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You will find useful info about the porcess of diamond grinding and polishing concrete flooring, concrete staining as well as an understanding of resurfacing and beautifying existing concrete slabs.

Below you can browse through an ongoing collection of blogs to familirize you with decorative concrete and epoxy flooring.

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Top 5 Reasons To Choose Concrete Polishing Versus Epoxy Floor Coating

Posted on March 18, 2013 at 11:35 AM

In this post I want to discuss the top 5 reasons to choose diamond ground and resin polished concrete floors instead of applying epoxy coatings over the concrete floors. I do not want to give an impression that epoxy is not good choice, because there are times where epoxy may be the only choice for a particular project, and I will discuss such instances in another upcoming post. First I like to mention the difference between the two finishes as I often speak to client...

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CRACKED. The New TV Show And Polished Concrete

Posted on January 22, 2013 at 10:45 AM

Concrete Art-FX had completed extensive concretepolishing work in a large film studio in Etobicoke where a new hit TV series is currently being filmed for CBC network. In our previous post on CRACKED, we blogged in error when we wrote that the show was to being produced and aired on CTV when we should have said CBC where the show is currently running on Tuesday nights at 9:00PM.

The show's many scenes inside the police station features our diamond polished concrete floors throughout. It...

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The Mechanics Of Polishing Concrete Floors

Posted on October 16, 2012 at 10:40 AM

A professionally ground and polished concrete floor can be equated to a work of art.  However no matter how great the artist is, if the artist's canvas and tools are substandard then producing beautiful work of art is rather difficult.

Before pouring a new concrete floor slab, you can get the best floor finish by getting involved early in the process to help effect the final outcome of polished concrete floor finish.

To produce a uniformly polished concrete fin...

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Why You Should Consider Resurfacing Concrete Floors

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...

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Epoxy Floor Coating To Beautify And Protect Concrete Floors

Posted on September 19, 2012 at 2:35 PM

Use of Epoxy Flooring for Decorative Flooring is gaining great popularity among homeowners and retailers alike.

Having a great floor has been one of the main features of any house or business. It can also add up to the value of a house. So it is a must to have a good flooring system that functions and looks greats. There are a lot of flooring options that can help you decorate your floors such as Bamboo Flooring, Laminate Flooring, Hardwood Flooring, Ceramic Tiles, Linoleum Flooring, Ca...

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Using Epoxy Coatings As Flooring For Home Or Business

Posted on September 19, 2012 at 2:00 PM

Use of Epoxy Flooring for Decorative Flooring is gaining great popularity among homeowners and retailers alike.

Having a great floor has been one of the main features of any house or business. It can also add up to the value of a house. So it is a must to have a good flooring system that functions and looks greats. There are a lot of flooring options that can help you decorate your floors such as Bamboo Flooring, Laminate Flooring, Hardwood Flooring, Ceramic Tiles, Linoleum Flooring, Ca...

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Using Epoxy Coatings To Beautify Concrete Floors

Posted on September 19, 2012 at 2:00 PM

Use of Epoxy Flooring for Decorative Flooring is gaining great popularity among homeowners and retailers alike.

Having a great floor has been one of the main features of any house or business. It can also add up to the value of a house. So it is a must to have a good flooring system that functions and looks greats. There are a lot of flooring options that can help you decorate your floors such as Bamboo Flooring, Laminate Flooring, Hardwood Flooring, Ceramic Tiles, Linoleum Flooring, Ca...

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Creating A Beautiful Floor For Less With Epoxy Floor Coatings

Posted on September 19, 2012 at 1:30 PM

Use of Epoxy Flooring for Decorative Flooring is gaining great popularity among homeowners and retailers alike.

Having a great floor has been one of the main features of any house or business. It can also add up to the value of a house. So it is a must to have a good flooring system that functions and looks greats. There are a lot of flooring options that can help you decorate your floors such as Bamboo Flooring, Laminate Flooring, Hardwood Flooring, Ceramic Tiles, Linoleum Flooring, Ca...

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Concrete Art-FX Creates Decorative Polished Concrete Floor For TV Show CRACKED To Be Aired On CTV Fall 2012

Posted on July 11, 2012 at 12:50 AM

A few weeks ago we had the honour to create another beautiful polished concrete flooring on the set of a new TV show called CRACKED
( IMBD
info). which will air on CTV in the fall of 2012. The show is a new TV series, and season one of the show is being filmed in the studios o...

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The Cost of Polished Concrete Flooring In Canada

Posted on June 15, 2012 at 11:55 AM

We had recently completed polished concrete flooring for a General Contractor in charge of renovating well known North American clothing retail chain stores. The general Contractor and the executives of the clothing company were ecstatic with the final results when the General Contractor approached us to see if we would consider to travel to Calgary Alberta to do 3 or 4 more stores?

