Polished Concrete Blog

Concrete Is The Most Environmentally Friendly Option For Your Flooring

February 21, 2018

Over the years, building a home that is environmentally-friendly has become more and more important to homebuyers and homebuilders. Concrete is alluring to people because of its multiple benefits that come without having to sacrifice aesthetics or budget. Going green not only helps our planet, but it also saves money over time. Polished concrete flooring is a pristine example of beauty, sustainability, and investment that will offer a durable, low maintenance floor that will last for decades. Read More

Remodel Your Man Cave With Polished Concrete Floors

February 14, 2018

It’s almost Spring and you know what that means - warmer weather! Everyone knows that men love to hang out in their garage or man cave when the weather permits. Yard games, playing catch, working on a car or cleaning out the garage would be even nicer with a newly finished polished concrete or epoxy coated floor from Custom Concrete Creations! Read More

Should You Use Polished Concrete or Epoxy For Your Industrial Flooring?

February 07, 2018

Choosing the right flooring for an industrial space is extremely important for a number of reasons. Some factors that come into play are durability, cost, environmental footprint and aesthetics. We will be comparing polished concrete and epoxy flooring, both of which are great options for industrial flooring. Both alternatives are low in cost, efficient, durable and aesthetically pleasing. So which one is the best fit your industrial flooring project? Read More

Waterproofing A Foundation

January 31, 2018

Waterproofing a foundation before you install concrete is a smart choice and should be planned out ahead of time to ensure sufficient results. When scheduling a waterproofing contractor, make sure to plan for it on your layout plans ahead of time because during the hectic season it can get very busy. Determining where the finish grade line will be is important because you will not want the black material to be exposed. Layout lines can be marked with chalk to show where the finish grade will occur. If the foundation is somewhat simple, typically the waterproofing can be applied a few inches away from the top of the foundation. Keep in mind that there may also be things like intersecting walls, porch foundations, and others concrete that will also need to be waterproofed. Read More

Reasons Why Concrete Is Sustainable

January 24, 2018

Concrete is known for being long-lasting, economical, and safe, but did you know that it is one of the most sustainable building materials available on the market? There are many attributes that make concrete sustainable, so we have made a list of reasons to help you understand why concrete might be the best option for your next flooring project. Read More

Frequently Asked Questions About Polished Concrete

January 17, 2018

Are Polished Concrete Floors Prone To Cracking? The biggest concern that comes from potential concrete customers is the possibility of cracking. However, some people appreciate the rustic look of stained concrete floors that leave minor cracks exposed in various places. However, if cracks are not something that you want to mess around with, microtoppings and overlays are options that allow you to hide minor cracks under a smooth new surface. These options also have a number of different decorative style options available for whatever look you are trying to accomplish. Read More

Everything You Need To Know About Concrete Overlays

January 10, 2018

If you are looking to revamp a floor within your home, business, or industrial space, you should consider a concrete overlay. An overlay takes the hassle out of having to completely replace a surface by simply making it come to life in a new way. This will save you time, money, and a headache. Read below to find out more about what concrete overlays have to offer. Read More

Installation Highlights Of 2017

January 03, 2018

Here at Custom Concrete Creations, we specialize in polished concrete floors for both our commercial/industrial and residential clients. We have a variety of options including C3 rustic wood crete, C3 diamond concrete floors, C3 metallic concrete floors, C3 signature garage floors and more! So no matter what your need, there’s something at Custom Concrete Creations for you. 2017 was a great year for us and we would love to share a few of our installation highlights with you. Read More

Why You Should Install Woodcrete Instead Of Hardwood Floors

December 27, 2017

Hardwood floors have been a very popular trend for years. They are highly desired because of their sleek, rustic look. Many people also admire the timeliness of hardwood floors as well as their durability. However, authentic hardwood floors can be very expensive to install and require a lot of maintenance over the years to keep them in tip top shape. Because of this, some people choose to install laminate or linoleum instead, but these options have a short lifespan and can cause major problems that result in having to replace them down the line. Read More

Maintaining Concrete Floors in the Winter

December 20, 2017

With the first official day of winter approaching tomorrow, it’s time to start thinking about the proper way to upkeep your concrete flooring. We’ve been really lucky in Omaha to have unseasonably warm temperatures and nothing more than a few brief snowflakes the last month. In due-time our luck is bound to run out and we’ll be managing the snow, ice, and the cleanup that comes with it. Concrete flooring is one of the most durable kinds of flooring that you can choose for your home and business. If maintained properly throughout the changing seasons, especially here in the Midwest, you’re sure to have a long-lasting floor with minimal issues to handle in the future. By understanding what causes damage to concrete floors in the winter, you’ll have an easier time preventing it and maintaining them. Read More

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