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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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Size Does Matter

31 August 2011

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It’s not always the big projects that have the most impact on a space. We just finished up a small front porch and back patio for a client in Fort Wayne and the work we completed made the homeowner very happy and  added a touch of elegance to the front door. When I was contacted […]

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Showing Our True Colors

24 August 2011

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The same reasons that stained concrete is chosen as a finished flooring material is also the same reason that it is may not desired by some. Stained concrete floors will not hide surface blemishes, patching compounds or other marks that were left in the original concrete. These characteristics are usually seen as ideal, but when […]

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On The Road Again

7 August 2011

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Last week the crew and I headed to Rochester, Indiana, to complete a stained concrete floor for a Chicago family. I was contacted about the job in April while negotiations were being made about the purchase of the home. The home overlooks Lake Manitou in Rochester and was in need of a complete renovation. The […]

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Coming Full Circle

3 July 2011

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Sometime when removing carpet from a basement floor you find concrete that is in great shape, needs little attention, and can be changed into a finished surface in just a couple days. Other times you find concrete that has been painted several times, has holes from carpet tack strips and is in need of some […]

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I Always Use Protection

22 June 2011

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When it comes to protecting your valuables (walls, trim, doors) my company always uses protection. Last week we completed a stained concrete floor in a very impressive residential dwelling. The new construction building is being built as a guesthouse and lounge space for a Lima, OH family. Nestled only a short walk from their house […]

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Revitalizing Worn Concrete

9 June 2011

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Scraping Up The Past

5 June 2011

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Yesterday my company, Nick Dancer Concrete had a mission to revitalize a little bit of history in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  We were asked to be part of renovating a historic building by Strebig Construction . The building is located in the East State Village and was originally built as a post office. The building is […]

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Would You Like to Try a Sample?

27 May 2011

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This week my company, Nick Dancer Concrete, completed stained concrete floor samples for the concrete floor in the new Auer Art Center in downtown Fort Wayne, Indiana. My company always completes on-site samples for concrete floors, but this week made me realize how important this actually is. The process for this project included removing very […]

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Concrete Countertop Fabrication

6 May 2011

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Below are some pictures of a concrete countertop being fabricated in Fort Wayne, IN. Check out this video of the finished product.

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