Menu

Welcome to the Intermountain Concrete Blog

Once marginalized as an unsightly but necessary building material, concealed by flooring, drywall, or any other façade as quickly as possible, concrete has finally found its day in the sun with designers and homebuilders. It’s not uncommon to see exposed concrete floors and walls in modern homes and offices alike. In fact, some interior designers […]

Read more

There was a time when interior concrete just meant the hard material buried under layers of basement carpet. Now, concrete is being celebrated as the durable, affordable, practical and, even, beautiful product it is. Indeed, concrete has made its way to the center stage of interior design. Just do a quick Internet search and you’ll […]

Read more

  As the days of summer are now upon us, there is nothing as satisfying as walking with a pair of flip flops and pitcher of fresh beverages ready to serve a crew of eager friends as the tiki torches burn. That old concrete floor that you are walking across can kind of give off […]

Read more

Only three things are certain in life: death, taxes and cracks in concrete. We can’t help you with the first two, but, fortunately, there are some steps you can take to postpone the inevitable cracks in concrete. First, make sure to properly prepare the subgrade before pouring concrete. While it’s drying, concrete contracts and shrinks—which […]

Read more

  Stamped concrete is an easy and quick way to create beautiful, multi-dimensional walkways and patios that look similar to their more expensive counterparts, such as bricks, stones or pavers. But how long can you expect a stamped concrete surface to last? The short answer? Provided it’s installed correctly and adequately maintained, stamped concrete will […]

Read more

Whether it’s for a shed, stair landing, dog kennel or hot tub, a small concrete pad is an easy and inexpensive home improvement project. Turn that section of matted grass into a functional and practical surface with a little elbow grease and this know-how. First, a disclosure: This guide isn’t meant to be a concrete-project […]

Read more

What’s Trending

Is It Better To Paint or Stain a Concrete Patio?

Is It Better To Paint or Stain a Concrete Patio? A patio is the perfec [...]

Types of Concrete Floor Finishes: Know Your Options

There are many different options for commercial flooring out there, fr [...]

How To Make a Concrete Patio More Attractive

Your patio is the heart of your backyard, and if you’re tired of how [...]

How Long Does It Take Concrete To Dry?

When planning a concrete project, you might be wondering how long to w [...]

How-to: Repair Cracks in Concrete in Three Easy Steps

Three things are certain in life: death, taxes and … cracks in concr [...]

Topics

Archives