Posts Tagged with "stained concrete floors"

Farming for Polished Concrete

Sunday, October 6, 2013

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Farming for Polished Concrete

Gone are the days of dirt floors and wooden structures for barns. Today’s farmers are upgrading into climate controlled pole barns that make it much more efficient and ergonomic to maintain equipment and store all their tools. Farmer’s also understand that a little bit of extra investment in their concrete floors in the beginning will […]

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Polished Floors in Modern Residential Home

Sunday, September 15, 2013

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Polished Floors in Modern Residential Home

For me there is nothing cooler in a home than having concrete serve as the main floor throughout the space.  When I first received the call for this home up in New Buffalo, Michigan I knew this would be a great project to be a part of. Just like most of our out of town […]

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Stained Concrete Floor in Decatur, Indiana

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

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Stained Concrete Floor in Decatur, Indiana

This stained concrete project is located in Decatur, Indiana. The project included removing a clear sealer from the floor, using a reactive stain to achieve the color and then a durable urethane topcoat for protection and ease of maintenance. The building that the project was completed in is a pool house that includes a full […]

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Clean Freak

Monday, February 6, 2012

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Clean Freak

One of the great benefits of a properly sealed concrete floor is the ease of maintenance and cleaning. Today we did a final cleaning on a project we finished in October 2011. When we left the project back in October the basement walls were nothing more than wood studs and the water was yet to […]

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A Breath of Fresh Air

Saturday, January 7, 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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Showing Our True Colors

Wednesday, August 24, 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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Coming Full Circle

Sunday, July 3, 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

Wednesday, June 22, 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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My Beef with Carpet

Monday, May 2, 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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What Do You Do For A Living?

Thursday, February 10, 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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