Monthly Archives: August 2013

Stained Concrete Flooring Repair in Austin

  This is a stained concrete flooring repair project we completed long ago, and it is still holding up.  If we can do this for concrete stain that looks as bad as that above, imagine what we can do for your concrete flooring in Austin.

Why Do-It-Yourself Concrete Stain is a bad idea

Concrete floor staining is a project that should be completed by professionals. There are different approaches to the task, and the techniques used to achieve a refined outcome are known and practiced by experienced contractors. The Do-It-Yourself mentality is popular when it comes to home improvement, but, for many projects, including concrete staining, consulting a professional service is the best… (more…)

DIY Concrete Stain

This is a repost from a few months ago.  The same reasoning still applies! If you have a clean, mostly blemish free piece of concrete that you want to stain,  I say go for it.  Web search for a local stain supply store Austin and see if the people there are DIY friendly.  Most will be.  Or , research the procedures for a good stained concrete… (more…)

Stamped and Stained Driveway

This is a concrete driveway and patio that we stamped and stained to look like brick.  This driveway is in Austin Texas, and we completed this project in March 2013. Concrete stamping takes a lot more work than merely staining, but it also considerably increases the aesthetic value of the work. Interested in having your concrete stained, stamped, or dyed?… (more…)

Stained Concrete Patio – Hook ‘em!

This is a rear concrete patio we stained in May. I love the white on orange!

Stain Versus Dye

Stained Concrete can be considered some of the most beautiful works of art in the world. There are several different methods of obtaining different concrete staining results. Acid stain and Acetone concrete dye are two of the most frequently used processes most utilized by professionals. Some of the most unique stained concrete work can be found in Dallas, in the… (more…)

Which type of flooring is best

A very common dilemma is hardwood floor vs tile flooring. Your flooring options are not limited anymore and you have the ability to choose any type of flooring you desire. In Dallas it is traditional to go more towards tile flooring because of the availability and also because the tile flooring stays so much cooler than a hardwood floor. If… (more…)

Stained concrete flooring is a wonderful choice

Stained concrete flooring is a wonderful choice for homeowners who don’t want the old-fashioned, gray, uninspiring concrete on their floors or pavements, whether it’s the driveway, a walkway, patio, pool deck or the floor of a basement or mudroom. However, a homeowner who wants concrete staining in Austin, Texas should use the services of a professional contractor. That’s because the… (more…)