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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…)

Epoxy Countertop – Matte Finish

   Metal Flake Epoxy can come in a gloss or matte finish.

Exposed Aggregate Vs Stained Concrete

Exposed concrete aggregate is a very decorative style of concrete design which also gives a non-skid texture to the structure. The particulate aggregate matter of the concrete is pronouncedly visible on the top layer of the concrete giving an awesome appealing finish to the concrete structure. It is used in various places like driveways, patios and sidewalks. The exposed aggregate… (more…)

New concrete house slab for staining tips. Part 2

Once the slab has a final trowel,  some concrete contractors mist or cover the concrete with plastic to help avoid cracking. Covering the concrete with cardboard, plastic, or thermoply, is a good way to keep the concrete mostly clean.  After the framers are done is a good time,  ask them to use black string-line chalk.  Red chalk is very hard to… (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…)

Metal Flake Epoxy Flooring For Your Home

A few days ago, I wrote about how metal flake epoxy coatings are great for your garage.  However, it doesn’t stop there, metal flake epoxy can be used as flooring throughout your home! Epoxy coatings are great flooring alternatives for residential floors. With many options to choose from and the longevity of the floor is almost unbeatable. Industrial epoxy floor… (more…)

Metal Flake Epoxy is Great for Garage Floor Coating

The majority of the garage coating systems will include a product or polyurethane epoxy that bind to a floor of concrete or cement and dried out to a kind of ceramic finish. The majority of epoxies be made of a single or two-component liquid mix which, when mixed, is able to be used as a basic coverage, sealer and protecting… (more…)

Applying Stain on your Concrete Floor

When looking to decorate your home or work place with a distinct and long lasting color effect, look no further than acid stain concrete flooring to bring life and brightness to your floors and rooms. Acid based concrete stains, if properly applied to a clean surface, will be permanent and cost-effective. The chemical properties of the acid based solutions changes… (more…)

A New look by changing your flooring to concrete stain

Concrete stain can transform your old drab gray concrete driveway, patio or sidewalk into a great new look. Concrete stain provides a look that you can be proud of and one that enhances the value of your home. Concrete stain is a perfect choice to get a new look rather than going to the expense of replacing your old concrete.… (more…)