Home & Garden
Thinking I was some sort of concrete polishing expert, one of my friends invited me to his place a couple of weeks ago. He wanted me to check out his concrete floor if it’s fit to be polished. The floor was extremely ugly, however, and I had serious doubts. Nevertheless, I got a contractor to check it out, and he said that the floor still had a chance to be special.
Just by hearing the term polished concrete already gives you that picturesque variety of decorative shiny concrete flooring possibilities. Polished concrete is the generic term for that said floor styling everyone had been adoring lately. Without the need for any other coating of vinyl, carpet or tiles, concrete polishing allows you the ability to expose the concrete floor as it is, but only more stylish.
There are a number of ways on how you could provide color to your concrete polished slab. This ranges from the addition of a colored pigment on to the concrete mix or topping, to the application of chemical or acid stains, dyes, or tints to the surface. These coloring choices, add in a design pattern could really create a wonderful end concrete polished result.
There is an increasing demand for home improvement options these days and more and more people are looking for options on what to do with their homes. With all the buzz on new techniques and designs, it’s definitely a great opportunity for home owners everywhere to get started on some home improvement for their homes.
Now that you have made the decision to purchase a hot tub, you need to think long and hard about where you will place your new hot tub. Basically, you have three choices for a location; indoors, outdoors or inside a screened in porch. The choice is completely up to you as to where you […]
So you’re considering a new theme for your living room but couldn’t think of something revolutionary enough to impress your friends whose floors are as glamorous as the White House’s. The interior designer you hired for the job seemed to be giving ideas too far out for you to even consider. He’s suggesting you stick with concrete. Obviously you think he’s out of his mind. But you know, your interior designer might be on to something.
If you are fortunate enough to have a swimming pool in your backyard, you will want to maximize on the design of that space with a cozy pool seating area. You may have a lot of space available near your pool or just a small spot of concrete, but either way, creating a pool seating area will be a great way to both socialize with your guests while keeping careful watch over the swimmers in your pool.