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Add a Floor Coating to Your Home's Concrete Garage

Add a Floor Coating to Your Home’s Concrete Garage

When you consider a concrete project for your home, updating your garage may not be the first thing that comes to mind. While most garages are constructed from concrete, their floors are left unfinished. Have you ever thought about adding a coating to the concrete on your garage floor? Different coatings can make the average […]

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Start Thinking About a Concrete Patio for the Summer

Start Thinking About a Concrete Patio for the Summer

When the weather starts warming up, your mind might drift towards the idea of a patio to enjoy for the season. Outdoor patios are common, and for good reason — they’re one of the best places to enjoy the summer weather. If you’re considering an outdoor patio installation, you should know the benefits of having […]

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How to Choose the Ideal Concrete Patio for Your Needs

When installing a patio, you have a lot of things to think about in order to ensure you get exactly what you want and need. For instance, you have to take multiple things into consideration, such as color, texture, and style. What will you use your patio for? How much furniture will you want on […]

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Recipe to Keeping Weeds from Overtaking Concrete Pavers 

If you have concrete pavers as your patio, divided sections in your sidewalk, or any other concrete that is split, you may be struggling with keeping weeds from popping up and ruining the look of your home. While you can spray weedkiller or blast them with a power washer, those methods won’t last the season […]

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3 Reasons Your Business Should Implement Concrete for the New Year

What is the most common material used for commercial or retail flooring? Concrete. Why? Because concrete provides businesses with so many benefits, it’s hard to believe businesses would ever consider any other flooring material. If you own a commercial property that doesn’t currently use concrete, here are a few reasons we think you should convert. […]

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How to Repair Cracked Concrete with Epoxy

How to Repair Cracked Concrete with Epoxy

Even though concrete is tough, if not installed properly or misused, it can still crack. While you may see it as just an eyesore, a crack in your concrete, whether a driveway or garage, can possibly hurt the value of your home. Since repairing concrete is fairly easy, don’t be afraid to give it a […]

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4 Reasons Concrete is Your Best Patio Choice

4 Reasons Concrete is Your Best Patio Choice

If you’re planning to install a patio outside your home, you have probably been shopping around for what material to use. While each material has its benefits, we believe concrete encompasses the benefits of all the alternatives as well as offers more. Since concrete has the capability of looking like any other material you might […]

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What to Know about Stained Concrete

If you want an affordable floor that will last you a long time and still looks nice, stained concrete floors are your best option. They can go anywhere but are typically used in high-traffic areas or areas that need to be more durable such as basements, garages, kitchens, mudrooms, and bathrooms. Don’t let the idea […]

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Substituting with Concrete for Your Budget

The best looking materials to make your home look good are often expensive. By substituting with concrete, you can actually achieve those same expensive looks without the high price! See for yourself how concrete can save you money by looking at these material cost comparisons. Don’t worry about sacrificing the appearance of your home because […]

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How to Increase your Outdoor Concrete’s Curb Appeal

Don’t let an ugly driveway steal your home’s beauty. If not done right, concrete can look bland. Did you know you can achieve the expensive look of brick or stone but at a cheaper cost using concrete? You can also add colors and designs to make your driveway look decorative in addition to practical. Why […]

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Summer Projects and Renovations That Utilize Concrete

A Fire Pit That’s Built to Last As one of the most popular gathering places between friends and family during the summer, it’s important that your fire pit is well-built and aesthetically pleasing. While a fire pit can be a DIY project, it’s even better to contact a concrete professional who can bring what you’ve […]

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Concrete Facts – 3 Things You Never Knew

You see concrete every day. Whether it’s a sidewalk, parking lot, or even a building, it is all around us. While constant exposure to the material might have led you to deem it “boring” or “normal,” there are some interesting facts about it that might strike you as surprising. Creative Concrete Solutions knows concrete. We’ve […]

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Concrete Flooring – More Than Meets the Eye

More and more people are discovering just how versatile concrete flooring can be. Concrete doesn’t just belong outdoors in driveways or sidewalks – it has unlimited potential inside your home as well Advanced stamping techniques and coloring applications have allowed concrete specialists, like Creative Concrete Solutions, to create stunning designs in people’s home, all for […]

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Concrete Driveways – Repair or Replace?

