Sweet Concrete Journal

Concrete Counter Tops

– Concrete Counter Tops – Concrete counter tops have become the new hip thing. They’re much more affordable compared to custom stone slabs… and a lot of Do It Yourself’ers are installing they’re own concrete counters as well. If properly poured they can be a long term installation which wouldn’t need to be replaced for…

Custom Garage Floors

– Custom Garage Floors – Custom garage floors are a great addition for any home. With sites like Pinterest and others, choosing a type of custom floor coating is fun and couldn’t be easier. Choosing the right applicator is a little more difficult. Luckily for you Sweet Concrete and Tile has over a decade applying…

Custom Concrete Staining

-Custom Concrete Staining- Custom concrete staining is the process of staining a concrete floor with with a decorative pattern or design. This can make an old, run down concrete floor into a beautiful work of art. Decorative faux patters can be applied like marble and granite or wood planks. Custom logos can be stained onto…

Garage Floor Coatings

-Garage Floor Coatings- Garage floor coatings are extremely important for increasing the longevity of a concrete garage floor. These coatings are highly chemical resistant making them a great choice for garages where automotive chemicals are used. An old, stained garage floor can be completely transformed into a new work space with these coatings. There are…

Concrete Polishing

-Concrete Polishing- Concrete polishing is a cost effective way to refinish an old concrete floor. Concrete is extremely durable and it’s durability is only surpassed by granite. Old concrete floors or counter tops can be refurbished to bring them into the 21st century. This process is as old as time but has become one of…

Natural Stone Polishing

-Natural Stone Polishing- Natural stone polishing is a great way to make a tiled stone surface look new again. Marble, granite, and travertine are natural substrates that have an organic, beautiful look to them. They are highly durable and can last a long time. Unfortunately they get worn down over time from foot traffic and…

Garage Epoxy Flake Up Close

Epoxy Flake Systems

-Epoxy Flake Systems- Epoxy flake systems ( or epoxy chip systems ) are available in a wide range of colors and flake styles, making it a highly versatile and customizable flooring option. These systems are usually applied to garage floors making the concrete highly chemical and slip resistant. These systems are 100% opaque making them…

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Acid Stain vs. Water Based Stain

-Acid Stain vs. Water Based Stain- There are mainly two types of concrete stains, acid based and water based. Both have their qualities and drawbacks. This article should help you decide which is the best choice for your concrete. Acid stains are by far the best looking. The organic patterning that an acid stain can…

metallic epoxy

Metallic Epoxy

-Metallic Epoxy- What’s the newest and most creative flooring style that you’ve see around?…. Metallic epoxies. Combining the latest technology with creative design and a unique coloration method you can now achieve one of the coolest looks from your epoxy floor coating using a combination of epoxy and metallic flake and pigments. The marbling and…

12 Tips For Maintaining Epoxy Flooring

– Maintaining Epoxy Flooring –   This is a great article I found on Angie’s List about the proper maintenance for epoxy coatings. Proper maintenance can add to the longevity of your investment. Here at Sweet Concrete we will make sure you have the proper maintenance techniques to protect your flooring and ensure a long…