Polished Concrete

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Lackluster is not always what you're stuck with when your floors are made of concrete. Check out this primer on polishing concrete flooring from the Concrete Network, a great source for all things concrete. If the concrete is already in place, it can be polished to all levels of smoothness, from a very high gloss to a kind of "honed" texture.

If it is not yet poured, pigments can be added to give the flooring some color throughout the material. Just look at the photos below to see what concrete can do...

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Maxwell left teaching in 2001 to start Apartment Therapy as a design business helping people to make their homes more beautiful, organized AND healthy. The website started up in 2004 with the help of his brother, Oliver.