Creating a Concrete Surface with Textured Skins

For unique and beautiful patterns, seamless textured concrete skins are incredible. They produce outstanding results while being an extremely easy method of transforming the aesthetics of pool decks, patios, walkways, driveways, and more. For new concrete, a seamless stamp pattern adds subtle texture. These skins, also known as seamless stamps, create the look of stone … Read more

Concrete Design and Fiber Optics

What many home and business owners love about decorative concrete is the fact that it is so versatile and easy to customize.  Using Concrete and Fiber Optics Together Many people mistakenly assume that concrete is a drab and boring material to work with. While it may be true that plain concrete is gray and dull, … Read more

Vertical Concrete Finishes

Vertical Concrete Wall Finishes When confronted with a large unfinished wall or wondering what to do with a new vertical surface, an often overlooked and misunderstood solution is actually a great option; Vertical Decorative Cement or Concrete. With the possibility of hundreds of designs, colors, patterns and textures fueled by new and proven technology, concrete … Read more

How to Finish a Concrete Slab

Here are the tools and steps to finishing a Concrete Slab. Lets begin: A Concrete Tamp is widely use in the southwest, but may not be used in other geographic areas.(Consult your local Ready-mix.) (1) Concrete Tamp; 3 or 4 ft. Definition; used to condense the concrete mix. Condensing, forces moisture to the surface. (Bleeding.) … Read more

Why is My Acid Stain Not Taking?

The question to be answered is why does and acid stain not take and how can I resolve this issue. The question came in as: Question…I’m in the middle of acid staining my concrete basement floor. When I began the neutralizing/washing process, the acid stain is wiping away…even as I barely mop it. I don’t know what … Read more

Concrete Bag Calculator

Calculating Concrete It might seem that calculating the amount of concrete needed for a pour seems like a daunting task. However, the process is not that difficult to understand, and will need to be figured out before starting any concrete placement project. It will help determine all the necessary concrete required to complete the job. … Read more