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Vol. 20 No. 2 - February/March 2020

Concrete with a Twist - Concrete Table Wows Attendees

If it’s been said once, it’s been said a million times: There’s no limit on the possibilities with concrete.

By Stacey Enesey Klemenc
March 23, 2020
Keeping up with the Ever-Changing VOC Regulations for Concrete

Staying up to date with ever-changing VOC laws is a full-time job.

With that in mind, it’s a good incentive to review what VOCs are and update how the regulations impact many products used on concrete projects daily.

By Chris Sullivan
March 22, 2020
Concrete Sealer Uglies Always Get Callbacks

When it comes to sealing concrete, you need to remember one simple thing. Concrete sealer is a liquid coating that’s either rolled or sprayed onto a porous concrete surface. Here are the most common concrete sealer uglies that are dealt with regularly by professionals.

By Tyler Stephens
March 21, 2020
When it Comes to Polished Concrete, Maintenance is a Must to Ensure a Long Life

Like many in the restaurant industry, we have converted our dining room floors over to polished concrete. Many people believe that a correctly installed polished floor is a one-time thing. It’s concrete, right? It’ll last forever.

By Travis Larsen
March 20, 2020
There's a Learning Curve with Polyaspartics and Concrete

Are polyaspartics part of your concrete coating mix? They may not be — yet. The word is some concrete contractors are afraid of them because of their fast set-times.

By K. Schipper
March 18, 2020
Keeping Old Construction Techniques Alive

In a world where construction projects are dominated by cutting edge products and constantly evolving technology, Jack Aldrich wants to do his share of preserving the “old ways” that have typically been passed on from generation to generation.

By Stacey Enesey Klemenc
March 17, 2020
Contractor Delivers Sophisticated Concrete Floors for Tiffany's Flagship Next Door

Tiffany’s temporary flagship store’s renovation included new concrete microtopping floors that had to be sophisticated and thin enough to mesh with what was already there.

By Joe Maty
March 15, 2020
Wide Array of Products at World of Concrete Offers Solid Solutions and Creative Courses

Featuring 1,310 companies from throughout North America and 29 countries outside the United States — including 255 brand new ones — the 45th annual World of Concrete succeeded in being a very strong event for the concrete and masonry industries.

By Stacey Enesey Klemenc
March 14, 2020
Concrete Decor Puts on a Really Big Show for 2020 Decorative Concrete LIVE!

Entrance of Decorative Concrete LIVE! in Las Vegas at the World of ConcreteThe jury’s in for the most recent rendition of Decorative Concrete LIVE! presented Feb. 4-7 during World of Concrete 2020 in Las Vegas.

March 13, 2020