When a pair of specialists from Versatile Building Products made a January trek from California to Oregon to coat a concrete floor, their first concern was the cold.
Here are a few products designed specifically to help cool down exterior concrete surfaces.
From huge industrial manufacturing plants and nationwide retail stores to restaurants and residences across the country, polished concrete has become a very popular flooring option over the last decade.
Metallic coatings can be tricky and that is why we gathered some tips and tricks from some professionals who have more than dabbled in their fair share of metallics.
Rachel Romanu, communications coordination at Mark Beamish Waterproofing, an Anaheim, Calif., specialty floor contractor, wrote us this vivid story about an amphitheater restoration job with a classy chip finish.
Installing concrete in often-wet areas such as baths and showers demands more of a concrete contractor. It requires a different type of preparation and construction from counters and even sinks, so contractors would do well to understand the specifics.
As we transition from fall to winter, the days get shorter, the leaves fall into the concrete we are trying to finish, and the temperatures start dropping. The concrete blankets come out and cold-weather concrete practices start to take place. The changes in how concrete is placed should also trigger changes in how sealers are applied.