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Three Bold Color Looks to Consider for Your Concrete Floors

The concrete floor resurfacing team at ACT Restoration break down some of the most stunning color looks for concrete floors. We talk about how staining your concrete in a bold hue can enhance the appearance of a space, and we discuss some of the most attractive ideas for adding bold color to your concrete flooring.

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How Preparing the Floor Properly Ensures the Stain Will Look Great

There are many reasons polished and stained concrete is continuing to increase in popularity. This clean, elegant flooring uses the existing concrete already in a building to create a look that works well with a wide range of architectural styles. The result can be either minimalist and simple or bold and stunning, depending on the stain and level of shine. When you’re refinishing your concrete to stain it, the key to getting a beautiful and lasting result is proper floor preparation.

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Can Failed Staining Projects Be Saved?

Stained concrete floors are one of the most beautiful and elegant looks for a business or home. The process behind stained concrete floors is something that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Skilled concrete floor specialists create beautiful flooring by combining the craftsmanship of an artist with engineering precision in a perfect balance. But when things go wrong somewhere along the process, the results can be anything but beautiful.

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Why Stain Your Exterior Concrete?

Summer is just around the corner, and with the warmer weather and blue skies, it’s time to start thinking about spending more time outdoors. Here in Minnesota, we enjoy some of the most beautiful summers in the country. And there’s no better place to enjoy the summer sun than on your outdoor patio or swinging on your front porch with a cool glass of lemonade.

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Why Polished Concrete is the Hottest Kitchen Floor Trend

With winter behind us and summer just around the corner, it’s the perfect time for Minnesota homeowners to start thinking about summer remodeling projects. If you’re thinking of replacing the tile in your kitchen with more of the same-old, same-old, maybe it’s time to think about letting the existing concrete floors shine instead. More homeowners than ever before are choosing not to cover up their kitchen floors when they’ve got perfectly good concrete below it. In fact, polished concrete floors are the hottest kitchen floor trend with no signs of slowing down because they’re as durable as they are attractive and versatile.

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What is Metallic Epoxy Flooring?

If you’re looking for a flooring option for your concrete floor base that will stand up to the test of time even in a high-traffic home, you may have heard epoxy is a very durable option. But chances are when you think of epoxy, you envision the older epoxy flooring that was popular in industrial settings in the middle of the twentieth century.

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Stunning Epoxy Looks for Your Bathroom Floor

There’s nothing like a beautiful bathroom to make a home feel inviting. Whether you’re creating the perfect guest space or a cozy haven to sink into a clawfoot tub with a good book and some chamomile tea, a bathroom is a room of comfort. That’s why your bathroom floor is just as important as the flooring in any other part of your home. Your bathroom floor should be durable but beautiful, creating an overall look that fits with the style of your decor and home.

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Revitalizing Your Stamped Concrete With TiqueWash

Stamped concrete is a beautiful way to get the look of stone, brick, or even tile flooring. Decorative concrete is available in a wide range of looks and can completely change your patio or outdoor flooring area. But if your stamped concrete is looking a little dull, it may be time to consider revitalizing it.

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Revitalizing an Outdoor Patio from Start to Finish

A beautiful patio can be a fantastic place to enjoy the pleasant spring weather and cool summer evenings. Older patios, especially those poured more than forty years ago, can begin to look pretty rough from decades of concrete erosion and damage. Fortunately, you don’t have to tear them out completely to enjoy hanging out on your patio furniture this season.

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Make a Statement With Legacy Fresco Concrete Stain

Polished and textured concrete floors are as beautiful as they are timeless and enduring. When properly finished, they’ll look as fantastic in a few years as they do the day the last protective coat is applied. That’s why concrete is quickly becoming the floor of choice in both residential homes and business from offices to restaurants.

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