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Next to water, concrete is used more than any material in the world. It is poured, formed, molded, colored, and textured into every conceivable use in Auburn.

Local Companies

Village Ace Hardware
(315) 834-2275
2701 Erie Dr
Weedsport, NY
T&K Lumber Co, Inc.
315-689-3005
170 Route 5 West Elbridge, NY, 13060
Elbridge, NY
Secor Lumber Company Inc
315-365-2838
13140 W Church St
Savannah, NY
Moravia True Value Hardware
(315) 497-1966
102 Main St
Moravia, NY
Westvale Plz
(315) 488-1180
2214 W Genesse St
Syracuse, NY
Skaneateles Town Square
(315) 685-5748
61 Fennell St, 3 BLOCKS NORTH OF THE VILLAGE
Skaneateles, NY
Lowe's
(315) 253-3410
299 Grant Avenue
Auburn, NY
Alpine Building Supply
315-497-1221
Route 38
Moravia, NY
Valu Home Centers
315-471-1280
4671 Onandaga Blvd
Syracuse, NY
Fingerlakes Mall
(315) 258-6300
1579 Clark St
Auburn, NY

Source: CONCRETE PRODUCER MAGAZINE
Publication date: July 1, 2007

By Budd Newcomb

Next to water, concrete is used more than any material in the world. It is poured, formed, molded, colored, and textured into every conceivable use. Thought to be a product of the modern world, the ancient Egyptians used a primitive concrete in their pyramids and the Romans built the Coliseum with it. Today, it is taken for granted; however, without concrete, our world would be considerably different.

Precast concrete tile is just one of its many forms. Tiles are manufactured by three different processes: wetcast, ram pressed, and extruded. They can be produced in many varieties of shapes, sizes, textures, and colors. There is no limit to the textures, whether man-made or duplicating a creation of nature.

Still, concrete tile has its proponents and its detractors. Some overlook the simple fact that hundreds of thousands of square feet have been installed properly around the world for centuries without any unusual problems. The key words are “properly installed.”

Concrete tile's history

In Southern California during the 1920s and 30s, precast concrete tiles were used extensively. In the 1940s, 50s, and 60s, marble chips were added to make popular precast terrazzo tiles. After the 1970s, the many small manufacturers throughout Southern California did not communicate for the betterment of the industry.

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