Concrete Floors for Variety and a Fresh Edge

A living room with large windows and concrete flooring overlooking the mountains.

If you are considering flooring options for a new home or a remodel, take a look at concrete.  Concrete flooring is an affordable, durable and low maintenance solution.  It offers a variety of custom options for color, texture and pattern to fit your design style.  Concrete is an unexpected, edgy and fresh flooring alternative.

A living room with concrete flooring and a fireplace.
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Depending on the look you want, concrete flooring can be customized to fit your design style and needs.  Concrete can be stained or painted in a variety of colors and finishes.  You can stain and polish concrete for a traditional formal living or dining room.

A living room with concrete flooring.
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A concrete floor with windows.
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A concrete floor with yellow paint.
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For the contemporary room, a highly polished white or gray concrete floor lays the foundation for a wonderfully bright space.  Polished to a high shine or with an applied soft luster, concrete looks clean and modern.

A living room with white furniture and concrete flooring.
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A staircase with a dog statue on concrete flooring in a house.
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A modern living room with a fireplace and concrete flooring.
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A textured treatment or saw cut pattern blends well with an industrial design style or accents a rustic kitchen.  The bathroom is a great space for concrete flooring as well.

A modern dining room with a wooden table and chairs on concrete flooring.
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A white kitchen with concrete flooring and a table and chairs.
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A bathroom with two sinks and concrete flooring.
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Due to its easy maintenance, concrete is the perfect solution to high traffic areas and recreational rooms.  When sealed properly, concrete flooring only needs to be swiped with a dust mop and occasionally deeply cleaned with a mild soap and water.

A ping pong table on concrete flooring in a living room.
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A kitchen with a center island and concrete flooring.
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For safety and quality, it is best to have a professional install concrete flooring.  This is especially crucial when requesting stains and patterns.  The cost of concrete flooring ranges from the basic $2 per square foot to roughly $15 per square foot for customization and higher grade materials.

A living room with a brown concrete floor.
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Concrete flooring is edgy and sharp in modern interiors.  With the right stain or treatment it can turn a traditional space into one with style and panache.  When you are next considering the usual hardwood, tile or carpeting for flooring, extend your choices with concrete for a fresh new alternative.

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