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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 Poughkeepsie.

Local Companies

Fastenal- Fishkill
845-897-4721
115 Old Route 9 Fishkill, NY, 12524
Fishkill, NY
Webers Hardware & Paint
845-895-2781
22 Wallkill Ave
Wallkill, NY
The Home Depot
(845)336-4575
1122 Ulster Ave
Kingston, NY
Lowe's
(845) 298-4720
1941 South Road
Poughkeepsie, NY
Poughkeepsie - D
(845) 471-9300
635 Dutchess Turnpike
Poughkeepsie, NY
Williams Lumber Co.
(845) 876-7011
6760 Rte 9
Rhinebeck, NY
Fastenal- Kingston
845-340-1602
101 Smith Avenue Kingston, NY, 12401
Kingston, NY
The Home Depot
(845)896-0824
450 State Route 9
Fishkill, NY
The Home Depot
(845)298-9200
1570 Route 9
Wappingers Falls, NY
Newburgh Mall
(845) 566-2300
1401 Route 300
Newburgh, 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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