17 March

Like any other family or business, a church family has to be smart with their money – and that means taking preventive measures to protect their property.  That’s what First Baptist Church of Bryan, Ohio did this past week when they hired us to seal all of their exterior concrete.  The new location of the […]

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29 February

Winter in the Fort Wayne area hasn’t been that bad.  Not much snow and not much ice – I think I shoveled my driveway only twice all Winter long (and never did get a chance to break out the snow blower and fling the cold stuff back into my face). As the cold air turns […]

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14 January

As a decorative concrete contractor, sometimes things don’t go as planned (in fact, I usually expect them not to – when things go well, I’m a happy guy!). A couple of months ago, we did a basement project on the banquet hall at the VFW in Bryan, Ohio and like normal, things didn’t go exactly […]

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07 January

This past week, we completed one of our “Supreme Epoxy Chip” applications at Pioneer Forge in Pioneer, Ohio. Needing something tough to replace their old tile floor in the restroom / first aid area and wanting something industrial-grade to replace the ugly tile in a couple of office rooms, we offered our epoxy chip – […]

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28 December

We started a new decorative concrete project this week at Pioneer Forge in Pioneer, Ohio.  This will probably be a three-phase project with some larger areas to be completed during Forth Of July shutdown, but now in the first phase, we are working on one of their restroom areas, a first aid room and two […]

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23 December

Color chips, vinyl flakes . . . or what ever you want to call them, can add a wonderful look to any concrete floor .  Garage and basement floors are just a couple of the perfect locations that these applications are ideal for. Instead of the common DIY epoxy and the small handful of color […]

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19 December

Image via Flickr If you’ve been around the decorative concrete industry for any length of time, then you’ve probably heard the name of Buddy Rhodes.  Not only is Buddy famous for his concrete countertops, but he’s well known for his work in creating beautiful concrete furniture and other concrete accessories. Here’s some info to help […]

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07 December

Yesterday we worked a little concrete stain / antique magic on our “Tuscan Slate” application.  We did this after first applying a second slate trowel texture on Monday over the complete surface of our decorative concrete project at Modern Builder’s Supply in Defiance, Ohio. We solved the first roadblock on this project by filling in […]

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05 December

After troweling down the first layer of polymer cement last Wednesday and then going with a second full base coat on Thursday,  we were ready to apply the first texture coat on the showroom floor that we’ve been working on. We thought it was necessary to utilize a second base coat (with lots of pigment) […]

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30 November

Every once and a while, our decorative concrete company will run into a situation where there is an area on the concrete where it’s either broken apart or is missing altogether. The other day, we started working on a showroom floor for a building supply company and they had an area in the middle of […]

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