Published Monday 9th of June 2014 // Updated Monday 30th of January 2017
If you take a moment to look around and focus on exterior construction you will begin to realize the beautiful nature of concrete. Concrete, once known for its gray, dull unsightly appearance is now polished, stamped and stained producing stunning works of art for the interior or exterior of a home.
Polished concrete is becoming more and more popular today and is one of the easiest upgrades for your home or warehouse. When you walk into a large big box home improvement store and you look at the floors you will notice they are shiny and smooth. When you use a concrete densifier like Lithi-Tek 4500 and then polish the concrete professional polishing equipment this outcome is achieved. Once known only for use in warehouses and industrial spaces it is now gaining popularity in homes on living room and living level floors.
Stamped concrete is a textured concrete that uses patterns in order to better resemble other materials, such as brick or wood. Typically used on pool decks, driveways, patios, and other such surfaces stamped decorative concrete is usually sealed with an acrylic based sealer. Acrylic sealers such as Cryli-Tek 5500 and Cryli-Tek 5505 will add a matte shine or a high gloss shine respectively. Not only does this shine enhance the appearance of the decorative concrete but it adds additional water repellency and protection.