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8895 SW 136th StMiami, FL 33176
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12338 SW 127th AveMiami, FL 33186
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I've been living in this community apartment for about 8 years now this place used to be a nice place to live until we got some new management team that was brought in Ms.Olga she is very rude very disrespectful yells and screams at you, she run this apartment complex as a prison you're not allowed to have guests when your guest enter the building she'll question them asking them what unit their going too.. for what apparent reason that she may not like your guest she will tell you they are not allowed to come back and if they guest is seen again by her You will receive a 7 day notice to vacate. I've been noticing that she's been kicking a lot of black people out and moving nothing but Cubans and whites in. When they do inspection of your unit that her way snooping around trying to find anything to kick you out for and also when you go to the office to report something that need to be fixed that is their other way of snooping around and her maintenance guys will go back and report what they see in your unit instead of fixing things which they do a half behind job.. when you go to the office to speak to (Olga) about you're concerned or how things are being ran they make it seems as if you're bothering them and that your the one that's being rude and disrespectful..they make it seems as if you're not supposed to question them or tell their wrong doings, they feels as if we should allow them to do whatever they please and not have nothing to say and once they get irritated of you keep addressing them about any situation they will send you a letter to your door saying that you got to vacate the premises within 7 days for being a destructive tenant.. the dynamic has changed a lot since I've been living here it used to be diverse but now all of a sudden it's just two sets of race that's been moving in only.. don't believe these positive reviews that you see 9 out of 10 it's probably writing it or people that don't know their nasty ways yet
Beauty Salons of America is a great salon with exceptional stylists! From the moment you walk in, you are greeted by friendly faces at the front desk, and are even offered a glass of wine while you wait. It's very modern, clean and appealing. I find their services to be reasonably priced depending on what it is that you get; I firmly believe in the motto "you get what you pay for." They handle your hair with great care and make sure that you are comfortable from sitting at the sinks for the wash, the temperature of the water, and even when they are brushing out your hair. I have very blonde (colored) and very long, wavy hair, and I have never had a problem when they wash me out or brush out my hair (which has a propensity for getting tangled).Contrary to EVERYTHING 2helpfriends has written, the salon does not use cheap products. Their colors are Wella, they carry and use products such as Kerastase and Moroccan Oil. Last I checked, not exactly "cheap" or "inferior". Furthermore, their prices are exactly what you would expect for the quality of work and the level of skill that you get. Remember, you get what you pay for!!! If you want cheap/crappy work, then go elsewhere, but I know that I wouldn't risk damaging and destroying my hair to save a couple bucks. Also, the salon and staff is very upfront with their prices if you ask them how much your service will be whether when you are making your appointment or when you check in (I don't think I've ever been to a salon where they just have the prices of their services listed like a fast food menu on the wall. I ALWAYS make it a point to ASK!). Again, this is salon has a very friendly and inviting atmosphere with many skilled and talented stylists. If you want high quality work (with reasonable prices), great attention to detail, and an overall great experience, I HIGHLY recommend Beauty Salons of America Hair Salon!!!
Like others have said, it's open, CLEAN, really nice ambiance with white modern decor, with very friendly staff. Amazing array of Zoya , Essie colors and lots of Gelish gel polishes like I never seen anywhere else I work in the healthcare field and it's useless to attempt any maintenance of a manicure, so I went in solely for a pedi. I was offered tea and water. I love places with massage chairs while you get your piggies pampered. I think Nailbar has the nicest ones around. Claudia gave me hands down the best pedicure I've ever had. The soaking, the lotioning, the massaging, then more soaking, and more massaging, and exfoliating, and then came out the callous shaver. I really like the cleanliness of the place . I've never spent so much time getting a pedicure, and I have to say it was an hour very well spent. My piggies are so purrrrrrrrty!! I really hope they do well cause it is on my neighborhood - I love supporting my local businesses and plan to visit Nailbar everytime I need my toes redone! O. Sundays of course since is my day off , and they offer free mimosas . Yay ! Seriously - if you're anywhere near midtown area get over to Nail bar and let yourself be pampered!
The salon is just great! I've been a customer for over a year now and always had a positive experience. The ladies there are really friendly and professional. Waxing is never fun, but Erika is fast, professional and accurate! She knows how to deal with delicate skin types and the hair regrowth shows up after a long time. Yes, it is a little pricey but it's worth it. I love the pedicures here . I dont believe in many of the reviews I read about this place, I've been coming here for a long time and never experience a bad service . I did tried pretty much all the technicians here and their service was always great. I had to wait a little bit a few times , but no major complains like other reviews mentioned. Receptionist was telling me ex employees and other salon owners were going viral online to write false reviews and hurt their reputation. I guess success hurts and jealous people can't deal with it. I wish them the best and even more success!
