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Calle Anita

William Beauter and Jess Mullen-Carey
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December 8, 2013
gailwhitman wrote:
Can you tell me how to get the high polished look ?
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August 8, 2012
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Maciek Ostrowski
You can always use a polyaspartic resin to create a "mirror" layer, of 1,5 - 2 kg/sqm. Absolutely UV resistant, will not yellow in time and better characteristics than epoxy. It is much costly, but the effect and performance is absolutely worth the money. No smell. Fast in application. Long lasting... :-)
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Maciek Ostrowski
What about suh floor? It's a polyaspartic flooring... It's an example what you can achieve... :-)
    Bookmark   November 9, 2014 at 1:09AM
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June 18, 2012
deaconroad wrote:
Are these floors installed above or below grade? - If they are above grade, was additional support required?
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puddleduck1
Is it possible to install concrete (thinner layer maybe?) above grade. We would like to use concrete as a 'heat sink' on main floor above a walk-out basement. If it's not advisable would there be a substitute you could recommend that is not extremely expensive. We love the look but are trying to be economical and enironmentally 'aware'.
    Bookmark   March 17, 2013 at 6:58AM
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It is. Look up "Lightweight Concrete". Another option would be tile or stone flooring.
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May 11, 2012
tibula wrote:
Why are there seams in the concrete - Why are there seams in the concrete
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The seams are located strategically for the aesthetic, but they are also necessary for crack control. We try to make these utilitarian necessities and incorporate them in a way that supports the aesthetic of the Architecture.
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kdupee
I have 5/8 inch hand tooled joints in my concrete topping slab that my concrete polisher warns are likely to spawl if he runs the big polishing maching over them. He recommends that we pay extra to hand polish along the edges of the joints. The only downside is that he warns there will be a "halo" along the joint edges. He has no pictures of what the halo might look like. I was wondering if these joints were maybe hand polished as it looks like there is a small color difference along the joint edges in a couple of these pictures. I'm trying to visualize what the edges will look like before committing to the floor polisher.
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January 18, 2012
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robshap
Is the floor giving and would you recommend for an older couple?
    Bookmark   June 4, 2013 at 10:31AM
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ksmr
love this floor. could you please till me what the exact type of concrete you used. was it just normal concrete with no additives or no grinding and then a high gloss polish over top. if not would you please be so kind and shear the recipe or the exact name of the concrete before the high gloss polish. thanks we are form New Zealand and are currently building a house, we would love our floors to turn out the same as these.
    Bookmark   September 3, 2014 at 2:43PM
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November 18, 2014
liyamalie wrote:
Please temm me how to get this done...please..please...this is super!!
February 16, 2014
stillcleanjunkmail wrote:
This is marmoleum? It looks so much like concrete.
October 1, 2013
danacottrell wrote:
Can you please tell me what color stain was used to achieve this look?
August 4, 2013
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March 10, 2013
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Other decorative effects, like scoring in grid pattern lines, cost around $5 to $8 per square foot. These are still very impressive. With a high-gloss seal, the floor can be transformed to look like limestone. An acrylic sealer could be used in the interior application to give it that wet look.

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