Concrete Driveways – Repair or Replace?

Let’s take a minute to think about the abuse our concrete driveways experience on a daily basis. Between the multi-ton cars being parked on it for hours (and possibly dripping that infamous mystery car fluid onto it) and baking in the brutal Middle Tennessee sun all day, it’s a pretty tough gig to be a […]

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Concrete Coatings ­– Does My Concrete Pool Deck Need One?

Concrete Coatings ­– Does My Concrete Pool Deck Need One?

Concrete Coatings ­– Does My Concrete Pool Deck Need One? After spending one day out in the Middle Tennessee sun, it becomes apparent why pools always attract the masses in the summertime. Whether you plan on leisurely floating for a couple hours or just laying by the poolside for a hard-earned base tan, the pool […]

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Outdoor Kitchens and Concrete – A Perfect Match!

Outdoor Kitchens and Concrete – A Perfect Match!

As more and more people are adding outdoor kitchens to their custom homes, they are discovering the endless options they have to make sure these outdoor living spaces have everything they desire. The beauty of an outdoor kitchen is that it contains every familiar convenience and comfort of its indoor counterpart, including appliances, counter tops, […]

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3 Reasons Why Your Pool Needs a Concrete Pool Deck

3 Reasons Why Your Pool Needs a Concrete Pool Deck

Good news everyone: pool season has finally returned! Whether you already have a beautiful swimming pool (like these gorgeous Hunt’s Pools) or are looking to add one to your home this summer, there is so much to consider when the process begins. You must pick the size, design, materials, and whether or not you want […]

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Try out these creative options when you come across wet cement!

What Would You Do With Wet Cement?

When you’re walking along the street and see wet cement, you can’t help but write your name or leave a quick drawing. Your quick ‘street art’ will be admired forever once the cement dries. Wet cement has endless possibilities for memories, artwork, and so much more. Quotes Do you have an all-time favorite quote? Why […]

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Help Creative Concrete Solutions Support the Special Kids Golf Tournament!

Doug Atkins, President of Creative Concrete Solutions, is participating in the 2015 Special Kids Golf Tournament to raise funds for children and families unable to afford the services available at Special Kids Therapy and Nursing Center.   Special Kids Therapy and Nursing Center is located right here in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Their services provide therapeutic rehabilitation […]

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How to Prevent Salt Damage to Your Concrete

Did you know that salt could severely damage your concrete? A constant exposure to a salt substance is a great threat to your concrete pool deck, patio or other feature.   Creative Concrete Solutions knows how to fix your concrete when this situation occurs. But first, you need to understand how and why salt damages […]

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Concrete Cracks and Cold Weather — What Do You Do?

Mother Nature is often unpredictable and gives us many things that are out of our control.  We can’t control the temperature, rain, hail, snow, or the damage she may cause to our personal belongings.  One of the most frustrating things is seeing dings in your car after it hails.  Another is seeing cracks in your […]

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3 Untrue Myths You Should Never Believe About Concrete

As Murfreesboro’s premier concrete contractor, we’ve heard a wide variety of myths about concrete. However, the three myths below really take the cake. Concrete is a highly durable, reliable and marvelous material. The endless design, structure and appearance options your home and/or business can have with concrete are simply mind-boggling! Never, ever believe the following […]

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6 Reasons Why Your Home Needs a Concrete Outdoor Kitchen

If you’ve been wrestling with the idea of adding a concrete outdoor kitchen to your Murfreesboro, TN home, what’s holding you back? Now is the perfect time to start planning your outdoor kitchen installation and addition. This beautiful addition to your home provides a wealth of benefits to you, your family and your friends! You’ll […]

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Creative Concrete Solutions Opens New Murfreesboro, TN Showroom

We have some exciting news. Are you ready for it? Creative Concrete Solutions is excited to announce that our brand new showroom and shop are open! Located at 730 Middle Tennessee Blvd, Suite 6, Murfreesboro, TN 37130, our customers can stop by and browse a wide selection of quality concrete options. Our showroom has a […]

