October 2020 – Online Exclusive

Ohio Valley Concrete Rebrands itself as Superflat Precision Concrete Solutions

Ohio Valley Concrete, led by industry-acclaimed expert Andy Bowman, recently announced a rebrand under the name Superflat Precision Concrete Solutions. Under the new brand, Superflat simultaneously launched a much-needed research and development division for the concrete industry. The company will focus on ongoing R&D initiatives in addition to its current […]

What to do?
Polished floor is complete
but client wants more shine

You’ve completely polished the concrete floor but the client wants more shine. Here are the things you’ll need to fulfill the task: High-speed propane burnisher – Ensure the machine is clean and dust free. Blow it out with an air compressor. Then clean an area of the shop floor. Next, […]

Countertop Creativity – Part 1
Imagination and Hard Work
Produce Stunning Results

A random sampling of concrete countertops created across the country display the ingenuity of a cadre of today’s decorative concrete artisans. Read on for an overview of three projects: One up on granite Shane Moseley, a concrete artisan by trade, moonlights as a graphic artist in his spare time. So […]

Don’t be Camera Shy — Part 1
Videos Can Help Attract New Business

With social distance regulations in place, local home shows postponed, lunch-and-learns with architects, designers and construction companies practically gone, and the added consumer sensitivity to meet in person, there has never been a more crucial time than now for decorative concrete contractors to start using videos to attract business. While […]

Be Aware of Carbon Monoxide when Using Propane-powered Equipment

Propane-powered burnishers, grinders, trowels, saws and generators are becoming more popular with contractors looking for better results in less time. Propane equipment provides increased power, endless runtime and portability. But carbon monoxide on propane equipment can cause issues. If contractors follow proper safety procedures, however, they can effectively use this […]

And now there are two:
Dock featured in Concrete Decor
inspires contractor to build his own

Back in 2017 Jim Sanguedolce got to the last page of his August/September issue of Concrete Decor and saw the Final Pour pictures of a custom stamped concrete dock. It looked like it was floating over a lake … and it made a lasting impression. Right then and there, the owner […]