About the Blogger
Bob Schmidt, Sakrete Product Manager

Bob Schmidt is Product Manager for Sakrete of North America. He has been involved with various aspects of quality and design for concrete and masonry products for more than 28 years. He is a member of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and ASTM International. Bob knows concrete. Just ask him a question.

Concrete Mixes 101: Which Mix Should You Use for Your Project?

Determine which concrete mix is best to use for a variety of DIY projects.

Why do concrete slabs crack?

Some cracks appear within hours of pouring. Others took many years to develop. What's the story??

Finishing Concrete

Have you ever seen a sidewalk poured with new concrete and watched someone finish the concrete? Like everything else that is done by someone with experience, it looked easy. Right? Guess what?