Category Archives: Carpet

Why Stained Concrete Flooring is better than Carpet

When considering the installation of new flooring in the home or business, stained concrete provides many advantages over carpeting. Stained concrete, unlike carpet is ideal for cleaning and stain removal, it is extremely durable and unlike fabric, it doesn’t provide a medium for pathogens and allergens, the material can be stained and stamped to match any taste and decor, it… (more…)

Concrete Resurfacing and Staining For Your Floor

Chemical stains (acid stains) are water based acidic solutions of metallic salts react with the lime in the concrete. After the chemical reaction is completed, the stains (which are actually metallic oxides) become integral part of the concrete and gives it a beautiful mottled colored surface. The critical element of coloring concrete surfaces with an acid stain or chemical stain… (more…)

All Innovative Concrete Stain and Metal Flake Epoxy Rates

Our rates for a basic concrete stain and 2 coats of acrylic sealer start at $2.75 per sq ft. This is mostly a residential choice that is only durable with light foot traffic as the sealer is topical and can wear off quickly under commercial use. For durability needed in a work environment we recommend diamond polishing ,concrete color stain,… (more…)

Removing Carpet and the Tack strip in preparation for Concrete Stain

At least once per week I get a call from a potential client who has pulled up their carpet in preparation for staining their concrete flooring, or applying a metal flake epoxy. The problem is removal of carpet tack strip from a concrete floor generally leaves large gouges where the nails we embedded (due to the type of nails used… (more…)