Concrete Repair & Restoration

Instead of ripping out and replacing, existing concrete can be repaired and restored with the aid of the right equipment, products and know-how.

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Water-blasting: A Clean Way to Prep Concrete

Chris Finegan, owner of Green-Tec Services in Orange, California, says the biggest drawback he often faces selling his high-pressure water-blasting services is that contractors are concerned the process will inject water into the slab when they prep the concrete. However, nothing could be further from the truth. By quickly hitting […]

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. He sees value in keeping old construction techniques alive in this ever-changing […]

Church Street Gym Revived with Concrete Overlay

A little-known fact about New Castle, Indiana, (for everyone not a Hoosier) is that it’s home to the world’s largest high school gymnasium. Basketball fever is so rampant in this small town of 18,000 that the community raised the money needed to build a high school gym that seats 9,325 spectators.

Concrete Floor Restoration Brings Historic Theater To Life

When California contractor Julio A. Hallack agreed to renovate the floors in Modesto’s State Theater — once a prime example of art deco architecture — he knew he had a big job ahead of him. Half the lobby consisted of terrazzo installed in 1934 and the other half was covered by filthy carpet that reeked from years of spilled beer and wine.

Self-Leveling Concrete Compound Can Provide a Shortcut to a Sharp Look

Have you seen interior concrete floors in such bad shape that your first thought was to rip them out and start over? It can be your immediate reaction, but there’s an easier approach. Self-leveling toppings or self-leveling overlays can be poured over concrete surfaces you didn’t think were salvageable, saving time and money.