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3 Historical Monuments Built From Concrete

Concrete is an extremely versatile material. From garage floors to pool decks, to historical monuments, concrete can be used to create so many works of art in your home and around the world. Check out these three jaw-dropping historical monuments made from concrete around the world! The Hoover Dam Located in the Black Canyon of […]

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5 Concrete Projects to Consider in 2015

As 2015 begins, you may be thinking about all the home improvement projects you will have time to complete this year. Are any of these concrete projects on your list? If so, be sure to contact Creative Concrete Solutions this month! Concrete Pool Decks What better way to spend the warm Middle Tennessee weather in […]

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Can You Remove Oil from Concrete? Yes!

Have you seen concrete parking lots ridden with oil stains from cars and other vehicles? While some businesses write off this issue, many others are looking for a solution to this issue. When oil is stained into concrete, it can produce an undesirable appearance. Fortunately, there are a few common solutions to remedy this issue. […]

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It’s Time to Start Thinking About Your Outdoors Concrete Projects!

Wait a second. It’s cold outside. Why should we think of outdoor concrete projects now? Isn’t it better to do those projects in the warmer weather? You are correct. However, the planning must come first. If you start thinking about what you want outside when the weather starts to get warmer, you’re behind! There is […]

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Concrete Sidewalk Art – Check Out These Fascinating Works of Art!

We all know that when concrete is poured into a variety of molds and positions, it can create jaw-dropping sculptures and masterpieces. But what about drawing on concrete? A new trend in the art world is to create marvelous masterpieces upon sidewalks across major cities. Many of these pieces of art use their two-dimensional properties […]

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5 Surprising Facts About Concrete

At Creative Concrete, we use concrete each and every day. Shocking, right? While we find concrete to be a fascinating subject, many homeowners across Murfreesboro, TN aren’t as enamored by the material. However, after you read these 5 surprising facts about concrete, we think you’ll change your mind! The Inventor of Concrete Did you know […]

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4 Solid Reasons to Install Concrete Interior Floors in Your Home

Have you finally decided that it’s time to do something with the shabby flooring in your Murfreesboro, TN home? If so, there’s no better time than the present to install concrete floors in your home. Concrete floors provide a variety of benefits to the home and for the homeowner. Still need a bit of convincing […]

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Make Your Countertops Stand Out!

Boring countertops are so yesterday. With concrete countertops the opportunities for creativity and individuality are endless! It is baffling why people settle for plain and boring countertops when they could have works of art in their home instead. Check out these simple, yet unique, ways to have concrete countertops that make statement! Edging The standard […]

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3 Delicious Foods To Make Around a Fire Pit

Once your friends and family are gathered around your brand new, beautiful concrete fire pit, you need to supply the snacks and entertainment! Aside from roasting marshmallows over the glow of the fire, there are so many recipes you can cook for your friends and family over your fire pit. S’mores Chocolate + Graham Crackers […]

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Interested in Installing Concrete Floors for Your Garage?

< Many Murfreesboro, TN homeowners are opting to install concrete floors in their garage instead of other available materials. Why is this? The answer is simply the many benefits that are directly correlated with concrete floors. Beauty Homeowners now more than ever are considering aesthetics and other appearance factors in their purchase decisions. Homeowners looking […]

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Concrete Vs. Granite Countertops

It is not uncommon to be thoroughly overwhelmed and confused by the amount of options you have when looking to install countertops in your Middle Tennessee home. The top two choices of countertops are granite and concrete countertops. With the choice between these two options, homeowners typically become confused about which option will be best […]

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Should You Use Concrete or Natural Stone For Your Patio?

Homeowners looking to add a patio to their Middle Tennessee backyard have a variety of options to choose from. The two most common patio options, however, are concrete and natural stone.  But, did you know that concrete can easily mimic natural stone? It’s true. With concrete you can have that gorgeous natural stone look complete […]

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Try These Summer Concrete Projects

Are you looking to take on an exciting and creative project this summer? Due to the versatility of concrete, you can create numerous functional and decorative items for your yard, home, and patio. If you’ve got some time this summer, try one of these engaging projects. Concrete Planters Instead of purchasing planters for your in-home […]

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Should You Install a Fire Pit or a Fireplace?

