Category: Stamped Concrete

Understanding the Virtues of Concrete Countertops

Concrete Countertops in Kitchen

Concrete in homes and commercial buildings has become a very desirable material for a plethora of reasons. In modern design, concrete plays a major role in a unique and fresh look to your building or home. Here are some reasons why you should choose concrete for your countertops. Versatility Concrete can be cast in virtually… Read more »

Resealing your Stamped Concrete Patio

Stamped Concrete Patio

Modern stamped concrete patios are durable, attractive, low maintenance additions to your home’s exterior. After a number of years, however, you might notice that the surface of your patio begins to flake and peel. Eventually, the colors might even fade to dull, blotchy hues. At this point, you’ll want to start thinking about resealing your… Read more »

Repair or Replace? How to Decide Which Is Best for Your Concrete

Repair or Replace Concrete

If you have concrete inside or outside of your home that is starting to crack and become unsightly, you generally have two options – repair or replace it. There are many people who choose to repair it, simply because it’s the cheaper of the two options, but is that always the right call? Before you… Read more »

Why Choose Concrete for Your Driveway

Concrete Driveway - 2 Car Garage

If you’re thinking about freshly paving or repaving your driveway, one of the first decisions you have to make is what material to use – concrete or asphalt? There are pros and cons to each, but in the cold climate of Minnesota, concrete can’t be beat. Customization and Long-Lasting Concrete paving is typically somewhat more… Read more »

Spring Cleaning Your Concrete Surfaces

Although concrete is pretty maintenance free, you should take some steps this spring to make sure your driveway stays as undiminished and welcoming as possible. After all, your driveway is the welcome mat of your home. Here are a few things to check now that the snow has cleared. Spring Cleaning De-Icer During the winter,… Read more »

How to Keep Your Concrete Counters Looking Great

Concrete Countertops

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? Caring for concrete countertops is very different than caring for the quartz or… Read more »

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 and… Read more »

Energy-Efficient Benefits of Using Concrete

Concrete for homes

Our world is changing when it comes to home living and energy use. Many people, when purchasing or building a new home want to make sure they’re energy-efficient in all aspects. You never want to move into a home and find out it’s using more energy than it needs to. Luckily, concrete is very energy-efficient… Read more »

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 when… Read more »

Stained Countertop? Remove It with Ease!

Concrete Countertop

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 your… Read more »