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1. A Variety of Tools and Techniques Adds Texture to Concrete Slabs

Texture roller skims the surface of a stenciled concrete slab giving a textured look.In this world, there are two types of concrete: concrete that’s flat, gray and utilitarian, and concrete that’s been shaped, colored and/or textured — and is considered art.

By K. Schipper
2. What is the Correct Cleaner for Concrete

The old adage about using the right tool for a job is just as true when it comes to concrete cleaning products. With all the options on the market, manufacturers warn that not all are appropriate for every surface and finish. In fact, many can cause damage.

By Keith and Debby Davis
3. Mechanical, Chemical or Water: Which prep is right for the job?

With today’s ever-changing technology, it’s critical to stay on top of your options to achieve the concrete surface profile (CSP) recommended by coating manufacturers and to choose the right equipment for surface preparation.

By K. Schipper
4. Whip it Good

The right mixer and paddle can be the pairing for success

Just as a good cook knows when to use a stand mixer with bread hooks and when to get out the hand mixer with a whip, there are a mixer — and a paddle or blade design — for just about every size job in the decorative concrete industry, as well.

By K. Schipper
5. Make the Most of the DAILY GRIND

There’s a grinder/polisher model available for just about every task, whether it’s prepping the floor
of a big-box store or finishing a basement or small office. Finding the right tool for the job can make a big difference in speed and efficiency, so know what you want before you go shopping.

By K. Schipper
6. Trowel Power - Make a difficult task easier

Let’s face it, working concrete is a hard job. It’s hard on the hands, the back and especially the knees. Fortunately, for some contractors there’s an option that allows them to stand upright and still complete their jobs.

By K. Schipper
7. Terrazzo and Honed Concrete Chosen to Finesse Airport Rental Car Complex

When weary travelers pull or carry their bags across the plaza and into one of the lobbies of the Consolidated Rental Car Center at Lindbergh Field at the airport in San Diego, they probably won’t give much thought to the decorative concrete and terrazzo beneath their feet.

By K. Schipper
8. Concrete IS NOT Care-free

Consumers, often blown away with the low prices of desktop inkjet printers, forget to consider the additional cost of ink cartridges which put many of them on a first name basis with the folks at the office supply store. If you’re selling decorative concrete as no-maintenance, you could be missing out on tapping into the same sort of profit center those cartridges represent, either through selling products or providing maintenance services — or both.

By K. Schipper
9. A River Runs Through It - Blue Colored Polished "River" Placed on Concrete Slab prior to Building Being Erected

concrete river in floor

A handcrafted 5,900-square-foot meandering river scene incorporated into the building’s polished concrete floor before the building was constructed. Womack also manufactured and installed three different versions of concrete countertops, and finished the exterior concrete with custom pattern mats and a unique stain.

By K. Schipper
10. Concrete Stamping Enjoys a Resurgence of Popularity

stamping concrete walkway

By K. Schipper

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