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The newsletter, Issue #001 -- teaser here
February 27, 2015

Hi Everyone!

Concrete countertops are being used for kitchens, bathrooms, bars, and outdoor pool & patio counters.

Have you considered having one in your home?

Are you thinking of building a concrete countertop yourself and wondering how hard it is to do?

Take a look below and you may find the answers to all your questions!!

Here's why you should consider having a concrete countertop. The design options are endless, virtually any color you want, smooth, shiney, matte, textured, get any look and feel you desire. Take a look!

Do you build the countertop in your garage/shop or do you pour it right on top of your cabinets? Here's a look at both options.

Making them in your shop

Building them on top of your cabinets

Getting the forming part down will make the project go a lot easier. Take a look at my suggestions on forming the countertop.

What mix do you use? Do you buy a pre-made mix or make your own mix? Making your own mix isn't too hard, I have a recipe you can use right here.

Pouring the mix for the concrete countertop shouldn't be intimidating. There are a few tricks the pros use, I'll share with you what I know.

What kind of finish do you want? Do you like exposed aggregate, salt & pepper, smooth or polished? I explain the differences and show you a video on how to finish concrete countertops.

Protecting the concrete is very important for a long lasting and great looking finish. Here's what I recommend for sealing your concrete countertop.

Well, those are the basics of building a concrete countertop. whether you decide to do it yourself or hire a professional, at least now you should have a lot of your questions answered as to whether concrete is the right choice for you.

Thank you,Mike Day

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