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Tips for how to mix mortar with colors

Experienced masons know that the procedures for how to mix mortar with colors (or pigments) is a precise science of combining mortar mix, cement, pigment and water in the right proportions.

U.S. House Approves Concrete Masonry Check-Off Program

The U.S. House of Representatives has approved HR 985, the Concrete Masonry Products, Research, Education and Promotion Act of 2015 by a vote of 355 to 38. The legislation provides authorization for the concrete masonry industry to pursue the creation of an industry-wide commodity “Check-Off Program.” These types of programs have enabled other industries – […]

How to give concrete texture, pattern and color

The concrete texture, pattern and color available today for floors has nothing in common with the low-budget gray slabs of the past. An explosion of color, texturing and aggregate choices offer an attractive and versatile way to create outdoor kitchens, patios, sidewalks, pool decks or garden rooms. Concrete can be finished with an infinite variety of […]