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Kitchen Counters: Concrete, the Nearly Indestructible Option
Infinitely customizable and with an amazingly long life span, concrete countertops are an excellent option for any kitchen
"span, concrete countertops are an excellent option for any kitchen... whether concrete counters are right for your kitchen.... Concrete, the humble material behind many a building foundation, makes for nearly... kitchen counters and offers artisan-crafted customization in both color and layout... rights, concrete rises above much of the countertop competition. Learn more below... called 'Q/A Concrete Session - Concrete floor, concrete countertop and concrete fireplace..."
Cast Concrete Countertops With a Personal Twist
From frame making to pouring to inlays, learn how concrete counters are cast — and how an artisan embellishes them
"learn how concrete counters are cast — and how an artisan embellishes them... to make concrete countertops at a used-book store was a fateful move in Jayme Guokas’... custom concrete countertops. First he made them for a rental property he owned; next... custom concrete counter tops, the "concrete" mix used is partially recycled materials... thought concrete counters were always cold and industrial looking but these examples..."
Amazing Ways with Concrete Countertops
"Concrete may not be the first material you think of for your countertop, but take... ative-concrete-the-great-renovate/. I love my concrete counter tops! Here I have... decorative concrete for our floors, kitchen counter and island top and bathroom sink.... of the concrete work but I acid stained the floors and counter tops myself. It's not... website. Concrete rocks! I like the look of concrete, but what about staining? Staining..."
Inside Houzz: The Right Kitchen Counters in Just a Few Clicks
"Concrete kitchen countertops eluded this Pennsylvania homeowner until she turned... fabricated concrete counters. “They kept trying to push quartz,” she says. On a whim... typed “concrete counters” into the search bar. That’s when she discovered Jayme Guokas... granite counters, which were nice but similar to what you’d find in a lot of suburban... thought concrete looked great,” recalls Becky. “But I couldn’t find it anywhere.” Even..."
5 Benefits to Concrete Floors for Everyday Living
Get low-maintenance home flooring that creates high impact and works with home styles from traditional to modern
"think of concrete floors, you probably think "cold," "prison like" or "industrial."... benefits, concrete may become your new favorite on future projects. Be prepared to have... warm a concrete floor can look.... I have concrete counters,FP and deep concrete window sills as well. Counters and FP... first concrete counters I had were wonderful and we used the concrete colorant from... plus for concrete, is being able to have radiant heat installed before the concrete..."
Your Kitchen: 10 Great Alternatives to Granite Counters
"for my counters—what are my options?" While it's true that the majority of my kitchen... granite counters put in them, there are times when granite just won't work. Granite's... great counter material but it has a tendency to hog the spotlight. The mirror finish... use for counters. All of them are readily available. Combined, they add up to a trend... if the counter gets damaged, it really isn't that much to get a whole new counter..."
Objects of Desire: Beautifully Individual Concrete Floors
Concrete comes in more colors and finishes than ever before. See if these 6 floors open your eyes to the possibilities
"Concrete comes in more colors and finishes than ever before. See if these 6 floors... sound like concrete might work for you? Learn more with the six beautiful concrete floors... durable as concrete. It is also sustainable and budget-friendly, works well with radiant... look of concrete depends on two main factors: the aggregate particle mix that makes... actual concrete, and the color. Color can be achieved via the aggregate itself, mixing..."
Kitchen Counters: Sturdy, Striking Recycled Glass With Cement
Ecofriendly and full of character, this heat- and scratch-resistant material is a great fit for custom kitchen counters
"sells concrete and so we have an island made of plain concrete and exposed aggregate... kind of concrete counter material. We really like the look of some kind of exposed... options. Concrete countertops are great for outdoor use. Concrete needs to be cured... on your concrete counters. They turned out great!! I have been looking for the answer... considered concrete counter tops, but not sure because it will be going into a beach house..."
How to Tear Down That Concrete Patio
Clear the path for plantings or a more modern patio design by demolishing all or part of the concrete in your yard
"of the concrete in your yard... Concrete patios are often found in older homes, especially those built in the ’70s... shrinking your concrete patio, or replacing an old cracked patio with a fresh new one that... and concrete kitchen counters inside their homes? When we removed the concrete from... pervious concrete, porous concrete, permeable concrete. I don't have any personal... removing ugly concrete from our backyards, but others are installing concrete floors and..."
5 Stunning Alternatives to the Tile Backsplash
"Steel, Concrete or Beadboard Above the Kitchen Counter... medium tone concrete countertop. A countertop to ceiling application is also stunning in... between counter and backsplash will protect it just fine I'm sure. Thanks again for... stove. 4. Concrete. If you're doing concrete countertops, it only seems natural to run..."
Considering Concrete Floors? 3 Green-Minded Questions to Ask
Learn what’s in your concrete and about sustainability to make a healthy choice for your home and the earth
"in your concrete and about sustainability to make a healthy choice for your home and... Concrete floors are becoming increasingly popular due to their versatility and durability... considering concrete floors for inside your home, there are three questions you can ask... sure the concrete is a healthy choice for you and the planet.... consider concrete for kitchen counters. Bought a house with black painted concrete..."
Kitchen Counters: Tile, the Choice for Affordable Durability
DIYers and budget-minded remodelers often look to this countertop material, which can last for decades with the right maintenance
"now have concrete counters/ large tiled back splashes and etched concrete floors. Any... Tiled her counter tops, Just love the counter tops. Maybe I am just odd. BTW, never... best counter I ever had. Our kitchen has a tile counter on the island. We can't... had tile counters in our large kitchen and in every bathroom counter. I hated them-... not on counter surfaces. Ugh, good luck if you bake at all, ever. Rolling out pizza..."
What Goes With Granite Counters?
Coordinate your kitchen finishes beautifully by choosing colors that complement granite’s natural tones
"granite counters are still so popular? Whether you are planning a new kitchen or want... granite counters, here are eight ideas to get you started.... upper counter top and Kashmir White granite lower counters. The granite has a satin... considered concrete counters because I could have a rough edge and a much thicker slab... granite counters! Thank you for sharing. Here is also a beautiful example of tip #2... granite counters!! It's Black Emerald Pearl with flecks of silver and a few flecks..."
Houzz Tour: See a Concrete House With a $0 Energy Bill
Passive House principles and universal design elements result in a home that’ll work efficiently for the long haul
"with a concrete structure to create a home built on super-energy-efficient Passive... carry concrete (yes actual concrete not porcelain trying to look like concrete) panels... heat the concrete floors. To Josh Esposito, I've been walking on concrete floors since... made of concrete - block and poured. The roofs are also made of poured concrete and... about concrete vs wood, please note that concrete is NOT a renewable resource (although..."
Basement of the Week: Modern Style Converts an Empty Concrete Box
From raw wasteland to fab living, sleeping and storage space, this snazzy basement now covers all the angles
"a dark concrete box with some engineering challenges, finishing it was the easiest... basement concrete floor would stop anyone in their tracks, but now there is flooring... directly over concrete. Floor contractor calls the stuff 'floating' , but I don't understand... Purist; counter: Blanco River, Silestone; backsplash tile: Glass Essentials 502 in..."