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15 Concrete Countertops We Think are Really Cool

Ditch your plan of installing marble, granite, quartz or butcher block countertops so you can reimagine your kitchen featuring the latest trend: concrete. Unlike their countertop cousins, a concrete countertop is extremely customizable. So, essentially, whatever you want, you can (for the most part) have. Here are 12 cool concrete countertops for inspiration.

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Best Concrete Paints for 2022

Painting concrete surfaces can be challenging. Here are some of the best concrete paints for your garage, basement, porch or...


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How to Remove Paint from Concrete and Other Stains

Remove oil and grease stains from concrete using TSP and other cleaners.


Epoxy Garage Flooring Tips

An accurate slab moisture test is the key to a long-lasting floor


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How to Estimate a Concrete Order

Calculate concrete prices and how many cubic yards of concrete you need for a walk, driveway or basement. How much...

How to Fix Spalling Concrete

What is concrete spalling and how do you fix concrete spalling? Don't replace your driveway, patio or basement floor—just resurface...


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DIY Concrete Crack Repair

You can fix many concrete cracks yourself

How to Install a Glass Block Shower

A curved wall creates a unique bath area


Clean Garage Floors – Remove Oil Stains From Concrete

A clean garage floor is safer and looks better, too.


Basement Carpeting: Installing Carpeting In a Finished Basement

Choosing the right pad makes all the difference


How to Carpet a Basement Floor

Keep your finished basement floor dry, even if the concrete gets wet.

How to Use a Pressure Washer

Wash siding, concrete floors, decks and even your car faster and easier.


Make Your Garage Floor Last with Concrete Floor Sealer

Fix it, maintain it, improve it. Your garage floor will last much longer if you take a few steps...


A Wooden Basement? They’re Better Than You Think

A reader wrote us asking about using pressure-treated wood instead of concrete for a basement or crawl space.


Garage Flooring Options

Choose the floor that's perfect for your needs and budget


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Concrete Air Plant Planter

This modern desktop planter is perfect for low-maintenance air plants—and it only takes a few quick steps to complete.


How to Tile: Prepare Concrete for Tile

Turnaround tips for an old basement floor


Installing Wood Flooring Over Concrete

Install a wood base, then the finish flooring.


Waterproofing Products Help Keep Basements Dry

A little inspection and finishing work will go a long way in keeping your basement dry.