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Stamped Concrete Job of the Month – October

November 6, 2014 By
This creative job was done by Premiere Concrete Design out of Wilson, NC. (www.premierconcretedesign-llc.com) They used our 4′ Compass Medallion (MD7401).  The designs that you can create are endless when using our concrete medallions, border art  and accent pieces. You can create bars, backsplashes, benches, tables in addition to unique concrete patios that will set your… Read More

Stamped Concrete Job of the Month – September 2014

September 9, 2014 By
This stamped concrete patio was created by John’s Cement out of Milford, Michigan. John’s website address is www.johnscement.com. The 4′ diameter Compass Rose Medallion (MD7401) was used along with the New England Ashlar Slate concrete stamps (AS100-P). This project could be colored with Adobe Beige Color Hardener (CH-602) and Antique Release Saddle Soap (AR-632). The different… Read More

Integral Color – How much Do You Need?

August 21, 2014 By
If you find calculating how much integral color you need to complete the job confusing, you are not alone. It is confusing and if you don’t need to do it often, it’s annoying.  I’m going to break this down for you and make it as easy as I can. These are the steps you need… Read More

CONCRETE STAMPING MISTAKES TO AVOID

August 21, 2014 By
 I can match that color! No, you can’t. Color is tricky business and photographs of concrete stamp jobs will look only as accurate as your computer or phone allows and still may not be that accurate.   Do not guarantee that a color will come out exactly the same as a picture. Let your customer know… Read More

Stamped Concrete Job of the Month

June 20, 2014 By
This pool deck was done by Baltz and Sons out of Memphis, TN (http://baltz-concrete.com). Our popular concrete stamp Arizona Flagstone (RS300) pattern was used and each stone was colored uniquely with acid stain. Taking the time to ensure that the stones look different sets this job apart. This look can be achieved by selecting a… Read More

To Seal or Not to Seal

June 19, 2014 By ,
Any surface can become slick when exposed to water or ice. To avoid slippery concrete, it’s essential that you apply a sealant. You should plan to seal your concrete every 2 years, and more frequently if the concrete is exposed to extreme weather conditions. Sealing concrete helps to maintain and enrich the color of concrete,… Read More