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LAVINA by Superabrasive has become a leading name in the concrete grinding and polishing industry. It is well recognized for its reliable and efficient floor machines and high-quality diamond tools. Here is what concrete contractors shared about their experience with LAVINA products and the company that makes them -- Superabrasive.

In search of new revenue? Offer resealing as an option as part of your bid

What if I told you that you could get paid over and over again for a project you completed a year or two ago. Would you be interested? No, this isn’t some slick marketing idea or even a take-off of a multilevel marketing or pyramid scheme. Rather, this is working smarter not harder with a fair amount of common sense mixed in.

Greg Iannone
Apr 6, 2017
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Seminary Receives Concrete Makeover using Pure Texture

Seminary wall coated with Pure Texture concrete coating with arched openings into a room.In his 40 years of working in the masonry and general construction industry, Dominick Freda has never been involved with a project of the magnitude of the St. Thomas Aquinas Seminary, a traditional Roman Catholic facility situated on 1,100 acres in Dillwyn, Virginia, not far from Charlottesville.

Jacqueline Valle
Apr 7, 2017
Protect Your Lungs From Job Site Hazards Before Damage Sets In

mask protectionHow often in the course of your day do you think about breathing? Unless you’re one of those unfortunate people who suffers from a respiratory illness, it’s unlikely you give it any thought at all. The fact that breathing is a somewhat involuntary action is probably why we so easily take it for granted.

Deven Johnson
Apr 6, 2017
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Tales of the Tape: Three Tips when Using Tape with Decorative Overlays

After painstakingly laying out a grout pattern for your acrylic overlay, meticulously masking and re-masking surrounding areas, and then spraying or troweling in just the right color and texture scheme, you stand back and admire your handiwork, and the job looks great.

Brian Anderson and Cory Christensen
Oct 27, 2011
Why To Consider Using a Consultant for Your Upcoming Concrete Jobs

Man with a chip brush applies color to the side of a concrete pool liner.A decorative concrete consultant, according to Concrete Decor, can help with product and installation procedures, assist with selecting qualified installers, and provide preparation and enforcement of specifications.

Elise Crain
Mar 21, 2017
STOP! Concrete Moisture Problems and Concrete Color Problems

Decorative concrete used in an outdoor theme park like setting. Densifiers helped keep staining substances from penetrating the concrete.Densifier stops the deterioration and improves the integrity of the concrete. For new concrete, it is used as a cure. For older concrete, it can be used as a "densifying" sealer under the decorative overlayment.

Robin Suttell
Feb 23, 2011
The Four Types of Overlays and How to Choose One

David Blasdel
Jan 17, 2012
The Crush House: Where seeing red isn't a bad thing
Gervasi Vineyard, Canton, Ohio

Sinks that look like wine bottles made of concrete

K. Schipper
Project Profile
Nov 21, 2014
Add Texture to your Slab with Concrete Texture Rollers

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.

K. Schipper
Apr 7, 2017
New Research Says Polished Concrete is the Most Slip-Resistant Flooring

Polished Concrete is the Most Slip-Resistant Flooring

Jennifer A. Faller
Mar 6, 2014
Artisan in Concrete: Jim Vermillion, Concrete Polishing & Artistic Staining of Alaska

Decorative concrete by Jim Vermillion - Concrete Decor

Gail Elber
Artisan in Concrete
Mar 4, 2014
Get That Edge! How Edge Forms Can Transform a Concrete Countertop

Concrete Countertop edge form help create this one of a kind sloping square bathroom concrete sink.Many concrete countertops are plain slabs with square corners. This solid farmhouse look is simple to achieve by pouring a concrete countertop mix into a simple form. Wood forms lend themselves to shaping square corners, but it is difficult to use wood to achieve rounded corners and curved edges.

Amy Johnson
May 7, 2013
Answers to Concrete Staining Problems, Questions and Concerns

Construction worker filling up a pump sprayer with a fix for concrete staining projects.When you think about it, the relatively low percentage of callbacks and problems compared to the overall amount of work performed says a lot about the caliber of installers and the industry as a whole.

Chris Sullivan
Trowel & Error
Jul 16, 2012
High-Octane Vibe: Polished Concrete in Harley Davidson Dealership

Polished Concrete in Harley Davidson Dealership

Joe Maty
Project Profile
Feb 2, 2015
Project Profile: A Man Cave with Water Features and Carved Concrete

Natasha Chilingerian
Project Profile
Dec 20, 2012
Manufacturer Profile: How Colormaker Floors does Concrete

Man in white hard hat measuring pigment to add to a concrete mix.Products and training from Colormaker will help you turn an ordinary floor into an artistic creation.

David Thompson
Feb 25, 2011
Decorative concrete makeover at SAY Sí earns a resounding ‘Yes!’

The transformative projects were part of the 2012 Concrete Decor Show — which also featured the creation of a colossal concrete dinosaur.

Emily Dixon
Apr 18, 2012
Additional "Tools" for the Concrete Faux Rock Trade

Best tools for concrete faux rocksIn general, if you work with concrete now, you likely have the tools you’ll need to create synthetic rocks, but here are a few items that might make the job a little easier.

Editors
Mar 21, 2017
Commercial Projects

The new horizon for decorative concrete.

Editors
Feb 10, 2011
Achieving Success with Integral Color

Color specialists offer advice for getting the look that you — and your customers — are counting on.

Amy Johnson
Feb 21, 2011
Symons

A commitment to quality, innovation and exemplary customer service make Symons a leader in the industry.

Mike Dawson
Feb 22, 2011
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