Hands down the best nail salon I have ever been to...great leg/foot massage during my pedi ( you cna ask for an Add-on 10 minute smore if you need), fantastic color selection and of course the most important thing: nail polish that lasts well over a month. The owner has great customer service and knows her clients by name - it is clear she has a loyal following. Many of the employees have worked here for a long time. I remember coming here with my bridal party 10 months ago and realizing one of my dresses was wrinkled. The owner insisted on walking my dress over to a nearby dry cleaner to have it steamed while I was getting my nails done. It was a huge stress relief and completely unexpected! But back to the important stuff - the staff do a great job and are consistent - that is what is great. It doesn't matter who you get, your nails will look good and last. I don't get my nails done too often any more but when I do, only go to Nailbar Midtown
My feet are somewhat of a horror ,that is the exacts words my wife tells me, so she decided to do something about it. She recently purchased a gift certificate at Trini and I have to admit, I had a great time there plus my feet are finally able to be exposed to the public! I had a hard time going on my own so my wife accompanied me on my adventure. I thought I would be the only guy there but to my surprise, there were two other gentlemen; one getting a pedicure and the other a manicure. The ladies who worked there were friendly, and especially made it a point to make me feel comfortable ( i guess they could tell I was uncomfortable from my face). After my hour session, my feet felt and looked great. So to all the men reading this, pamper yourself and get your feet done. The ladies will love it. Trini is the place to go if you live in Brickell area. Highly recommended. Now I'm a regular!
Let me tell you something about Lucy. Shes not your typical hair dresser. She is an artist! I've been going to her for almost a decade. Followed her from salon to salon, all around Miami, until she settled down with her own business in this current location. Because she's just that good. You come in with an idea and she makes it fit YOU. And although she has a million clients (everyone loves her), she can always set time aside for you and make you walk out of there feeling so much more beautiful, and turning heads like it's no one's business! Aside from her work, I can honestly say she is a woman of God that shows integrity, patience, kindness and humility. i love this lady! On a side note, the rest of her staff are courtious and talented as well! Specially when you're fixing your hair for a special event, and need to look your best, You can't go wrong with Lucy's.
I've been here twice and the service was great! Had one of the best pedicure ever . I think it was about 50 minutes or so, service included foot exfoliation with a natural sugar scrub ( dont remember the flavor but the smell was pretty yummy) , foot massage, hot towels, they did a pretty job with my cuticle and callus. Second time I tried the Gelish Manicure ( gel polish thing that is the most popular service there I guess) , and I loved it. 2 weeks still after, no chipping, color looks great. The crowd is young, the staff also kind of young but they know what they are doing and are totally cool. The Owner was there when I came me with my sister, she was really nice, offered us drinks, checked on our nails, was on top of everything. My nail tech for the pedicure was Jackie and the hands was a girl from Argentina. Tumbs up for this place. It is the best in Miami .
Camden Aventura is the best place I have ever lived! The office staff is so friendly and the maintenance team is the best I have ever seen! We RARELY have issues, and they have always been there within minutes whenever we did. My husband and I could not think of a better place to call home. We both run a lot of races, and as a runner, one of the best perks is living right across from the Don Soffer Exercise trail! You can even take the dogs over there for walks. They just built some really cool new picnic tables right near our apartment, which is also a huge bonus. We love having dinner outside now. If you are looking for somewhere that is super safe - HELLO, the police department is right NEXT DOOR, and within walking distance to everything - INCLUDING THE BEACH - you belong at Camden Aventura!
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A concrete contractor is a professional who places, colors, finishes, repairs, and maintains concrete, whether for interior, exterior, residential, or commercial use. Many homeowners use contractors for projects like driveways, pools, and patios.
Concrete is a durable, sustainable substance that can be colored, shaped, and stamped into almost any design. It's more energy efficient to produce and allows less heat and cold to escape than other materials. When working with a skilled contractor, homeowners can use concrete to significantly increase the value of their property.
Concrete driveways are a popular choice because of their durability - they can last up to 30 years - and low maintenance requirements. A basic concrete driveway runs between $3 to $10 per square foot, while a customized or decorative driveway costs between $15 and $25 per square foot. While they're durable overall, concrete driveways are more susceptible to cracks, and harder to repair than asphalt or other alternatives. In addition, patch jobs and stains from gas and oil on concrete are more obvious.
Patching a concrete driveway costs between $6 and $10 per square foot, while resurfacing costs about $2.25 per square foot. Resurfacing is a nice middle ground between multiple patch jobs and a complete replacement. During the process, a contractor removes and replaces the top layer of concrete.
Concrete patios run anywhere from $6 to $17 per square foot, depending on customization and the intricacy of the design. Like driveways, they last for several years and require minimal maintenance, making them a nice alternative to wood. Homeowners don't have to deal with termites, splintering or wood rot. In addition, because concrete patios are a single, solid surface, there are no cracks through which weeds can grow. What's more, concrete patios can be made to fit any area, so owners don't have to worry about curves or hard corners. Many homeowners choose to stamp or stain their concrete patios to mimic brick or stone, getting the same look as these materials for a much cheaper price.
