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.


 
 
2013 polished concrete awards institutional rehab/repair winner rotorua energy events centre by polished concrete limited, albany, new zealand

2014 Concrete Surfaces Polished Concrete Awards

Enter your favorite projects in the 2014 Polished Concrete Awards.

 

News

  • 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.

     
 

Editorial

  • 4 Reasons to Let Pictures Tell Your Project’s Story

    It never fails. I’ll get a lead about a great project that I’d like to showcase in our magazine, only to find out the contractor does not have high-quality photos that I can publish. But it’s not just magazine articles you’re missing out on when you don’t photograph your work. You’re also missing...

     
  • 2014 Artistry in Decorative Concrete Winners

    Attendees and expert judges choose their favorite decorative concrete artisans and exhibitors from 2014 World of Concrete in Las Vegas.

     
  • 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.

     
 

Question?

Email the editor, Victoria K. Sicaras, with your questions and comments.

 

Products

  • 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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