Learning About Building With Concrete

Stamping A Concrete Patio

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If you enjoy the look of stone walkways, you may want to consider incorporating it into your patio flooring. Freshly laid concrete can be stamped to give it the appearance of stone at a fraction of the cost of real stone. Most people will hire a concrete contractor to have their patio installed, as stamping your own concrete can be a bit of a challenge. If you are up for trying it yourself, however, here are some instructions for you to use to make your own stamped concrete patio.…

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Textured Concrete – It's Not Just For Floors!

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Concrete stamping is a wonderful solution for finishing indoor and outdoor floors, but did you know that you can also stamp and texture concrete on walls? It’s true! You can add texture and patters to vertical surfaces to create an interesting and beautiful finish. Techniques There are three techniques used to texture concrete walls: carving, stamping and using texturing skins. These techniques can be used individually or in combination with each other.…

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What Is Acid Stain On Concrete?

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If you’re designing the indoor and outdoor portion of your commercial building, you might be considering how concrete can serve your needs. Acid stain concrete is a viable option if you want something unique and stylish. This guide explains what acid stain concrete is, where you can use it and what its biggest advantage is. The Chemical Reaction of Acid Stain When a contractor creates acid stain concrete, they mix three ingredients with the concrete mix to create the color you want.…

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