O burnt cement is a landmark in Brazilian buildings. Nowadays it is possible to find this type of coating in the simplest houses of the interior, even in the large and refined urban properties. The use of burnt cement has become a trend thanks to the modern industrial style that is high in the decoration. Not to mention that the material has a low cost, it is relatively easy to apply and gives a very beautiful look to the environments. Learn more about Burnt White Cement:
The naturally greyish color is the most common, but the white burnt cement coating is gaining prominence and falling into the taste of who is building and renovating. Keep following the post to better understand what white burnt cement, where to use it and the step-by-step how to make and apply white burnt cement in your home. Check out:
What is white burnt cement?
The white burnt cement nothing more than the burnt cement plus marble powder. Do not know what burnt cement? Calm down, let's explain. Burnt cement is a floor or flooring made of cement, sand and water.
This mixture is then applied to the subfloor with a minimum thickness of three centimeters. But this is not yet the burnt cement, so far you have only the common cemented floor, those found on sidewalks. In order to "burn" the cement, a further step is required to throw cement powder over this mixture which must still be moist and moist. Then it is necessary to spread the surface, spreading the cement powder on the mixture.
After the drying period, the burnt cement floor is ready, even, uniform and well leveled.
Main advantages and disadvantages of white burnt cement
- The burnt cement is very resistant and durable, being able to be used in places of intense traffic of people without compromising its appearance;
- The floor made of burnt cement is monolithic, that is, it is a single piece, unlike ceramic pieces that make visible the junction between them through the grout. This feature contributes to increase the environment visually;
- The burnt cement is easy to care for and clean, not requiring major maintenance;
- White burnt cement can be used as flooring and wall cladding in all indoor and outdoor environments. The only place where the burnt cement should not be applied is inside the booth, since contact with water and hygiene products can damage the floor and make it too slippery;
- Another advantage that has helped popularize the use of white burnt cement is price. It is much cheaper to use this type of coating than ceramic floors, for example;
- The burnt white cement can be used in various architectural projects, through modern, rustic, classic and sophisticated proposals;
- The burnt cement is a tiled floor, so if the idea is to create a more cozy and comfortable environment, this may not be the best option;
- One of the biggest problems that burned cement can present is cracks. If the flooring is not done well you will notice cracks and cracks across the surface;
- Although practically all the masons say they know how to make this type of floor, be suspicious. A poorly made floor, as said before, can present cracks and level problems;
How to Make White Burnt Cement
Basically, there are two ways to get the effect of white burnt cement: by blending with marble powder or using a ready mix available for sale. Check below the step by step with the recipe of two ways to make white burnt cement:
Step by step to make white burnt cement with marble powder
Check out this video how to make white burnt cement using marble powder and important tips that will make the job easier and guarantee the best result for your floor:
Step by step to make white burnt cement with ready mix
In this video you can see how to make white burnt cement using a ready mix of the Bautech brand. The advantages of the ready mix for burnt cement is that it does not crack and has more color uniformity. See the step by step:
See 60 amazing ideas from environments with white burnt cement
Check out a selection of images to inspire you to use cement in different home settings:
Picture 1 - White burnt cement in the kitchen floor ; mix between the rustic and the modern.
Picture 2 - Industrial style room bet on a wall with white burnt cement flooring.
Picture 3 - White burnt cement on the floor and black on the wall: a very cheap option for a sophisticated environment.
Picture 4 - Forget the stains in the grout: this bathroom bet on the white burnt cement on the walls and floor.
Picture 5 - And how about using white burnt cement in every house? From the ceiling to the floor and through the walls? Look how it is.
Picture 6 - Burnt white cement forms a monolithic floor in the kitchen, producing a visual effect much more interesting than the ceramic floors.
Picture 7 - For this black kitchen, the best option was the burnt white cement floor.
Image 8 - Stairs can also enter the wave of white burnt cement.
Picture 9 - The rustic and clean style kitchen featured walls of burnt white cement.
Image 10 - In order not to escape the neutral proposal of decoration, the option was to use white burnt cement on the floor.
Image 11 - Small cracks are common to appear on the white burnt cement floor, they just can not become too apparent.
