In Style with Tile Farmingville 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 Farmingville.

Local Companies

Roberts Plywood Co.
800-422-4944
45 North Industry Court
Deer Park, NY
Long Island Hardware
(631) 467-1316
3606 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Just West of the Airport
Bohemia, NY
LOWE'S OF MEDFORD, NY
631 207-4541
2796 ROUTE 112 MEDFORD, NY, 11763
Medford, NY
The Home Depot
(631)580-7849
255 Pond Path
South Setauket, NY
Huntington Sq Mall
(631) 462-2100
4000 Jericho Tpke
E Northport, NY
EXOTIC WOODS USA
(631) 651-8651
698 Fort Salonga Rd
Northport, NY
Suburban Mills
631-351-6445
16 Railroad St
Huntington Station, NY
Lowe's
(631) 207-4541
2796 Route 112
Medford, NY
Brinkmann True Value Hdwe
(631) 567-6879
15 Foster Ave
Sayville, NY
Kmart 3862 / Cross Merch
(631) 567-3060
5151 Sunrise Hwy
Bohemia, NY
Data Provided by:
  

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.

Click here to read full article from The Concrete Producer

Related Articles
- Home Improvement Product Reviews Farmingville NY
Mag-Lock, a one-touch magnetic lock, is now standard on Jeld-Wen's Premium Vinyl slider and single-hung windows. The lock operates with just one finger or the side of a hand, the maker says, so it works for the age-in-place market.
- Hand-Held Power Saws Farmingville NY
- Green Products for the Home Farmingville NY
- How to Regreen a Home Farmingville NY
- High-Efficiency Products Farmingville NY
- Flue Liners for Masonry Chimneys Farmingville NY
- Home Exterior Products Farmingville NY
- Eco-Friendly Product Reviews Farmingville NY
- Doors Review Farmingville NY