Rebecca Wasieleski is the editor of
Concrete Contractor and Polishing Contractor magazines. She has been writing about the construction industry since 2004. Connect with Concrete Contractor on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/ConcreteContractor or on Twitter @concreteinsider, and join the discussion about polished concrete on LinkedIn.
When a Wisconsin couple planned their dream house, they chose style and materials that were at once modern and rustic to complement the wooded plot of land that would be the backdrop for their new home. Concrete played a starring role. Black polished...
Industry support and design assistance will help make concrete parking lots a reality for contractors.
From design concept through decorative installation, Alchemy Concrete employed multiple techniques to create a backyard patio project
Merlo Construction proves concrete’s benefits over asphalt on a recent 1 million square foot distribution facility paving project.
Lean construction practices can help contractors save both money and the environment.
Polished concrete floors throughout a newly renovated hotel complement the industrial, historic atmosphere of the former paper factory.
MPW Construction Services made its foray into commercial concrete a success by utilizing its expertise in residential concrete and taking a pragmatic approach to growth.
A Flattoo ethching application adds a sophisticated design element to the concrete floor in a university housing lobby near the campus of Arizona State University.
Concrete Mode turns empty cement bags into useful items like iPad cases, messenger bags, pencil cases and more.
The industry needs to do a better job of promoting its contributions to sustainable construction practices.
Illustrations of animals from around the world highlight the polished concrete floors in an Alabama elementary school.
After years of delay in the White House's Office of Management and Budget, the construction industry will likely see OSHA's plans for silica dust exposure very soon
A few tips for concrete core drill selection and best practices for contractors who are drilling holes in concrete.
Longevity and safety are coming into focus in the construction industry.
The Saint Louis Art Museum’s 200,000-square-foot addition includes tilt-up concrete panels that were polished horizontally to a 1,500-grit finish then lifted into place.
Contractors use polished concrete to create colored walkways and hazardous area and eye wash station identifications.
The University of Phoenix Stadium chose polished concrete floors to contend with the durability and maintenance demands of a high-traffic area.
Four contractors share their tips and techniques for requesting construction and product changes with engineers, GCs and owners.
Golden Trowel winning concrete floor projects are determined by measurements based on the F-Number system.
Tracking government rules and regulations isn’t always easy; a few regulation changes to keep on your radar
Concrete dust control vacuums, shrouds and sleeves make it easier for contractors to keep their employees and work sites safe.