May 2021 – Online Exclusive

Defective Concrete:
How to Deal with Plastic Shrinkage Cracks

Being proactive early can make or break the success of your project! It’s essential to educate your crew, so these questions don’t cause unneeded anxiety. Knowledge is power when the owner of a site asks the polishing contractor questions like: “Why did my concrete crack and how can you fix […]

Laticrete Unveils the Company’s First-Ever Dedicated Grow Room and Greenhouse Coating System

Laticrete, a leading manufacturer of globally proven construction solutions for the building industry, has launched the SpartaCote High-Yield System with patent-pending Lux Additive. The company developed this industry-first resinous coating system specifically to increase photosynthetic active radiation (PAR) reflectance of floors and walls by up to 56%. This effectively increases […]

craze cracks on a polished concrete floor

Defective Concrete: Craze Cracks Affect Appearance Not Performance

In this tip, you’ll learn about craze cracks. These common cracks wouldn’t exist if installers had properly mixed and placed the concrete and allowed it to fully cure. Craze cracks — sometimes called map cracking, mud cracking or spider cracks — all name the same thing. I believe you should […]