The Many Uses for Decorative Concrete in Your Home
Are you looking for a way to spruce
up your home? More importantly, are you looking for a way to give your home a
makeover without dipping into your savings account? If you answered yes to
either of these questions, we've got great news. One of the simplest and least
expensive ways to give any home a new form of character is by decorating your
concrete. From concrete floors to
, or even the concrete walls in your basement, concrete paint
can be used in so many ways.
You've probably heard of
concrete stamped floors, but did you know you can use the same process to liven
up the walls in your home? That's right. Any concrete surfaces in your home can
easily be stamped, and this is especially advantageous for homes that are
currently in the process of being built. However, don't think that just because
your home has already been constructed that you can't take advantage of
concrete stamped walls and floors. With a
, any vertical or horizontal concrete surface in your home can
easily be stamped, giving your home character that you've always dreamed about.
Concrete stamps and paint
Concrete stamps and paint were
at one time limited to floors and walls, but not anymore. In fact, everything
from fireplaces to bathroom sinks can be painted and stamped with concrete
overlays. It doesn't matter if your fireplace mantle is made of wood or if your
countertops are made of Formica, they can still be over-layed with stamped
concrete and decorative concrete paint. And even when using the overlays on
your walls, there's no need to fear that your walls will sag.
Painting your floors
It may seem a little odd, but
painting your concrete floors with concrete paint is an excellent way to save
money on flooring materials. Plus, the look of painted concrete floors will
bring a historic and natural look to any home.
Hiring a concrete contractor
You can hire a concrete
contractor who specializes in painting and stamping concrete if you don't want
to take on a stamped concrete or painting project. However, keep in mind there
are many concrete painting and stamping tasks that are easy to carry out by
yourself when you have the right DIY training. Check out some of
to learn more about
decorative concrete in your home.