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Getting the Perfect Antique Look for Stamped Concrete

The concrete floor resurfacing specialists at ACT Restoration in Brooklyn Park talk about stamped concrete and how we can help you create a beautiful antique look. We discuss TiqueWash stamped concrete colors and how they work to create perfect stamped concrete floors.

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What Are Densifiers and How Do They Work?

If you’re in charge of a commercial operation, you know how important it is to have floors that are both durable and attractive. Whether you’re a restaurant owner or you’re the head of warehouse operations for a large commercial organization, you want your floors to look fantastic and perform well. Whether your operation is a large-scale one or a smaller one, your concrete floors need to be durable and manageable without a lot of maintenance.

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Creating Beautiful Stained Concrete from Start to Finish

More than ever before, residential homeowners and commercial business owners alike are pulling up tiles and peeling back the carpet to uncover their concrete floors. Beautiful concrete floors are one of the most astonishing flooring solutions, and they’re also one of the most durable. Concrete works well with a wide range of architectural styles due to its simplicity, clean lines, and elegant look. And with more concrete stain choices available than ever before, you can create a look that suits just about any taste or style.

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What Natural Concrete Looks are Available for Polished Concrete?

Polished concrete floors are more popular than ever before. Once seen primarily in businesses and viewed as a flooring option better suited to industrial buildings than to home decor, concrete’s perception has begun to shift. More homeowners than ever are beginning to look to concrete flooring for its simple, clean appearance and understated elegance. At the same time, the popularity of polished concrete as a flooring solution for restaurants and stores has continued to grow.

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Three Bold Color Looks to Consider for Your Concrete Floors

Concrete flooring is one of the most attractive and durable flooring options available. In past generations, concrete floors were often seen as industrial and drab and relegated to warehouses and patios; concrete is now on trend for homes and businesses. With designer attention to its clean lines and versatility of style on the rise, concrete is quickly replacing traditional flooring options like carpet and hardwood flooring in many homes. Concrete floors create a simple, elegant canvas for home interior design with a timeless quality that works as well with modernist designs as it does with Tudor homes and bungalows.

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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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