Vol. 8 No. 1 - February 2008
Gerry Maurer’s signature fern imprint isn’t the only way he leaves his mark on a job.
No, it’s not built into the fork of a tree. It’s the grown-up version, with a breathtaking mountain view and lots of decorative concrete.
Our magazine salutes some of the world’s best work in this hot interior design trend.
Sure, radiant-heated concrete is warm and comfortable. But before you get too comfortable, there are underlayments, insulation and other factors to consider.
A number of new technological innovations give today’s contractors more choices when they’re looking to make an impression.
The choice of filler and sealant product for a decorative slab is influenced by the amount of movement taking place, the kind of abuse the surface will be taking, and, of course, how the filler will look.
They’re heavy and they can be hard to install. But for some customers, decorative concrete tubs are worth every drop of sweat.
As an ingredient in most concrete mixtures, crystalline silica is virtually guaranteed to be present on any decorative concrete job site.