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 Design Trends for 2017
2017 concrete design trends are full of technique, color and style.

Repairing Damaged Concrete Floors

PROBLEM: Mid-Century Modern home built between 1964-1966, used lightweight concrete as floor covering. Over 40+ years concrete in high traffic areas failed and disintegrated undercarpeting. This resulted in dips, flexible spots,metallic creaks and moans

Bonding to Existing Concrete

There are two basic methods for bonding a portland cement based product to existing concrete:

Resurfacing Old Concrete

As concrete deteriorates over time, you have two choices. You can rip it out and replace it or go with the usually more economical alternative which is to repair it.