Vol. 18 No. 6 - August/September 2018
Setting the bar properly for your clients on the onset ensures happier customers in the long run.
The third annual Decorative Concrete LIVE! continues to showcase innovative construction applications for residential and retail at the World of Concrete in Las Vegas Jan. 22-25, 2019
The air temperature is 97 degrees F, the concrete arrives late and it turns out it’s a hot load. A set retarder is added, which only makes matters worse. The concrete now sits for eight hours before you can do anything with it. Now what?
Getting to know concrete inside and out will help in properly preparing those surfaces for a topping.
Scott Cohen’s company, The Green Scene Landscaping and Pools, is a premier outdoor living construction firm in the Los Angeles area, specializing in resort-style swimming pools and spas, fireplaces, fire pits and outdoor kitchens.
Las Vegas’ McCarran Airport put its money down in a bet on a vibrant, colorful and imaginative new look for the airport’s Terminal 1 ticketing and baggage claim area.
A vinegar-producing company needed a heat- and chemical-resistant floor for their busy production facility. TNT Resurfacing partnered with Azevedo Concrete to install Westcoat’s premier urethane cement system,Temper-Crete, throughout the 1,450-square-foot processing area.
When it comes to resinous quartz flooring, there are two basic ways to approach the installation. You can broadcast the quartz onto a floor coated with wet epoxy, or you can mix the epoxy and quartz together -- making what is often called epoxy mortar -- then trowel it on.
When it comes to working with metallics, there few ways you can make the job a better experience. And getting advice from of of the best is a step up.
Have a decorative concrete question that needs answering? Ask it!
Got any solutions for that slippery stamped concrete?
A white concrete extension of precast panels added onto an apartment in the city of Innsbruck, Austria, has revitalized a century-old building.
Although a good grinder/polisher will take other types of pads besides diamonds, the industrial version of the gemstone is a must for a wide range of tasks. And, there’s the rub: just as with jewelry, these diamonds are seen as being expensive.
Don Pinger's second career began with a little dabbling in utilitarian concrete. That was seven years ago, when he was still working long hours in the restaurant he owned. He'd been reading about what people were doing with decorative concrete, and that intrigued him as well.
Experts have a lot to say about polyaspartics. We gathered some of our favorites from contractors and manufacturers.
Surviving the Slowdown. Keeping your decorative concrete business profitable during periods of economic slowdown.
With a natural bent for innovation, this third-generation Santa Cruz contractor brings a unique touch to his decorative work.
Most of the requirements in the IGCC that could apply to decorative concrete are not really that new, and often they are things you already do.
Concrete lounge chairs are one of the hottest applications of concrete furniture made with glass fiber reinforced concrete (GFRC).