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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... 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... 0/Q-A-Concrete-Session---Concrete-floor--concrete Another option: There is a product..."
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
"home flooring that creates high impact and works with home styles from traditional... think of concrete floors, you probably think "cold," "prison like" or "industrial."... warm a concrete floor can look.... benefits, concrete may become your new favorite on future projects. Be prepared to have... I have concrete floors. Since I use it for an art studio the concrete floors tolerate... amazing floors. I love concrete floors. When we bought our house I had the carpets..."
Today's Concrete: Warm and Wonderful
"Using Concrete in Your Home's Interior... today's concrete have come along way since cinderblock homes and warehouse floors.... or seen concrete countertops, and concrete sinks are becoming commonplace. But there... 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..."
Material Choices: High Marks for Reinforced Concrete
"of the concrete happen on-site. Alternatively, precast concrete and concrete blocks... reinforced concrete, defined as concrete strengthened with steel reinforcing, be it bars... Reinforced concrete is sometimes referred to as poured-in-place concrete, since it ne... mesh. Concrete is a material that excels in compression, so the addition of steel... walls or floors with the best of both structural worlds. It also results in a distinctive..."
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... advantage of concrete, isn't it? I'd also like to know what type of concrete and mixture... type of concrete. Concrete is actually a great material in a kitchen http://www.archiexpo..."
Concrete Block Style
"See Why Concrete Brick Isn't Just for Retaining Walls Anymore... Concrete Masonry Units — CMU for short, but also known as concrete blocks or cinder... in the concrete mix; split-face blocks have a rough face that protrudes further than... the gray concrete. A closer look ... ... shows how the concrete block walls can be used... upper floor. A look at the end of the wall ... ... shows how the wall actually extends..."
Amazing Ways with Concrete Countertops
"Concrete may not be the first material you think of for your countertop, but take... 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... ative-concrete-the-great-renovate/. I love my concrete counter tops! Here I have... website. Concrete rocks! I like the look of concrete, but what about staining? Staining..."
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... require sub-flooring, beautiful faux wood stuff that can go directly over concrete. Floor... double floor joists to carry the load point from the existing main floor joists to... our open floor plan. Think they transition nicely. I think this looks great. I do wish..."
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
"on the floor above instead of having communication among ROOMS of ground floor and... (upper floor level) should start as parallel to the floor, I mean, starting point... functional floor plans. However I would reverse the lower and upper floors. Let the... The wood flooring in the bedroom looks amazing with that house. I agree she should face... and the floor above? If so, one can be in tv room and call his members of the household..."
"prepares concrete to bond with paint, an epoxy or a stain... surface of concrete with chemicals. Concrete can also be roughened with a grinder, but... of the concrete, allowing it to bond with topical treatments such as paint, epoxy... This concrete floor was acid etched and then painted with a low-sheen paint, creating... treat concrete so that it can form the proper bond with topical surfaces. This concrete... while the concrete was wet, then the surface was acid etched. Acid combined with stain..."
Know Your House: The Basics of Insulated Concrete Form Construction
Get peace and quiet inside and energy efficiency all around with this heavy-duty alternative to wood-frame construction
"insulated concrete form (ICF) construction. While not the least costly way of building... stained concrete floors on main level. There were never any leaks in the concrete pumping... a 10" concrete core. Typically floors are attached to the side of the ICF wall with... reinforced concrete walls to withstand earthquake forces. While I've never designed any... varying concrete core thicknesses from 4" to 10". The insulation is EPS and is typically..."
Floors Warm Up to Radiant Heat
Toasty toes and money saved are just two benefits of radiant heat under your concrete, wood or tile floors
"under your concrete, wood or tile floors... a warm floor heated by a radiant in-floor system. Rather than rely on inefficient... heated floor soon means a heated room. In general, there are two types of radiant... above the floor and in between two layers of plywood, or under the subfloor; and hydronic... radiant-floor systems, with looped tubes pumping heater water beneath the finished... finished floor. The water is heated by gas, wood or oil boilers; solar water heaters; or..."
Kitchen Flooring 101: Find Your Material Match
"cork to concrete, our guide will help you pick the perfect surface for your kitchen... Floors take a beating under the best of circumstances, but nowhere more so than in... kitchen floor that can withstand constant traffic and make the style statement you... popular flooring materials. Which one's right for you? More: Guide to a Kitchen Remodel... hardwood floor. One product that we use is Woodwise. We have old, red brick floors...."
Pick the Best Flooring for Your Creative Space
We give you the lowdown on carpet, concrete, cork and more flooring options so you can focus on your art or craft
"carpet, concrete, cork and more flooring options so you can focus on your art or craft... What flooring will you install? Is wood or tile best? What are the alternatives... types of flooring. When my studio had a concrete floor, I covered it with RaceDeck... have cork floors currently in the kitchen. It's our favorite floor in the house because... tile and concrete hard on the back unless you buy a special mat We put vinyl plank..."
Room of the Day: The Most Flexible Foyer Ever
With zones for a bicycle, meditation and storage, and a hand-painted concrete floor, this entry mixes practicality and cool good looks
"hand-painted concrete floor, this entry mixes practicality and cool good looks... those floors. Absolutely brilliant. This takes concrete floors to a whole new level... ground floor - originally they were both parking bays, thus the concrete floors.... me want concrete floors! Hi wuff, yes it is epoxy, the commercial grade, 2 part type... colors, floor, layout... And, thanks for the info on the floor epoxy! This is fabulous..."