Category Archives: Decorative Concrete

How to Use Concrete in Every Part of Your Home

How to Use Concrete in Every Part of Your Home

When homeowners hear the word ‘concrete,’ they often just think outside: concrete is typically used to pave driveways or balance out sidewalks. Right?

Wrong! Concrete does make a reliable and stylish driveway, but it can also be used in other parts of your home! It can be used in very unique ways, offering a host of benefits to homeowners.

Concrete as furniture

There are some interesting tastes that have emerged in home design. We’ve seen everything from dining room tables and side lamps, to sink fixtures and outdoor fire pits—all made out of concrete.

The reason being is that concrete is incredibly durable; it can last for a long time without scratches or burns. And as a result, it’s easy to maintain, which are a homeowner’s three favorite words.

Concrete as flooring

Decorative Concrete CountertopsTake the reasons above, and now apply them to the floor.

Concrete flooring, like textured tiling and colored designs, has become an increasingly popular option for homeowners. Our personal favorite is what you can do with your driveway—take that lackluster concrete and turn it into a focal point of your home’s exterior!

Concrete as countertops

Reimagine that countertop space with concrete. Durability is of particular value with countertops, and that clean-cut industrial look will have every visitor asking about it.

With these design trends in mind, take concrete from a misconception to a new phenomenon. At Templin Concrete Construction, we have the equipment and expertise necessary to fill your driveway, sidewalks, and countertops with beautiful decorative concrete. Call us at 612-388-1945 to start planning your project today!

Exploring Concrete Architecture

Exploring Concrete Architecture

Concrete has been around for thousands of years now, and human beings have used it to build all kinds of structures. But it wasn’t until around the 1950s that a new style of architecture called “brutalism” was born. Brutalist architecture involves using raw concrete to create structures, and it has been incorporated into all kindsContinue Reading

New Type of Concrete Could Offer New Options

New Type of Concrete Could Offer New Options

To the layman, concrete may all appear the same, but the truth is the concrete industry continues to evolve and innovate. As Archinect recently reported, researchers at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore invented a type of concrete that is not only bendable, but stronger than traditional concrete. While that alone is amazing, the scientists’ creation,Continue Reading

Four Ways to Create a Unique Look with Concrete

Some might say concrete is colorless, dull and boring, while others – like the professionals at Templin Concrete Construction – might say that it’s anything but! We know how to make concrete visually appealing and truly unique using decorative concrete techniques and styles! Concrete can be used to create just about anything, from driveways andContinue Reading

Use Decorative Concrete as an Alternative to Pavers

If you are looking to install a new walkway or stone patio or replace a damaged existing one, you could simply replace it with the same material you used before, or you could spice it up by using decorative concrete to give your outdoor space a truly distinctive look. Despite what you may think whenContinue Reading