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The Beauty of Terrazzo Flooring

While you may have never heard the term ‘Terrazzo,’ chances are you have walked upon terrazzo floors at some point in your life. Commonly used in hotels, schools, and office buildings throughout Ottawa and throughout the last century, Terrazzo floors are beautiful, elegant, and incredibly durable and long lasting. Michelangelo used Terrazzo floors in St. […]

The 3-Stage Concrete Grinding, Honing and Polishing Process

Polished concrete has captured the imagination of architects, engineers, property owners, interior designers and general contractors for a little more than 10 years. The entire design process is a mix of technical know-how, industry experience and artistic expression that can make or break the result, depending on the skill level of the polisher and crew. […]

Water-based Concrete Stains Grow in Popularity

Traditional acid-based stains may be today’s gold standard for the decorative concrete industry, but their water-based cousins are growing in popularity due to their ease of application, quick cleanup and range of colors. Each offers its own advantages and disadvantages. The main things to know are that surface prep is different, particularly between acid and […]

Decorative Concrete Trends: 4 Methods to Get the Faux Wood Look

One of the hottest flooring trends today is a faux wood look. Just walk through your local hardware store and see the various wood tiles available. Creative applications are also plastered across social media sites. For years, the only way to achieve a wood texture in concrete was stamping. While this practice is still used […]

What You Should Know About Natural Stone Restoration

What You Should Know About Natural Stone Restoration

Natural Stone Restoration  Restoration of stone is the restoring of worn stone to the state in which it was installed. It may also include altering the stone’s surface to match the desired finish of the owner. Restoration is needed when the stone is damaged, worn out, uneven, and discolored. Fortunately, professionals can step in to […]

Why Polished Concrete Flooring is Better for Commercial Projects

Why Polished Concrete Flooring is Better for Commercial Projects

Benefits of Using Polished Concrete Floor on Your Next Commercial Project  From vet surgeries to warehouses to retail spaces, concrete flooring is everywhere. Polished concrete is a tough and hard-wearing floor surface that gives multiple advantages. Take a look at just a few of the benefits of choosing a concrete floor for your next commercial […]

Top Ways to Tell When Your Building Needs Concrete Repair

Top 4 Ways to Tell When Your Building Needs Concrete Repair

Signs That Indicate Your Concrete Needs Repairing For most, the signs are quite obvious when it comes to checking whether concrete needs repairing on a building. For example, cracks and splitting are common tell-tale signs that the professionals need to visit. Even polished concrete can require repairs from time to time, despite its durable nature. […]

Concrete Repairs to Do This Winter

Concrete Repairs to Do This Winter

Common Concrete Winter Repairs The weather is turning colder, gray, and darker – winter is coming. The adverse weather conditions can take a toll on buildings, especially concrete surfaces. If you start to notice your materials looking dirty and in need of some stone restoration, make sure you contact All Stone Restoration right away. Concrete […]

3 Signs You Need Concrete Experts

3 Signs You Need Concrete Experts

Is It Time to Call Concrete Contractors in New York? Concrete floors are renowned for being used in businesses, proving their strength and durability year after year. While there are many benefits of polished concrete floors, over time, the flooring can experience issues. Caring for your concrete is more than just regular sweeping and mopping. […]

The Basics and Benefits of Concrete Resealing

The Basics and Benefits of Concrete Resealing

Top Benefits of Concrete Resealing You Should Know About  Concrete floors are used in businesses all around the world. Not only do they bring industrial looks which are part of today’s popular design styles, but these floors have proven themselves to be reliable and long-lasting. Concrete flooring is an affordable and versatile flooring option that […]