Acid Stained Concrete

Posted on: October 26, 2011 | Category: Blog

Acid stained floors are dramatic, unique, interesting, long-lasting, so easy to maintain … and available to homeowners now, too!  Concrete stains have been around a long time but it has only been recently that they have been incorporated into the designs and styles of today’s homes.  There are many interior and exterior applications – driveways, […]

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Concrete Crack Repairs

Posted on: September 28, 2011 | Category: Blog

Fall can be a time for attending to those last minute “around the house” outside maintenance chores before winter hits.  Repairing cracks in your concrete is one chore that should be moved to the top of your list.  Homeowners generally don’t think about maintaining their concrete … after all it’s concrete!  However, time spent repairing […]

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Magnetic Chalkboard Paint

Posted on: August 31, 2011 | Category: Blog

If you’re looking for a fresh design idea for your kids’ bedrooms, or you’re bored with a wall in your kitchen or laundry room, consider painting an entire wall or section of a wall (framed with trim) with magnetic chalkboard paint.  By combining two specialty paints available in most paint stores, an erasable, durable and […]

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Concrete Floor Finishing

Posted on: May 31, 2011 | Category: Blog

  Concrete is becoming a popular option as an interior flooring choice for homeowners who are looking for style, longevity, customized, and healthy alternatives. There are no limits to color and design because of the unique nature of concrete and a variety of coloring and finishing techniques. Not many flooring materials have the longevity of […]

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Paint Finishes … a/k/a Sheens

Posted on: April 29, 2011 | Category: Blog

Okay, so you’ve picked your paint color.  Now you need to decide what sheen.  Latex paints (water based) and oil/alkyd paints offer a range of sheens and the one you choose should be based on how you want your paint to wear, and the final look you want to achieve. If your drywall has surface […]

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