UK-Based Company Develops New, Highly Absorbent Concrete

UK-Based Company Develops New, Highly Absorbent Concrete

From Texas to Maine, 2015 has seen a number of flash flooding incidents that have left towns all across the country under water. Soon, however, thanks to a recent innovation from the British building materials company Tarmac, some of these towns may be able to pave their streets, sidewalks, and parking lots in a new… Read more »

Concrete Vs. Cement: What’s the Difference, Anyway?

Concrete Vs. Cement: What’s the Difference, Anyway?

These days, you hear the words cement and concrete get thrown around as if they’re pretty much interchangeable to some people. In fact, cement is actually just one component of concrete. You wouldn’t have much luck building anything with cement alone. You might think of cement as the glue that holds the other parts of… Read more »

Understanding the Virtues of Concrete Countertops

Understanding the Virtues of Concrete Countertops

In just a few short years, concrete has emerged to become one of the most popular countertop options in contemporary kitchen design. Even a decade ago, you’d be hard pressed to find a countertop made of concrete in most kitchens. Rather, many homeowners favored affordable laminate options or high-end granite. So why has concrete seen… Read more »