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

Characteristics of a Polished Concrete Floor

Polished Concrete is an economical, durable, low-maintenance flooring solution that is aesthetically pleasing which can be made into a one-of-a-kind work of art. This unique flooring system has many characteristics you should know about before deciding on what flooring solution best fits your needs. Below is a list of these characteristics inherent with a polished … 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

How to Clean Concrete Countertops

Effective Steps to Cleaning Countertops Fabricated Out Of Concrete The first step in learning how to clean a concrete countertop is in understanding what to avoid. Never use any type of abrasive cleansers on the surface of a concrete countertop. It is highly recommended to always use a non-abrasive, mild soap that has non-ammonia properties … Read more

Polished Concrete Flooring Information

Polishing Concrete to a Lustrous Shine Polished Concrete, polishing cement, honed concrete, diamond ground concrete, it all has to do with taking a gray dull concrete surface and adding a shine. Diamond polishing abrasive pads are attached to a mechanical grinder or polisher and as the diamonds gets progressively finer the concrete gets smoother and … Read more