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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.

As you can see, you’re in great company … everyone loves a good picture! At Concrete Craft® , we especially like the quick trip from before to after, demonstrating the incredible way that concrete overlays can transform concrete surfaces into beautiful stained, stamped and resurfaced realistic stone finishes.

Here are six before-and-after decorative concrete projects that completely transformed spaces for homeowners across the country. And your local Concrete Craft can do the same for you!


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.

The holiday season has arrived, and thoughts turn to gift giving. Some people on your list are easy to buy for, while others keep you searching the malls and online stores for that “perfect something” that will delight a favorite person. With celebrations for Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, Winter Solstice and New Year’s, there are lots of opportunities to say “you’re special” or “I love you” with a well-chosen gift.

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?
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