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How Is Concrete Sealer Applied?
Sealing concrete is a vital step in ensuring that any concrete surface is protected from environmental conditions, chemicals, spills, and stains. For ...
Sanding Concrete Countertops
Do you need to  sand concrete countertops  but don't want to spend the money to buy a brand new wet grinder? Concrete Countertop Solutions has many so...
How to Patch Voids on the Edges of Concrete Countertops
Occasionally, when forms are removed after pouring a concrete countertop, voids such as pinholes or pitting can occur in the edge. This mainly happens...
Can Cracking be Prevented in a Concrete Countertop?
A question we get asked often is will my concrete countertop crack. Although we can never guarantee this, using proper reinforcement, additives, and i...
Concrete Countertop Maintenance: Understanding Different Types of Sealer
You are interested in concrete countertops but you’re concerned about the maintenance. How much maintenance is required depends on the type of  sealer...
Choosing Concrete Countertop Mixes
If you work in construction and you build residential homes for your clients, then one very important area to focus on is the kitchen. People love a d...
Concrete Countertops: How to Fix a Rough or Imperfect Surface
This image above shows a countertop that was steel troweled too early and left a soft dusty layer known as laitance. Let’s face it, our first attem...
Exposing Aggregate in Concrete Countertops
In the example above, no larger decorative aggregate was added but by wet polsihing the concrete, all of the sand and smaller aggregate in the concret...
The Top Reasons Why an Outdoor Concrete Sealer is So Important
If you have a concrete countertop, you want to maintain its beauty and durability for years. Fortunately, this can be accomplished by sealing the surf...
Tool Guide for Cast-In-Place Concrete Countertops
There are many different tools used when pouring a concrete countertop. For best results, you should have a clear understanding about what each tool i...
Pre-Cast vs. Cast-in-Place Concrete Countertops
Is it better to pre-cast or cast in place when pouring concrete countertops? This can be a tricky question. The reality is that it’s absolutely person...
Sink Installation Guide for Concrete Countertops
There are four common sink options when installing concrete countertops: drop-in (also known as top mount), undermount, an apron front (also known as ...
How To Color Concrete Countertops
To  stain, dye, or add integral pigment  - that is the question. There are several ways to add color to your concrete countertop, and determining the ...
Wet Polishing a Concrete Countertop
Wet polishing is a common method for finishing concrete countertops, providing a smooth and glossy surface with light to heavy aggregate exposure. Thi...
How To Form an Overhang for your Concrete Countertop
If you are looking to extend your concrete countertop to place seating underneath, or just have a bit of an overhang, this can be done relatively easi...
Guide to Stamping A Concrete Countertop
In order to stamp your concrete countertop you will need a few things. Texture mats Release agent Spray Bottle for Release A tool to apply pressure to...
How to Pour a Waterfall Edge Countertop
A Waterfall Edge can be trendy, elegant and practical. It adds pizazz and can transform a basic kitchen into something chic and stylish. It can also b...