PCA News: Decorative concrete manual updated

The latest publication from the Portland Cement Association, “Finishing Concrete with Color and Texture,” is a basic guide for planning and constructing decorative surfaces on concrete slabs. This second edition includes a completely new chapter on white concrete and significantly enhanced coverage on staining and painting. Guide specifications assist in developing specifications for decorative concrete projects, and a partial list of manufacturers and service providers is included.

While intended primarily for concrete contractors, “Finishing Concrete with Color and Texture” also will be useful to concrete finishers and apprentices, homebuilders, general contractors, architects, engineers, landscape architects, homeowners, vocational education students, specification writers, and inspectors, among others.

This publication is available online at www.cement.org/bookstore or by phone at (800) 868-6733. Cost is $30.

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