While concrete driveways and patios are cost efficient in the long term, concrete pools require frequent maintenance and expensive renovations. They need to be resurfaced and retiled every 10 to 20 years, which can set owners back $10,000 or more. In addition, it takes anywhere from two to four months to install a pool. That said, concrete pools are more flexible than any other option. Unlike fiberglass pools, they aren't built from a mold nor are they limited to shipping restrictions. In addition, concrete pools do not depreciate in value the way vinyl liner ones do.
Alternatively, concrete pool decks provide a safe, slip-resistant area that adds to the beauty and atmosphere of the pool area. They are faster and cheaper to install than other materials, costing about the same price per square foot as a concrete patio. When it comes to the coping, the material used to cap the edge of the pool, owners of a concrete deck can use stone, precast concrete or poured concrete. Stone is the most expensive option, while precast concrete is the cheapest and easiest to install. Poured concrete, meanwhile, provides the most even finish.
Concrete is the most popular material used to construct basements because of its versatility and moisture resistance. Additionally, poured concrete is resistant to fires and cave-ins. Masonry walls - where the walls are constructed with concrete blocks - have several joints that can undermine their structural integrity. These walls must be properly waterproofed to prevent seepage from soil outside. Homeowners can also choose precast panel basements, where the concrete walls are poured ahead of time and lifted into place with a crane. A single concrete wall costs about $5,000, most of which goes to labor.
Removing concrete costs about $1 to $3 per square foot, but there are several factors that push a demolition job into the thousands. The contractor might charge additional fees if the concrete is hard to access - for example, if it's surrounded by fences or large trees that block construction equipment. They might also charge extra for thicker concrete, complex installations, or if the homeowner wants to preserve part of the original design.
Concrete countertops are custom designed and handcrafted by a designer or architect. Most of their cost comes from the design process itself, but the material runs between $65 and $135 per square foot. Installation costs approximately $40 to $50 per hour. Traditionally, concrete countertops are viewed on the same level as luxurious materials like marble and granite. They provide a seamless, long-lasting surface and can take any form or edge design, making them more customizable than other options.
Costing between $10 and $20 per square foot, concrete floors add a modern, stylish element to interiors. They require minimal maintenance, are easy to clean, and resist scratches from pets. They're also odor resistant, so any spills or accidents won't leave long-lasting smells behind. Because concrete absorbs heat, the floors can even reduce heating bills. They're uncomfortable to stand on for long periods of time, however, and they can create an echo. While concrete floors last longer than carpet or laminate, areas with heavy traffic are known to develop hairline cracks.
Stamped concrete is textured to replicate other materials, such as stone, slate, brick, tile, and even wood. In fact, stamping is generally preferable to using these other materials because it provides the same look as stone and brick at a much cheaper cost. In addition, stamped concrete is more durable than other options, especially wood. Prices range between $8 and $18 per square foot. More realistic designs require multiple patterns and colors, increasing the cost.
Acid-based stains mix a water-and-acid solution with inorganic metallic salts to create a chemical reaction that permanently alters the color of concrete. The result is a beautiful, marble-like look. Unlike tinted sealers or coatings, acid stains penetrate the concrete itself and leave no film behind. Although they provide the richest colors of any stain, they're limited to a handful of earth-toned options. Many manufacturers only offer acid stains in eight different colors.
Non-reactive stains offer unlimited color options but lack the depth of acid stains. These aren't exactly true stains - rather, they're coatings, dyes or sealers that sit on top of the concrete, filling the pores with pigment. These treatments are called non-reactive stains because they do not create a chemical reaction like acid stains.
Colored concrete is created by blending liquid, granular or powdered iron oxide pigments with natural concrete. These pigments are either mined directly from the earth or manufactured in a chemical plant. Iron oxide particles are about 10 times smaller than those of concrete. Therefore, when mixed together, the pigment masks some of the natural concrete color. Gray concrete is harder to color than white, so most manufacturers will only mix in dark pigments. White concrete accepts any color but is more expensive than gray.
Decorative, colored, stamped, and stained concrete must be cured to minimize efflorescence, a powdery, white substance that forms on concrete surfaces. This occurs as water in the concrete evaporates, carrying calcium hydroxide with it. When the calcium hydroxide mixes with the carbon dioxide in the air, it becomes calcium carbonate, which remains on top of the concrete. Efflorescence isn't visible on gray surfaces, nor is it damaging, but it ruins the look of color-treated designs. Wet curing is the best way to cure concrete and prevent efflorescence, but it's hard to do so evenly. As such, most people choose liquid curing compounds instead.
Wet concrete can irritate the skin or cause first-, second-, or third-degree chemical burns. Cement dust contains silica, which damages the lungs and can lead to cancer or silicosis. Many concrete mixtures contain cement, so homeowners should be careful if contractors create the concrete on site. Anyone who touches wet concrete or dust should wash their skin with soap and cold water.
As with any home improvement project, it's best to shop around before hiring a professional. Homeowners should ask questions while vetting potential contractors to find one whose terms suit both need and budget.
Homeowners should work with a concrete contractor who is either certified by or a member of one or more trade organizations for high-quality results. These individuals adhere to professional guidelines and are versed in industry and safety standards.