The finishes are important in the decoration of any environment. Studying how space will be with a certain color or texture is key to having a beautiful result! Anyone looking for practical, versatile, beautiful and cheap material can invest in the famous burnt cement . One of the favorite coatings at the time of decorating, without requiring great care in the post-application.
Textures of burnt cement
In addition to the natural texture, there are materials on the market that mimic the burnt cement:
4. In the form of ink
How to Make Burnt Cement
The natural burnt cement is made with a mixture of cement, water and sand in the work itself. Apply to the desired surface the cement powder on this still fresh mortar with a trowel, covering the whole area. To ensure a lighter shade of gray, balance the color with white cement and marble powder.
Others already prefer a more practical service, so there is the ready-made mortar of burnt cement, which negates the need to purchase all the components mentioned above separately. Simply apply the product with a stainless steel trowel to smooth, expect to dry and if it is necessary to make a second coat.
In these two modes, the surface is neutral, but there is the possibility of a glossy coating. A simple technique is to pass the wax regularly, which reduces costs with resin applications. For a longer lasting finish, coat a layer of resin or varnish to have a glossy finish.
Care when applying burned cement to the floor
It is essential that the subfloor is clean, smooth and free of dust. Any cracking or loose parts can damage the application, leaving the result disastrous.
How to clean surface in burnt cement?
The burned cement is very easy to clean, as well as a simple cleaning. To remove dust or sand, use a broom or vacuum cleaner. To wash it, make a mixture of neutral detergent and warm water and wipe with cleaning cloth or sponge.
60 projects using burnt cement in architecture and decoration
His touch of rusticity, due to the variation of colors and their natural cracks, are no longer used only in lofts or floors of industrial sheds. Today we can find many ways to insert this element so dear by architects and users.
To know how and where to apply the burnt cement texture in decoration and architecture, we selected 60 projects that make the material a great choice:
Picture 1 - The main characteristic of the cement burnt: stains in different shades of gray.
This stained appearance is normal in the finish, for some it can become a disadvantage, however it is one of the particularities that leaves the choice much more attractive.
Picture 2 - Highlight the environment with a differentiated treatment in some of the walls.
For those who are afraid to radically innovate the environment, you can start this process on just one wall. You will realize that this little transformation makes all the difference in the visual!
Picture 3 - Bathroom: marble sink and finishes in burnt cement.
Picture 4 - Decorate with neutral colors, without being basic.
If you love burnt cement and like neutrality, bet on this palette: black, white, and gray. This solution is infallible and leaves any modern space!
Image 5 - Apply the texture of burnt cement on the kitchen countertop.
If you want a creative look, make this kind of application on your workbench. Bet on a touch of color in the cabinet and sink to make the kitchen even more irresistible.
Picture 6 - The differentiation of floor is a tendency in the decoration.
This technique is very common in kitchen integrated with the room. But in the above project, moving from the lobby to the social area is also an option for anyone who wants to innovate in the application of burnt cement in the decoration.
Picture 7 - Case burnt wall cement with a good composition of frames.
Empty walls have no grace in the visual, especially when they gain a different texture. Be creative in composition and demonstrate personality in choice!
Picture 8 - And what about coating the balcony in burnt cement?
Picture 9 - Bet on the combination with the wood to gain a contemporary look.
Picture 10 - In the bathroom, the porcelain version is the best choice.
Picture 11 - Make a simple and quick transformation in your entrance hall.
Entrance hall is never much valued at the time of decorating. If you fit into this situation, try applying the burnt cement finish to the walls of this space.
Image 12 - The oldest burned cement has the reddish coloration.
Picture 13 - The material is so versatile that it fits in any style.
Image 14 - Make a burnt cement bottom in your wire cabinet.
Picture 15 - Pay special attention to the walls of the stairs.
Image 16 - Choose the correct porcelain tile for your type of environment.
Larger parts are ideal for large environments, while small ones (45 × 45) get better small spaces, such as the bathroom.
Picture 17 - No error in decoration: the mixture of gray, black and white is classic.
Picture 18 - Bet on simple solutions that result in a modern design.
For those who want a beautiful result, but do not have much security in innovating, bet on the porcelanatos in cement burned on the kitchen wall. A touch of color is always welcome, however, moving to the traditional side also has its advantage.
Picture 19 - Be enchanted with colored burnt cement!
Picture 20 - Baby room with decoration in burnt cement.
Picture 21 - Decorate a normal apartment with the style of a loft.
When used on the floor and walls, break the rustic and heavy effect by betting on a more elaborate joinery. As in the example above, where using color was the key point of the project!
Image 22 - Want a creative look? Bet on unusual combinations!
It is also possible to sculpt your own vat, provided you receive a great waterproofing. The bench and tub together optimize the spaces and create an interesting harmony in the environment.
