Recently, I had someone ask me what to look for when hiring a concrete contractor when I was giving her a bid on a concrete patio she is interested in having installed. So I gave her some helpful advice I'd like to share with others too.
When you're in need of any type of concrete services, there are several things you should consider when choosing a concrete contractor.
General Guidelines for Choosing a Concrete Professional:
* Are they insured?
* Are they licensed?
If you know that your home's curb appeal makes a great first impression to potential homebuyers, why not do all you can to give them the best first impression ever with low-cost improvements by adding decorative concrete curb appeal? Graceful and appealing front entrances are a huge eye catcher. And, now homeowners can easily have the most beautiful driveways and walkways in the neighborhood.
Transform your walkway with stain and patterns. You already have an existing walkway right? Why not
Concrete is surely becoming the new material of choice for many homeowners and designers across the US. You can now find concrete floors that have been stained, colored, engraved and personalized in homes, restaurants, offices and retail stores everywhere. They’re eye-catching and sure to make an impression on everyone who sees them.
Concrete flooring offers several options inside the home including unlimited colors, designs and health benefits.
No matter what type of decorative concrete
You can now find cheap and easy Do it Yourself Concrete Staining all over the Internet. And this actually helps keep concrete strainers in business. All too many times, homeowners and business owners decide they want decorative concrete and go about doing it themselves.
There's tons of websites with directions on how to stain your concrete yourself, but what they don't tell you, in many cases, is the importance if prepping the concrete. Therefore, your concrete stain job turns out looking s
Concrete staining is becoming extremely popular in many areas of the country, but for those areas that it's not yet popular, many people are asking what the hype is all about.
Some of the hype begins with the uniqueness that staining concrete creates. It boils down to character. Concrete stain does more than just add color to your plain concrete. It rather produces a solid, opaque effect like that of paint. However, unlike paint, stains actually pervade and infuse the concrete with deep, ri
Kitchen countertops are among the top five home remodeling projects only coming in second to the most coveted home remodeling project; kitchen cabinet replacements.
As of 2009 and going into 2010, many upscale homeowners are beginning to express themselves with concrete countertops.
Concrete countertops add a custom touch to any kitchen surface. And since the kitchen is the center of culinary creativity, many homeowners have begun to move away from the manufactured look of laminated
Decorative concrete has now gone a step farther with the Reflector Enhancer Floors system. People all over want these enhancements in their homes and businesses. So, what are they?
Reflector Enhancer Floors are a unique system that can transform any concrete into fantastic, ultra durable and inexpensive flooring. No other flooring system has been this popular. They easily create colors and mottled patterns that can’t be achieved with any other staining or flooring method. It can also b