In Style with Tile Camillus NY

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 Camillus.

Local Companies

Village Ace Hardware
(315) 834-2275
2701 Erie Dr
Weedsport, NY
LOWE'S OF AUBURN, N. Y.
315 253-3410
299 GRANT AVE. AUBURN, NY, 13021
Auburn, NY
Valu Home Centers
315-471-1280
4671 Onandaga Blvd
Syracuse, NY
The Home Depot
(315)484-7240
3756 Milton Avenue
Camillus, NY
Kmart 3352 / Cross Merch
(315) 652-4494
8007 Oswego Rd
Liverpool, NY
Skaneateles Town Square
(315) 685-5748
61 Fennell St, 3 BLOCKS NORTH OF THE VILLAGE
Skaneateles, NY
Fastenal- Auburn
315-258-8054
360 Grant Ave Auburn, NY, 13021
Auburn, NY
Brewerton Building Supply
(315) 676-2300
46 Corporate Park Dr
Central Square, NY
Nightingale True Value
(315) 433-5150
3525 James St
Syracuse, NY
The Home Depot
(315)699-5440
7922 Brewerton Road
Cicero, 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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