|Posted on January 29, 2015 at 10:55 AM|
The surface that is continuously overlooked in many homes is the concrete floor in the basement areas and garage areas. Even though the floor is old and has many cracks, there is a way to give it a modern updated look.
To get a concrete floor fixed to create a new finish, at times, it is necessary to make some places smoother and this can be achieved by...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 24, 2014 at 10:55 AM|
One of the coolest things about the decorative concrete business is our clients. In our day to day course of business we come across unique buildings and people that offer us a glimpse into the working of a business, or beautiful one of kind custom homes.
Concrete Art-FX, had previously worked on TV stage work for season 1 and 2 of CRACKED which aired on CBC weekly where we ground and polished concrete floors in the "Police Station" which most...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 11, 2013 at 3:55 PM|
in last few years professional concrete polishing companies has to deal with a deluge of newly sprung concrete polishers in the Toronto area. As result, the quality of polished concrete floors produced by these new concrete polishers is at best hit and miss scenario. New contractors often skim on obtaining WISB nor liability insurance for their new business and often will economize on important equipment and tooling to save on costs. More importantly rookie contractor...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 26, 2013 at 12:10 AM|
This summer, we have received many inquiries whether a concrete deck around the pool area could be polished?, At first it may sound a bit crazy to think that you could have polished concrete pool deck. After all, it will be slippery and dangerous.
Well, the real answer is YES. Concrete deck can be ground and semi-polished as to retain reasonable anti-slip properties, while still showing aggregate exposed semi-polished concrete deck. In the past 2 years, we have noticed an increase in r...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 28, 2013 at 4:30 PM|
We sometimes come across job projects that do not specify the type and quality of the protective coating for the finished concrete floor which is left to the contractor to decide what he should use and often this can back figher on the client.
There is a big difference between premium concrete coatings and concrete sealers. The best way to understand the difference between the two is similar to the analogy of wearing a cow hide leather coat versus wearing a light summer nylon jac...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 19, 2013 at 10:05 AM|
Late yesterday afternoon, I received an email from the producer of BRYK HOUSE on HGTV, to let me know that an episode we filmed last year will be aired tonight at 9:00pm (Mar. 18th/2013). Quite the short notice I must say but we are still happy just the same. After all, how many decorative concrete companies ge...Read Full Post »
|Posted on September 27, 2012 at 9:40 AM|
Even though resurfacing structual concrete floors into decorative floor finishes is gaining rapid popularity in North America and Toronto, over the last 10 years, there still many more people that have never heard nor familiar with decorative concrete floor finishes available.
Using the structual concrete as flooring medium is an inexpensive way to create seamless highly decorative, long lastist flooring that is also Eco-friendly as it is beautiful.
Our top 3 most favourite dec...Read Full Post »