Concrete is one of the most revolutionary building materials of modern times. It has given the human race the ability to build sound infrastructures for the masses and has reshaped the world as we know it.
On some decorative concrete projects, the only people looking over your shoulder are other tradespeople.
It’s hard to describe enVisions using words alone. The plastic casting mat, which is laid into a countertop form before the concrete is poured, creates a genuinely unique, shimmering visual effect on a concrete surface.
Take a look at a few pictures from the winners of the 2010 Concrete Countertop Design Competition.
There are some important, key factors that can help you be more successful with your concrete countertops. Here I will discuss a fundamental ingredient: water. We’ve all worked with concrete and water, but working with a material isn’t the same as knowing how it works.
There are more choices and considerations with concrete topical sealers than there are with penetrating sealer treatments, and I believe it's because of this that so many people are confused, frustrated and bewildered. Let me clear up concrete countertop coating confusion
Concrete countertops are a very hot item these days, and fabricating them can be much easier than you think — when you use the right tools and technique. This is the key to eliminating frustration and ultimately producing a quality product.
Take a closer look a the winning designs of the 2009 Concrete Counterop Design Competiton.
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