Concrete is extremely versatile. By using the adaptability of concrete in your home or business interior design, you can create an area that is both visually and socially, the focal point of a room. It is an area where family and friends inevitably gravitate for conversation and mingling. A beautifully constructed concrete fireplace mantel or any other variety of vertical designs from a dividing wall, wall coverings, pillars, water features, and even custom moldings for floors, doors, and windows will add a special touch that is will be admired. Concrete gives the versatility and durability for just about any need.
The use of decorative concrete is applied to better enhance the aesthetic features of a concrete structure. Aside from offering the usual benefits of regular concrete, it provides an artistic flair to the final product. Decorative concrete calls for the customization of simple concrete through the use of different materials and methods in order to add beauty to the overall look of your home. Dull gray slabs of concrete are, all of a sudden transformed into beautiful set and conversational pieces, instantly adding a degree of sophistication that was not there before.
Decorative Concrete Enhances Your Aesthetics
There is no doubt that decorative concrete can enhance the overall aesthetics of your home. With decorative concrete methods there is no need to add other materials to cover up dull ones, as there will be no dull areas created. What you get is a concrete floor that can look like wood, slate and even brick if you want to. This is all possible with the use of different methods to create the look you want. There is also an almost endless array of colors to choose from for you to find the perfect look for your home.
Unlimited Design Possibilities
Decorative concrete frees you from the conventional. It offers unbridled design possibilities not found with other finishes. Several designs may be used using different methods such as stamped, polished appearance, acid-etched or stained. Advances in concrete technology as well as breakthroughs in the way concrete is mixed and set, allow for unlimited possibilities at your disposal. You can get any color or texture your heart desires.
Durability of Decorative Concrete
Unlike wood or vinyl flooring that are prone to damage because of physical impact as well as the effects of the environment, decorative concrete is durable and does not suffer from easy wear & tear. It is highly impact resistant which makes it an excellent option for longevity. There are several acrylics and epoxy coating sealers to choose from to ensure your concrete is protected not just from the hazards of daily use but against water, windborne debris and damage from exposure to chemicals.
Easy to Maintain
Durability and strength are inherent traits found in decorative concrete, which makes them naturally easy to maintain and clean. There is no need to regularly polish or coat, stains can easily be removed using simple soap and water. The easy-to-maintain attribute found in decorative concrete can save you a lot of time and money on repairs and maintenance costs.
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