Safety

Safety shouldn’t be overlooked when working with concrete. Installers should adhere to OSHA guidelines concerning placement and also wear the proper personal protection equipment (PPE). These can include gloves, eye wear, hardhat, dust masks, boots and long-sleeved shirts and pants.

How to Protect Concrete During Construction

Polished concrete as a finish is reliant on the concrete substrate to be in good shape to provide the end user with a beautiful and durable finish. Owners don’t like blemishes and amazingly the worst issues seem to happen in the main entranceways. Here, I’ll address the most common issues in order of their likelihood of happening.

The Colorspreader from Triple Hard Tools Helps Contractors Stay Safe

Until now, contractors have thrown shake-on color hardener onto concrete mainly by hand. It’s tradition, and contractors love tradition. But by its nature, throwing the color can be inefficient, wasteful, and expose workers to possible health risks associated with inhaling airborne silicates.