painted concrete floor. to start, we had to do something about the floor in our patio. our patio space is concrete, but as you can see above, it was stamped with a pattern. the small pattern that was stamped into the concrete was a major dirt catcher. i had dreamed of smoothing out the concrete for years, and this was my chance.
this article is about how to lay laminate flooring on concrete.the laminate flooring is cheap and comes in a large diversity of colors, thicknesses and finishes, as you can easily find one to fit your needs and tastes perfectly.
painted patio concrete tile. this is a very beautiful and colorful tile, so it looks stunning in outdoor spaces with its mid-century style pattern. the fact that the tiles are made from concrete makes this floor more durable than regular tile would be. via stylebyemilyhenderson. painted cement floor
the tiles were simply placed across the concrete, making renovation or removal an easy process. this oversized green-and-white checkerboard patio is the perfect canvas for the red handprints that adorn the outer edge, adding to the fun and retro feel of the backyard.
as flooring option concrete is versatile to be used in various designs. recent coloring and stamping techniques have further enhanced its design quotient. besides being versatile concrete is durable and can withstand extreme weather conditions. it is the best option for open patio flooring. small patio flooring design
how to paint an outdoor concrete patio. concrete is a durable material for an outdoor patio, but regular concrete can be drab and look out of place in a back or front yard. a concrete patio can be painted, but it requires some special
for instance, on this well acclaimed project see photo below , i used exposed aggregate for the outdoor living room flooring, tumbled concrete pavers for the outdoor kitchen, stamped concrete pads for the pathways and wet set pavers for the sundeck. surface options for concrete patio flooring. colored concrete; stamped concrete; stained concrete
if your basement area is relatively damp, use a fan to dry the floor quickly. mold on concrete floors. moisture makes concrete a suitable breeding ground for fungi growth. with cement drenching moisture, black fungi spores find a perfect landing spot and start to procreate. the fungi destroy the floors aesthetic looks and may pose health hazards.
these tiles were exactly what i was looking for to lay down on the concrete patio around my hot tub. trying to snap them together by hand was a little difficult at first but then i use a rubber mallet to tap on the the seams after they were lined up and they went together like a charm.
renew an old concrete patio with decorative brick or concrete pavers. you don't have to remove the concrete. here's how to do it quickly and easily. pavers dress up the patio and make it an attractive outdoor living space. a concrete patio is made for practicality, not beauty. it starts out looking
spread a thin layer of paver base on the concrete. leave a base-free perimeter of about 8 inches, or one row of pavers, around all patio edges. you'll need to spread mortar directly on the concrete there. if your patio is cracked, consider placing a layer of weed defense fabric on the concrete before you spread the paver base.
for patio flooring, flagstones need to be at least 1 1/2 inches thick and should be laid directly on soil or a bed or sand. thinner slabs can also be used but will need to be laid in concrete or wet mortar to prevent cracking.
learn how to paint a concrete patio floor and create a faux rug. use porch and floor paint made to go over concrete to cover your concrete patio.use paint that is self-priming and self-sealing, to save yourself a few layers. give it overnight to dry, then use tape to mark a border and create your rug design.
many home patios are made from concrete, which is a durable material used in both commercial and residential applications. sloping concrete slabs are the result of improper pouring of the patio at the time of installation, excessive wear and tear due to extreme weather conditions and shifting of the underlying soil.
if its finally time for a new patio, or to redo the old one, there are lots of cool options other than just boring concrete these 9 creative outdoor patio flooring ideas can be done without a contractor, and can be done in weekend. all of them transform your space into an outdoor room worth
this was the ultimate bad patio: severely cracked and cratered, some areas raised by frost, others sunken after 50 years of settling. originally, it was tiled, then the tile was chiseled off and the pockmarked surface got a coat of paint. luckily, we've got some great outdoor flooring ideas over concrete, starting with building a deck
our first patio cover up idea is from seven trusts. this diy concrete patio stain rug is easy and fast. they have a great tutorial including the pattern template this next project is along those same lines, but uses paint instead of stain. find out how to paint concrete from the tutorial at
flagstone patio over concrete patio floor photo galleries. how to paint a porch floor includes a detailed step-by-step prep-to-finish tutorial, along with paint color ideas. see more. diy ideas: how to paint your cement floors and convert it to a beautiful pavement instructions video.