Picture 12 - The burnt white cement wall was decorated with a bicycle.
Image 13 - Room of neutral tones used the white burnt cement on the walls and ceiling.
Picture 14 - On the floor of the room, the white burnt cement floor may be too cold, to solve the problem, abuse carpets and cushions.
Picture 15 - Environments integrated and united visually by the white burnt cement floor.
Image 16 - White burnt cement was used on the wall of this dining room.
Picture 17 - In this house, the white burnt cement goes from the floor, while the one with natural color goes on only a few walls.
Picture 18 - Burnt white cement floor helps to enhance the decoration, while not "fighting" with the predominant style of the environment.
Picture 19 - Before closing with the mason, ask to check some previous works that he has already executed to guarantee the quality of the service.
Image 20 - White burnt cement is an interesting and different way of texturizing the wall of environments like room and living room.
Picture 21 - Who would have thought that a coating so used formerly in the simplest houses would become a trend of decoration these days.
Image 22 - Minimalist kitchen gained prominence with white burnt cement wall.
Picture 23 - entrance hall all made with white burnt cement.
Image 24 - Black and white room gained a reinforcement in the decor with the use of white burnt cement.
Image 25 - To leave the burnt white cement as bright as the image, use liquid wax.
Picture 26 - Nesse closet , the white burnt cement was used in the flooring of the countertop and the supporting blocks.
Picture 27 - The white burnt cement left the walls of this rustic modern house more cozy.
Image 28 - Wooden floor and white burnt cement, why not? The mix of materials gave style and personality to the environment.
Image 29 - Already in this image it is possible to notice that where the wood floor finishes the cement floor burnt white.
Image 30 - Cement burned on the floor and ceiling; on the walls, the structural blocks complete the proposal.
Figure 31 - Use of expansion joints helps to avoid cracks and cracks in the burnt cement.
Picture 32 - In this bathroom, the burnt cement sets the tone both on the floor and on the walls.
Image 33 - On the burnt white cement floor, the chairs yellow in color.
Image 34 - Easy to care for and maintain: white burnt cement floor earns one more point on this item.
Image 35 - Indirect lights highlight the texture of white burnt cement on the wall.
Image 36 - Modern decoration and white burnt cement: a combination of style.
Image 37 - Do not be afraid to bet on the use of white burnt cement, especially if the proposal is to create a modern and industrial decoration.
Image 38 - The use of white burnt cement excludes the use of skirting boards.
Picture 39 - This is to fall in love with: kitchen counter made of white burnt cement.
Picture 40 - Modern house of integrated environments benefited from the use of white burnt cement on the floor.
Image 41 - White burnt cement has a light texture that makes the wall more interesting.
Image 42 - Indirect light left the burnt white cement grayer.
Picture 43 - Corridor kitchen with burnt white cement floor.
Image 44 - The surface of the burnt white cement floor reflects light as a mirror.
Image 45 - Line that divides the environments is made by the floor.
Image 46 - Brick demolition and white burnt cement: if you think we are talking about a rustic style house, missed!
Image 47 - Minimalist and industrial kitchen with burnt white cement floor.
Picture 48 - White base of this decoration counted on the burnt white cement floor.
Picture 49 - On the walls, the white burnt cement forms a velvety texture.
Image 50 - Burnt white cement is one of the most durable and durable flooring options.
Picture 51 - Modern kitchen was complemented with the use of white burnt cement on the wall.
Image 52 - To brighten the remarkable presence of black was used white burnt cement in the ceiling.
Image 53 - Wait for the necessary drying time and then just decorate the wall with whatever you want.
Image 54 - White burnt cement makes a harmonic composition with the neutral tones of this room.
Image 55 - Environment predominantly gray and black won a burnt white cement floor.
Image 56 - In the area of the box, the floor used was the wood.
Image 57 - Burnt white cement floor won application of hydraulic tiles.
Image 58 - If the intention is to create an environment with a greater sense of space, the burnt white cement floor is a great option.
Image 59 - Halfway through: this wall won ceramic and white burnt cement coating.
Image 60 - Burnt cement can not be lacking in industrial style projects.