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Longer finishing trowels from Marshalltown

Marshalltown’s new extended-length finishing trowels can increase the area finished with every stroke. Each tool extends the trowel’s blade length by either 2 or 4 inches over comparable concrete finishing trowels. The extended trowels come with different types of handles, including wood and DuraSoft, and either highcarbon steel or blue […]

polymer-modified cement floor in a geometric bright pattern

A Primer on Polymer Cement: An In-Depth Look at the Basics

The use of polymer-modified cement products in the decorative concrete industry is common practice. Unfortunately, these products are also commonly misunderstood. What they are, how they work, what they do — “There are a lot of misconceptions about polymers,” observes Stan Stratton, director of technology development at L.M. Scofield’s West […]

Stampcrete Offers ADA-compliant Stamps

Stampcrete International Ltd. has a new ADAcompliant stamping tool for producing detectable warnings for curb ramps, crosswalks and transit platforms. Detectable warnings — and specifically, truncated domes — are now an ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) requirement for detecting the boundary between the sidewalk and the street. Grooves, exposed aggregate […]