The author, a concrete consultant, believes that floor contractors can help reduce callbacks and potential litigation by furnishing building owners with comprehensive manuals that detail the expected behavior of concrete floors and offer advice for floor inspection, maintenance and repair. He details some of the items that could be included in such an owner's manual, grouping them under the following topics:

  • Floor description
  • Behavior of concrete floors
  • Preparation for floor coverings
  • Routine maintenance
  • Repairs