Picture 23 - Decorate more, for less!
The Christmas ornaments can decorate these transitions from one environment to another, especially on balconies, where the span is larger. This combination of green (resembling the vertical gardens) and burnt cement looks amazing in any decorating style!
Picture 24 - Give contrast to the decorative elements!
Image 25 - The very light burnt cement is ideal for those who want a clean environment.
Picture 26 - Tired of the traditional? Build your bench in burnt cement.
If you want a more economical bench, bet on the burnt cement to build the bench. So, enjoy the economy to make a good ambiance for your bathroom.
Picture 27 - And also bet the finishing in the bath!
This example works in a similar way to the carved vat: a good waterproofing and a quality professional to avoid future infiltrations.
Image 28 - Light shade to work in conjunction with candy colors.
Image 29 - Paging is an important step for anyone who opts for porcelain tile.
Image 30 - Service area with 50 shades of gray.
Picture 31 - Loft decorated with burnt cement.
Picture 32 - Burned cement and neon form the perfect pair to decorate the room.
Image 33 - Mix vibrant colors in the middle of the gray of the burnt cement.
When using this material in the décor, bet on laid-back decorative items and warm paints to bring a little more warmth into the environment.
Image 34 - For an intimate look, bet on sober and neutral tones!
Image 35 - Walls in burned cement require decorative accessories.
Image 36 - Male decoration: bricks + burnt cement.
Image 37 - Commercial projects also gain space with this material.
Picture 38 - A touch of color in the environment.
Image 39 - The identity of your office in decorative details
Image 40 - Coating the entire house with burnt cement.
Image 41 - Kitchen with burnt cement.
Picture 42 - Build a conceptual environment working the decorative elements along with the colors.
Picture 43 - Loft colorful and full of personality!
Picture 44 - Give personality on your wall!
For those who want to innovate and like a more radical look, you can be inspired by the cracked walls. In this mix, apply the brick and the burnt cement on the same surface, while still planning the area to be destroyed.
Picture 45 - Change the look of your room quickly.
Image 46 - Learn how to work with minimalism.
For coatings, blend burnt cement with white, and for furniture and fixtures, bet on straight strokes, without many color details.
Picture 47 - Inspirational Home Office!
Image 48 - Broadcast your urban style with earthy tones and burnt cement.
Image 49 - Insert a color to give personality to the environment.
Image 50 - What is the best type of lighting for a ceiling in burned cement?
In addition to traditional rail luminaires, the new trend is to use the apparent wiring. In this case, the yarns can be colored or thicker, forming this set with spots embedded throughout the space. The interesting thing is to mark a good stroke to create the playful effect of the wires!
Image 51 - Jovial studio with elements that are trend in decoration.
Image 52 - Decorate the closet in a different way!
Picture 53 - The lining is a very important element in the decoration, so mix the recesses with different materials and colors.
Image 54 - Apply the finish only to the structural elements of the residence.
Image 55 - Burnt cement flooring is ideal for outdoor areas.
The accumulation of dirt in the grout caused by rain or air pollution damages the floor with time, so a monolithic floor is ideal for the outdoor area.
Image 56 - Combine the burnt cement with a lighting project modern.
Image 57 - Feminine decoration: pink + burnt cement.
Image 58 - Work the contrast between the shades of gray.
Image 59 - The classic loft could not miss in our gallery of inspirations.
Image 60 - Tricks to decorate a small apartment spending little.
It's not easy to use warm colors in the décor, but that's the great trick to make your apartment look impressive. In the above design, the burnt cement neutralizes the orange of the fittings and the result is balanced. Add wood and bricks and if it's orange, better yet!
Price of burnt cement
We have selected a few options for burnt cement finishes to make your work cost more affordable. In this choice, pay attention to the cost-effectiveness and see what is your priority in the remodeling and decoration:
Natural: from R, 00 - yields 2sqm.
This is certainly the most accessible option, but those who are looking for a quick work can choose the following options.
Ready pasta of 5kg: from R, 00 - yields 1m².
If you do not have a professional who really knows how to make natural burnt cement, buy ready-made mortar. This is the safest option to avoid having a mistake in the middle of the work.
Porcelanato: from R, 00 per m².
Wet areas like bathroom, kitchen and service area are best suited for this type of material. With a variety of sizes and formats, you can choose the one that best fits your environment.
Wallpaper roll between R, 00 to R, 00.
Despite its high investment, the wallpaper is the best solution for those who do not want dirt at home and want a ready result on the same day. If you live in a rented residence, this may be the best option among the others.
Inks 3,8kg: from R, 00 - yields 10sqm.
Now if you are one of those who loves to put their hand in the dough, you can venture into painting your walls with the textured inks. It's easy, fast and does not require a skilled workforce (which already saves a lot in the final budget)!