In Style with Tile Rome 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 Rome.

Local Companies

Lowe's of New Hartford
315-351-4242
4699 Middle Settlement Road New Hartford, NY, 13413
New Hartford, NY
Rome Power & Hardware Inc.
315-336-7378
1217 Erie Blvd West
Rome, NY
Kime True Value Hdwe
(315) 363-8302
21 Seneca Ave
Oneida Castle, NY
The Home Depot
(315)797-5300
545 French Road
New Hartford, NY
Kmart 4362 / Cross Merch
(315) 736-0876
4645 Commercial Dr
New Hartford, NY
Fastenal- Rome
315-336-1893
6747 Martin Street Rome, NY, 13440
Rome, NY
Kime's Do it Best Home Center
315-697-3232
3381 Seneca Turnpike
Canastota, NY
Doyle Hardware Co Inc
315-723-7398
100 First St
Utica, NY
Rome General Lbr Co Inc
(315) 336-2600
529 Erie Blvd W
Rome, NY
Lowe's
(315) 366-3100
1200 Lowe'S Drive
Oneida, 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.

Click here to read full article from The Concrete Producer

Related Articles
- Hand-Held Power Saws Rome NY
The WSR 1400-PE reciprocating saw features a smart power system that maintains blade speed under load and reduces cutting time. The saw is ergonomically designed with a vibration control, front hand grip, comfort side handle, and keyless blade clamp.
- Home Exterior Products Rome NY
- Home Improvement Product Reviews Rome NY
- Flue Liners for Masonry Chimneys Rome NY
- Green Products for the Home Rome NY
- High-Efficiency Products Rome NY
- How to Regreen a Home Rome NY
- Eco-Friendly Product Reviews Rome NY
- Doors Review Rome NY