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Why Concrete Is Best for Sanitary and Hypoallergenic Floors


The notion that carpets are the safest flooring choice for households isn’t absolutely true. The argument is that the soft surface of carpet flooring and the cushion under-padding reduces the impact of fall. However, there are other measures you can take to make concrete flooring slip-resistant. The truth is, issues with sanitation and harboring allergens make carpet floors hazardous. This especially applies to children and adults with allergies. Read on to find out why [...]

Why Concrete Is Best for Sanitary and Hypoallergenic Floors2019-02-28T06:49:13+00:00

Decorative Concrete Ideas for Modern Home Exteriors


In modern home design, the appearance of a home’s exterior commands as much admiration as its interiors. What is inside of a house is reflected by what is seen outside. Because of this, the focus shouldn’t only be placed on interior design. The first things someone sees from the street, after all, is the outside appearance of a house. Well kept exteriors leave a positive impression on anyone who lays eyes on it. Enhancing [...]

Decorative Concrete Ideas for Modern Home Exteriors2018-11-21T23:18:28+00:00

Choosing Between Rubber, Asphalt, and Concrete Driveway


When planning to build or replace a driveway, one of the first things you need to decide on is which material to use. There are certain considerations when it comes to choosing the right one. The three most popular options are rubber, asphalt and concrete driveways. To help you get a look at which would be right for you, here is a breakdown of their features: Concrete Driveway Concrete is the most common materials [...]

Choosing Between Rubber, Asphalt, and Concrete Driveway2018-11-22T03:55:40+00:00

4 Factors to Consider in Commercial Concrete Resurfacing Projects


In business, every aspect or element should contribute to its success. A good business owner invests to make sure that their target consumers and employees are satisfied. When it comes to fixing up a commercial space, floor design is an element that should not be ignored. It is equally important as your business sign outside. Concrete resurfacing is one way you could enhance or improve the appearance of your commercial floors. It does not [...]

4 Factors to Consider in Commercial Concrete Resurfacing Projects2018-11-22T03:56:45+00:00

The Effect of Temperature on Acid Stained Concrete


Acid staining is the process of adding color to concrete using a chemical-based stain. When the metallic salts in the acid stain come together with the lime and mineral content in concrete, a chemical reaction occurs, creating special effects on the concrete slab. Compared to water-based staining, using an acid stain requires a longer process since it involves neutralizing and rinsing. There are many factors that could affect the effectiveness of acid stains and [...]

The Effect of Temperature on Acid Stained Concrete2018-11-22T03:57:41+00:00

3 Steps on How to Winterize a Garage Flooring


Winter in Chicago can be unforgiving not only in your driveway but also on your concrete garage flooring. You may think that it is unnecessary to winterize the garage floor since it is indoors. However, it is still prone to snow and deicers. When you drive your car around, it picks up bits and pieces of deicing salts, chemicals, and snow. Some stay attached until you make it into the garage. The snow melts and [...]

3 Steps on How to Winterize a Garage Flooring2018-10-17T08:28:56+00:00

Why Stamped Concrete is the Best Choice for Outdoor Enhancements


A remodeling project can be very expensive, especially if you want major changes to happen. There is a way to get as much impact at a more affordable cost. Stamped concrete is a type of decorative concrete application that enhances the look of any outdoor concrete surface, such as the patio, pool deck, driveway, walkway, and more. It is affordable yet it yields aesthetics that truly look high-end and expensive. If you are planning [...]

Why Stamped Concrete is the Best Choice for Outdoor Enhancements2018-11-22T03:58:52+00:00

4 Must-Have Concrete Patio Cleaning Tools


A concrete patio, whether covered or not, is prone to dirt, dust, and even mold and mildew. There is not a single material out there that is entirely maintenance free. Maybe some may require only minimal cleaning than others. Regardless of what the finish of your concrete patio is, make sure you have the following cleaning tools within reach: Pressure Washer Also called a power washer, this is a very efficient tool for cleaning [...]

4 Must-Have Concrete Patio Cleaning Tools2018-11-22T03:59:46+00:00

Stamped Pool Deck Overlays Vs. Other Materials


Stamped Concrete is quickly becoming a favorite hardscape material on pool decks. It gives owners the opportunity to pull off a luxurious look without the high-end cost. Stamped overlays are affordable, durable, and very decorative. It is known to effectively imitate other paving materials and the craftsmanship is impeccable. But how does it really fare against the pool deck material it is imitating? Stamped Overlay Vs. Natural Stone One of the most popular uses [...]

Stamped Pool Deck Overlays Vs. Other Materials2018-11-22T05:04:32+00:00