Sealers... Read More

Tips to Create the Perfect Outdoor Living Space

August 14, 2020 By
Have you been spending a lot of time in your backyard this summer? Yeah, us too! We’ve heard from many customers who are looking at upgrading a backyard space so we wanted to share some of our favorite ideas. Let’s get that backyard looking great!   Make shade Create a perfectly comfortable sitting area by adding... Read More

How To Repair Cracked Concrete

July 23, 2020 By
A properly installed concrete patio or driveway can last for decades but it's inevitable that small cracks or holes may eventually appear. Unlike other materials, such as wood, concrete can be repaired and restored to its former glory so it looks like new. If your concrete has developed a few imperfections, it's important that you... Read More

Concrete Patios Vs. Wood Decks

June 16, 2020 By ,
Adding a patio or a deck to your home is a great way to increase living space and enjoyment in your yard. It’s perfect for summer grilling, entertaining, and spending more time outside overall. Plus, if you’re practicing some form of social distancing this summer, gathering with small groups of friends and family may be… Read More