Thompson Sealer on Stamped Concrete

I am writing this article not to bash Thompsons sealer but it has its place and it is not to reseal stamped concrete. Getting more and more emails about problems associated with homeowners using it over there pure acrylic resin based sealers with plain pure acrylic or stironated acrylic. Will not work. As a matter […]

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Concrete- decorative concrete repairs

Split-rok construction owned and operated by Ted Mechnick for over 30 years is now putting a repair package together for contractors interested in repairing all the issues related Stamped Concrete. It has come to my attention that a lot of bad practices are happening in the industry related poor resealing, poor coloring and in general poor […]

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Concrete Raising, Slab Jacking or Mud Jacking

There are many times that removal and replacement of Concrete or Decorative Stamped Concrete is not the only solution to settled or uneven concrete slabs. Settling  generally occurs over time when the initial installation was improperly performed. The main cause for this is poor compaction of the sub-base or by  leaving materials that can decay […]

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American Concrete Institute ACI Membership

The American Concrete Institute known to use in the industry as ACI has been in existence since 1904 and although most of those in the concrete industry are familiar with its function in the Concrete Industry, many in the consumer market don’t realize how hiring those who are Members and those who have been Certified as […]

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Contractors helping Contractors do better

We all know that we are in a tough competitive economy. I for one have always felt that competition is a good thing provided its sensible competition. Competing generates a better business environment. Contractors that are in like businesses are no threat to one and other if they are beyond the area that I or anyone does […]

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