My first question was why us?, Isn't there polished concrete contractors in Calgary willing to do the wo...

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Polyaspartic Garage Floor Coatings

Posted on May 24, 2012 at 12:05 AM

Polyaspartic concrete floor coatings although gaining popularity among the public, is still relatively an unknown product. However if you plan to resurface the car garage floor you may want to learn more about it before proceding. Polyaspartic concrete coatings are superior to epoxy coatings in several aspects. Polyaspartic can be applied virtually in all types of temperatures and cure much more rapidly then epoxy t...

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Polyaspartic Chip Garage Floors Simply Best

Posted on May 5, 2012 at 3:20 PM

Most people have never heard of polyaspartic concrete coatings mostly because it is a fairly new product that has been on the market for about 3 or 4 years. Polyaspartic is similar to epoxy floor coatings, however polyaspartic is a better product in several aspects. Epoxy floor coating is still a great product but it requires proper ambient conditions for the epoxy to be applied and takes long to fully cure.

Polyaspartic can be applied at tempratures as low as -2 degrees, cure very rapi...

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Concrete staining For Nightingale Corp. Toronto

Posted on April 28, 2012 at 12:55 AM

We frequently perform sub-contracting work for a number of major general contracting firms in Toronto. The Nightingale Corp. project entiled grinding off all the carpet glue off the concrete floor, and repair certain cracks and faults, before applying the rich earthy colour of Esspresso Eco-Stain onto the newly mechanically profiled concrete floors.

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Polished Concrete Floors For HGTV Canada

Posted on April 4, 2012 at 5:25 PM

We have recently completed a concrete polishing project for HGTV Show.


We were asked by the wonderful producer of a new interior design show to be aired on HGTV, to polish concrete floors in a house the show was fully renovating for homeowner and for TV broadcasting. We were told that the show name is expected to be BRICK BY BRICK, but at the time of writting this blog (co...

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How to do DYI Garage Floor Resurfacing

Posted on March 28, 2012 at 11:30 AM

Ready to do your own DYI garage floor project?


In recent years a family residential car garage has become more then just a dusty place to park the car. For many homeowners, well okay, mostly men, tend to treat their home's car garage as a personal Man Cave spending leisure time working or restoring boy toys, or killing time with the guys are some possible reasons that inspire people to transform the car garage into extension o...

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Why Concrete Polishing is NOT a DYI Project

Posted on March 23, 2012 at 5:25 PM

We frequently run into contractors and handy home owners, who have contemplated to try concrete polishing in their home or in the case of the contractor, for their client to save money on having professionals to do polished concrete for them.

Concrete polishing may look simple when you observe the work being done but in reality, it's far from simple. Knowing how to operate a grinding and polishing machine is an art just like any other profession it takes a lot of experience and know ho...

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Radiant Heat, and polished concrete, go together like bread and butter

Posted on February 3, 2012 at 10:10 AM

As company, we complete over 100 various concrete polishing and staining projects annually around the greater Toronto area and Southern Ontario, and I'm amazed how many home owners are opting to install radiant heated concrete  floors in their homes when buying or renovating a home. Typically radiant heated floors are installed, then the contractor pours 1.5" (minimum) to 3" of concrete over the heating installatiion.  For the main floor and the 2nd floor, in order to to pour conven...

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Metallic Epoxy Floors

Posted on August 25, 2011 at 11:15 AM

Very few people in the marketplace are aware, nor familiar with epoxy floor coatings infused with metallic nano powder coloring. Metallic epoxy flooring is an ultimate decorative concrete floor finish for any residential or commercial use. Metallic floors are very unique in appearance and every job installed with colored metallic epoxy has it's own character, texture and seldom that two jobs of metallic epoxy floors look exactly alike.

We believe that colored metallic epoxy flooring sy...

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Retro Plating Vs Polished Concrete

Posted on July 5, 2011 at 9:49 AM

About 10 years ago or so, a company called Retro Plating was a established that developed a densifier sealer which was designed to be applied after the initial grinding prior to polishing concrete to harden concrete over time, and dust proof concrete floors. In addition retro Plating helps the polishing process to achieve a better shine to the final polished concrete finish. This process of retro Plating is more of marketing gimmick then a exclusive product, since there are many quality produ...

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Polished Concrete - Where Less is More

Posted on June 27, 2011 at 4:40 PM

Concrete polishing is simple yet very refined and modern look that will compliment any modern business or home decor. However clients must know what they can expect from their concrete floors as there are no two concrete floors that are created equal. Good hard concrete slab that has been poured professionally and flat will yeild the best results when concrete floor is polished by professional Polishing Technician which undergo training to be able to evaluate a concrete slab wether its...

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