Category: Decorative Concrete

  • Decorative Stamped Concrete: Is it right for you?

    Decorative Stamped Concrete: Is it right for you?

    Why people choose decorative stamped concrete? Decorative stamped concrete is appealing for many reasons. It is an economical alternative to pavers and natural stone, especially for applications such as patios, driveways, walkways, and pool decks. It also requires less maintenance than those materials because it has no joints where weed growth can occur. Adding to […]

  • Concrete Easy Chair Made from Concrete Canvas

    Concrete Easy Chair Made from Concrete Canvas

    This concrete easy chair is made for your garden! Swedish designer Maria Gustavsson has developed furniture partly made of a new material called ‘concrete canvas’, a fabric that is infused with portland cement, for her label ‘Swedish Ninja‘. She drapes the dry fabric onto inflatable pillows and a wooden frame and then sprays on water […]

  • Decorative Concrete Facelift

    Decorative Concrete Facelift

    A Decorative Concrete Facelift Can Add Value to your Home or Commercial Property Concrete can be beautiful – even a work of art – and the effect of a decorative concrete facelift can add value and enjoyment to your home or commercial property for years to come. There is no need to break it up […]

  • Decorative Concrete Surfaces

    Decorative Concrete Surfaces

    Decorative concrete surfaces are a mix of traditional concrete contracting and art With stains, stamps, dyes, colored pigments, white cement, textured patterns, ornate sawcuts, epoxy overlay and more, decorative concrete surfaces are becoming increasingly attractive to home and facility owners, replacing other decorative floor coverings and outer surfaces. Concrete floors provide an alternative to moisture-sensitive […]

  • Tips for Successful Acid Staining of Concrete Floors

    Tips for Successful Acid Staining of Concrete Floors

    Chemically stained concrete flooring has achieved huge popularity with the recent focus on sustainability and organic designs. Acid staining produces a unique surface that’s attractive, cost effective, and easily maintained. Although an increasing number of projects specify acid staining, many of these floors are being improperly installed. This is usually because the general contractor (GC) […]