Category Archives: Concrete Countertops

Why Choose Concrete for Your Countertop

Why Choose Concrete for Your Countertop

Countertops make your kitchen look great, especially when you’re entertaining guests quite a bit. Concrete countertops can enhance the look even more with a wide range of colors.

concrete countertop for kitchenThe Benefits of Concrete

  • Durable and Strong – Concrete countertops are strong in general, but even as a countertop, it naturally protects against scratches and chips in on the surface. With a protective coating, it’s even stronger.
  • Investment – If you maintain the countertop properly, the material will last a lifetime. Sealers are recommended to be added periodically.
  • Easy Cleaning – Soap and water is all you need to clean the surface. It is very easy and gentle. Resealing the countertop every two to three years is the best way to maintain the surface.
  • Sleek Look – The seams and grout lines are almost invisible to the human eye, which makes the overall look much better for your guests and family.
  • No Stains! – If properly sealed, your countertop will resist stains, which is important for your kitchen countertop because there will obviously be some spills.

Templin Concrete Construction

Templin Concrete Construction has been in the concrete business for over ten years doing concrete work on new homes and replacing the concrete for older homes. We work hard to bring you the best product at the lowest price. We are an east central Minnesota concrete contractor servicing east central and north metro area. We specialize in concrete countertops with a color chart and a wide range to choose from. The countertops are polished to glassy smooth-like feel. A penetrating sealer is applied to keep things from soaking into the surface. A topical sealer is applied to achieve a glossy look on the top. We also install a wire mesh to help reinforce the strength and durability.

If you’re a new home owner or looking to change your countertop surface, contact Templin Concrete Construction at 612-388-1945 to learn more about our concrete countertop services!

What to Consider When Choosing Your Kitchen Countertop

What to Consider When Choosing Your Kitchen Countertop

In the market for some new kitchen countertops? It can be easy to go on aesthetics alone, but durability, cost, and other factors should help you in your decision. Read on for some things to consider when choosing your kitchen countertop! Find your fit If you have young children who make a lot of mess,Continue Reading

3 Tips for Preparing for a Kitchen Countertop Installation

3 Tips for Preparing for a Kitchen Countertop Installation

Installing new countertops in your kitchen is one of the most effective ways to freshen up the space and make it more usable for you and your family. But before you can have countertops installed, you should prepare your home for it. Here are several things you should do to prep your kitchen for newContinue Reading

Three Advantages of Concrete Counters

Three Advantages of Concrete Counters

Concrete countertops are an increasingly popular choice, not just for kitchens, but also baths and other areas of the home. Not only does concrete look great, but it also offers a range of additional benefits for buyers. Let’s take a closer look at three of the leading advantages of choosing concrete for your next project.Continue Reading

How to Keep Your Concrete Counters Looking Great

How to Keep Your Concrete Counters Looking Great

Concrete countertops are very on-trend at the moment  – just ask HGTV! Whether you’ve recently installed concrete countertops in your home or you’re thinking about creating a custom concrete cast for your counters, you might be wondering how to keep them looking their best. Are the rules the same as they are for granite? CaringContinue Reading

Create a Custom Wet Bar With Concrete

Create a Custom Wet Bar With Concrete

Many people today are adding wet bars to the entertaining places of the home. A common new feature in living rooms, man caves and even garages, a wet bar allows you to host guests and serve beverages conveniently and quickly. But how do you make your space truly unique? With a concrete counter! Concrete isContinue Reading

Why You Should Choose Concrete for Your Kitchen Counters

Homeowners are always using their countertops for preparing meals, baking, chopping vegetables and entertaining. Aside from your appliances, they seem to get the most use out of everything else in a kitchen. It’s important to ensure the countertops you choose to install or replace are long lasting and designed to withstand many future dinner partyContinue Reading

Concrete Counters a Top 2016 Kitchen Trend

Concrete is one of the hottest materials in kitchen design for 2016 and 2017, the interior design experts at the news and trends site InteriorZine.com recently wrote. While concrete has long been seen as a structural building material, it has begun to make its way inside the house of late. With an interesting texture andContinue Reading

Stained Countertop? Remove It with Ease!

Stained Countertop? Remove It with Ease!

We’ve all been there. Whether it’s on your clothes or on your countertop, stains can ruin your day. What can be even more frustrating is trying to remove the stain and having no success. Not all hope is lost, however, as there are actually a few simple methods that can remove the stains from yourContinue Reading

Understanding the Virtues of Concrete Countertops

Understanding the Virtues of Concrete Countertops

In just a few short years, concrete has emerged to become one of the most popular countertop options in contemporary kitchen design. Even a decade ago, you’d be hard pressed to find a countertop made of concrete in most kitchens. Rather, many homeowners favored affordable laminate options or high-end granite. So why has concrete seenContinue Reading