Discovering the Beauty of Decorative Concrete Flooring

By Hawaii Renovation Posted in: FlooringInterior

Are you searching for a solution to your unsightly, outdated floors? Designers and homeowners are turning to the building material of choice: Concrete, an economical solution that adds lasting beauty and value to your home or commercial space. Nearly limitless in design, color and texture, a concrete floor offers numerous options, along with design and functionality unlike any other material. Granicrete Hawaii handcrafts custom concrete solutions that breathe new life into any room.

A simple solution to a boring gray slab is a concrete stain. These stains are applied directly to existing concrete, adding color and character without changing its texture. A wide spectrum of colors is available in translucent to opaque finishes.

If your floor requires more than coloring, because of damage like chips, minor cracks or discoloration, consider a decorative concrete overlay. They are available as a micro-topping of about 1/16-inch or a semi-self leveling overlay of 1/8 to 1/4-inch thickness. Overlays are a concrete mixture that is blended, poured and troweled onto the existing slab. These resurfacing systems are applied as a thin layer, yet they cure at about 5,000 psi, greater than that of concrete. The additional strength, flexibility and performance are because of polymers that are added to the concrete mix, acting as a glue.

Micro-toppings, or skim coats, are designed to resurface smooth or level surfaces that require minimal repairs or level adjustments. They are a great way to add slight texture or color that cannot be achieved with the existing concrete slab. Semi-self-leveling overlays will smooth and cover up a damaged or unsightly floor. The first layer of the overlay covers imperfections, while the texture layer achieves the look of natural stone or tile with textures ranging from smooth to stone-like.

Granicrete Hawaii floors are easy to maintain and provide resistance to moisture, stains, mold and bacteria. They are a great choice for those with allergies, as concrete floors won’t trap dirt, animal dander, dust mites and other allergens.

Granicrete Hawaii invites you to discover how decorative concrete flooring can be utilized in your next project. Visit the showroom Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays by appointment. View a photo gallery at www.GranicreteHawaii.com. The company also offers do-it-yourself classes for decorative concrete flooring and countertop overlays. Call 626-5418 for more information.

ADDRESS: 94-1388 MOANIANI ST. #302
CONTACT: 626-5418
WEBSITE: www.GranicreteHawaii.com