Archive | January, 2012

Starting Over

24 January 2012

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Starting Over

Nick,  I was wondering if you could give me some advice on my basement kitchen floor. Last weekend I poured five bags of LevelQuik on the basement kitchen floor, it had a 1/4” per foot slope from the doorway to the cabinets. It seemed to level out nice and was going to work well for […]

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Eye of the Wind

22 January 2012

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Eye of the Wind

Although I spend my days ripping out old carpet and discussing the positives of using concrete flooring instead of carpet with my customers, I found some carpet that I can actually like. My wife is an Interior Designer and recently submitted a carpet sample design for a contest with tx:style. The design that wins the contest will […]

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Concrete & Coffee

20 January 2012

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Concrete & Coffee

This fall my company, Dancer Concrete , was able to be part of a project helping a young entrepreneur follow his dreams of opening a business in Fort Wayne. Sean Wang, owner of Trionfale Espresso, has spent his whole life working in his parent’s restaurant but had his own goals of opening a unique coffee shop. […]

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Fresh Looking Stained Concrete

17 January 2012

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Fresh Looking Stained Concrete

I watched one of your videos regarding a polish that needs to be applied every 12 months.  I already have stained concrete that was installed by the builder.  Can you recommend something to bring back its luster?  For the most part it’s been neglected for the past 3 years. Thanks, Michael – Memphis TN  Michael, […]

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A Breath of Fresh Air

7 January 2012

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A Breath of Fresh Air

When concrete is initially poured a sealer is applied, after the finishing procedures, to help keep moisture in the concrete during the curing process *(28 days). This sealer is typically called a cure-and-seal as it helps cure the concrete and provides some sealer benefits. Removing this prior to staining is essential for the stain to […]

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