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Decorative Concrete Finishes: a Picture Glossary

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 25, 2014

Concrete is not just for sidewalks these days. In fact, with the development of special decorative techniques, concrete is revolutionizing home decor. This durable and affordable substance...


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11 Unexpected Results of Joining a CSA

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 17, 2014

Joining a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program is a great way to eat fresh, cheap, and local. The way it works is simple: You sign up for a share in the produce – predominately...


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Three Outdoor Kitchens For Your House, Too

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Jul 14, 2013

An outdoor kitchen is just for people who really rolling in the dough, right? Wrong! While they're definitely an investment, quite a lot of homeowners have found ways to make outdoor...


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DIY Concrete Counter Tops Are a Lot of Work

Posted by Lee Anne Culpepper | Oct 12, 2012

When brave, experienced “Do It Yourselfers” think of a concrete countertop project, it seems easy and inexpensive, nothing to be intimidated by, just mix some cement, pour,...


Sealing and Waxing Concrete Countertops

Posted by Steve Graham | Sep 28, 2010

The first rule of concrete countertop sealants seems to be: don’t talk about concrete countertop sealants. Manufacturers are cagey about their proprietary formulas and seemingly nervous...


Video: Concrete Countertop

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Nov 11, 2009

This short video features concrete design guru Fu Tung Cheng, whose custom concrete countertops I drool over. In this video, Cheng discusses one detail of how to construct concrete...


A Concrete Plan for Your Kitchen: Concrete Counter Tops

Posted by Marcy Tate | Sep 01, 2009

When it comes to countertops, it was formica that stole the show for your grandmother; for your mother, it was granite; and for you, it's all about the concrete! If you haven't heard...