Author: Concrete Decor Staff

ECOncrete Marine Mattresses Installed in Long Island Sound

December 2020 marked the deployment of fifty 150-square-foot nature-inclusive ECOncrete Marine Mattresses, providing large-scale armoring and protection for the Cross-Sound Cable, a 24-mile underwater electrical transmission cable under contract by Eversource and the Long Island Power Authority.  Operated by PSEG Long Island, as agent to LIPA, the cable runs along […]

UDT appoints Chris Boxmeyer

UDT Appoints Chris Boxmeyer as National Technical Support of Urethane Floor Finishes

Ultra Durable Technologies (UDT) has appointed Chris Boxmeyer as national technical support of urethane floor finishes. Boxmeyer now oversees UDT’s leads throughout the U.S. and Canada who have resilient floors that need attention. These include sheet vinyl, Vinyl Composite Tile (VCT), Luxury Vinyl Tile or Plank (LVT/LVP), and linoleum. He […]

New Specifications 101 Helps Any Construction Professional

Any professional in the construction industry will find value in Specifications 101. This is a new six-part series which, for the first time ever, clearly identifies the underlying elements of construction specifications. It also focuses on their importance in coordinating with construction documentation. The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), a national […]

2021 cement consumption forecast

PCA Releases Winter 2021 U.S. Regional Cement Consumption Forecast

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) Market Intelligence Group released their cement consumption forecast for winter 2021. Additionally, they included their real put-in-place construction spending forecasts for the Northeast, Central, West, and Southeast United States. Northeast The Northeast has been hit hard by COVID-19, leading to cement consumption declining by a […]

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Can the Choice of a Power Tool’s Battery Affect Contractor Safety?

Maybe some power tool users are tired of getting the third degree about using third-party replacement batteries. But they should consider that they might be headed for third-degree burns—or worse—if they keep it up. Battery safety is paramount for contractors and there is simply no adequate replacement for using the […]

Laticrete Launches New and Improved Strata_Heat Floor Warming System

Laticrete, a leading manufacturer of globally proven construction solutions for the building industry, has launched a new and improved Strata_Heat floor warming system. This system includes both an industry-first, high-performance floor-heating spliceless wire and an uncoupling mat. You can install the Strata_Heat floor warming system under tile, stone, vinyl, carpeted […]