When looking to revamp the appeal of your backyard, adding a concrete feature will not only increase the value of your property but also the functionality. Two of the popular backyard options include a fire pit or a fireplace. Each of these options will warm up your property and provide you with a beautiful yard. […]

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3 Ways To Make Your Pool Unique

As a homeowner, a pool is a large investment. Whether in ground or above ground, a pool provides family and friends with a common area to relax, hang out and have fun during the warmer months. Instead of settling for a standard pool design and layout, use these three simple tips to take your pool […]

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What is Concrete Overlay?

If you’re in the process of adding a concrete fixture to your home, such as a pool deck, patio or driveway, you may have come across the term ‘concrete overlay’. What is a concrete overlay and how does it relate to the type of work that the professionals at Creative Concrete Solutions perform each and […]

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3 Unique Outdoor Concrete Ideas

Did you know that concrete can be used for more than just pool decks, garage floors, and countertops? Concrete is a versatile material that can also be used for a variety of outdoor projects. If you’re looking to spice up the look of your backyard in a creative way, adding a concrete structure or fixture […]

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Use Concrete Throughout Your Business

If you own a commercial property or are a small business owner looking to spice up the interior of your store, have you considered using concrete for the floors, countertops and other surfaces? Concrete can provide your business with the look and appeal you’ve been longing for. Whether your goal is to create an elegant […]

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4 Fun Concrete Projects to Try at Home

Although we specialize in providing Middle Tennessee homes with only the best concrete pool decks, patios, driveways and more, we wanted to show you some exciting projects you can also complete with concrete. From art projects with the family to functional accessories for your home, concrete can be used for almost anything! Concrete Hand Prints […]

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3 Easy Ways to Maintain Your Concrete Driveway

Now that you’ve invested in a magnificent concrete driveway for your Middle Tennessee home or business, it’s time to take care of it and get the best return on your investment. Taking care of your new driveway doesn’t have to be difficult. In fact, it can be quite simple. Check out these three easy ways […]

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Have an outdoor kitchen? Use concrete countertops.

Your backyard should be your outdoor paradise and escape from the hectic world indoors. If you are looking to transform your backyard into a relaxing getaway, consider adding a functional and appealing outdoor kitchen complete with concrete countertops. Imagine being able to spend the spring, summer and early fall days cooking up a great meal […]

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Start thinking about summer!

Winter is almost over and it is finally time to start thinking about the warmer weather. Spring is great, but we’re talking about the best season of the year – summer! During summer, all of our loyal Creative Concrete customers get to relax by their in-ground pools and concrete pool decks. Did you know that […]

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Spring cleaning? Start with a new concrete driveway.

Spring is a beautiful time of year. The sun is finally shining and the temperature is on the rise. In addition, everyone has caught the spring cleaning bug. From organizing your kitchen cabinets to sweeping out the garage, there is so much to be done. Amidst all of the cleaning, polishing and organizing indoors, it […]

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3 Reasons to Add Concrete Countertops to your Winter Home Remodeling Project

During the chilly and breezy winter months, many people and families confine themselves to the comforts of their warm Middle Tennessee homes. However, many of them also become restless and decide that now is the perfect time to start that home remodeling project they’ve always dreamed of. From flooring to paint color, there are several […]

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Decorative Concrete Styles Explained: Stamped Concrete

Poorly paved asphalt driveways or roughly finished patios can cause such a hassle for homeowners. From cracks to drainage issues to even potholes, these issues can cause homeowners to pay more than necessary for repairs. In fact, at times, some homeowners have driveways, patios, and garages that are beyond repair. To avoid future repairs and […]

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Fun Patio Activities to Enjoy.

Although the weather outside might still be frightful, you can still reminisce about warmer days. Many families and homeowners will always say that their absolute favorite parts of the spring, summer, and early fall were spent relaxing on their concrete patio enjoying the weather with friends and family. In the spirit of wishing for warmer […]

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