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wow. That looks awesome! Very nice job so far.
My monolithic "bell" slab is also my finished floor. This week I stained the concrete. I have to seal it with two coats of sealer after this cures. I used a water based environmentally-friendly, low VOC concrete stain. I have to say this was very stressful; once you put this stuff down and it soaks in, there is no going back. I had a few minor mishaps and did some experimentation on-the-fly as I went. I am pleased with the results however. The color is Dark Chocolate. It was a lot of work. 1) sweep and rinse 2) clean with chemical cleaner 3)scrub and rinse several times 4) first coat of stain adding texture with sea sponge 5) second coat of stain 6) going to need two coats of sealer 7) a final coat of protective polish. Total cost for the entire 732 sq ft of the first floor is about $700 - not too bad. Plus it will be a super durable, easy-to-maintain floor.