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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..."
A Contractor's Secrets to Hanging Holiday Decor
Hang a wreath or garland on brick, concrete, Sheetrock or wood the professional way — and avoid the potential pitfalls
"brick, concrete, Sheetrock or wood the professional way — and avoid the potential... hanging decor on the exterior or interior of your home can be tricky sometimes. Where... wall of concrete that I want to hang some of our art collection salon style. Obviously... of the concrete and love how forgiving drywall hangers. I don't want to hang the paintings... up the concrete too much either. Any tips folks? I'd love to see a similar article..."
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... Concrete, the humble material behind many a building foundation, makes for nearly... rights, concrete rises above much of the countertop competition. Learn more below... whether concrete counters are right for your kitchen.... called 'Q/A Concrete Session - Concrete floor, concrete countertop and concrete fireplace... development of concrete as a countertop. A good concrete artisan can make concrete that is..."
Today's Concrete: Warm and Wonderful
"Using Concrete in Your Home's Interior... or seen concrete countertops, and concrete sinks are becoming commonplace. But there... today's concrete have come along way since cinderblock homes and warehouse floors.... which concrete can be used in the home that won't leave you with that cold, cinderblock... about concrete to help get you started.... beautiful concrete work! I've been researching design ideas for my condo...concrete crossed..."
Concrete Driveways: Poring Over the Pros and Cons
Concrete adds smooth polish to driveways and a sleek look to home exteriors, but here are the points to ponder before you re-surface
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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... 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... and concrete kitchen counters inside their homes? When we removed the concrete from..."
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
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Outdoor Style: Creative Ways With Classic Concrete
Have you cast concrete aside as being too dull or crack-prone? Learn about new design options along with the basics of using it outside
"you cast concrete aside as being too dull or crack-prone? Learn about new design options... available, concrete is one of the most widely used outdoor materials. Though it’s sometimes... would the concrete be cut later? That is a very cool effect! Recycled concrete has a... argument for concrete use -- love these. You can never go wrong with concrete. sphinxster... work with concrete and my husband agrees. Just saw this great dry stack concrete wall..."
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.... plus for concrete, is being able to have radiant heat installed before the concrete... floor concrete slab with a concrete overlay. I generally don't stand for long periods... and to a concrete floor. The tile will break, the concrete, barely a mark. Think hammer..."
Amazing Ways with Concrete Countertops
"Concrete may not be the first material you think of for your countertop, but take... ovate/decorative-concrete-the-great-renovate/. I love my concrete counter tops! Here... have used decorative concrete for our floors, kitchen counter and island top and bathroom... website. Concrete rocks! I like the look of concrete, but what about staining? Staining... making concrete tops in Thailand, but, concrete is one of the most widely used building..."
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..."
Houzz Tour: Complexity Hides Inside a Concrete Box
Don't be fooled by the monolithic exterior. This Canadian home is more open, light and multifaceted than it may seem
"but this decor is so spartan I wonder if it won't evolve with art and other prized... (radiant concrete floors, painted drywall), but as we'll see they are more refined upstairs... While the concrete-block exterior appears monolithic at first glance, Kariouk composed... garden.The concrete floors of downstairs give way to wood floors and glass, found in the..."
Guest Picks: Concrete Ideas for Patios and Decks
Look to lightweight fiber cement for functional outdoor furniture and accessories that are heavy on style
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Artistic Carvings Make for Cutting-Edge Architecture
Modern architecture makes room for decoration with artistic designs carved into exterior concrete and interior wood
"room for decoration with artistic designs carved into exterior concrete and interior... particular, concrete allows great amounts of expression, given the way it is formed and... using concrete! Keep up the interesting work... today's concrete walls to prehistoric cave walls. His markings in concrete are "su... precast concrete wall that forms the south edge of the residences. You can see the... in wet concrete, Kowarsky's art is figured out and aided by intermediate steps before..."
What Chipotle and Radiohead Can Teach Us About Sound Quality at Home
Contemporary designs filled with glass and concrete can be hostile environments for great sound quality. Here's how to fix that
"glass and concrete can be hostile environments for great sound quality. Here's how to... steel and concrete of a Chipotle buildout." Golub later calmed angry fans down when he... traditional decorating! Comfort makes sense in more ways than one. And when you get tired... than the decor was the music; the soundsystem rocked compared to similar genre restaurants... polished concrete floors, lots of windows, metal counters, metal table surfaces, exposed..."