L & M Construction Chemicals, Inc.

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Fall 2013: Volume 12, Number 2 & oncretenewsC A PUBLICATION OF L&M CONSTRUCTION CHEMICALS, INC ® One step at a time. A well-timed break. Kim Basham explains how to prevent surface defects and costly call-backs. But wait. There’s more! • Blender Group Shines • Dick’s Sporting Goods Chooses DuraFloor HP for Field & Stream • No Cute Cat...

2 L&M ConcreteNews L&M Construction Chemicals, a product of LATICRETE International, Inc. TM Mail L&M Construction Chemicals A product brand of LATICRETE International, Inc. One LATICRETE Park North, Bethany, CT 06524 USA Phone USA: 800-243-4788 Worldwide: +1-203-393-0010 E-Mail Technical Support: techservemail@laticrete.com Sales Support:...

Summer 2016 | Volume 15, Number 1 Order now from NSS and they’ll ship it — Today! Polished concrete in new construction? You bet. LEED v4.0 and polished concrete: A winning combination. Rick Stone goes vertical with concrete in urban areas. ACI 302 & You — What’s Next? High moisture slabs in Decorative Concrete? Solve it! Read...

L & M Construction Chemicals, Inc.

 •  August 27, 2015

Who can forget the quote from the movie Armageddon when Steve Buscemi turns to Bruce Willis and says, "270,000 moving parts and all built by the lowest bidder? It really makes you feel good going into outer space on a mission doesn't it?" Today's construction business, unfortunately, isn't much different.Students and faculty at the Southridge ...

L & M Construction Chemicals, Inc.

 •  August 27, 2015

According to the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI), 55% of slips, trips and falls are caused by a hazardous walkway surface. Because of the high gloss produced by polishing concrete, many end users associate this with other polished surfaces and erroneously assume it is slippery. In some cases they are correct, but not always. Over the past ...

L & M Construction Chemicals, Inc.

 •  August 27, 2015

Did you ever notice the nicest homes in the neighborhood are the ones that are highlighted with decorative concrete? A home's value and aesthetics can be greatly improved by designing it to have durable, attractive features added to enhance the architecture of the structure. Decorative concrete is the fastest growing segment of the concrete ...

L & M Construction Chemicals, Inc.

 •  August 27, 2015

ACF Distribution, Inc. is a 35 year-old building materials distributer that focuses on servicing installation professionals, designers, property management professionals, and architects. The company has a 6,000 sq ft warehouse fully stocked and ready to serve its customers. ACF's main product focus is on self-leveling materials, toppings, and ...

L & M Construction Chemicals, Inc.

 •  August 27, 2015

Dust off your Rubik’s Cube and fire up your VCR to watch reruns of “Cheers” as well as the “Back to the Future” trilogy because the 80’s are back – especially for the decorative concrete industry – exposed aggregate is back in fashion, folks. However, it’s not the “Miami Vice” exposed aggregate, which was popular when Crockett and Tubbs were on ...

L & M Construction Chemicals, Inc.

 •  August 27, 2015

In the harsh winter of 2009 - 2010, many residential homebuilders experienced failed driveways in the Midwest. The concrete they had placed prior to the winter freeze scaled, and they wanted answers. Some complained that driveway failures were as high as 30% that spring, an unusually high number. These projects were so numerous they were brought ...

L & M Construction Chemicals, Inc.

 •  August 27, 2015

I have been looking forward to this issue of Concrete News for a while. Let’s face it: we have a problem in this county with concrete durability. With all the advancements of concrete and cement technologies, concrete is still “fabricated” on site. Each job brings its own challenges: A new crew, a new weather pattern, a new unknown. And while ...