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1608 epoxy colored concrete Ideabooks
"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... surface. Concrete also needs to be acid etched before you can apply epoxy. Epoxy is... etch and color the concrete at the same time. Applying stain can be tricky, and puddles... treat concrete so that it can form the proper bond with topical surfaces. This concrete..."
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... actual concrete, and the color. Color can be achieved via the aggregate itself, mixing... darken the color. Does it sound like concrete might work for you? Learn more with the... 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..."
Epoxy vs. Cement Grout — What's the Difference?
Grout is grout, right? Nope. Cement and epoxy versions have different appearances, durability and rules of installation
"Cement and epoxy versions have different appearances, durability and rules of installation... powder mix, epoxy grout is made from epoxy resins and a filler powder. The grout is extremely... Epoxy grout has become more and more popular among tile contractors and builders... unlike epoxy grout, it can absorb water when it's wet and stain easily. If you're... grout, epoxy grout could be your solution.... benefits as epoxy does, only it's not epoxy. Fusion pro is regular grout meets epoxy. But..."
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... in both color and layout. With these bragging rights, concrete rises above much of... Concrete, the humble material behind many a building foundation, makes for nearly... 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..."
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
"take on color and a polished sheen, coupled with its many benefits, concrete may become... think of concrete floors, you probably think "cold," "prison like" or "industrial."... warm a concrete floor can look.... 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... floor concrete slab with a concrete overlay. I generally don't stand for long periods..."
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.... options for concrete flooring. I'm planning to have integral color concrete with radiant..."
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... pouring colored textured concrete, which I love, Plus concrete is low maintenance... removing ugly concrete from our backyards, but others are installing concrete floors and..."
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
"Concrete adds smooth polish to driveways and a sleek look to home exteriors, but... list is concrete. My hope is that those of you with this type of driveway can join... onto the concrete, where it can wash into sewers as well. Also, concrete production... Patterned concrete does not stand the test of time. Concrete driveways are expensive... little concrete as possible. What about concrete driveways on a slope of clay soil..."
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..."
Color Guide: How to Work With Primary Colors
Go beyond the ABCs with Mondrian-style renderings and eclectic takes using these notice-me color foundations
"imary colors — blue, red and yellow — are the foundations of all other colors (black... Primary colors are the colors of modern art, comic books and pop art. Primary colors... primary colors in their true forms are often associated with childhood and a floor... primary colors or bust — and some that are more meditations on a theme, with lots of... with 3 colours. I can't resist the temptation of adding my example of colours Another..."
Help! What Color Should I Paint My House Exterior?
Real homeowners get real help in choosing paint palettes. Bonus: 3 tips for everyone on picking exterior colors
"paint colors. Help is on the way for three such homeowners, whose homes are featured... (aerated concrete plastered over and painted) on our new house. It noted that paint... approved colours, and many communities dictate what colours a person can paint their... all one color approach. For me, that house is screaming out for the colors on the... bungalow colors to paint it. The house will soon be the same colors (picture is a Photoshop..."
10 Wildly Colorful Kitchens That Thrill and Delight
"homes, colorful cooking spaces have made a major comeback. Miles away from the neutral... embrace color. Take a look at these inspiring kitchens, with their neon countertops... brightly colored cabinetry, incredible backsplashes and even a painted green floor,... talent with color. How do they learn to get just the right color of purple and not just... an OK color of purple? Amazing!) Love these colorful kitchens! Here's one our firm..."
8 Great Kitchen Cabinet Color Palettes
"examples of color and material palettes.... polished concrete floor. Previous white benchtop only but only a few hours ago I got... change the color of the hinges after you change the color of the cabinets anyway. Painted... black/expresso colors are pretty much goof proof, but I really like the colors they have,... come in color combinations that may surprise you in how they can tie in the colors... VOC if a colorant has been added. I really love the designs and colors of the kitchen..."
7 Spicy Hot Color Palettes to Fire Up a Living Room
Hues on the fiery end of the spectrum can add spark and intensity to living room walls, furniture and accent pieces
"vibrant color. If you are flirting with the idea of painting your walls a bold color... dose of color that feels fun instead of stress inducing. Another option is to use... of the color you crave. These seven living rooms feature warm to hot hues, followed... followed by color and material palettes inspired by each design.... number of colors within a theme and use the colors for everything from wall color to... on the color theme with a strong secondary color. The examples below are all available..."
Houzz Tour: Industrial Outside, Sleek and Warm Inside
Concrete blocks on this modern Arizona home's exterior give way to wood, metal and colored glass indoors
"Concrete blocks on this modern Arizona home's exterior give way to wood, metal and... it has concrete floors, but the drywall, wood, metals and colored glass (visible beyond... privacy); concrete block walls are at the front of the house; a stucco-covered wall on... covered in concrete blocks, the inside is not limited to semi-industrial tendencies. Sure... defined by concrete block walls, meaning they are inserted into walls or are set back..."