Recent Concrete Countertops Articles

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Concrete Countertops: Slab or Overlay?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 11, 2015

Hard to be believe that concrete used to be thought of as just a utilitarian building material. Edgy and modern, concrete is now playing a starring role inside the most stylish homes....

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Creative Uses for Concrete in Your Home and Garden

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 22, 2014

One of the most contemporary and versatile materials we know, concrete is very much in the home decorating spotlight these days. You will be amazed at the wide variety of concrete applications....

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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...

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...