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23 November

The VFW floor logo is finished – after a couple of coats of 100% solids clear epoxy and a couple of coats of clear urethane. Since the logo itself was extremely slippery (like a sheet of ice) after applying all those clear layers, we had to roll in a bit of aluminum oxide in the […]

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15 November

We could have finished it all in one week but as things usually go (I mean always go), everything didn’t work-out exactly the way we wanted them to.  This time around, the problem that was delaying the project happened to be coming from the place we ordered it from and UPS.  All we really needed […]

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10 November

Well, not exactly but something interesting did show-up on the old concrete basement floor that we were preparing for our epoxy vinyl flake system. Built in the 1940’s, the VFW basement in Bryan, Ohio must have had the basement floor poured around this time of year.  After we removed all the old eight inch tiles, […]

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07 November

Today was the first day of our epoxy project at the Bryan, Ohio VFW building.  We’ve already completed several projects in this building (epoxy – vinyl flake in the basement kitchen last December and other polymer cement resurfacing applications upstairs seven or eight years ago) and today was the start of another one. We’re continuing […]

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07 November

If you’re a do-it-yourselfer, you may be wondering exactly how to stain concrete.  Here is a good video explaining the basics of concrete staining from Engrave-A-Crete. Basic Concrete Staining Part 1 www.engraveacrete.com | This is part 1 of an on-going series on Decorative Concrete, and is an introduction on how to use Water Reducible Stains, […]

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03 November

Garage flooring is one of those things that most people don’t think much about until their garage floor is looking terrible. If you really think about it,  your concrete is just one big porous sponge – soaking in all of the dirt, oil, ice-melting salt and other harmful chemicals that drop on it .  Maybe […]

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02 November

With our “Clean and Seal” driveway Fall special going on, we’ve been protecting driveways in the area at a reduced price. We start by pressure washing and cleaning off dirt and grime and we finish later in the day (after the concrete slab has had time to dry) with a good soaking of our penetrating […]

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31 October

Sometimes our services are not exactly decorative in nature and sometimes a customer just wants us to patch and repair.  That’s what one of our recent projects involved – a bit of foundation repair on the outside of a home. Last fall, we had already done one of our Grand Flagstone applications on the north […]

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31 October

Decorative concrete driveways are not only “showpieces” for homeowners but they’re something special for the whole neighborhood as well.  With the popularity of decorative concrete, more people are turning to contractors that specialize in more than just the plain and gray form of concrete – you just might to want to check into some of […]

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22 October

That’s right, decorative concrete is all about color choices, texture choices and pattern choices.  If you’re in the market for something unique for your interior or exterior concrete surfaces, you’re correct in deciding that your “plain and gray” just isn’t going to cut it anymore. Everyone has the same old boring slab of concrete, why […]

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