Decorative Concrete Floor Ideas for Indoor and Outdoor Surfaces Who says concrete needs to be boring and gray? From pool decks and driveways to your garage, basement, and living area concrete floors, decorative concrete options can give you a stunning floor you'll be proud to show off. The sky really is the limit thanks to the versatility of concrete, which can be stained, dyed, etched, stamped, and coated. As an added bonus, these decorative concrete options can even be used to resurface your concrete to give it new life and function. Spray Knockdown Textures
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4 Decorative Options for Your Interior Floors When most people think of concrete, they think of boring, cold, gray slabs that look as dull as they do old fashioned. Certainly interior concrete flooring is the last thought from most people's minds. If this is the image you have of concrete, it’s time to change your mind. This is no longer the case, and people all over the world are taking advantage of the many different types of concrete flooring options available, and the amazing customizable opportunities they provide. If you aren’t familiar with the myriad possibilities available
Polished Concrete Floors: The Polishing Process & Benefits Considering polished concrete floors for your home or business? Here’s a look at how concrete is actually polished plus important benefits of polishing concrete How Is Concrete Polished? There are two main ways in which to achieve the effect of polished concrete: dry concrete polishing and wet concrete polishing. The basic method for each is more or less the same, and both start with a process of grinding. To polish concrete, special machines which use a special type of diamond segmented abrasive disc grind
Hardwood Floors in the Kitchen: A Good Idea or a Bad Idea? Considering installing hardwood flooring in your kitchen? Make sure you weigh your choice carefully. While hardwood floors can improve your home's value and add natural beauty, they do have downsides to consider. Pros of Hardwood Floors in the Kitchen There are many advantages to take into consideration when choosing hardwood as a flooring option for your kitchen. Ahead, let's take a look at just a handful of reasons why hardwood might be the great new kitchen flooring option for you
The Growing Trend of Epoxy Floors in Interior Design The use of epoxy floors has become a growing trend in recent years. Offering truly custom, one-of-a-kind flooring solutions, there truly is nothing else available on the market quite like epoxy flooring. Epoxy delivers great custom design options with regards to colors, designs, and patterns, easy cleanup and maintenance and a whole host of other great benefits. These perks have led to a significant increase in the number of epoxy floors installed in homes in Dayton and elsewhere in the U.S. We're sure there's something out there in
How to find the right Epoxy Flooring Contractor When you begin going through your options for a flooring contractor it is important to know what type of flooring you’re looking for and what qualities would benefit the area you’re looking for the flooring to be installed in. Epoxy flooring can be installed in many different areas with a residential, commercial, or industrial property, so having the what, where, and why answered is extremely important. Before you can choose a contractor, you need to ask and answer the following questions for yourself: What type of epoxy
Garage Floor Epoxy Coating When it comes to epoxy garage floors people all across America have been installing epoxy coatings because they offer so many beautiful and strong benefits. Epoxy garage floors should always be installed by a professional group of technicians for reasons such as: Most companies offer a long-standing warranty and if something goes wrong during the installation process, they will fix it. Concrete floors need to be thoroughly prepped before applying the epoxy coating, so renting or buying the proper machinery and appliances becomes very expensive. There is a larger variety when
Pool Safety Tips for Your Family This Summer I think we can all agree that children in the pool make us a little nervous and that is okay. Children in a large body of water should keep family members on high alert at all times; however, just because you're there at the pool with your youngsters doesn't mean you can watch them without blinking, we're all human and things can happen in just one second. There are many tips and tricks new parents and parents of children who simply weren't born loving the water can learn. Below
Solved! What to Do About Cracks in Concrete Not all cracks are the same and it is important to know the different types of cracks, what causes them, and how to fix them. In this post, we are going to identify six of the most common concrete cracks, their issues, and how we can repair them. Some cracks are truly just an eyesore, and for some people that is enough motivation they need to start repairing the surface, other cracks cause serious expensive issues that need immediate attention. The less serious cracks can be repaired with a
The Correct Way to Resurface Concrete One thing most people never realize on time is that concrete is an extremely porous surface. Concrete is a strong and durable material, but it does, and it will require repairs along the way, especially as it ages, and it is exposed to more and more types of chemicals and liquids. Things like spalling, pitting, cracking, mold, scratches, and more are examples of damages that occur simply over time because concrete is such an absorbent surface. It is longer lasting and much more durable than more traditional flooring materials, but everything