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Repairing Broken Concrete

4 May 2011

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Video. Stained Concrete Floor in Fort Wayne. This project was previously covered with layers and layers of paint on a concrete floor from the 20′s or 30′s. We removed all the paint by shot-blasting the surface, fixed all the cracks, replaced some weak concrete, applied a thin white overlay, stained the concrete with a Kona […]

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My Beef with Carpet

2 May 2011

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Fort Wayne and the surrounding area just received rain and thunderstorms for the last 2 weeks. Our area was fortunate to not have any major damages but there could be hidden damage to your home that you are unaware of. It’s that room that you have dreams of finishing to add additional living space to […]

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How the Word Gets Out

28 February 2011

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The very first Mexican restaurant, Cabo, just opened in my hometown of Delphos, OH.  In order to enjoy a nice sitdown Mexican style meal, you previously had to travel to nearby towns 20-30 minutes away or settle for TexMex from the local Taco Bell.  The owners who opened this local gem didn’t need to spend […]

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It’s Always The Simple Things

27 February 2011

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Today I worked out with a mouth guard. This is perfectly normal if you are taking part in a contact sport but I was lifting weights. I got the idea from Men’s Health and The John Tesh Radio Show (I know, I know, it is super geeky that I listed to John Tesh).  They both […]

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Working With Great Companies

22 February 2011

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Recently I needed some melamine (type of manufactured wood) ordered and cut. I use this material to build forms for the countertops my business, Nick Dancer Concrete, fabricates. I called around to a couple of woodworkers and was recommended to a local company near Fort Wayne, Harlan Cabinets.  After explaining what I needed, Jim, one […]

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What Do You Do For A Living?

10 February 2011

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My job is pretty unique. This means I encounter unique situations, like when I am asked, “What do you do for a living?” This question is easily fulfilled when one can answer with a job many understand such as: “I am an accountant; I work in a factory; or I am a manager at XYZ.” […]

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Cement Overlays

22 December 2010

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Cement Overlays Transforming Concrete Floors   Cement overlays are applied to old concrete surfaces to enhance the look and performance of indoor and outdoor concrete alike. Overlays can be applied to concrete to fix pitting, uneven surfaces and make an old concrete floor look new again without demolition.   In November of 2009, I was […]

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Make Sure you Find the Right Contractor

16 November 2010

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Hire the Right Decorative Concrete Professional When you want to add some decorative concrete to your home or business you must find a qualified professional to complete the work. Although this may seem like a daunting task, with some quick tips it should be easy to find the right company. Your project is important and […]

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Cracked Concrete on Stained Concrete Floors

19 October 2010

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What to do with your cracked concrete floor? Concrete can crack. It is the one thing that you can almost always count on.  A crack in concrete can be approached with two different options. The first approach is to leave the crack and use it as part of the design of the floor. Many people […]

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Stained Concrete Floors

18 October 2010

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Stained concrete floors are becoming vastly popular for homes and businesses alike. Ordinary concrete floors that used to be covered by other flooring materials are now being stained to produce variegated coloring effects that mimic polished marble, tanned leather, or natural stone. Stained concrete floors are a low maintenance alternative to other flooring materials and […]

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