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What is Flex-C-Ment
decorative concrete overlay?
Decorative concrete is a polymer modified cementicious mix
designed to give excellent protective durability while decorating
almost any new or existing substrate to simulate stone, tile, brick,
slate, and many other configurations.
|What is the cost per square
The price depends on a number of factors such as
the condition of the original substrate, whether the overlay is
vertical or horizontal, the selected pattern, etc.
What is the warranty
for the Flex-C-Ment product?
It shall be the sole responsibility of the manufacturer/seller to
replace any portion of the Flex-C-Ment product which proves
defective during the 3 year period following its purchase
How long does a
Flex-C-Ment job take?
Most jobs can be done within 2 to 4 days depending on the size of
job. However, there are exceptions, especially for commercial jobs
and inclement weather conditions
How durable is Flex-C-Ment
and will it crack?
Flex-C-Ment is a very durable product. Even so, we all know that
concrete can crack. Depending on how the substrate was built,
occasionally some hairline cracking may occur. We take every
possible precaution to prevent cracking. They do not effect the
integrity of the product.
Do you have to be
certified to install the Flex-C-Ment product?
Yes, whether you are a contractor or a homeowner, we do require
that all individuals obtain certification
How thick is the
Flex-C-Ment material applied?
The horizontal work is typically applied at 1/8” to 3/8”
depending on the method performed, and the vertical work is
typically applied at 1/4” to 1” depending on the method performed
and the stamping deemed necessary to achieve the desired look. For
custom applications you can apply this product up to 3” vertically
How do you color the
We have an extensive yet simplistic method using color pigments
mixed with sealers with high penetration and other various
techniques to achieve an aesthetically realistic look to our Flex-C-Ment
systems. We use Color Hardeners on most horizontal work.
How long does the
If sealed and maintained properly, the color should last the life
of the substrate on which it was installed.
What substrates can
you apply the Flex-C-Ment product?
I can apply the Flex-C-Ment product over wood, plywood, aspenite,
lino, vinyl, concrete, painted or unpainted concrete, drywall,
sheetrock, tile (ceramic or clay), brick, stucco, metal, and other
How often do you need
to reseal the Flex-C-Ment product?
Inside you might only need to reseal every 5 to 10 years
depending on the amount of traffic. Outside you may need to reseal
every 3 to 5 years depending on the traffic and weather elements.
How do you repair
cracks before overlaying?
Flex-C-Ment has a crack bridging system using an underlayment
with layers of fiber mesh and an elastomeric or rubber membrane
trying to insure the most minimal possibility for reoccurrence.
How much does your
Flex-C-Ment product weigh in comparison to real or manufactured
Flex-C-Ment overlays are approximately 2/3 the weight of
concrete, the wall overlays are approximately 1/2 the weight of
concrete, therefore there is no structural reinforcement necessary.
Is Flex-C-Ment a
Flex-C-Ment is a noncombustible material which allows it to be
used in fireplaces, kitchens, electrical areas, etc. with no problem
Is Flex-C-Ment cooler
to walk on than regular concrete?
Because of the way Flex-C-Ment is manufactured, the material can
dissipate the heat a lot faster than regular concrete, making the