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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 Monroe.

Local Companies

Gutter Factory the Cedar
(845) 774-8003
Cliff Rd
Monroe, NY
Sno-Way Plows & Service
(845) 782-9000

Monroe, NY
L I K Seamless Gutters Inc
(845) 782-7675
69 Peter Bush Dr
Monroe, NY
Roberts Contracting
(845) 783-5123
28 Overlook Rd
Monroe, NY
Deutsch Exteriors Inc
(585) 436-1741

Rochester, NY
Country Siding
(845) 783-5001
59 Gilbert St
Monroe, NY
Lik Seamless Gutter Co Inc
(845) 357-6065
69 Peter Bush Dr
Monroe, NY
Raingo Seamless Gutters
(845) 783-9746
56 Washington Rd
Monroe, NY
Raingo Seamless Gutters
(845) 783-7743
56 Washington Rd
Monroe, NY
Herb's Fastener and Supply
(585) 254-7640
389 Lombard St
Rochester, 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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