Building a dream house is a very exciting experience. As kids, all of us get some type of ideas about the type of house we want to have in the future when we grow up or have a lot of money. Some like an indoor pool while others want an indoor gym or a theater. When we grow up and have money, we look at various design ideas that are in fashion. We want to look for the right materials and look up the talented architects to do the job for us.
Both parties have a meeting and a floor plan is developed. While creating this drawing the lifestyle of the family has to be considered. Some people in the family may be young and energetic while others might be elderly and weak. For older people, the need for an elevator cannot be overlooked as they are not able to climb many stairs at a time.
If the family is large you may want to increase the size of the kitchen so it can accommodate more people so all can cook their meals any time they like. While making the floor plan you also need to consider air and light access. All kids need their individual rooms and it is not a bad idea to have two floors.
The stairs will need railings so all can climb up and down safely. Look at the flooring options for the house. Carpets are great for the stairs and the living room. The kitchen will do well with a concrete floor as it has a non-porous surface. It does not stain easily and is very easy to clean.
Concrete floors are cheap and easy to install. With concrete, you can get very creative. Come up with designs and ask the contractor to make the floors in the way you like. Metallic floors are in fashion these days. Concrete tiles are easy to make and can be custom designed to suit your interior décor needs. Choose the colors and the textures you like in the size of your choice. Installing the stained concrete floors takes a little time but the result is very attractive.
Modeling concrete is an art and when it comes to flooring you need to choose an experienced contractor that has a proven track record of creating awesome floors for its clients. The durability, diversity, and flexibility of concrete make it a very preferable flooring choice. Now that the cost of Portland cement is low, you can get both the indoors and outdoors decorated with stamped or acid stained concrete. The contractors use a mix of acids and shiners to achieve a one of a kind looks. The results are astonishing and you can have a piece of art right under your feet.
Metallic floors are very popular as they look very modish. They give off a very posh look and are an ideal choice for decks and porch flooring. It can also be used in the garage and at the entrance. If you are planning a garden in the house, add a concrete fountain to it. Use the decorative concrete on the walkways and driveways to add more pep to the exteriors.