Concrete Floors

Concrete Floors Tip – Curing the Slippery Surface Problem

August 13, 2012

Sealing a concrete surface offers protection against wear and tear and can also enhance the color and overall appearance of the floor. While that is all positive, it does also have some negative consequences. When you seal a floor with a commercial sealant, you also create a surface that may be slippery and unsafe.

While most sealants do not present a major slipping hazard when …

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Stain Concrete Floors Tip – Use Multiple Colors

August 11, 2012

Do you want to show your creative side when staining a patio or other concrete surface? Why be the same as everyone else and just use a single color stain for your concrete surface? It is very possible to apply two or more different colored stains and get professional looking results. Following are a few suggestions that will help you achieve the designer look you …

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How to Acid Stain Concrete Floors – A DIY Guide

December 15, 2011

Concrete floors are durable, hard working, and can be quite comfortable in warm climates. Unfortunately, they can also be unbearably ugly. If you're tired of looking at dull, grey concrete and want to learn how to stain concrete floors, here is a basic concrete staining technique.

Prepare the Surface
Concrete that will be stained needs to be cleaned, completely dry, and free of any chips, …

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How To Install Concrete Pavers – Tips and Tricks

December 5, 2010

Installing concrete paving stones in your house can be challenging for homeowners not well-equipped to do the job correctly. These individuals may want to hire a contractor. However, those who have the right tools, materials, and experience may be able to do the job themselves, helping save a ton of money. There is a lot to keep in mind when installing these concrete pavers, but …

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Protect Your Concrete By Painting

March 21, 2010

In industrial settings, the use of concrete paint for floors is common-and has been for many years used as a way to make concrete floors resistant to oil, dirty and grease and chemicals that might be spilled upon it.  A floor that has been painted is durable and easy to clean-far easier than a porous concrete floor is. When you consider that it can also …

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