Concrete Surfaces March 2014

Wrangling a Winner: Creating a durable, maintenance-free concrete garage floor; First-of-its kind polished concrete standards; Our 2014 Polished Concrete Awards


WOC Artistry & Decorative Pavilion Awards

An in-depth look at the winners of the Artistry & Decorative Pavilion Awards at 2014 World of Concrete.


2013 Polished Concrete Awards

View all of the 2013 Polished Concrete Award nominees by category. See below for winners. 2014 contest details to come.



  • FOX Seeks Construction Trades for TV Series

    Do you want to move to an undeveloped location and build a new world for yourself? New realty TV series "Utopia" is seeking to cast 15 people with skills in construction, DIY, transportation, architecture, and other building- and engineering-related trades.

  • Sealing Stamped Concrete

    The Concrete Network lists dos and don'ts on selecting and applying sealers for stamped concrete.

  • Polished Concrete Inspirations

    Polishing contractors offer these glimpses into the state of their art.



  • Taming the Wild West of Concrete Polishing

    Within the last year, associations have given polishing contractors firmer ground to stand on when bidding projects, executing work, and explaining their product to customers and specifiers in clear, consistent language.

  • Vegas on My Mind

    Two reasons to spend some quality time at the Concrete Surfaces Decorative pavilion in the World of Concrete's Silver Lot.

  • 4 Reasons to Attend Trade Shows (You Said it, Not Me!)

    A few months back, I invited Concrete Surfaces readers to take our reader survey — to help us get to know you and your reading habits better. As a “bonus” question, we also asked survey participants what advice they would give to those entering the industry. I’ve taken what you’ve said and combined...



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  • New Hydrodemolition Tool Offers Faster Concrete Surface Preparation

    New Rotolance 2500 designed for fast concrete preparation and shallow concrete removal on roads, bridges, airports, harbours, sewage pipes, water reservoirs and dams, etc.

  • Dynamic Diamond Tooling DDG 1220

    The compact DDG 1220 (aka “The Beast”) variable-speed, single-head diamond grinder features flex head technology and a single 12- or optional 20-in. plate that can move left or right of center to get right up against the edge of the wall for zero-tolerance edge work.

  • EDCO Inc. 2DP-P Two-Disc ProPolisher II

    Using propane gas, the 2DP-P Two-Disc ProPolisher II is designed to polish residential and smaller commercial floors of up to 10,000 sq. ft. without electrical cords.



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