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Every year, major paint companies and the Pantone Color Institute each pick a color of the year that they believe will set the tone for the new year in home decorating. Historically, this has provided a range of colors to choose from, giving homeowners plenty of room for personal preference while keeping pace with trending styles. As we investigate this year’s top design colors, we’ll look at ways these colors can enhance your home, including with decorative concrete from Concrete Craft® for interior and exterior concrete floors.

With New Year’s right around the corner, have you made your resolutions yet? Concrete Craft® would like to help you make a New Year’s Resolution that is unbreakable--and literally set in concrete. That way you’ll rise above the 80% of people who don’t stick to their resolutions for various reasons.

At Concrete Craft® , we take pride in our proprietary methods and exceptional products to bring only the best in decorative concrete overlays to our customers. Whether you call it resurfacing, concrete overlay or coating, we can transform existing concrete into faux stone decorative designs for driveways, walkways, patios, pool decks, interior floors and vertical surfaces with a resurfaced concrete overlay that can be stamped, stained, and hand-cut and custom-colored for remarkable results!

Just as it seems perverse to have a cold in summer when days are balmy and warm, having allergies in winter when the world is encased in cold weather seems wrong. But allergies know no boundaries, they can affect sufferers all year long. Pollen and other classic outdoor warm-weather allergens create havoc half of the year, and winter indoor allergens, including mold, dust mites and pet dander, impact the other half!



Concrete Craft® can bring the beauty of real stone into your home with vertical concrete resurfacing to transform walls, shower stalls, fireplace surrounds, quaint nooks and crannies, and other vertical surfaces into realistic-looking rock and stone finishes. Our stamped and hand-carved vertical overlays reflect some of the newest trends in decorative concrete, meeting the demand for the elegance of stone at an affordable price. Our faux stone custom overlays can mimic natural stone in look and texture, but at about half the cost of the real thing. It’s no longer cost-prohibitive to indulge your love of stone, for both inside and outside your home.

Today’s home design trends look to textural contrast, natural beauty and refreshing originality. Stone floors, walls and countertops have moved from the outdoors to stunning indoor displays, creating inviting environments in all areas of the home. Kitchens, especially, can benefit from the enduring elegance of stone to modernize and enhance floors, accent walls, backsplashes and more.

With the holidays coming, there’s certainly a lot to worry about. The endless shopping, cooking and baking, decorating, cleaning, parties, overnight guests, kids home on school break, and visits from invited friends and relatives who bring their uninvited pets. With all that going on, there are bound to be problems!

A good fireplace is built to last, and so they do. From one decade to the next, however, the style and design becomes dated and efforts to modernize and update your home will be frustrated. New paint, new floors and even new furniture in a room can all be dulled by an outdated fireplace. As the focal point in a room, a fireplace can make or break your attempts at modernization.

All across the country people are enjoying the cooler temperatures of fall and the breathtaking phenomenon of leaves changing color as we progress toward winter. Little by little, cooler wardrobe choices are appearing in closets and on coatracks by the front door. We make sure that everyone is protected from the cold of winter, even getting new sweaters for the dogs. But are you protecting your biggest investment … your home?

In the world of fashion, nothing stays the same. Hairstyles change, fashions evolve season to season, and makeup colors and techniques can completely make over a person with a whole new look. The same is true for your home, and new flooring is one of the easiest ways to completely change the look and feel of a home. With the right flooring, years fall away and your home will be instantly transformed!
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