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3 Ways to Prepare Your Patio for the Spring Season

by on Feb 13, 2017

3 Ways to Prepare Your Patio for the Spring Season

As the chilly season moves away slowly, it would be best to prepare for the patio season as early as you possibly can. This way, you and your family will get to maximize the enjoyment that warmer weather brings. Although it is the wettest time of the year, family and friends would still love to hang out on the concrete patio in St. Louis. So, why not make the experience worthwhile? How, you ask. Here are three simple outdoor patio ideas to prepare for Spring. Clean and Repair Snow can be tough on concrete patios. Make sure to clean the patio...

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6 Common Areas for Concrete Sealer Application

by on Jan 25, 2017

6 Common Areas for Concrete Sealer Application

There isn’t one licensed contractor who would not recommend concrete sealers for St. Louis floor projects. The protective feature is one notable benefit of sealing concrete surfaces. Whether it is a new installation, a resurfaced, or a refinished concrete floor, it is a must to apply a coat or two of concrete sealer. One of the most common questions that homeowners ask is where exactly will a sealer be most efficient. 1. Patios Considered as an extension of an indoor living space, a patio, especially the unshaded type, is exposed to a...

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5 Common Questions About Concrete Sealers

by on Jan 24, 2017

5 Common Questions About Concrete Sealers

More often than not, professional contractors would advise to apply concrete sealers on St. Louis concrete surfaces. While some floor owners would just say yes, some are quite curious about the necessity of sealing concrete floors. Here are five of the frequently asked questions relative to concrete sealers: 1. What surfaces should be sealed and why? Concrete surfaces on outdoor areas like patios, pool decks, and driveways could benefit from a sealer. Same with interior flooring in the kitchen, living room, and more. Concrete, if not sealed,...

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Why Sealing Your Concrete Is Important

by on Jan 13, 2017

Why Sealing Your Concrete Is Important

Have you ever wondered why concrete contractors highly recommend sealing concrete surfaces? For homeowners, it is but natural to feel doubtful of the crucial need for concrete sealing. It only extends the floor repair time and adds to the total costs. So why bother, right? Wrong. A coating or two of concrete sealer is important for many reasons. Read on to know what they are. Sealed Concrete = Protected Concrete Oil and grease are just some of the most damaging things that could spill on a concrete floor. You must keep in mind that concrete is...

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5 Other Uses for a Garage Floor

by on Dec 21, 2016

5 Other Uses for a Garage Floor

Everyone knows the garage as being the place where you park your car, which is why it requires a strong and durable garage flooring St. Louis material like epoxy. However, because it is a lot more convenient to access the garage than the basement or attic, it has assigned the car to stay on the driveway while it accommodates other uses, such as: 1. Recreational Space Need a place to hang out and have fun? The garage is a great place for gaming, movie watching, or to simply hang out with friends and family. An epoxy garage floor is tough enough...

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3 Essential Epoxy Flooring Characteristics

by on Dec 12, 2016

3 Essential Epoxy Flooring Characteristics

Epoxy is a material that contains hardeners and resin that, when mixed together, creates a material with incredible bond strength. The epoxy flooring material has been used in the industrial setting because of its capability to withstand tremendous usage, impact, and chemical exposure. Residential floor owners now also prefer this type of floor coating especially for use on garage floors. But what makes epoxy such an ideal flooring material? Epoxy has many properties that make it such an ideal material for use on floors, especially those in...

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How to Make Your Garage Floor Last

by on Dec 6, 2016

How to Make Your Garage Floor Last

Garage floors are the most abused interior floors in a home. Imagine how much weight and usage it endures each and every day. Whether it is from the daily rolling of wheels or the grease spilling on the floor, a concrete garage floor is far from being safe from damage. However, it can be quite costly to replace the flooring or install a new concrete slab. So how do you make garage floors in St. Louis last longer and prevent unwanted expenses? Choose a Durable Garage Floor Coating Old concrete garage floors can still be rejuvenated by...

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5 Concrete Coating Ideas

by on Nov 21, 2016

5 Concrete Coating Ideas

Concrete is probably the most versatile material in the construction industry. Aside from being used as a base material, it can also be used on almost any surfaces. Now that concrete coatings St. Louis products have taken the industry by storm, the range of its use is just as wide. Who says floors can have all the fun? Here are five concrete coating ideas you may want to try: Bar or Kitchen Counter Top When it comes to countertops and bar tops, natural stone is a traditional material to use. The surface needs to be durable enough and resistant...

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Top 5 Concrete Repair Tips and Tricks

by on Nov 17, 2016

Top 5 Concrete Repair Tips and Tricks

Concrete repair isn’t something anyone can do. Depending on the severity of the damage, it would be easy to determine if it is something that can be done the DIY way or if a professional concrete repair St. Louis contractor is needed to apply the repairs. Whichever way, concrete surfaces with issues need to be attended to immediately before it gets worse. Here are the top 5 tips and tricks anyone needs to know about when it comes to concrete repair: 1. Know the Cause of the Damage It is never a good thing to assume. A crack may just look...

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Repairing Damaged Concrete During the Winter Season

by on Nov 7, 2016

Repairing Damaged Concrete During the Winter Season

Concrete repair is often done before the winter season comes as a preparation effort because snow and ice can make repairs worse. However, there are times that repairs need to be done in the dead of winter. This is a huge challenge even for pros because most repair products do not set or cure properly in freezing temperature. If concrete repair St. Louis projects need to be done urgently during winter and there is just no way it can be postponed until the temperature goes up, here are some things you can consider to make it work: Request for...

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